My name is Justin Simons. I am 23-years-old, and a resident of Moorpark, California. I have lived in Moorpark since 2006, and have been a student at Moorpark College since 2009. I am a political science major, seeking to attain an Associate’s
It might not have been a precise 60 years ago, but sometime in 1954 there were two young radicals in Ocean Park, California, both members of the Socialist Party, out on an errand along the board walk. One was Maggie Phair, and
Originally published on Edge Left. Before launching into my analysis of events in Ukraine, there are a few points which should be made for an American audience. Putin Commentators are engaged in a campaign to discredit Vladimir Putin, dismissing him as nothing
We are in the middle of a political and economic crisis. Our current conditions have brought about a social crisis as well. Various “Occupy” actions, economic populism, and the growing awareness of the “1%” (the ultra-high income Capitalist Class) have reintroduced class-consciousness
Every generation pushes back. Babies are born. They grow up. Adults tell them how to behave and all the things they must do. They become teenagers. They reach the age where they’ll go out into the world on their own. Aaaaaand they
In his brilliant oratory work, Frederick Douglass asked, “What to the slave is the 4th of July?”For Douglass, that day , more than all other days in the year, revealed the gross injustice and cruelty to which he was the constant victim.
TS: How long have you been a member of the Socialist Party USA? MC: For about a year. TS: What led you to join? MC: The belief that education, health and medical care should be funded, managed and administered by the government
I joined the Socialist Party USA over a decade ago because I believe that its principles, its structure and its platform build a political foundation that represents the interests of every working person. I joined for the same reasons most working people