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Eric Roberts

Democratic Socialists of America

As at August 5, 1989, Eric Roberts, Palo Alto, California, was listed as a possible California Local Representative for the Democratic Socialists of America.[1]

California DSA “Key” list

In 1993 Eric Roberts of Palo Alto , California was on a list of “Key’ California Democratic Socialists of America contacts.[2]

Democratic Socialists of America Member

In 2006 Eric Roberts, Stanford University professor, California, donated $500 to the Democratic Socialists of America Political Action Committee. According to DSA's Democratic Left Spring 2006,[3]

"DSA has formed a Political Action Committee—Democratic Socialists of America PAC (DSA PAC), which will raise funds to enable activity that supports or opposes candidates for federal office. By law, DSA is not permitted to expend its resources in support of or against candidates in partisan elections; however, DSA is permitted to form a PAC for this purpose...
...Only DSA members in good standing may contribute to the PAC. Because the law is so specific, all contributions are carefully screened to make sure that they are from members."[4]

California Grayson return to Congress supporters

Saturday, 12 November, 2011, a fundraiser was held for Alan Grayson, at 939 San Vicente Boulevard, Santa Monica.

Advertised attendees were Congressman Alan Grayson & AFL –CIO President Richard Trumka, Ed Asner, Michelle Phillips, John Heard, Elliot Gould, Ed Begley, Jr., Mike Farrell, Joan Smith and Kurtwood Smith, Jon Bauman, Eric Roberts, Earl Katz, Mimi Kennedy, Frances Fisher, Peter Coyote, Sara Nichols. Producers Norman Lear, Jeff Wald and Jordan Sommers, Stephen Nemeth , Naren Shankar and Cheri Shankar, Joel Diamond, Michael Butler, Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl, Lili Haydn, Vivek Maddela, Lila Garrett, Nina Merson, Jodie Evans, Teray Stephens, and educator Paul Cummins.[5]



  1. Possible California Local Reps. for August 5, 1989 Palo Alto Meeting
  2. CA DSA Key list January 24 1993
  3. 2006 Cycle
  4. Democratic Left, Spring 2006
  5. LA Progressive, Alan Grayson’s Return to Congress: Saturday, 12 November By Posted by Administrator]