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Socialist Party USA Releases Issue 3 of The Socialist

The Socialist is the online magazine of the Socialist Party USA. It is not published very regularly. Issue 3 of the publication was recently released online. The front cover and lead story is about the May Day events. To see the full issue, please go to the link below:

http://socialistparty-usa.org/socialist/2013/tsmayday2013.pdf

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May Day 2013: Updates, including third party mentions

May Day 2013 was celebrated by workers, activists, and occupiers around the world. Occupy Wall Street set up a May Day 2013 NYC website for scheduling events.

Some of the news coverage of May Day included third party mentions. The PressTV story and video below include reflections from socialist party members, as well as from Jimmy “Rent Is Too Damn High” McMillan, who ran for Governor of New York on an independent line.… Read more ...

Three upcoming Green Party of Philadelphia events

The Green Party of Philadelphia has three events in the next two weeks.  First, they will be demonstrating against fracking on Earth Day.  Next, they will be holding a monthly meeting.  Finally, on May Day they will be having a community celebration.  More details below.

Earth Day demonstration at the local Department of Environmental Protection:

Citizens opposed to gas drilling will hold an Earth Day Demonstration Against Fracking, at 4:00 p.m.

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Alberto Bocanegra, Jr., Green for Chicago’s 12th Ward alderman, has apparently raised over $50,000 in his campaign

Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

Alberto Bocanegra, Jr., Chair of the Cook County Greens, has apparently raised over $50,000 in his campaign for the 12th Ward Alderman in Chicago against incumbent George Cardenas and 3 other challengers. Cardenas has raised over $135,000 according to the Chicago Sun-Times.… Read more ...

Socialists Join May Day Demos

Posted at Socialist Webzine:

Socialist Party USA members took part in May Day protests all across the United States. All major US cities saw protest, many of which centered around demands for justice for immigrant workers. Below are some photos from SP-USA participants who kept the tradition of socialist organizing on May Day alive!… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA statement regarding May Day 2010

Posted at socialistparty-usa.org:

May Day 2010

Passed by the Socialist Party National Action Committee April 2010

Socialism – An Idea Whose Time Has Come!

“Ideas,” someone once wrote, “move rapidly when their time comes.” As we gather to celebrate May Day, the continuing capitalist crisis makes socialism an idea ready to move rapidly.… Read more ...