Our Pride: a Starbucks Workers Strike and the LGBT Movement

“I recognize at the outset that there’s some irony to a non-coffee drinking Mormon, conservative, defending a Democrat candidate for president, and perhaps one of the most liberal companies in America.” — Senator Mitt Romney to former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, as the latter testified before the Senate in March 2023 “No that’s the bottom … Read more

Change is Hard Work

This essay was inspired by a meeting with several organizers after I had been fairly MIA from my DSA chapter for a while. It is extremely refreshing to be doing tough work with people who understand the need for every person to step back from time to time, and to have others ready and willing … Read more

Students for Justice in Palestine Win Big at Case Western

Earlier this month, the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) made history by successfully passing an expansive disinvestment bill through the student government. The bill, which passed 35-17-7, calls for CWRU to “fully divest its assets in Israeli apartheid, the international military-industrial complex, and the international prison-industrial complex”. … Read more

CHOP: A Big Deal

Cleveland DSA’s priority campaign “Cleveland Housing Organizing Project” (CHOP) may come to a close by a vote at Cleveland DSA’s November General Meeting. If members choose to continue the campaign, it will likely continue in a reduced scope – a canvassing-only project. CHOP has certainly been the biggest and longest-term project in our chapter’s history … Read more