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New video from Social Democrats USA

September 13, 2017

On August 12, SDUSA held a public program in conjunction with our convention. The program was broken into 3 topics: Social Democracy in Eastern Europe, the status of Labor Unions in America, and Social Democracy in America (a conversation with Lane Kenworthy). The videos have been posted at this link: http://socialistcurrents.org/?page_id=1873

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Socialists See an Opening for Change

August 30, 2017

By JASON SIBERT Social Democrats USA passed key resolutions and discussed a strategy to move the country forward in their Biennial National Convention in Carnegie, Pa. on Aug. 11-12. Social Democrats USA is a faction of the old Eugene Debs/Norman Thomas Socialist Party. The Socialist Party of America merged with the Social Democratic Federation, once […]

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A Social Democratic/Democratic Zionist Case Critically Endorsing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement

August 27, 2017

The following Resolution was not voted on at the Convention as it came up near the end of the Plenary Session on Resolutions. It was referred to next month’s meeting of the National Executive Committee. It was approved at the NEC by a close vote. After Fifty Years of Occupation, A Social Democratic/Democratic Zionist Case […]

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SDUSA Endorses “The People’s Platform”

August 27, 2017

SDUSA ENDORSES ‘THE PEOPLE’S PLATFORM” AND JOINS IN THE COALITION OF ORGANIZATIONS CAMPAIGNING FOR IT TO BECOME THE PROGRESSIVE AGENDA OF HOUSE DEMOCRATS Resolution submitted by David Hacker I propose that Social Democrats vote at this Convention endorse the “People’s Platform” and become a member of the organizations petitioning the Democratic National Committee to support […]

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Religion and Reproductive Justice Resolution

August 27, 2017

WE ACKNOWLEDGE THE LIBERATORY POTENTIAL OF RELIGION, WHILE AT THE SAME TIME ARE FULLY COMMITTED BOTH TO THE SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE & WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE Resolution submitted by David A. Hacker The world’s sacred texts provide some of the strongest support for the dignity of labor, the need for social fairness and the […]

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