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Our socialist rationalism includes a hint of faith
The structure of socialist political organizations - well, ours at least - bears some resemblance of the structures of religious institutions.
Complexity of "Intersectionality" is explored at March Socialist Salon
Intersectionality is a negation of the premise that one single facet of oppression -- economic class -- is enough to explain and address the harms of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia and the other faces of oppression.
Issue-based working groups could have negative effect
Our group's expansion creates amazing opportunities for gaining ground in the battle against capitalism. We should take care to consider how our structure shapes how we approach the class struggle.
Ticks, mosquitoes & vector-borne disease: a new focus for Eco-Justice organizing?
The galloping threat of vector-borne diseases that comes with warmer weather farther north in the US may offer organizing opportunities for ecosocialists.
UBI gains interest as "the end of work" approaches
Interest in a universal basic income (UBI) appears to be rising alongside a widespread sense that we are nearing the end of work. Two examples show what this sort of plan might look like.
Origins of social anger at bureaucratic government
The Federal Communications Commission in Trumpland is allowing big telcom companies to sell more of your personal data.
Trump behaves (surprise!) like a capitalist. So did Obama
Trump's taking of the White House offered the possibility of shattering liberals' illusions of the neutrality of the state
Local officials unite against NFL stadium extortion ploy
The fate of RFK Stadium and the land on which it sits were put in play earlier this year when DC and Maryland political leaders, wary of a giveaway, went on the offensive.
MDC DSA labor activist receives MWC top award
A lifelong Washingtonian receives commendation for a career of helping his community and union.
MD Assembly's jockeying with Hogan for advantages in 2018 election
In this year before the 2018 gubernatorial election -- when Maryland Democrats will pull out all the stops to oust Republican Governor Larry Hogan -- legislation and progressive activism are showing many convergences.
Groundbreaking "We Were There" honors women in radical history
Profiles in radical resistance of the multi-ethnic working-class.
Historian warns of stealthy ways that tyranny can arrive
There is a wall of resistance to Trump and his agenda that will be difficult to break. Tim Snyder's review helps us build out a resistance strategy built for the long-term.
Smucker's "Hegemony How-To" plots a different path for change
The radical alliance must write its own political narrative that gives a better unifying basis than those written on the capitalist fiction of human nature as solely individualistic.
After "the end of work," two perspectives on the future
As the nature of work becomes fundamentally upended by creative (and labor-abusing) technological-capital formations, novel perspectives are needed to combat these new modes of capitalist extraction.