Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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.

Why Targeting Corporate Democrats Is Part of the Fight Against Trump

Lessons from the George W. Bush years

Claiming Our Victories

Despite the cynics, social movement uprisings are producing some remarkable wins.

In Praise of Impractical Movements

Three Times When the World Broke Open– and Two When it Might Again

The Massive Immigrants Rights Protests of 2006 Are Still Changing Politics

Popular uprising have ramifications that go beyond immediate legislative results, and they can alter the climate of political debate.