Some leading Democrats seem to have a love-hate relationship with the left. Clearly, the left matters. Why, then, is it so difficult for progressives to get a seat at the table?
Ashley Diamond's story starkly illustrates the challenges facing trans women behind bars - from frequent sexual assaults to the denial of hormones.
Jeff Faux is the founder and former president of the Economic Policy Institute and the author of the new book, The Servant Economy: Where America's Elite is Sending the Middle Class (Wiley, 2012).