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With (Imaginary) Friends Like These (or why we should stop worrying about what “a worker” thinks)

Hello everyone, my name is Dallas but you likely know me better as…

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Transparency Requires Labor, Not Legislation

The resolution titled “Transparency and Accountability to Build Socialist Power” and proposed at…

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Transparency and Accountability Builds Socialist Power

In light of the upcoming CDSA April General Chapter Meeting, there is one…

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Starving and Policing Imperial Cities

To stay alive in perpetual late capitalist austerity, cities turned to a strategy…

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How Do Left Organizations Define Their Priorities?

The Chicago DSA general chapter meeting on April 3 will take up a…

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A Budding Midwestern Labor Struggle: Colectivo Coffee Employees In The Middle Of Historic Vote To Unionize

All across the Midwest, employees at Colectivo Coffee are in the middle of…

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Chicago’s Gerrymandered Wards Are a Political Mess

The Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission has begun accepting applications to be part of…

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Why We’re Discussing “Towards a Socialist Chicago”

At the Chicago DSA general chapter meeting on April 3, members will be…

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Anti-Asian, Anti-Sex Work Hate Crimes Don’t Get A Congressional Hearing

This piece was originally published in the author's newsletter - Classtime. You can…

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Tuesday Thoughts with Sean – Majority Rule

Since the last column was published, the American Rescue Plan has made it…

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Large Tech Companies Punish Sex Workers

“Sex work is work”, we hear over and over again on social media…

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Red Star Bulletin Issue #22

Welcome to Issue #22 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of this…

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Spearheading a Successful Union Drive: An Interview

A Detroit DSA member helped lead a union organizing drive this summer and…

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The Origins of QAnon

Part One: What is QAnon? QAnon is ubiquitous today in American politics. It…

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Socialist Poetry Slam

Every so often, we highlight a socialism-inspired poem that captures the angst of…

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The Practice of Post-Politics

I’ve been on a roll writing about political practice lately (you can read…

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Taibbi is Right: Wither Marcuse

Matt Taibbi has done a great service for the American Left. His recent…

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Shovel According to Your Ability, Dibs According to Your Need

Chicago winters create certain routines: dealing with snow, dealing with dibs, debating dibs.…

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Wheels Turning Faster

In 2001, the last time there was a 50-50 split in the Senate,…

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It Could Happen Here

The power outages from winter storm Uri have claimed multiple lives. There is…