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Three young Democratic Socialists elected to Minneapolis City Council are eager to pass progressive policies to benefit the city’s working class.

Aisha Chughtai, Jason Chavez, and Robin Wonsley Worlobah must work alongside a mayor whose approach and ideology they disagree with. They’ll also have to navigate a new system that took executive power from the council and allocated it to the mayor.