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February 28, 2024
Michigan, the “Uncommitted” Movement for Ceasefire, and What We Do About Israel/Gaza
Over 100,000 Michiganders vote “uncommitted” (instead of Joe Biden) in the Democratic primary. Here’s MVP’s strategic analysis of how this grassroots effort can (counter-intuitively) help Biden and Democrats win in November.
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January 24, 2024
We Really Can Have Nice Things: What We’re Fighting *For* In the 2024 Elections
We know what it will cost us if we lose the 2024 Elections. But what could we gain if we win? We want to say a little more now about the incredible, beautiful, hopeful vision of what is possible if we meet this moment.
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January 10, 2024
What exactly are local organizing groups *doing* in the lead-up to the November elections?
The premise of MVP is that investing in local organizing is the most effective way to win elections — and to build political power beyond any single election. But what exactly does this work *look like* in the lead-up to November? And why is early funding so crucial?
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January 09, 2024
The Gap Is the Ground Game: Why Local Organizing is Our Best Hope for November
A few thousand votes in a handful of states will likely tip the Electoral College and control of Congress. This means there is one factor in our control: The level at which we fund local organizing in battleground states.
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January 09, 2024
Biden’s Bad Polling: “Naptime Over” vs. “Game Over”
For anyone paying attention to polling a year before Election Day, the past few months have been a rollercoaster. For those catching up, the short version is: The polls are not good for Biden. Here is MVP’s analysis.