Jacobins and Marxists : A Shared History

Political Education Snippet #9 How it started It started with wondering about two questions. 1. Why are the Jacobins called that? 2. Why is a  Marxist 21st Century magazine about modern socialism called Jacobin?  The first question is easily answered. (Thanks to Wikipedia.)  Jacobin (political) Not to be confused with Jacobitism or the Jacobean era.… Read more »

Lessons in Individual Psychology for Socialists

Political Education Snippet #8 “Only in socialism did the feeling of community remain as the ultimate goal and end as demanded by unhampered human fellowship.” -Alfred Adler, creator of Individual Psychology People are drawn to socialism and DSA for many reasons. Our different backgrounds and motivations lead to political conflict, and at times interpersonal conflict.… Read more »