Emgage USA says that it “seeks to empower Muslim Americans through political literacy and civic engagement.” But former Emgage employee Olivia Cantu says that, “instead of being a vehicle for empowerment and change, it has become a tool to undermine and suffocate American Muslim political power.”
A group of Muslim leaders and organizers say the organization Emgage USA has repeatedly disregarded the legitimate interests of Muslim communities in the United States to the detriment of the constituencies they claim to represent.
When progressive insurgent Jamaal Bowman beat incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel in New York’s 16th district…
The data is clear. Like Medicare for All, or the Green New Deal, conditioning aid to Israel is largely popular among Democratic voters and emerging as the mainstream position among the growing progressive movement in Congress.
Nadia B. Ahmad writes that Establishment Democrats with the Biden campaign question the efforts of Muslim-American grassroots activists and are failing to mobilize the community.
Lea Kayali says the controversy over Linda Sarsour’s participation at a Democratic Party event was emblematic of the larger dilemma for American Muslims, Arabs, and Middle Easterners: the party wants our vote, but they aren’t willing to work for it.
Aides to presidential candidate Joe Biden have apologized for their attack on Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour and promised that a Biden administration would be “genuinely inclusive” towards Muslims. However, the admission came during a private call that Sarsour was not a part of.
A number of House races in the upcoming Massachusetts primaries symbolize the growing battle over the future of foreign policy within the Democratic party.
Everything still looks solid for the Israel lobby at the top of the Democratic Party this year. But if we view the party as a pyramid, with its apex being the presidential ticket, its middle layer being its elected officials, and its bottom layer being its base, then the foundations of the Israel lobby’s hold on the party is quite evidently crumbling.