What will it take to build a truly democratic but powerful socialist organization? Assume good intentions. Use direct decision-making for key votes, but trust elected leadership to make decisions between general meetings. Don’t weaponize democracy. And build power first, utopia second.
We are launching The Call — a name we’re proud to borrow from one of the largest left-wing dailies in the Debsian Socialist Party — to start to offer our answers to the challenges and opportunities facing DSA.