There are many things progressives need to do in the long term to win the economic argument against conservatives. But what about the short term? What about right now? The battle of ideas plays out over years. In the meantime, our side needs some wins. It can score some—even in the current climate—provided we stop thinking in grandiose terms.


Kamarck, Elaine. "Three Fights We Can Win." Democracy: A Journal of Ideas. Spring 2011.