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socialism | KCET

As a self-styled "democratic socialist," presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has brought back from political irrelevance a movement that once influenced the politics of many American cities, including Los Angeles: socialism. Coinciding with the run-up to May Day – also celebrated across the globe as International Workers' Day – a series of Lost LA articles remembers a time when, as D. J. Waldie writes, "the war of Capital and Labor seemed to be turning in favor of Labor, with socialists in the vanguard."