Maurice Isserman, a charter member of Democratic Socialists of America, teaches at Hamilton College and is the author of The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington (2000)
Congress Now Has More Socialists Than Ever Before in U.S. History
The high-water mark for socialists elected to national office is in step with a proud tradition in American politics.
Socialists in the House: A 100-Year History from Victor Berger to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
American socialists have a long and proud tradition in elected office. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib are the latest to carry the torch.
How to Make the Democratic Party Platform Actually Matter
Bernie Sanders’ delegates have shaped the most progressive platform ever. History shows what it takes to turn that into policy.
Remembering Michael Harrington, A Heroic Democratic Socialist Leader
The vision of the socialist organizer, who died on this day in 1989, remains inspiring.