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Weekly Featured Profile – Glenn Scott

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Glenn Scott is a recently retired Austin TexasLabor Rep. for the Democratic Socialists of America controlled National Nurses United labor union.

In the mid-1970’s, Glenn Scott representedAustin on the National Interim Committee of theNew American Movement, an amalgam of mainly former members of Students for a Democratic Society and the Communist Party USA.

By 1981, Scott was chair of the New American Movement’s “Anti-Racist Commission.” At the organization’s national convention in Chicago that year, Scott spoke alongside Rose Brewer; Brenda Eichelberger, National Alliance of Black Feministsand Bob Niemann, LA NAM on a mini-plenary entitled “Racism and Reaganism.”

Glenn Scott New American Movement was a moderator of the day one “Unity Session” of the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee/New American MovementUnity Conference in Detroit on March 21/22, 1982, that resulted in the formation ofDemocratic Socialists of America.

She became a leader of the new-founded Austin Democratic Socialists of America. She also served as a National Executive of the Feminist Commission of theDemocratic Socialists of America, in 1985.

After a long hiatus, Austin Democratic Socialists of America reformed in 2014 and became very influential in the Austin branch of the DSA/Communist Party dominatedTexas Alliance for Retired Americans.

Through this organization, Austin DSA has worked very closely with Austin/San Antonio congressman Lloyd Doggett, a longtime ally of Democratic Socialists of America and other Marxist groups.

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