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The Socialists vs. Andrew Cuomo

Liza Featherstone The Nation
Newly elected DSA members in the New York legislature will work with grassroots organizers to force the governor to tax the rich. Will their inside/outside strategy work?

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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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.

What David Dinkins Taught Us

David Duhalde Jacobin
While his views may not fit squarely in a democratic socialist framework, Dinkins’s praise of a “gorgeous mosaic” of different races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, living and working together does.

The White Left Needs to Embrace Black Leadership

Barbara Ransby The Nation
While protesters hold up the simple message “Black Lives Matter,” organizers in the Movement for Black Lives make clear that this fight is as much about ending racial capitalism as it is anything else.

In Memoriam: Dr.Howard Croft 1941 - 2020

Washington Socialist
An activist in multiple arenas, Howard Croft's impact in the struggle for DC statehood, for peace, racial justice, workers rights, can only begin to be captured by the multiple voices of those he touched and engaged through the years.

In Memoriam: Dr.Howard Croft 1941 - 2020

Washington Socialist
An activist in multiple arenas, Howard Croft's impact in the struggle for DC statehood, for peace, racial justice, workers rights, can only begin to be captured by the multiple voices of those he touched and engaged through the years.
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