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Steve Schwartzberg,”A Passionate Pro-Labor Social Democrat for Congress

January 10, 2018

“A passionate pro-labor Social Democrat.” That is how Steve Schwartzberg was described in an October 2005 review of his first book in the journal Foreign Affairs. Throughout his writings—whether he is talking about American support for the postwar land reform in Japan that benefited millions of small farmers, or American support for democratic working-class movements […]

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New Year’s Letter to our Members & Friends Announcing the Contract between ProQuest & SDUSA to Digitize the SP Papers & Documents that are Archived at the Library at Duke University

December 29, 2017

Dear Comrades & Friends; We are writing to wish you a Happiest of Holidays and a great New Year and to inform you of a major development for our organization and its members. 2017 was a difficult year for all of us. We have suffer through the first year of the Donald Trump Administration. We […]

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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:

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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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