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.
Why the DSA needs the rank-and-file strategy and why it needs to go beyond it.
Serendipity may have originally brought thousands of people into DSA, but it is incumbent on those now steering the ship to transform it into a mass organization.
Cops aren’t workers, so they don’t deserve unions
Red Caucus member Izzy F reviews this history of the Filipino Revolution and implores American comrades to take up its study.