Abolition activist Jasson Perez talks to Partisan about the origins and demands of Chicago’s Defund the Police campaign and the semantics of #Defund.
Author of Ben Fletcher: The Life and Times of a Black Wobbly
With a special foreword ‘Building the Road of Rupture’
A summary of Marx’s Law of Value and its implications for your everyday life under capitalism.
After a year of major political events in the US — most notably the pandemic, Bernie’s loss, Biden’s victory, and the George Floyd rebellion — the strategic terrain in this country has shifted dramatically. This calls for a new strategic focus on base building initiatives within the DSA.
A new dawn in American politics? Not for the people of Palestine.
To fight fascism we need long-haul working class organizations, concrete political alternatives, and, most urgently, a popular anti-fascist movement in the streets.
As the largest and most organized force on the U.S left, DSA has a crucial role to play in how the broader left interprets and responds to the storming of the US Capitol. As socialists, we are opposed to everything that happened in Washington Wednesday because it was an attempt by racist, right wing extremists to grow their movement, not because we are, in principle, opposed to occupying Congress
After the Capitol storming last week, calls for right-wing prosecution intensified, but empowering the state to suppress political activity poses a grave danger to the left.
Emerge caucus member Yuri argues that one of the chief functions of policing and imprisonment is the management and disciplining of a reserve army of labor.
#MeToo is the latest anti-violence movement to be compromised by liberal feminists and the carceral state. It’s time for socialists to develop a distinct vision for the movement.
Schools reopenings during the pandemic have and will continue to lay bare the capitalist logics at work in the contemporary classroom. Socialist teachers must bring militancy and trenchant political analysis into their unions.