by Jay Monaco Midnight, Suicide Wednesday. These, the opening moments of the depressing slog that inevitably follows Super Tuesday returns, are made all the worse by the fact that those returns offered up iron-fisted testament to the supreme domination of one Donald … Continue reading Is anyone here serious about “political revolution”?
In a Tuesday night vote, the Lowell City Council joined over a dozen other Massachusetts communities in calling for the Commonwealth to altogther divest its funds from fossil fuels. The move comes after a grassroots call to action led by … Continue reading Lowell Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuels; Actually Listens to the People
by Kate Frey Although the first black President of the United States, Barack Obama, declared during his 2008 campaign his belief that the battles against racial oppression have been won and belong to the past, that the US is now … Continue reading Has Anything Changed? Learning from the Tulsa Race Riots of 1921
If we quit the Race to the Correct Position, cool off and shut up a little bit, we might actually get something done By Jay Monaco (Author’s Note: I am a dues-paying member of Socialist Alternative in good standing, but … Continue reading Let’s Get It Together: A Memo to Socialist Alternative, the ISO, the Green Party, and Everyone Else about Bernie Sanders
by Jay Monaco Among the few things the entire left – and even some liberals – should and usually do agree on are the need for a drastically increased minimum wage and the need for strong unions. The day of action … Continue reading This shouldn’t be an argument: Reflections on $15 and a Union
CAJE wants YOUR VOICE to be a part of this signature initiative. Click over to CAJE to sign the petition NOW! As the Boston Globe reported back in August, Lowell is being considered for a large-scale trial of police body cameras. According … Continue reading SIGN THE PETITION: Body Cams for all Lowell Cops!
I used to love elections. More than almost anything in the world. Make fun of me all you want to, but for almost a decade, that wondrous msnbc RESULTS! theme would send surges of dopamine to my politically-addled brain. I … Continue reading Socialist Punditry: What’s up with the 2016 elections and where do we fit in?
Seriously, though. This runs 12-5 PM with FREE music (by DJ6PAC, no less), FREE games, FREE FOOD AND SOFT DRINKS, FREE solidarity – and MORE! Come and meet some of the good folks of CAJE you’ve been reading about and, … Continue reading THIS SATURDAY – Come to Our Community Bloc Party – It’s Free (and you have nothing better to do)
So according to an editor’s note in the blog linked below, it turns out Paul Goodspeed may not actually be the only member of DSA in New Hampshire, after all – but regardless, he certainly represents them well. In a previous … Continue reading A Young Socialist Against Sectarianism
Saw this on Facebook today and I’m only just now realizing it’s actually from October of last year. Nevertheless, it’s great. In These Times interviews Stanley Aronowitz, lifelong labor activist, author, and CUNY graduate sociology professor, on the state of today’s … Continue reading Direct Action > The Grievance Process
By Paul Goodspeed As the only member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) in New Hampshire, I recently attended YDSinATL, the Young Democratic Socialists’ recent conference in Atlanta. How all of this came to be bears some explanation. I … Continue reading Journey of a Young Socialist
Imagine if a bunch of Swedish journalists came to the US to extensively document, on film, the Black Power Movement between 1967 and 1975, then the footage was lost for 30 years, found again, and compiled into a brand new … Continue reading FREE FILM THIS FRIDAY: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975