Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

Boosting the Backlash Against Trump

Progressives have to try to maximize the liberatory potential of a growing discontent.

La strategia di Gandhi per il successo – usare più di una strategia

Creare una sana ecologia del cambiamento può spingere i movimenti sociali.

When Sanctuary is Resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience. Three decades later, in the era of Trump, providing sanctuary may again qualify as a radical stance.

Gandhi’s strategy for success — use more than one strategy

How creating a "healthy ecology of change" can help propel social movements.

Obama’s Legacy Falls Short on Organizing

Technocratic liberals treat movement groups as another ‘special interest’ rather than a central pillar of their ability to govern.

When Women Revolted

A wave of disruptive protest fifty years ago helped put women’s liberation on the map–and showcased a radical feminist vision of that remains relevant in the age of Trump.

Trump Can be Beaten Because he is the Establishment

We must respond with a genuine vision for ending the corrupt politics of privilege.