Socialist Salon is DSA's monthly forum to discuss the politics, economics, theory, and practice of democratic socialism. Come to Socialist Salon and share your insights! Socialist Salon Monthly Discussion Forum is generally held on the Third Thursday of the month.
This month's Salon continues the discussion we began in the last one, about what's happening to the wages & employment rates of American workers in the context of a long-term economic stagnation that's affecting capitalist economic performance from the US to the European Union and even China. This month 's discussion leader will be Dr. Dave Richardson, a retired Department of Labor economist who's a longtime DSA member and union activist. Our reading is from three recent articles in the socialist magazine Monthly Review:
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The DSA is the largest socialist organization in the United States, and the principal U.S. affiliate of the Socialist International. DSA's members are building progressive movements for social change while establishing an openly socialist presence in American communities and politics.
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