Theo Anderson, In These Times

Theo Anderson

In These Times

Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Theo:

The Left Is Already Winning the 2020 Presidential Race

Democrats are embracing bold progressive policies—and setting the terms of the debate—for the first time in 40 years. → Read More

New York’s Faux Democrats Are Out, and Conservative Democratic Politics Thoroughly Discredited

Voters in New York just told members of the conservative-leaning IDC to GTFO. → Read More

Despite El-Sayed’s Loss, The Left Scored Some Huge Wins—and Showed It’s Winning the War

From Kansas to Michigan to Missouri, voters proved that left politics can win in the Midwest. Get ready for the coming wave. → Read More

California Democrats Just Stunned Dianne Feinstein By Endorsing Her Left Challenger

On Saturday, the California Democratic Party overwhelmingly backed progressive Senate candidate Kevin de Leon over incumbent Dianne Feinstein, the latest sign yet of a tectonic shift toward the party's left flank. → Read More

Ben Jealous’s Victory Is Proof the Democratic Party’s Left Flank Is Winning Concrete Power

Jealous's victory in Maryland shows the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party is ascendant—and that bold progressive ideas are the path to victory. → Read More

California’s Left Swing Is Very Good News for Progressives Nationwide

Tuesday's primaries show that from universal healthcare to early childhood education and taxing the wealthy, progressives are winning the battle of ideas in the Democratic Party. → Read More

A Democratic Spring: 12 Left Challengers Taking On the Party Establishment in 2018

The scattering of challenges to the Democratic establishment after Bernie Sanders’ run has become a tidal wave. → Read More

This Union Nurse and Outspoken Progressive Could Become Iowa’s Next Governor

Cathy Glasson is running an insurgent campaign on a platform of Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and ending “right to work” laws. → Read More

The Democratic Establishment Should Be Very Nervous After Chicago’s Primary Results

While progressives didn’t win all their races, they did show that the establishment is vulnerable and that left platforms are popular. → Read More

Bernie Sanders’ Inequality Town Hall Proved How Far Left the Economic Debate Has Moved

Sanders’ live event brought a bold progressive economic vision to 1.7 million viewers, breaking the record of his previous town hall. → Read More

Bernie Sanders Just Sidestepped Corporate Media to Promote Medicare for All to 1 Million Viewers

The democratic socialist senator’s town hall on universal healthcare marks a new phase in the political revolution. → Read More

Roy Moore’s Loss Signals a GOP Tearing Itself Apart Ahead of 2018

The upset win by Doug Jones in Alabama shows the Republicans have nothing to offer and everything to lose. → Read More

The Mueller Indictments Aren’t Stopping the GOP From Pursuing Its Craven Agenda

Trump is in hot water, but Republicans are still pushing forward his plans to cut taxes on the rich and defang the EPA. → Read More

Trump’s Heritage Foundation Speech Is a Sign of the Coming All-Out War Within the Right

Both factions of the conservative movement want tax cuts for the rich—but the knives are out between the Bannon and GOP establishment wings. → Read More

Our Revolution Somerville’s Campaign to Separate the Progressives from the Poseurs

Storming the city council to hold the mayor accountable. → Read More

Single Payer Movement Has Transformed The Healthcare Fight

By Theo Anderson for In These Times. The grassroots fight for single payer, championed by Bernie Sanders, has thoroughly reframed the healthcare debate over the → Read More

The Fight for Single Payer Has Transformed the Healthcare Debate. Last Night Was Proof.

During CNN’s Monday night debate about the Affordable Care Act, it became clear that progressives have set the terms of discussion. → Read More

Lyin’ Ted Is Still Standing—But This Democrat Has a Bold Plan To Topple Him

Rep. Beto O’Rourke is aiming to topple Ted Cruz and pursue a progressive agenda in Texas. → Read More

A Brief History of the Right’s Racist Hate: From 1885 to Trump

The road to Trumpism is paved with scapegoats. → Read More

The Great Midwestern Divide: Why Minnesota and Wisconsin’s Political Schism Matters

The governorships of conservative Scott Walker (R-Wis.) and progressive Mark Dayton (D-Minn.) have yielded dramatically different results. → Read More