Peoples Republic of Dallas

Dallas Observer, January 31, 2019


Columnist Jim Schutze surveys the field of contenders running for mayor of Dallas and finds that Socialism may be a common thread among some of the candidates. Although he also finds that many will not discuss their larger political leanings. Is there room for Socialism in a place as capitalistic as Dallas, Texas?

“I think that there are elements of national issues that certainly will manifest themselves in this race,” he said. “But I want to take a step back for a second, because you really hit the nail on the head when you asked the question, is the state of our national politics relevant at the local level?

Illustration: Studio Ribaudo // Art Direction & Design: Sarah Schumacher

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