Washington Socialist Issue Archive

The monthly Washington Socialist informs MDCDSA members and readers about perennial and evolving aspects of democratic socialism. Each issue includes essays, briefs, and articles covering topics oriented to specific local campaigns and socialist analysis.

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February 2020

The roots of socialism march along nationally and in Maryland.

March 2020

This month, writers ponder about the past and future of the socialist movement.

April 2020

Investigating the implications of coronavirus on the future of capitalism and socialism.

May 2020

Economic crisis and global pandemic cloud a larger celebration of May Day.

June 2020

Campaigns for left-wing policy reach their paramount as primary elections come to DC and Maryland.

July 2020

A national uprising against abusive justice systems fuel a new movement to defund policing systems in DC and across the country.

August 2020

This month, socialists consider how to best navigate a political reality threatened by growing fascism, economic turmoil, and national unrest.