New Instance, New #introduction:
I'm a #Lutheran and a #Marxist in the tradition of #Marx, #Lenin, and #Trotsky. I'm a member of #DSA. I hold conservative #theology with #Leninist #political views. Yes it's weird, but I make it work. I enjoy #history as well. Mastodon seems cool! #TwitterRefugee
This is so worth subscribing to, great updatea of labor activity each week #union #labor #1u
The week in US unions, January 8th-15th, 2023
"...America has given the Negro people a bad cheque which has come back marked 'insufficient funds.' But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation. So we've come to cash this cheque - a cheque that will give us *upon demand* the riches of freedom and the security of justice."
I Have a Dream – Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr, August 28, 1963
Dang, wonder where they got that idea.
BBC: Bolsonaro supporters storm Brazilian Congress.
Oh, your bridge-building puzzle game has a spooky aesthetic? How original! Your eastern European-themed dystopia has players make morally ambiguous choices? How thoughtful!
#MolleIndustria made some good flash games back in the day, though. Their DemSoc Simulator is also decent.
The proposed “assault weapon” ban in Illinois exempts current and former cops from all weapons restrictions. https://twitter.com/samtlevin/status/1611427536604639232
DSA Adrift? ⛴️
Join us Jan 14 for a discussion on the state of DSA & the way forward for building a Marxist force in the US.
A panel from different caucuses will speak followed by open discussion. Come with questions & comments!
"Within [the] loose but top-down [France Insoumise, LFI], a debate has started on how to develop democratic structures, ... This is not what Mélenchon and other elected officials of [LFI] want, their immediate goal being access to the government."
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Anyone here still use #keybase?
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