‘Good trouble’ candidates are winning– and rebuilding politics from the ground up

The most encouraging political change in decades is that progressive candidates in the John Lewis mold are emerging directly and in increasing numbers from local grassroots insurgencies. Rather than upscale professionals, they tend to be single moms, poverty workers, climate change activists, immigrants, etc. Mostly young, the upstarts are rapidly altering the substance, structure, strategy --and success--of progressive politics.