Solidarity With Neighbors Resisting Displacement

On March 19, some 40 MADSA members and friends, including students and professors from five area universities (Ga. State, Ga. Tech, Clayton State, Emory and Clark Atlanta), drew inspiration from and expressed solidarity with inner-city Atlanta residents who are resisting displacement by gentrification and stadium development. “Resilience, Tenacity and Self-Determination in Peoplestown, Mechanicsville, Pittsburgh and… Read more »

A Socialist Discussion with Bhaskar Sunkara

On March the 6th, Bhaskar Sunkara was in the metro Atlanta area to discuss socialism and the Jacobin Magazine. The conversation was moderated by myself, Brandon Payton-Carrillo and covered modern socialist thought and the importance of the Sanders campaign. Once the main thrust of our conversation was finished, an enthusiastic audience engaged in a thoughtful… Read more »

Atlanta marches for Bernie

Thousands of Bernie supporters marched on Feb. 27 along the Beltline to Piedmont Park, where they dispersed to canvass in the surrounding neighborhoods. MADSA members participated as individuals, helping to make buttons, give out signs, serve as marshals, and of course carry Daniel’s awesome DSA posters. (Photo by Steve Eberhardt)

Feb. Membership Meeting: Lots to Talk About

On Feb. 20 over 40 people crowded into the meeting space at the Open Door Community to exchange information about a wide range of current issues and struggles. To name a few: attorney Chaka Washington’s fight against the death penalty for Kenny Fults; Adam Cardo on the Young Democratic Socialists’ winter conference; Becky Rafter’s report… Read more »

Bernie, Killer Mike and Me at Morehouse

I had heard that Killer Mike was going to meet with Bernie Sander supporters at the Atlanta campaign office on the morning of the rally at Morehouse College. Killer Mike had electrified the crowd at the Fox Theater the last time Bernie was in town. So, I was looking forward to seeing him up close… Read more »