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Trump's toxic nominees: another argument for DC Statehood
DC residents can't appeal to a member of Congress to stop a Trump nominee. So stop asking us...
Climate Change is not a business opportunity
Rex Tillerson made his fortune slow-roasting the planet with full knowledge of the consequences.
Can Bush's bailout chief persuade Trump to end "Too Big to Fail?"
Kashkari, in introducing his proposal, stated that before Congress approved the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill during the Obama administration, the risks of the U.S. suffering from another big banking crisis amounted to some 84 percent. The enactment of Dodd-Frank significantly reduced such risk to just 67 percent, Kashkari added. But this is still much too high, especially given the ability of major financial crises to cause trillions of dollars in losses to the U.S. economy and the world.
Economic Justice Committee mobilizes on Monday
DSA discussed the Fight for 15 in Maryland, and many were interested in contacting Montgomery County's County Executive Ike Leggett to tell him not to veto the County Council's bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020.
From Texas to Occupy to Rikers Island: Cecily McMillan's Bread & Roses Talk
A talk by Cecily McMillan recounts the history of mass-movement activism.
ACLU lecture offers insights on protest strategy
In preparing for resistance to Trump's incoming regime, the ACLU hosts a talk recounting proper protest strategy.
Progressive activists face wily, popular GOP Governor as Assembly Session proceeds
As Metro DC DSA's reach expands - policywise - into suburban Maryland, left allies offer ample opportunities to take Maryland in a new direction.
No thanks To Trump, auto industry's savage restructuring is a long-term project
Brutal restructuring borne on the backs of workers is forthcoming -- Trump is positioning himself to take credit for halting that.
How municipal socialism arrived in Milwaukee
In 1948, a socialist program was able to take hold in Wisconsin -- until the ascendance of neoliberalism began to peel back left-wing municipal planning.
Good Reads for February 2017 (and a video or two)
Essays and articles of recent vintage that socialists and fellow radicals might have missed, from various sources.
Notes: local activists rally for ecosocialism
Notes on local ecosocialist mobilization efforts.