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Rise Like Lions

Derrick Crowe is a proud Justice Democrat and Democratic Socialist whose recent run for Congress in Texas' 21st District united the Democratic Left. Following Derrick's congressional campaign, he launched a new video and podcast series, Rise Like Lions, focused on news, politics, and pop culture. Check it out on Patreon.

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“Revolution” v. “Calm”

Last night, Democrats flocked to the polls, voted for the candidate who opposes Medicare for All, and then told exit pollsters that they favor it. It’s similar to climate change, […]

It’s not socialism or barbarism. It’s socialism or cannibalism.

“If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.” This is a fairly common remark in political spaces, usually made in good faith and in reference to the need […]

Book Review: “This Life” by Martin Hägglund

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“Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number-
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you
Ye are many-they are few.”

Percy Bysshe Shelley, "The Masque of Anarchy."