How to be a political opposition and more than just resistance

This is a great little piece by Umair Haque which basically states that in order to be successful in the opposition to Trump and his allies, we have to offer up a strong platform.

What does opposition do that resistance doesn’t? It offers a positive agenda for a better social contract, embedded in institutional transformations. Like, for example, everything that Dems don’t ever propose: real universal healthcare, public media, public higher education, debt relief, real safety nets, and so on. A social contract?—?whole and full and true.

There is a lot we can learn from what Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters were able to achieve in England. They put forward a platform that the public got behind. 

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