The City of Chicago is punishing the working class for protesting the murder of George Floyd.
The Left cannot roll the clock back to 2015 and abstain from or give short shrift to elections. Alongside rank-and-file labor work and movement building, class-struggle campaigns are a key part of our strategy.
Political education should help us explain democratic socialist politics. And it should be informed by our concrete work — and help us figure out how that work fits into a bigger strategy.
Let’s take on direct service strategically, and only when it builds the power of our class to fight.
How Chicago DSA is making socialists, taking on our class enemies, and winning elections.