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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.

The Fire Is Here: Climate Change Reports Show We’re On the Edge of Catastrophe

We need to face some facts about climate change and global warming. Right now there is zero evidence that we are headed for anything but the worst of the climate […]

Medicare For All Brawl

Medicare for All is one of the most popular ideas in American politics. A poll in August from Reuters/Ipsos showed 70-percent in the U.S. for Medicare for All, with a […]

We can have dynastic wealth and massive inequality, or we can survive as a civilization. Choose.

Trump’s antics over the last 72 hours are showing his strong authoritarian tendencies. He’s called reporters stupid, revoked others’ press credentials for not being obsequious enough for him, demanded that […]

“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."