Tuesday, August 8, 2017

SOCIALISM: AS AMERICAN AS PERSIMMON PIE


 

NATION DAILY: August 7, 2017

 
America Has a Long and Storied Socialist Tradition. DSA Is Reviving It.
 

The organization's membership has tripled, and new polling suggests that 37 percent of American adults now prefer socialism to capitalism.

 
John Nichols
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This Police-Reform Activist Wants to Be Mayor of New York
 

Robert Gangi is running a long-shot challenge to Mayor Bill de Blasio—from the left.

 

Peter Moskowitz

 
 
 
 
An Elite Soccer Team Protests ICE After Their Teammate Is Detained
 

Lizandro Claros had a soccer scholarship waiting for him, but Trump's agenda turned a promising future on its head.

 

Dave Zirin

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Russia Fixation Is Devolving Into an Assault on Political Discourse
 

A new project by the German Marshall Fund claims to track the influence of foreign propaganda—but warps reality to accommodate an alarming new Russophobia.

 

James Carden

 
 
 
 
Nearly 50 Senators Want to Make It a Felony to Boycott Israel
 

The goal is to frighten people from engaging in the completely legal act of living out their values.

 

Aniqa Raihan

 
 
 
 
The Quiet Audacity of the Democratic 'Better Deal'
 

An alphabet soup of new agencies could shake up federal oversight.

 

David Dayen

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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