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Isaiah J. Poole

Isaiah J. Poole

Isaiah J. Poole is the editorial director of The Next System Project, a project of the Democracy Collaborative. He was previously communications director for People’s Action and for the Campaign for America’s Future, where his responsibilities included serving as editor for the organization’s website and blog, OurFuture.org. Poole has more than 30 years of experience in journalism, both as a reporter covering Washington D.C.-area and national politics and as a news and features editor. He also was a founding member of both the Washington Association of Black Journalists and the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association.


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Progressive Populism and a 21st Century Challenge

Grassroots activists are re-defining populism for a new era.

Isaiah J. Poole ·


Infrastructure and a Green Stimulus: Why We Must Organize Before Congress Acts

Even without a Donald Trump in the White House, we know from past experience what an infrastructure bill coming out of Congress would look like absent overwhelming grassroots pressure.

Isaiah J. Poole ·


Out of the ClickHole, a Light on Alternative Media Ownership Models

It marks a new entry into the ranks of employee-owned firms and puts a spotlight on a problem facing larger and more serious-minded media enterprises that employee ownership might help solve.

Isaiah J. Poole ·


Without Amazon, New York Can Now Do Economic Development Right

"Often, a community already has what it needs for its own revival, but those resources are being sucked out of the community rather than being marshaled to strengthen it."

Isaiah J. Poole ·


Why We Have To Break Up Amazon

A European Union inquiry into Amazon’s business practices raises the same questions we should be asking in the United States about Amazon’s size and power

Isaiah J. Poole ·


We Have A Housing Emergency. Here’s How We Face It

The nation’s affordable housing crisis has morphed into a full-blown emergency.

Isaiah J. Poole ·


A Newly Elected Democratic Socialist On How to Win in Trump Country

“If we talk to people on issues in a universal way, we are going to get their vote.”

Isaiah J. Poole ·


9 Reasons To Stop The GOP’s Giant Tax Gift Bucket

Read this and then pick up the phone and call your member of Congress to say "Enough."

Isaiah J. Poole ·

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