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No Better Time Than Now for Medicare for All
Medicare for All is not a fix-all solution. But it is the foundation from which an equitable and just health care system can be built.
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.
Voting Expansion vs. Suppression: The War is On
The political war between voting rights and voter suppression has reached a new intensity. For the Left, the battle is about the future of progressive politics; for the Right, it’s about survival.
The Debate DSA Needs: Building A Left that Can Disrupt and Win
Democratic socialists should think about how we can leverage the structures and systems of the DSA to build capacity for deliberate, strategic disruption.
John Sweeney: A Remembrance
The passing of the former labor leader's passing provides an occasion to look back on the role he played in guiding the progress of the labor movement out of the hysteria of the Cold War.
Reflections from 1987: Sanctuary vs. Imperialism
The battle for the humane treatment of Central American migrants has roots in the US-backed wars in the region from many years ago.
Considering Dr. Seuss
The estate of Dr. Seuss was justified in ceasing the publications of several of his books. His legacy should be viewed against the entirety of his life’s (rather progressive) work.
Book Review: Kim Stanley Robinson's 'The Ministry for the Future'
For the eco-socialist left, Robinson's new sci-fi thriller should be seen as a great resource for inspiration and provocation
Recap of PG County DSA Labor Meeting: Focus on Amazon
A labor contingent in PG County reviewed organizing efforts at Amazon and eco-socialist organizing around the PRO Act.
Good Links from March
A collection of some of the best stories for socialist interest: thinking about a Green New Deal, political organizing, and deep economics.
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