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Sen. Sanders: Educate, organize, and mobilize to revitalize America

Speaking before a standing room only audience at a town hall meeting in Austin, Texas, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said that we need a political revolution that empowers ordinary Americans to revitalize the US. 849 more words

People Will Take Socialism Seriously When Socialists Start Acting Seriously

Kshama Sawant’s essay in The NationWant to Rebuild the Left? Take Socialism Seriously” asks people who lean to the left to take socialism seriously and points to signs of the massive political potential that exists for a new generation of reds in the United States. 604 more words

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How Upton Sinclair Upended California’s Democratic Party and the Lessons for Bernie Sanders' 2016 Run

Never in American history has a socialist been elected governor of a state, but in 1934 Upton Sinclair came close. He almost became governor on a program known as EPIC — … 2,453 more words

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Cornel West advocated animal-exploitation reform

This article is republished from an eBook series that has been made freely available.

By Jon Hochschartner

Cornel West, the public intellectual and honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America… 627 more words

The "Socialist Senator" Speaks in Philadelphia

On July 24, 2014, two Philly SA comrades attended Senator Bernie Sanders’ talk at the 1199 Union hall. Bernie Sanders is an independent senator from Vermont, a member of the Senate Committees on Energy and the Environment, and the chairman of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs—and a self-described democratic socialist. 1,194 more words

Ehrenreich trivialized ape-personhood campaigns

This article has been republished with permission from “Socialists and Animal Rights: Volume 3.

By Jon Hochschartner

In condemning capitalist inequality, writer Barbara Ehrenreich , honorary co-chair of the Democratic Socialists of America, trivialized efforts to extend legal rights of personhood to apes in progressive magazine The Nation. 649 more words