Locked in a cycle of Slack callouts and healing retreats, left-wing groups — from reproductive rights to climate to racial and economic justice — have brought themselves to a grinding halt.

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Also, this has one of the most amazing quotes I've ever seen: “I have been in this movement space long enough to respect how people choose to describe their personal experience and validate that experience, even if I don’t necessarily agree that that’s what they experienced”

Read this deeply reported @RyanGrim article on how most national progressive groups have become utterly paralyzed and dysfunctional due to endless internal strife. Most resources now go to bitter internal accusations that everyone is unfair and toxic:

this was a great piece from Ryan. It's just bumming me out that groups see this self-sabotage as worth it or justified. It's just abandoning the bigger goals, and it's ridiculous.