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Ron Dellums 1935-2018 News
Ron Dellums, Radical Antiwar Activist, Unlikely House Armed Services Chairman, Dead at 82
In 1993, the House chose socialist Ron Dellums as chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, with oversight for defense appropriations and global military operations.
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Endorsing Cynthia Nixon and Jumaane Williams, DSA's Largest Chapter Calls Candidates 'Best Chance We Have to Win' Progressive Reforms
In their races for governor and lieutenant governor, Nixon and Williams have endorsed progressive reforms including Medicare for All and affordable housing
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrated her victory in New York's 14th congressional district with supporters on June 26. (Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images) Views
Strong Progressives Vs. Weak Conservatives
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn’t moving to the Right, She is Shifting What is considered right to the Left
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Kaniela Ing News
Producers of Ocasio-Cortez's Viral Video Make Ad for Progressive Hawaiian Kaniela Ing That Will Send 'Hopeful Chill Down Your Spine'
"The people of Hawaii demand housing for all, Medicare for All, a green new deal, free college, and student debt cancellation now."
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At a rally last week in Wichita, Kan., for James Thompson, a Democratic House candidate for a House seat, an audience member displayed a sign portraying Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America and Democratic nominee for a House seat in New York City. (Photo: Hilary Swift for The New York Times) Views
Democrats Are Moving Left. Don’t Panic.
If you want to beat Trump, centrism is not the answer
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'Absolute Ghoul' Joe Lieberman Emerges From Political Irrelevance to Urge Third Party Bid Against Ocasio-Cortez
"The Democratic Party has a choice: be the party of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or be the party of Joe Lieberman."
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"As public support for Medicare-for-all rises, establishment think tanks and lobbyists are floating proposals designed to capitalize on its momentum while diluting its content." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
“Medicare-for-all” Means Something. Don’t Let Moderates Water It Down.
Centrists want to co-opt the phrase and apply it to something weaker than a single-payer system
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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
Democrats Ignore the Left at Their Peril. Midwesterners Aren't Scared of Socialism — They're Hungry For It
Some members of the Democratic establishment argue that bold, left-wing platforms can't win elections. They're wrong
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"It is only when we stand for something, including reparations for African-Americans, that we have a chance to dismantle corporate tyranny." (Photo: Mr. Fish/Truthdig) Views
The Con of Diversity
Diversity in the hands of the white power elites—political and corporate—is an advertising gimmick
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Has Democratic Socialism a Future in American Politics?
The rise in American life of a rapacious corporate capitalism, a widening level of economic inequality, and the sharply rightwing policies of many states and the federal government are clearly inspiring a revolt on the Left
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