Carlos Ramirez-Rosa was once the lone socialist on Chicago’s city council — now he’s joined by five members of the Democratic Socialists of America. In an interview with Jacobin, Rosa talks about the attacks from the city’s political and capitalist class that didn’t land and the agenda for the city’s newly elected socialists.
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is the alderman for Chicago's 35th Ward.
Recently, Chicago city councillor Carlos Rosa's socialist politics cost him in the halls of power. He speaks to Jacobin about why he refuses to "throw a movement under the bus."