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In this month's issue
Good Reads for May 2018
Good reads are back! -- about Trump's tariffs, ridesharing vs. public transit and a few odds and ends
What to do about the social network we built?
How do we escape the pervasive capitalism spread through tech contagion?
You'll love 'Isle of Dogs'
The film effectively depicts the mob mentality that greases the wheels for attacks on the poor.
Climate Challenge Ahead: What Rising Oceans Might Mean for Society – and Socialism – by 2100
This is the first of a two-part series on climate change and rising oceans; Part II will be published in a succeeding issue.
Proposal for a new national DSA caucus - DSA North Star
A Discrete Socialist
DSA members, including some from the MDC DSA local chapter, plan to launch a new caucus in national DSA.
Revolution Then and Now -- Lessons from the Past for Today's Radicals
Much was accomplished in the 1960s, but its larger goals were not – a reality painfully evident when we look around this day and time.
West Virginia Teachers Tell How Passion -- and Solidarity -- Helped Win their Struggle
West Virginia teachers found their most influential support from the coalfield areas.
The Poor People's Campaign and the Revival of the Religious Left
To commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the original Poor People’s Campaign launched by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., organizers have prepared a similar campaign to take place across the nation from May 13 to June 23.
Metro jurisdictions, finally heeding DSA, agree to dedicated funding
The idea of establishing a dedicated source of funds for WMATA dates back at least three-and-a-half decades — and one of its early proponents was the local chapter of Democratic Socialists of America.
Climate Challenge II: How Selected Coastal Cities Are Planning for Rising Ocean Waters -- or Not
Some urban places could be doomed unless they begin making ambitious efforts soon to meet the challenge.
Long-term Thinking and Climate Change
To truly address climate change, countries must act collaboratively across borders while running the educational, building, industrial, and research assets needed to make the transition.