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


Fourth Monday Teleconference Series

December 16, 2019, 9 to 10:30 pm EST

Open to all

BRINGING CLASS BACK IN: The Recent Revival of the Labor Movement

There has been a recent resurgence of workers struggles from the Fight for $15 to organizing fast food and health care workers to union struggles in auto, steel, and other sectors,. Most visibly in recent months public school teachers have mobilized and gone on strike in West Virginia, Arizona, Southern California, and Chicago, Illinois. Organized labor is also mobilizing around the candidacies for political office, particularly in support of Bernie Sanders bid for the presidency.

This panel of labor activists will discuss the significance of the recent resurgence of workers all across the nation for rebuilding labor, progressive and socialist movements in the United States.

Paul Krehbiel, Moderator, Chair CCDS Labor Committee, long-time union organizer, Labor for Bernie Campaign

Donna DeWitt, Co-Chair CCDS Labor Committee , former president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO

Frank Hammer, retired UAW activist and supporter of labor struggles for justice in Latin America

Erika Alvarez, teacher and member of United Teachers of Los Angeles, a leader of LA Labor for Bernie

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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.