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In this month's issue...
May Day Pasts: Moments and Movements
To celebrate May Day as a single event can lead one to miss the spirit that animated its origins as an international workers holiday.
Book Review: 'A Spectre, Haunting: on the Communist Manifesto'
Assessing the power of the Manifesto today, Miéville illuminates the document’s power as prediction, prophecy and call to revolution.
2023 MPD Budget Oversight Testimony
To enhance the safety of all residents in the District, DC must embrace a decarceral regimen that funds care and support, not cages and violence.
A 2023 Delegate’s Guide to Learning from the 2021 Convention (Or: A Mandate, not a Menu)
Gary zZz and Lauren K
Nearly two years out, was the DSA successful in implementing the will decided by the 2021 National Convention?
The 2022 DC Primaries and the Future of the District
An analysis of the District 2022 primary elections suggest DC is depolarizing around race and repolaring around class.
China and the Left: A Report from the People’s Forum
A recent forum out of NYC sought to challenge the American left on its approach to understanding US-China relations.
Learning to Love the Machine: Some Assembly Required
Socialists of all stripes should reckon that we may need to rebuild at the local level the very thing we’ve been fighting for years.
DC's Community Response to COVID-19: A Lesson in Solidarity
Community groups, political organizations, and mutual aid networks rallied to confront the District government's bumbling vaccine rollout.
The Metro DC Socialist Mobilization Model
Lauren Katz and Ryan Mosgrove
One approach for mobilizing the working masses into socialist political operations.
The Liberal-to-Ultraleft Pipeline: Breaking the Cycle
Recent critiques levied at DSA peddle in an aesthetic-radicalism that risks distracting the working-class from organizing itself into a disciplined political force.