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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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The Problem with the “Good Billionaire”

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Wall Street Is Terrified of President Bernie Sanders. Good.

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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."