The Endorsements Are Pouring In

With less than six weeks to go before the June 5 primary, we’re seeing a surge of endorsements for my candidacy for California Lt. Governor – proving that a growing number of people and organizations have confidence, like I do, that we can win! My…


‘Yes, I’m Running as a Socialist.’ Why Candidates Are Embracing the Label in 2018

By FARAH STOCKMAN This article was published in The New York Times on April 20, 2018.   HOUSTON — There was no question on primary night in Texas last month that Franklin Bynum would win the Democratic nomination to become a criminal court…


Gayle's Socialist Campaign Covered by New York Times

The New York Times today covered the rising popularity of socialism with American voters and the accompanying surge of socialist candidates. Gayle is featured along with candidates from across the country, and with organizers from the DSA. She is…


#NotOneMoreDrop: Stop the Nestlé Water Grab In California

What right does a Swiss transnational corporation have to come into our drought-hit state and steal hundreds of millions of gallons of freshwater from beneath our feet? None. At. All. Yet that’s exactly what Nestlé has been doing, bottling our…


Holy Friday in Gaza

Another Gaza massacre took place Friday as tens of thousands of Palestinians protested peacefully at the Israeli wall against their collective incarceration in Gaza, which can only be called the largest concentration camp in the world. The…


A Progressive Candidate's Campaign Features Gayle McLaughlin

MEET GAYLE: As a two-term Mayor of Richmond CA, Gayle led a successful grassroots movement to liberate her city from the grip of corporate giants and wealthy special interests. Her progressive transformation returned political power to their…


Transformative Cities Project Names Richmond Model “Utopia”

From the get-go, we’ve said that one of the the goals of this organizing campaign for Lt. Governor is to stimulate the formation of progressive alliances throughout the state – now, and when I am elected. We know that when passionate progressives…


Why I Support These 7 Corporate-Free Candidates for Congress

Last month we launched Gayle Force, an alliance of dozens of progressive Californians running bold, corporate-free campaigns up and down the ballot in 2018. I’m thrilled to stand with these inspiring people as we fight to free money from…


Single-Payer Foes Open $2 Million Super PAC

Single-payer Medicare-for-All foes are taking no chances on the Lt. Governor race in California, and they’ve found a wealthy candidate to be their vehicle for opposing health care reform. On Thursday, wealthy Sacramento developer Angelo Tsakopoulos…


CounterPunch: Radical Mayors Leave Their Mark

Steve Early compares Richmond, CA, Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and the Richmond Progressive Alliance and Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and his Jackson, MS, coalition upon the release of new books chronicling two local political revolutions:  Mississippi and…