The official logo for the first annual DSA Rust Belt Convention held on August 11–12th, 2018.

On Sunday August 12th, 200 socialists gathered on the steps of Community Forge in Pittsburgh, PA for a group photo, ending the first Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Rust Belt Convention. As ironic fate would have it, on the same day white supremacists were marching in Washington D.C. on the 1 year anniversary of the murder of Heather Heyer. The crowd in Pittsburgh stood proudly in front of a banner stating “Always Antifascist” and outnumbered the white supremacists in DC approximately 10 to 1. The message was loud and clear to anyone paying attention. 200 socialists from the entire region…

Carl Wilhoyte

Carl has previously appeared in Street Fight Radio, Abomination Magazine, Bourbon Penn, and Farmhouse. He lives in Cleveland, OH & on Twitter @voodoo_pork

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