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July 24, 2021
India Walton: ‘Finally We’ll Be Able to Put Resources Behind All of These Bold, Visionary Ideas’
The winner of Buffalo’s Democratic mayoral primary knows that the key to making the bold progressive change the city needs is control of the budget and prioritization of resources.
July 21, 2021
Progressives Around the Country Are Recalling Sewer Socialism’s Proud History
At the local level, sidewalk socialists represent a movement whose time has come.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
June 23, 2021
A Socialist Claims a Historic Victory in Buffalo
“A well-meaning group of rebels and revolutionaries” just put a democratic socialist on track for the top job in a major American city.
June 21, 2021
Socialists Were Once Serious Contenders for Mayor of New York, and They Will Be Again
Tuesday’s mayoral primary lacks a prominent democratic socialist contender. But the next mayoral race will almost certainly feature one.
April 23, 2021
Dianne Morales Looks for Space—and Support—on New York’s Left
Though her mayoral campaign is still polling in single digits, Morales would represent a profound break with the city’s past.
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April 15, 2021
Democratic Socialist Rana Abdelhamid Takes On a New York Incumbent
"I came to organizing both from a class perspective and also just growing up post-9/11 as a Muslim New Yorker,” the candidate told
February 9, 2021
Big Business Goes Up Against Democracy in Seattle
Local corporate interests are trying to recall elected City Council member Kshama Sawant.
January 26, 2021
Student Organizing May Never Be the Same Again
Covid-19 has upended some of the most essential tactics for student organizers. That might be a good thing.
January 25, 2021
The Hunts Point Strike Is Just the Beginning
Given the compounding injustices of the Covid-19 era, workers’ demands are resonating across the country.
December 22, 2020
The Socialists vs. Andrew Cuomo
Newly elected DSA members in the New York legislature will work with grassroots organizers to force the governor to tax the rich. Will their inside/outside strategy work?