khalid kamau was elected to the South Fulton, Georgia, city council in 2017. In an interview, he discusses the ties between racism and capitalism and why socialism shouldn’t be written off as a white movement.
Scott Heins is a photojournalist based in New York City. His work focuses on labor, education, politics, and food.
Bernie Sanders began his political career in Burlington, Vermont. But he’s far from the only socialist representing the city. Brian Cina, a socialist member of the Vermont state house, recently spoke with Jacobin about leftist political power that still exists in Burlington.
Socialists have seen electoral gains in many major American cities in the last few years. But they’ve also won local races in towns like Peekskill, New York, where Vanessa Agudelo recently won a race for city council. We interviewed Agudelo about what socialism means to her.
Mik Pappas is a Pittsburgh district judge. He’s also a socialist. In an interview, he explains what it means to be approach the criminal justice system from the left.