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Wed Apr 3, 2019, 11:55 PM

 

Democratic socialists now control one-tenth of the Chicago City Council

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/democratic-socialists-america-city-council-dsa-rodriguez-sanchez/

By the time the 35th Ward Alderman took the stage at Rosanna Rodríguez-Sánchez’s election-night party at Chief O’Neill’s in Avondale, Chicago had experienced the biggest electoral victory for socialists in modern American history. Members of the group now control one-tenth of the City Council’s 50 seats.


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Nearly a century after it declined in popularity, democratic socialism has enjoyed a significant boost by Bernie Sanders’ two presidential campaigns and the mercurial rise of DSA member and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. National membership in the group — which considers itself a “political and activist organization” but not an official political party — has multiplied by more than seven times since 2015, from 8,000 to 60,000.

“It helps that we have Bernie running and we have AOC popularizing our ideas on a national stage,” said local DSA co-chair Lucie Macías. “It’s a great time to be a democratic socialist in Chicago and the United States.”

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If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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Stellar Apr 2019 OP
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InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #3
Gato malo Apr 2019 #5
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Response to Stellar (Original post)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

1. Sounds good.

 

Socialist and non-socialist progressives can win big victories there.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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Response to David__77 (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 12:02 AM

2. It's exciting! nt

 

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Response to Stellar (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 12:17 AM

3. It is!! It's a good start!!

 


Bernie & Elizabeth 2020!!!
Welcome to the revolution!!!
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Response to David__77 (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 12:26 AM

5. Socialists or Democratic Socialists?

 

Are democatic Socialists Socialists?
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Response to Gato malo (Reply #5)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 12:29 AM

6. I don't care about that difference in label.

 

Progressive. Socialist. Democratic socialist.
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Response to Stellar (Original post)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 12:17 AM

4. Democratic Socialists ran much of Milwaukee's government between 1910 and 1960

 

And things ran pretty well back then. "Happy Days"
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