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2017 Will Be the Year of the Democratic Socialists of America

By Brenden Gallagher The way forward is clear. “I think it would be a good time to buy stock in socialism,” said MSNBC host Chris Hayes at a roundtable election post-mortem alongside some other liberal and leftist thinkers when asked about the lasting impact of Bernie Sanders’ candidacy. In the week following the election, the Democratic Socialists of America signed up 1,600 new members. Jacobin Magazine, America’s leading socialist magazine, had such an influx of subscribers that it couldn’t print new issues fast enough. Socialism is on the rise in America and the DSA is poised to become a political player in America in 2017. Continue reading