Jul 06

Socialist Party of Michigan 2013 State Convention, Sat. Aug. 10th, 11am-7pm in Hell, MI

The 2013hellmichsign State Convention of the Socialist Party of Michigan will be held on Saturday August 10th at the main pavilion of the Hell Creek Ranch Campground in Hell, Michigan. The State Convention is the highest ranking body of the Socialist Party of Michigan and is empowered to amend the SPMI State Bylaws and State Platform, adopt, amend, and repeal State Convention resolutions, and elect both the SPMI’s delegation to the Socialist Party USA National Convention and the officers comprising the SPMI State Executive Committee.

The 2013 SPMI State Convention is free to attend and all interested public observers are warmly welcome.
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Jul 06

Visit the Socialist Party Booth at the Ann Arbor Art Fair, July 17-20, 2013

UpoAAAF_Stacked_CMYKn having been sorely missed at the last two annual Ann Arbor Art Fairs, as the first held without a Socialist Party booth since 2007, the Socialist Party booth will once again be returning to the Nonprofits Section of this year’s 2013 Ann Arbor Art Fair on Wed.-Fri., July 17th-19th from 10am-9pm and Sat., July 20th from 10am-6pm.
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Apr 26

NO SURRENDER TO THE BANKS-BACKED COUP FOR CITYWIDE FORECLOSURE!

detriseup1Socialist Party USA Metro Detroit Local Statement on the “Emergency Manager” Takeover of Detroit.

The Socialist Party of Metro Detroit expresses its staunchest opposition to the state-imposed suspension of elected governance of the city of Detroit, and likewise reaffirms its demand for the immediate restoration of elective home rule to each of the numerous other cities and school districts within and beyond Metro Detroit now operating under the unilaterally-held control of state-installed “Emergency Manager” fiefdoms.
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Mar 17

Kilpatrick Conviction: A Reminder Of Neoliberal Corruption

On March 11, 20kwamecuffed13, Detroit offered a not so subtle peek into a future that should be avoided at all costs. Former Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted on multiple charges of fraud and racketeering for doling out no-bid contracts in exchange for kickbacks. This is not just a moral failing of Kilpatrick nor just business as usual in Detroit, a city that has been circling the drain for decades nor is it a powerful message that will curtail future corruption. Shakedowns, racketeering and extortion are standard practice in a neoliberal state.
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