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NPEC 2021 Round Up

What follows are the thoughts of a few members of the National Political Education Committee about their favorite political education events and content of 2021.  Evan Moravansky, co-chair of Member Education (Mid-Hudson Valley) and NPEC At the end of 2021, MHVDSA hosted a labor education event featuring a panel of…

Labor for Palestine

by Simon J, NPEC + BDS/Palestine Solidarity  Labor has a key role to play in the Palestinian self-determination. Local governments can adopt procurement or investment policies that bar contracts with or investments in companies that are complicit in human rights violations, including Israeli occupation and apartheid. Workers can also push…

Red Letter Mission Statement

The purposes of political education are manifold. For socialists, our primary goals are to deepen our commitments to and capacities for effective organizing, to break free from capitalist society, and to transform the world. We do this by learning socialist history and its main conceptual frameworks, and debating our differences…

Matewan, the con-spectare-cy

by Michaela B  The “virtual film night” has never satisfied me, personally. I love films, alone or with others. But when I’m with other moviegoers, I really want to be with them. As others react with pleasure, surprise, or dismay, I want to sense it. I didn’t even realize how…