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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…

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…

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…

ICYMI: an events roundup

by Coleman L, NPEC NPEC held three “Convention Talks” leading up to this year’s convention. You can check them out here in case you weren’t able to make it. if your chapter has been engaging in any post-convention discussion around strategy and implementation, these might come in handy!  Socialism and…

NPEC’s 1st year of events in review

Throughout 2020 the National Political Education Committee hosted a broad range of political education events covering the politics of COVID, capitalism, working class and socialist organization, police brutality, Indigenous struggle and more. We held discussions with members of the National Political Committee, the Democratic Socialist Labor Commission, the Afrosocialist Caucus, worked…