19 Articles by: Peter Gowan

Peter Gowan is a member of the steering committee of Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America and the DSA Housing Justice Commission.

No, We Should Not Condemn Uprisings Against Police Murders Like George Floyd’s

The uprising in response to George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis police officer this week has led to predictable calls to condemn looting. But the real looting in our society comes from the military, the police, the pharmaceutical companies, private equity, the landlords, the real estate speculators, and the billionaires — not protesters against police brutality.

A Plan to Win Socialism In America

The welfare state isn’t enough. A future Bernie Sanders government needs to pursue policies that diminish the power of capital and radically democratize the economy.