Miles Kampf-Lassin

Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is the Community Editor at In These Times. He is a Chicago based writer.

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Saturday, May 09, 2020
The U.S. Response to Covid-19 Has Lavished Wealth on the Rich
The novel coronavirus has already claimed over 70,000 lives in the United States since the pandemic began to spread throughout the country earlier this year—a figure topping total U.S. casualties during the course of the Vietnam War. The Trump administration is predicting the death toll will soon...
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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Democratic Socialism Derangement Syndrome? Why Hysteria about the Rise of the Progressive Left Misses the Mark
After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shocking victory in New York earlier this summer, pundits warned of a socialist takeover. The front page of the New York Post put the city on “Red Alert,” cheekily depicting the likely incoming congresswoman in bright red lipstick. "Democratic socialism offers a...
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Democratic socialist Summer Lee won election to the Pennsylvania statehouse running on a campaign of economic and racial justice. (Photo: Lee for PA) Views
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Socialists and Progressives Just Trounced the Democratic Establishment
If members of the Democratic Party establishment weren’t already worried, after Tuesday night, they should be. In primaries across the country, at least eight candidates running on explicitly progressive platforms won out, including open socialists and political newcomers who took out longtime...
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