Hate groups are similar to a virus. They spread to the next generation by throwing off the baggage of their old self, but at their core is the same disease. To understand them is to inoculate ourselves against the bigotry they advocate.
Susan Dorazio joined Socialist Party USA in 1995 and, alongside comrades like Sister Nan and Maggie Phair, was instrumental in making women’s issues a central plank of the party’s platforms and establishing the Women’s Commission. Dorazio left the SP in 2007 and
My first exposure to activists working to deny women their basic right of bodily sovereignty was watching film Silent Scream at catechism. This propaganda piece goes beyond misinformation. Fully-formed, still born babies are presented as the normal result of an abortion procedure;
Hidden Figures (2016) is a bibliographical drama that gives us a window into the lives of three black women working for NASA in the Jim Crow South during the height of Cold War paranoia. The script of Hidden Figures was written by
A question that persists in American politics is why the working poor remain persuaded to vote against their own interests. While American families are still hopeful the dodgy promises of trickledown economics will mean more money in their pockets, the growing wealth
The majority of people living in poverty are women. The United States currently ranks 65th in pay equality, and with the recent defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act, it is unlikely that there will be significant progress in eliminating the gender pay
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