Socialist Party Locals and member at-large joined the many demonstrations against the invasion and occupation of Gaza. From New to Los Angeles, members have been active in the growing movement condemning Israel's actions and our governments support for those actions.
Epic 4-hour Freedom School last night, complete with noise-making sessions!! Topic for discussion was "Why We Radicalize." We shared our personal stories, discovered something new about each other, strengthened bonds, and gained clues about how to approach organizing.
The Socialist Party of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (NJ) took part in a single-payer event at the home of SPNJ member David P. The keynote speaker was Dr. Gerald Friedman from UMass Amherst, who is going to be hired by Medicare for All-NJ (NJ single-payer coalition that the SPNJ is a co-founder of) to create an economic feasibility study to prove the viability of a single-payer system in NJ.
Socialist Party of NJ members marched in the Montclair, NJ 4th of July Parade. This was the third year the Party had a contingent, and the reception was very positive. We recruited a new member and new contacts.