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16Nov

Para más información sobre DSA: http://www.dsausa.org/en_espanol By Lucie Macias En el año desde que me uní a los Socialistas Democráticos de América (DSA, en inglés), he perdido la cuenta de cuántas veces me han preguntado por qué soy socialista. Siempre trato de dar una buena respuesta, cambiando mi respuesta cada vez, pero nunca

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16Nov

Are you renewing your dues? Or thinking of joining? Join or renew here or switch to monthly dues here, sound off with #DSAdues on Twitter, or fill out this form to tell us your DSA stories. By Lucie Macias In the year since I joined the Democratic Socialists of America, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been asked why I’m a

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09Nov

Are you renewing your dues? Or thinking of joining? Join or renew here or switch to monthly dues here, sound off with #DSAdues on Twitter, or fill out this form to tell us your DSA and election-night stories. By Zach Shearer I remember feeling cold the morning after our country elected Donald Trump. It was 6 a.m. and I sat in my

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08Nov

Donald J. Trump is the President of the United States. You know this by now, of course, but a year ago you may have thought it impossible. At the very least you had your doubts. On November 8, 2016, some of us disconnected or went to bed early, only to wake up to a reality we feared might materialize but never thought possible. While some of us

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30Oct

By Sean Duffy At the height of their power during the first decades of the 20th century, the Industrial Workers of the World, commonly referred to as the IWW or the Wobblies, had upwards of 90 affiliated newspapers and other periodicals in print, 30 of which were published right here in Chicago. The papers spanned 19 different languages, an

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24Oct

By Ramsin Canon Why does a tree catch fire so easily? Every tree holds in its cells the energy it has absorbed from the sun. We don’t think of trees as energetic, but in fact, to grow like they do, trees have to absorb and store an immense amount of energy. When touched by fire, that energy is released—the captured energy from the sun,

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21Sep

By Ramsin Canon “Primer Red” is our political education series on some basics of radical thought and history. See Part I, on dialectical materialism, here. Part II on Alienation is here. Please share questions, suggestions and submissions for future discussions! After the last year, I’m sure you’re all hankering for a discussion

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18Sep

It may not be on our minds as we lounge at the beach or pour a glass of tap water, but underneath Lake Michigan there lies a deteriorating pipeline built around the time Dwight Eisenhower took office. The pipeline infrastructure is outdated and dangerous, and It’s not just bleeding-heart leftists who feel this way. This summer, Michigan Attorney

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11Sep

By Ramsin Canon “Primer Red” is our political education series on some basics of radical thought and history. See Part I, on dialectical materialism, here. Please share questions and suggestions for future discussions! We’ve all felt alienated, and plenty of songs about teen angst helped drive the point home. But alienation has a

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