McGovern, Ellison Urge Progressives To Organize Now
McGovern, Ellison urge progressives to organize now
AMHERST — Two Democratic congressmen urged a crowd of more than 1,000 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on the evening of March 25 to organize in their communities to fight the Republican agenda on local, state and national levels — and to do it now.
“This isn’t checkers — it’s chess,” said Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee. “We can’t wait until 2018 to start organizing these streets. We’ve got to organize right here, right now.”
Ellison was joined by Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Worcester, to speak on “Progressive Politics in the Era of Trump” at …