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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.

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 […]

Wisdom, Justice, and Love

“This business of…injecting poisonous drugs of hate into the veins of peoples normally humane…cannot be reconciled with wisdom, justice, and love.” When Dr. Martin Luther King originally spoke the words […]

Right-wing oligarch Sheldon Adelson is ruining politics.

While the nation mourned the horrific, hate-driven mass murder at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn., a pro-Trump super PAC was running extremely dark, divisive political ads during […]

“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."