“If I Can’t Dance It’s Not My Revolution”: Or a love song to my Jewish family

I started saying this Emma Goldman quote on repeat when my commitment to progressive values and left politics were consistently questioned because I didn’t support Bernie Sanders or his brand of revolution. The mostly white and male gatekeepers of progressivism deemed me unworthy because I support Hillary Clinton, question if Medicare for All is the best path towards universal healthcare, and prioritize universal pre-k over free college. I am the fourth generation of a progressive leftist Jewish family. These men aren’t the…