The Road to Anti-Consumerism is Paved in Downcycled Shoes: A Call for Personal Responsibility for the Planet

While there may be no ethical consumption possible in a capitalist society, there is much we can do as individuals to mitigate environmental destruction that also reduces economic transactions, helps us more easily feed our families, and strengthens communities to boot. I

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All I Want for Father’s Day is Socialism

“Daddy, what’s socialism?” My ten-year-old daughter asked me this question over breakfast one morning in Chicago. We were in the city for Independence Day weekend. I was attending the Socialism 2015 conference, and she and her mom came along to enjoy some

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How The Socialist Relates to Other Left Publications

by David Keil The Socialist is published by the Socialist Party USA and presents the platform, statements, and candidates of this party. Our readers sometimes compare it to other publications, such as The Nation, Mother Jones, Occupy papers, union newspapers, Democratic Left,

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