Former House Minority Leader and Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams spoke with the New York Times about the struggle to organize progressive support in her state.

She details the Democratic losses in the state in 2010, the redistricting in the following year, low confidence from donors, and a litany of other roadblocks she and local organizers overcame.

Here’s a particularly powerful quote:

“I have always loved those lines, ‘Give me a place to stand and I can move the world.’ Well, give me a place to stand and I can convince you Georgia is real.”

Read the entire interview here:

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Dave Gershgorn

Writing on AI at OneZero. Previously Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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