"In this rousing debut...Winter's account is well-reported and reasonable...With its emphasis on the power of long-term organization and incremental change, this book will speak deeply to aspiring activists."—Publishers Weekly
"A timely, urgent call for political engagement."—Kirkus Reviews
"The fight for control of state governments is the biggest sleeper issue in American politics right now and that story is told brilliantly in Meaghan Winter's new book. From extreme abortion bans to undermining gun control to gutting unions, Winter compellingly shows how democracy is being subverted in the states, and how Democrats and progressives can fight back."—Ari Berman, senior reporter at Mother Jones and author of Give Us the Ballot
"Winter shows through deeply researched storytelling how progressives can win and keep winning: start with issues that matter in people's everyday lives, build infrastructure that can win on the local level, and grow our power from the ground up-not from DC down."
—Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO