The Return of Democratic Socialism


“Democratic socialism used to be a vibrant force in American life. During the first two decades of the twentieth century, the Socialist Party of America, headed by the charismatic union leader, Eugene V. Debs, grew rapidly, much like its sister parties in Europe and elsewhere…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: LA1 News, Counterpunch, Huffington Post, History News Network, Common Dreams
Date: May 22,23,24,25,2016
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Rethinking Criminal Justice

Robert Koehler

“In this time when our self-inflicted troubles seem so obvious but the possibility of change — that is to say, political transformation, through awareness, compassion and common sense — feels more illusory than ever, something extraordinary, that is to say real, is on the brink of happening in Chicago.”

Robert C. Koehler
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North Korea, Following China and India, Pledges No-First-Use of Nuclear Weapons. So Could Obama


“North Korea’s May 7 declaration that it would not be first to use nuclear weapons was met with official derision instead of relief and applause. Not one report of the announcement I could find noted that the United States has never made such a…”
Published in: Counterpunch, Rinf Alternative News, War is a Crime, The Reader Weekly, Gorilla Radio Blog
Date: May 12,16,17,2016
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