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The Salons of 2016 -- MDC DSA's Developing Role
Metro DC DSA's monthly Socialist Salon has sought to strike that middle ground by providing a pathway between gut responses and theoretical constructs.
Trump's Puzzling and Under-Covered Excursion to Mexico
Carolyn M. Byerly
Trump's outreach to Mexico's business elite are better understood within a bigger historical frame, one defined by the very beginnings of neoliberalism.
Book Review: "Building the Commune: Radical Democracy in Venezuela"
Ciccariello-Maher's tome reviews how the communal state was built in Venezuela -- not only to expand democracy but to rebuff right-wing retrenchment.
DSA's relations are stronger than ever, but improvements remain
Kurt Stand and Carl Goldman
Two longtime DSA members offer a critique of labor-language used by DSA national.
"Repatriation" of overseas corporate cash -- clawback or backfire?
Some analysts think Trump's clawback scheme could yield big stock buybacks but little capital investment.
DC's Museum of African American History and Culture is worth the wait
The Smithsonian's new addition reminds us how we got this far, and suggests how we might go further.
Westlake's fictional rogues have an un-ignorable correlation with our rogue-in-chief
For class-conscious readers with a little larceny in their souls, Westlake's novel may help chase away depression as Trump prepares to take office in Washington.
A sometimes lyrical analysis of the future of work
Should socialists glorify labor? Or instead emphasize the possibility of a world without it?
Good Sources for Socialists - January 2017
A collection of good reads - organized just the way you like it.