Carlos Ramirez-Rosa

Carlos Ramirez-Rosa

Carlos Ramirez-Rosa has served as alderman of Chicago’s 35th Ward since his election to the City Council in 2015. Queer, Latinx and a democratic socialist, Ramirez-Rosa served as a deportation defense organizer prior to his election and was an elected Bernie Sanders delegate in 2016. He was named an “emerging power player” by Chicago Magazine in 2017.

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Labor activist and Socialist Party member Eugene V. Debs, giving a speech on Aug. 17, 1912, is one of Bernie Sanders' icons. (Photo: AP file) Views
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Democrats Ignore the Left at Their Peril. Midwesterners Aren't Scared of Socialism — They're Hungry For It
In a recent interview on CNN, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., claimed that candidates who push policies "too far to the left" won’t be able to win in Midwestern states. It’s an idea that many Democrats have returned to in the wake of surprises like democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s New...
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