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April 2020

Night School: The Right to the City

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harris County AFL-CIO Council, 2506 Sutherland St
Houston, Texas 77023

We live in an era when ideals of human rights have moved centre stage both politically and ethically. A great deal of energy is expended in promoting their significance for the construction of a better world. But for the most part the concepts circulating do not fundamentally challenge hegemonic liberal and neoliberal market logics, or the dominant modes of legality and state action. We live, after all, in a world in which the rights of private property and the profit…

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Night School: Socialist Feminism

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harris County AFL-CIO Council, 2506 Sutherland St
Houston, Texas 77023

Socialists have fought for decades to create a more equal society and uplift the poor and the powerless. Like Marxism, socialist feminism recognized the oppressive structure of a capitalist society. Like radical feminism, socialist feminism recognized the fundamental oppression of women, particularly in a patriarchal society. However, socialist feminists did not recognize gender and only gender as the exclusive basis of all oppression. Rather, they held and continue to hold that class and gender are symbiotic, at least to some…

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May 2020

Night School: Racial Justice

May 4 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Harris County AFL-CIO Council, 2506 Sutherland St
Houston, Texas 77023

What is the relationship between the struggle against racism and socialist theory and practice in the United States? Why should people of color active in antiracist movements take democratic socialism seriously? And how can American socialists today learn from inadequate attempts by socialists in the past to understand the complexity of racism? Readings: Theory: The Political Economy of Racism History: Letter from a Birmingham Jail Practice: Reparations and Self-Determination: Loosening the Black-Belt

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Houston DSA 2020 Local Convention

May 17
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Night School: Our Socialist Future (or What Is to Be Done?)

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harris County AFL-CIO Council, 2506 Sutherland St
Houston, Texas 77023

In the United States, the future of democratic socialism appears bright. From the top of politics with the Bernie Sanders candidacy and the Green New Deal to the bottom-up organizing of teacher strikes and the growth of DSA, the momentum feels like it is on our side. But what happens when some or all of those gains vanish? The United States is entrenched in systems of capital, imperialism, racism, and patriarchy, not to mention the media consolidation and continuously monopolistic…

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