The things socialists have done to help build the movement and see past the confines of the present day have been beautiful, inspirational, and actually effective. Continue reading A Forever Losing Streak?
This edition of Dear Commie is actually a back-and-forth between comrades about use of the word “commie.” Warmest thanks to Chuck of Rock River DSA for his willingness to share his thoughts with Red Madison. Dear Comrades, I was pleased … Continue reading Dear Not Commie
Dear Commie, Why is everyone obsessed with 19th and early 20th century European politics and should I care even a little? Sincerely, Over the Eurocentrism Dear Understandably Over It, Should you care? Yes. Before I explain why this history matters, … Continue reading European History: Who Cares?
Dear Commie, What makes socialists different from super progressives? Yours, Figuring it Out Dear Figuring it Out, The big difference between a socialist and a progressive is that while socialists and progressives may want some of the same things in … Continue reading Socialists vs Progressives
Dear Commie, How do you pronounce bourgeois? What’s up with this word? Thanks, Bad with Words Dear Bad with Words, “Bourgeois” is pronounced like boo-jwah. Maybe you’ve heard someone call something expensive “bougie”? Same thing. It comes from the word … Continue reading Bourgeoisie?