Philly DSA is a local chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, the largest and fastest growing socialist organization in the United States. We are a member-funded, member-run, and democratic organization that fights for a political agenda that puts working people at the center.
In March 2009, then-Vice President Joe Biden gave a surprisingly decent speech to the AFL-CIO’s annual conference in support of the Employee Free Choice Act. The EFCA was one of Obama’s key campaign promises; by allowing unions to form via “Card Check,” instead of forcing secret NLRB elections, the bill would have made it much easier for workers to organize.
We’re a few bizarre weeks into 2021, and the search for hope in the face of massive financial and health crises continues. And yet from an unexpected figure comes a different tune: Adam Silver, commissioner of the 30-team NBA, has hinted that it may be time to expand the league. What’s going on there?
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