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Entries that compile left-adjacent intel from across cyber-space.
The Central Censor
December 2021
Link juice for you and our SEO.
Editorial Crew
November 2021
Good reads from October
Editorial Crew
November 2021
Keeping a loose record of 'Build Back Better' negotiations on Capitol Hill
Amanda Liaw
October 2021
Reflections on Hägglund's articulation of what it means to be human and what we value as a product of socialization
Kaiser F.
September 2021
Socialists should provide unwavering support to Afghan refugees. Here's where we can help.
Bill Mosley
September 2021
A two-decade recounting of local perspectives on the labor movement.
Dan Singer
August 2021
It's not as daunting as it looks.
Woody Woodruff
July 2021
An (admittedly old-fashioned) MDC DSA member outlines his skepticism about podcasts. Does the history of peasant rebellions in the 16th century provide clues to their value?
Alda Yuan
June 2021
To achieve racial equity, every institution, without exception, needs to change. Here's how you can do it.
Editorial Crew
May 2021
Socialist strategies, the labor wars, and more.
Dan Singer
May 2021
From Bush-era "alt" rock to verbose left-wing magazines: a common path for the millennial Left.
Editorial Crew
April 2021
A collection of some of the best stories for socialist interest: thinking about a Green New Deal, political organizing, and deep economics.
Editorial Crew
February 2021
The Capitol Coup, Trump's Twitter break, Democratic Party intrigue, and the populist revolt of Wall Street norms.
Editorial Crew
January 2021
A collection of intriguing articles that have been passed around the socialist universe from 2020.
Bill Mosley
September 2020
An amusing look at how a small right-wing college serves as academic cover for a classic push-poll about the dread menace socialism.
Editorial Crew
January 2019
Good reads for socialists, with links and summaries. Brain candy!
Editorial Crew
August 2018
Russian botpages on Facebook, endangered Act, what to do about the Janus decision and other good reads.
Editorial Crew
July 2018
Good links for July 2018.
Editorial Crew
June 2018
Editorial Crew
May 2018
Good reads are back! -- about Trump's tariffs, ridesharing vs. public transit and a few odds and ends
Editorial Crew
February 2018
Unions, death and transfiguration; Democracies; death; history as the alt-right sees it and as Tet '68 revisions try to warp it -- and a couple of nice shout-outs for DSA.
Editorial Crew
January 2018
Good links for January 2018.
Editorial Crew
December 2017
Good reads for December 2017 - with a November bonus!
David Shen
November 2017
A roundup of headlines and news clips commenting on election night, 2017.
Editorial Crew
October 2017
Good Reads: More on Juggalos, Corbyn's triumph, mapping social movements and much more.
Editorial Crew
August 2017
Recent articles from a leftish perspective that you may have missed; with links...
Cecilio Morales
July 2017
Four tips for identifying honest info from salacious misinformation.
Editorial Crew
July 2017
This month, don't miss Bob Roman's compilation, "DSA in the News"...
Editorial Crew
February 2017
Essays and articles of recent vintage that socialists and fellow radicals might have missed, from various sources.
Editorial Crew
January 2017
A collection of good reads - organized just the way you like it.