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Change the Name!
The next big battle to persuade the local NFL owner to Change the Name – the racist name of the football team – will be fought in Montgomery County, and it may represent a tipping point.
Another World is Still Possible
Socialist or Marxist political economy is necessary but not sufficient in itself to advance a vision of 21st Century socialism.
How Capitalist Agribusiness Enables Climate Crisis
Don’t look now, but what we all buy and consume in the way of food – combined with how corporate agribusiness shapes how most people eat – is helping to create climate catastrophe.
Good Reads for February 2019
Good links for February 2019.
DSA’s Decision Path If Bernie Announces A Candidacy
A message from the National Director outlines what DSA's response(s) can be and the path currently planned if Sen Sanders announces another run for the presidency.
The Trump Shutdown: Fed-Bashing With a Purpose
Bill Mosley examines the right wing's longstanding rationale behind the late, great and once and future (?) Shutdown – further eroding public confidence and trust in government.
Political Events Around Assembly Session Sketch a Divided Debate
As political Maryland swings into another General Assembly session where Democrats face a second-term GOP governor, the shape of things political in a divided state is sketched by a variety of examples.
"Warlike, and capable of anything" -- the US-backed coup in Venezuela
Guaido represents the latest in a long, well, caravan of American-backed puppets seeking to smash the independence movements of Latin America in general, and the social democratic reforms of the Chavez era in particular.
WEB Dubois: abolish poverty with intelligent use of the ballot