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How Trump is Paving the Way For a Revival of the “Religious Left”

posted on December 14, 2016

For The Washington Post, Jack Jenkins reports that progressive, faith-based organizations are beginning to see a surge in donations and interest after President-elect Trump’s victory. Could this be an opening for the Religious Left? The Rev. William Barber II, a progressive activist who spoke at this year’s Democratic National Convention, has helped organize the “Moral Mondays” movement in North Carolina. Jenkins writes, “The movement has been one of the largest state-government-focused civil disobedience campaigns in U.S. history, and it is credited with helping unseat Republican Gov. Pat McCrory.”

Read at The Washington Post