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Meet Justin Charles

National Political Committee (NPC) member running for reelection at the 2021 DSA Convention takes our ‘Myspace Survey’.

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On Resolution 18 and the International Committee

The Authors of R.18 clarify the current structure of the International Committee and what and how their proposal would change it.

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Great Expectations: An Assessment of Emerge’s Contribution to Developing a Communist Tendency in DSA

DSA’s National Convention beginning in just a few days, and assembled every two years as the highest decision-making body of the organization, will bring together some 1,300 delegates from DSA chapters around the country.  After the last convention two years ago, I shared with my comrades in Emerge and with other self-described communists in DSA…

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Issue 3: Editorial Statement

For this special edition of Partisan, our Praxis issue, we pause in presenting theory and strategy and instead offer stories of that theory fully realized in practice. Ultimately the question we put forward to our readership as you scroll through comrades sharing their organizing lessons and triumphs is the same question Cher dared to ask…

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The Challenges Facing the Peruvian Left: Between Socio-liberalism and Class Essentialism

The greatest challenge for the Peruvian left is to dismantle the neoliberal state and move towards an anti-capitalist horizon.

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Defund Means Cut Their Budget

Abolition activist Jasson Perez talks to Partisan about the origins and demands of Chicago’s Defund the Police campaign and the semantics of #Defund.

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We Need a Popular Antifascist Movement

To fight fascism we need long-haul working class organizations, concrete political alternatives, and, most urgently, a popular anti-fascist movement in the streets.

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Seven Theses on the Post-Trump Right and DSA’s Role in the Fight Ahead

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

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The Capitol Seizure, Abolition and Anti-Fascism

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.