Domestic Politics

Letter to Members & Friends who Marched on Saturday

Posted by on January 23, 2017 at 9:32 pm

Letter from SDUSA National Chair Patty Friend: Congratulations and solicitation to everyone who participated in the activities of Saturday January 21st! No matter how or what you did. From West to East and North to South (and all points in between) it was amazing. 3.3 million of us turned out all over the country. And […]

Social Democrats Ask Senate to Reject Anti-Labor Puzder

Posted by on January 12, 2017 at 12:48 pm

The National Committee of Social Democrats USA has issued the following statement: Social Democrats USA joins working people throughout the United States in urging the Senate to reject the nomination of fast-food executive Andrew Puzder to be Secretary of Labor. We urge members, supporters, and friends to sign the AFL-CIO petition against his confirmation. The […]

The Class War

Posted by on January 10, 2017 at 4:53 pm

For the last several decades neoliberal Democrats and conservative Republicans have greeted proposals to help working families as “class legislation.” Throughout this time a very small part of the population has taken most of the productivity gains, unions have been all but destroyed, and working families have found it increasingly difficult to meet the costs […]

Warren, Schumer Discuss Health Care Strategy Tonight

Posted by on January 10, 2017 at 9:52 am

Senators Warren and Schumer will discuss the Senate Democrats’ strategy to stop the repeal of the Affordable Care Act in a teleconference tonight at 10 p.m. Eastern Time. The call-in number is 855-808-5137, followed by the PIN 113043#. The call is limited to 5,000 participants, so promptness is essential. This teleconference is part of the […]

Herbert Hoover’s Revenge?

Posted by on January 4, 2017 at 4:09 pm

Since 1932 there has been a part of the Republican Party that has consistently resisted the New Deal, the Great Society and whatever we have had for the last eight years. As Democratic administrations enacted Social Security, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act, this faction fought the descent of the country into the pit of […]