NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.65
Timeslot: 
Session 3: Saturday, June 2nd: 2:00 - 3:50pm
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Description: 
Should the Democratic Socialists of America continue to support Democrats for office, or should they break from the Democratic Party and with others, help to form a new, viable third party completely free of the two party system? This forum is less of a debate and more of a panel discussion with DSA and Green Party member, Jabari Brisport; radical labour historian and North Star editorial board member, Mark Lause; and from the DSA National Political Committee, Dele Balogun.

Participants

Brandy Baker is a political organizer and playwright. She is a member of the North Star as well as the Founder of the political theatre company, Two Planx Productions.
Jabari is an activist, socialist, and former Green Party and socialist candidate for New York City Council. He is also an artist and teacher. He's a political organizer and activist, having organized phonebanks, marches and on other actions for police reform, LGBTQ+ rights, housing, and... Read more
Mark A. Lause is a professor of history at the University of Cincinnati and the author of a dozen books. Most of his work explores and documents the economic, social, and political possibilities that came clearly into focus in the nineteenth century. It often approached the subject from neglected... Read more