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In this month's issue...
DSA Members on Labor: Two Decades of Engagement
A two-decade recounting of local perspectives on the labor movement.
DSA National Convention 2021 Roundup
What went down at the DSA 2021 National Convention.
Winning a Green New Deal for Public Schools
Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s HR4442 is designed to return schools to their place as centers of community. If socialists act fast, we can make it a reality.
A Brief Recap of the Fight Against Line 3
The struggle against Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline so far.
Interview with Jamie Woodcock and Sai Englert of Notes from Below
This UK labor journal publishes worker-written correspondence with the aim of strengthening worker organizations.
Richard Trumka and the Search for Political Independence
Famed union leader Richard Trumka died suddenly last month at age 72. Socialists should remember his legacy to ensure labor's revival.
The Role of Art and Communal Imagination in Our Movement Work
As community members and creative subjects ourselves, the activist-artist must help forge a shared dream for the future.
Unconditional and Unequivocal Support of Afghan Refugees
Socialists should provide unwavering support to Afghan refugees. Here's where we can help.
Update: Freeway Removal Funding Gutted in Senate Infrastructure Bill
A brief update (and appeal to action) on the infrastructure bill making its way through Congress.
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.
Two Cheers for MMT
Max B. Sawicky
Modern monetary theory: what it is, where it comes from, who supports it, and how to separate the economic theory from political rhetoric.
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.
Anti-Concepts: What They Are and How to Use Them
An exploration of how political discourse can be used to build political coalitions, structure movements and chart a path to political change.