When Republicans win power, they use it. Obama tried bipartisanship. There was little, if any, perceptible change. In the following campaign in 2016, Trump said “I made a promise to the forgotten men and women of this country that I would ALWAYS put them FIRST.” That’s why he connected. On part one of today’s keepingdemocracyalive.com, Jacobin magazine writer Luke Savage explains that Democrats in Michigan Are Showing National Democrats How To Actually Wield Power. And on part two Marjorie Cohn, former president of the National Lawyers, looks to a law in Arkansas which the Supreme Court let stand which seriously erodes our long protected right to economic boycotts.