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LSC Representative Profile: Nick Ward

Nick Ward lives in the Edgewater neighborhood and has been a member of…

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The LSC Debate and Theories of Change

During the November meeting of the Electoral Working Group (EWG), a proposal was…

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Retrospective: One Year of Chicago DSA Red Rabbits Marshaling & Safety Committee

In October 2020, Levi Todd wrote an article reflecting on the formation of…

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To Meet the Moment, the Left Must Study Reconstruction

A recent panel hosted by Bernie Sanders explored the lessons of Reconstruction. Dana…

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Chicago DSA Endorses Anthony Quezada For Cook County Commissioner

The Chicago Democratic Socialists of America has endorsed Anthony Quezada in the 8th…

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LSC Representative Profile: Michael Cummings

Michael Cummings is a longtime DSA member who lives in Bridgeport and serves…

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Ultra-labelism and the End of Explosive Growth

Whenever I read an article, I try to figure out what problem it…

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Puerto Rico’s Obreros Ilustrados: An Interview With Author Jorell A. Meléndez-Badillo

Jorell A. Meléndez-Badillo's The Lettered Barriada: Workers, Archival Power, and the Politics of…

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Ultraliberalism: The Dominant Tendency of the American Left

Ultraliberalism is the predominant politics of the left, and so long as the…

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We Cannot Let The Right Push CORE From CTU Leadership

It has only been a few weeks since the latest conflict between Chicago…

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“Grande Sindicato, Please!” — The Fight To Unionize Starbucks

In late 2021, Starbucks workers from Buffalo, New York voted to make their…

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The City Budget Coalition As A Pre-Party Formation

Chicago DSA’s December General Chapter Meeting included open discussion of the Chicago city…

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Interview of Faith Mitchell, CTU Member at Carnegie Elementary

Carnegie Elementary is a Chicago Public School (CPS) located in the Woodlawn neighborhood…

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Colectivo Coffee Union Organizer: “We Must Be Doing Something Right”

In March of 2021, workers at Colectivo Coffee voted to form a union.…

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Student Walkout Organizer: “We don’t leave our humanity at the door of a school”

On Friday, January 14, 2022, approximately 300 students joined a walkout and marched…

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Teachers Describe Unsafe Working Conditions At Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools returned to in-person learning this Wednesday following a heavily publicized…

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No One Is Coming To Save Us: Building A Fighting Left Against Capitalism And COVID-19

The federal government has made it clear that no one is coming to…

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LEO Wins Big: Or How I Found a Good Fight and Got in It

My union just won a big contract — nothing to sneeze at during…

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The Anti-Vax Movement: Another Socialism of Fools

In 1889, the Left-liberal German politician Ferdinand Kronawetter proclaimed that "antisemitism is nothing…

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Statement of Solidarity With Starbucks Workers

The Chicago Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the workers of…