Of the work accomplished at the Chicago meeting, only the restraint on the nomination power of superdelegates has teeth.
While news outlets are eager to report on the recent primary losses of the insurgent left wing of the Democratic Party, there also have been plenty of wins.
Since the 2016 election, local progressive activists are organizing, strategizing, mobilizing and starting to win.
This isn't a big election year, but since "all politics is local," progressives are shaking up the establishment in votes nationwide.
Bernie Sanders' "Our Revolution" campaign appears to have pocketed the credibility of the Jackson, Miss., movement without giving Jackson or its principals a thing. (Pictured, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba.)
The Intercept explains how supporters of California's SB 562, recently shelved by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, are "hiding the realities of California’s woeful political structure."
The Vermont senator will address progressive activists at the labor-sponsored People's Summit in Chicago on Saturday night.
The Campaign for Guaranteed Healthcare, a coalition that believes access to health care is "basic to human dignity," coordinates events.