I’m a Poet not a Pundit

Recently, I finished my term as the co-chair of my chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. Until now I had been in a leadership position at some capacity for the last 3 years. Now I have the time to return to my creative work. While I loved my time in leadership, I am exhausted.Continue reading “I’m a Poet not a Pundit”

The Professional Protester #24 Does Bigger than Bernie Hold Up? | The Professional Protester on Patreon

Official Post from The Professional Protester : Bigger Than Bernie is a book published by Jacobin, the officially unofficial magazine of DSA and it was written by Megan Day and Micah Uetrich, two of my favorite Jacobin writers. It was written and published during the primary and was written when Bernie’s campaign was on theContinue reading “The Professional Protester #24 Does Bigger than Bernie Hold Up? | The Professional Protester on Patreon”

Love Them or Hate Them, You Need to Learn Robert’s Rules

Whether you love Robert’s Rules or hate them, it cannot be denied that those who know Robert’s Rules have an advantage, both inside and outside of DSA spaces.

Say my name!

Some of you may recall, Fox News doxxed me in August of 2019. In a segment dedicated to harassing the DSA and myself, Tucker Carlson seemed to have an affinity for my name. Tucker Carlson said my name, “James Jackson, from Sacramento,” at least 10 times in his 20 minute segment about me. He didContinue reading “Say my name!”

What The ‘Democratic’ in DSA Actually Means

In a recent article Joel Bliefuss commented on the Democratic Socialists of America’s 2019 Convention. While the article maintains a positive tone, Bliefuss misinterprets one of the convention’s most important resolutions.

Love Trumps Hate, Unless You Are Bernie Sanders

The same people who were tweeting #LoveTrumpsHate and #StillWithHer were publicly praying for a man’s death.

In Defense of The Internationale

Sing the Internationale and remember, sing it to express not to impress! 😉

Electoralism and Reformism Are Not The Same Thing

Electoralism and Reformism are not inherently the same thing. One is about base building to build power, the other is about appeasing the powers that be.

Undemocratic, A Word Not To Be Taken Lightly

Do not throw that word around lightly, it needs to be used to call out genuinely damaging behavior.