The Socialist Education Project

Socialist education is important for both strengthening the movement and building greater connection and cooperation, and informing effective action.

The Socialist Education Project of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism will sponsor online discussion and resources and in-person programs.  It will produce literature, visual aids and cultural products of value to help create a socialism that both draws upon its history and is relevant to building a twenty-first century socialism.

Everyone is invited to participate!

The Online University of the Left

A drawing of young Karl Marx

Why a Marxist School?

Karl Marx’s ideas are a common touchstone for many people working for change.  His historical materialism, his many contributions to political economy and class analysis, all continue to serve his core values–the self-emancipation of the working class and a vision of a classless society.  There are naturally many trends in Marxism that have developed over the years, and new ones are on the rise today.  All of them and others who want to see this project succeed are welcome here. A PDF flyer file for spreading the word is HERE

The Impact of the 2018 Elections: Looking Ahead
Webinar of the CCDS Socialist Education Project
Nov. 26, 8:30 -10:30 Eastern time
The Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives and numerous state and local offices but lost ground in the US Senate.  There was a huge voter turnout, and a record number of women won office including younger women of color and open socialists.  Is the progressive voice now stronger within the Democratic Party?  What is the future direction of the Party and how can the Left and the people’s movements have influence?  How does all of this shape up for the Trump resistance and the opening dynamics for the 2020 presidential election?
A special two-hour edition will examine these and other questions resulting from the historic 2018 elections. There will be presentations and reports, followed by discussion.
— Steve Cobble — co-founder of Progressive Democrats of America and associate fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, Washington DC.
— Donna Dewitt — president emeritus of AFL-CIO of South Carolina, and activist in women’s issues and single payer health care.
— Max Elbaum — editor at Organizing Upgrade and War Times, and author of “Revolution in the Air” about the new communist movement of the 1970s and 80s.
— Kathy Sykes — Representative in Mississippi House of Representatives, longtime civil and immigrant rights activist of Jackson NAACP
— Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS) members from around the country.


Topic: The Impact of the 2018 Elections: Looking Ahead
Time: Nov 26, 2018 8:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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2017 left unity project: A series of programs and discussions: sponsored by Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism 

 Purpose: to preserve and advance understanding of one of the most important events in both modern world history but especially in the development of the people’s and socialist movements for revolution and liberation.