Sarahana Shrestha, the climate organizer who surprised a longtime incumbent in last week’s Democratic primary in the 103rd Assembly District, was at the Kingston home of her friend, Ulster County Legislator Phil Erner, to watch the results roll in on election night.
Robert LeVertis Bell is a socialist, parent, public school teacher, and veteran of the Red for Ed movement. Now he’s seeking to become a state representative to build working-class political power in Kentucky.
In his inaugural address, Chile’s new socialist president Gabriel Boric salutes “comrade Salvador Allende,” remembers the horrors of the Pinochet dictatorship, and pledges to fight social inequality.
The global left has never gotten socialism right. From the monstrosity of Bolshevism to that of China, the idea of socialism is mostly a wish…
Chile is clearly in a special situation…I am not in a position to offer advice, but our DMNC model is always relevant, it is a reflection of four plus term systems, but a key question is that status of Capital in this resurgence…will Capital be expropriated??? If not how to proceed?
The left is closing on zero further chances with socialism after so many fuckups with Marxist idiots…
Gabriel Boric’s presidential victory and a new constitution are the crowning achievements of Chile’s broad socialist movement. Now comes the hard part: fulfilling a vision of working-class prosperity that stretches back to Salvador Allende and beyond.