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BERNIE’S SOCIALIST AMERICA

By Ethan Earle. I was born in North Carolina, but my parents are from Vermont and I grew up taking long summer road trips up the east coast to visit our family in Burlington, the state’s largest city with just over 40,000 people. It was on one of these trips, sometime in the early 1990s, that I first learned about Bernie Sanders...

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PLATFORM COOPERATIVISM

By Trebor Scholz. The “sharing economy” wasn’t supposed to be this way. Aided by the tiny computers most of us carry with us all day, every day, we would be free from the burdens of ownership and making money in our spare time by renting out our unused possessions. The vison was—or at least appeared to be—an idealistic...

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BUILDING ON BERNIE: WHAT COMES NEXT

Friday, February 12, 7pm. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which began as little more than a twinkle in the eye, has since given birth to a movement of millions. In the midst of a wild and unprecedented electoral season, Bernie Sanders has captured the hearts and minds of a generation with a distinctly different message: raising the specter of democratic socialism in the U.S. while calling for a people-based political revolution. But is his campaign—or even a possible...
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BUILDING ON BERNIE: WHAT COMES NEXT

Friday, February 12, 7pm. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which began as little more than a twinkle in the eye, has since given birth to a movement of millions. In the midst of a wild and unprecedented electoral season, Bernie Sanders has captured the hearts and minds of a generation with a distinctly different message: raising the specter of democratic...
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BUILDING BLACK COOPERATIVES


Ed Whitfield (Fund for Democratic Communities) discusses the building of cooperatives and the question of reparations in the fight against racism. Recorded at RLS–NYC panel on “Black Cooperatives” at the Left Forum 2015. 

POLANYI’S VISION OF A SOCIALIST TRANSFORMATION


At our Polanyi workshop in November, co-organized with The Institute for Critical Social Analysis at RLS Belin (IfG), Kari Polanyi Levitt discussed her father’s time in “Red Vienna” and his vision of socialism.

  

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