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is a monthly publication produced by socialists, workers, leftists, progressives, anarchists and activists in the Metro DC region.
In this month's issue...
What Is Socialism? A (very) brief answer
A terse attempt at defining the socialist project.
500,000: COVID-19 by the numbers
Trump is gone, but the pandemic nightmare his administration failed to acknowledge remains.
The Liberal-to-Ultraleft Pipeline: Breaking the Cycle
Some recent critiques levied at DSA's organizational strategies peddle in an aesthetic-radicalism that risks distracting the working-class from organizing itself into a disciplined political force.
A Left That Matters?
Should the DSA carry-forward its electoral strategy through the Democratic Party? An ecosocialist response.
Breaking Bad: Obsession with an Independent Workers’ Party Hurts the Socialist Electoral Project
The socialist electoral project is the most successful it has been because socialists are contesting power using the Democratic ballot line. Eschew symbolism, prioritize victory.
Having a "Cabal" with Oppositional Politics
Building a policy platform based on oppositional politics risks putting the working-class in bed with otherwise hostile interests.
Carry Me Back to New Virginny: From Jim Crow to Progressive Stronghold?
In 2021, Virginia is a much-changed state absorbed by a blue wave that foretells an opening for progressive politics from Virginia to Florida.
As Fascism Intensifies, Socialists Must Consider Security
The growing threat of fascism will require deeper attention paid to administrative security.
Democracy and Microgrids
Democratizing the energy grid is one way to limit fallout from climate change while bringing us closer to a socialist future.
Reflections from 1985: Number 51
DC statehood is back on the nation’s agenda. With Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, only a likely Senate filibuster stands in the way of adding a 51st star to the US flag.
A discussion on capitalist decay, digital aesthetics and virtual worlds
An annotated discussion on capitalism and virtual realities with the creators of Preserving Worlds.
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