The election is still about the economy. And polls show Republicans have the edge on that. So what is the closing argument for Democrats? How do they make their case? The freshman Senator from Massachusetts offers a clue.
De Blasio's acceptance speech at CAF's Awards Gala Tuesday was a clarion call for a bold populist politics, one that would challenge the limits of conventional wisdom.
About Robert Borosage
Robert L. Borosage is the founder and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for America’s Future. The organizations were launched by 100 prominent Americans to develop the policies, message and issue campaigns to help forge an enduring majority for progressive change in America.
Mr. Borosage writes widely on political, economic and national security issues. He is a Contributing Editor at The Nation magazine, and a regular blogger on the Huffington Post. His articles have appeared in The American Prospect, the Washington Post, the New York Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer. He edits the Campaign’s Making Sense issues guides, and is co-editor of Taking Back America (with Katrina Vanden Heuvel) and The Next Agenda (with Roger Hickey).