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Meet the Detroit Socialist Running to Rein in the Police

Interview by Courtney Smith Jacobin
Landis Spencer is a socialist running for the civilian board that oversees the Detroit Police Department. His goal: to curb police power and shift public money to poor and working-class residents.

Tidbits - Oct. 21, 2021 - Reader Comments: Worker Strike Wave, John Deere; Dismantle Missile Systems; India Walton Sabotaged by Dems; Socialists and 50s Civil Rights Movement; CUNY’s Alleged Wrong Doings; Black and Puerto Rican History;

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Reader Comments: Worker Strike Wave, John Deere; Dismantle Missile Systems; Democratic Primary Winner India Walton Sabotaged by Dems; Socialists and 50s Civil Rights Movement; CUNY’s Alleged Wrong Doings; Black and Puerto Rican History In Action;

Left Labor Project, New York City Closing Statement

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Left Labor Project, a New York City collective of labor activists , recently decided to dissolve after months of declining activity. We didn’t want to just disappear without sharing our experience and views with the broader community of organizers.

Socialists, Now You’re Elected: How Will We Work Together?

Stephanie Luce interviews Sumathy Kumar Organizing Upgrade
How can electeds use their positions to bring marginalized communities into decision-making; to support our allies after the election? Sumathy Kumar, one of two co-chairs of the New York City DSA, talks with Stephanie Luce about what DSA has learned

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?
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