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Ukraine Series #3: DSA Statement on Ukraine

Ukraine Series #3: DSA Statement on Ukraine

This is the third installment of our Ukraine Series, a number of pieces focused on the invasion of Ukraine by Russian state forces. This is all in lead-up to Maine DSA's next General Meeting on April 3, 2022, which will be a panel discussion open...

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LD 1816 to Promote Labor Education

LD 1816 to Promote Labor Education

Both the Maine House and Senate have recently passed LD 1816, An Act To Promote Labor Education through the University of Maine System. This bill would direct the University of Maine System to establish a labor and community education center at the...

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Parents Organizing for Power

Parents Organizing for Power

If you’ve heard of Parent Ambassadors from Educare you’re likely a preschool parent. Either that, or you are on one of the various boards, agencies or advisory groups that count one as a member. Or you’re one of the government officials or...

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Ukraine Series #1: Five Reasons to care about Ukraine

Ukraine Series #1: Five Reasons to care about Ukraine

Why should people in Maine care about the Russian invasion of Ukraine? As the great American socialist Eugene V. Debs put it, “Wars throughout history have been waged for conquest and plunder. The master class has always declared the wars; the...

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Tenants Union Fights Landlord at Rent Board Meeting

Tenants Union Fights Landlord at Rent Board Meeting

On Wednesday night, the Trelawny Tenants’ Union fought the Rent Board’s previous decision on a tax rate rent adjustment and we’re still waiting for a final verdict. Trelawny Tenants’ Union was founded as a way to form community among residents in...

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