Is Socialism Spreading? (We Hope So!)

Last year, Kshama Sawant ran as a socialist for Seattle’s city council, and won. Just months later, the city passed a $15/hour minimum wage, and ditched Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous People’s Day. Now, Eugene Puryear is running as a socialist for the Washington D.C. city council, on a platform that includes $15/hour minimum… Read more »

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John Brown Was an American Hero, Goddamnit

Today, October 16, marks the 155th anniversary of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry. A radical abolitionist and believer in racial justice, Brown’s plan was to take over a federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, free the slaves there, and then head for the mountains nearby. The small band of radicals hoped that the raid… Read more »

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