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Tidbits - Dec. 24, 2020 - Reader Comments: Trump Pardons; Abolition, Prison Labor; COVID Relief; Space Wars; Georgia; Cultural Jobs; Postal Workers; DSA’s Abstentionism; Labor’s Untold Story; Nurses; Workers’ Education; Resources; Announcements; ....

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Reader Comments: Trump Pardons; Abolition, Prison Labor; COVID Relief; Space Wars; Georgia; Cultural Jobs Lost; Postal Workers; Native Treaty Rights; DSA’s Abstentionism; Labor’s Untold Story; Nurses; Workers’ Education; Resources; Announcements;...

On the Sidelines: DSA’s Abstentionism on Biden vs. Trump

Peter Olney and Rand Wilson Stansbury Forum
The heroes of this election victory are the thousands of grassroots political activists who busted their butts to defeat Trump by working for Biden, particularly in the key battleground states. Now we need to focus on Georgia and two Senate seats.

The Socialist Moment, and How to Extend It

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
An analyst of socialism's return writes as an advocate for its necessity, with particularly shrewd assessments of how the new American socialism can advance, and, alternatively, how it may marginalize itself into irrelevance.

New York Takes a Seismic Step to the Left

Mattew Cunningham-Cook The American Prospect
After the general election in November, New York will have one of its most left-wing legislatures in decades.

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Bernie's Army Redeploys to Support Covid-19's Frontline Workers

Steven Greenhouse In These Times
After working together on the Sanders campaign, the United Electrical Workers union and the Democratic Socialists of America have launched the Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee, channeling insurgent energy into new fights for social justice.

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New Left Memories

Paul Buhle Portside
Two new memoirs portray the activist left over the last half-century.

Sanders and Warren: The Need For a Progressive Front

The Organizing Upgrade Editorial Collective Organizing Upgrade
We believe that base building groups should assert themselves in the primary process and we believe firmly that the different decisions groups reach to endorse either Sanders or Warren should not produce irresolvable contradictions.
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