Monday, October 20, 2008

Marxists in the hood


PSL
Originally uploaded by squidpants
I saw this sign the other day at 13th and Columbia (I think) - it's an ad for a candidate for at-large council. Unfortunately I can't see it since it's curved, but it says something about "racist gentrification" and lists votepsl.org as the website.

Turns out that's the Party for Socialist and Liberation, which Wikipedia says is a Marxist political party. Kind of interesting. Also interesting is that their vice presidential candidate, Eugene Puryear, is a student at Howard University (and is only 22 years old, which means he's ineligible.)

Kind of cool to see some different political advertising out there, though I don't agree with the sign.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is at 13 and columbia. The sign reads "no to racist gentrification".

Big Yellow Forehead said...

Yeah, I see this one every day on Columbia in front of the Safeway on my way to and from work. "No To Racist Gentrification." I think they're barking up the wrong tree with a sign at that location...

Big Yellow Forehead said...

Oh, and isn't the kid running for VP? I'm lovin' your blog! Adding it to my blogroll :-)