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Socialists See an Opening for Change

Posted by on August 30, 2017 at 11:15 am

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 […]

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

Posted by on August 27, 2017 at 9:59 pm

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 […]

SDUSA Endorses “The People’s Platform”

Posted by on August 27, 2017 at 9:50 pm
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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 […]

Religion and Reproductive Justice Resolution

Posted by on August 27, 2017 at 9:48 pm

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 […]

RESOLUTION ON AMERICAN DRUG POLICY

Posted by on August 27, 2017 at 9:16 pm

Social Democrats USA at its National Convention, on August 11, 2017, passed 3 resolutions and referred a fourth to the next meeting of the National Executive Committee.  This blog post and the next three will contain the text of these resolutions. David Hacker RESOLUTION ON AMERICAN DRUG POLICY (SUMMITTED BY PATTY FRIEND & MICHAEL MOTTERN) […]