DSA needs to back class-struggle candidates without apology. We can’t afford to compromise on this question.
As DSA ramps up our electoral work, we need a national strategy for recruiting, running, and supporting class struggle candidates.
Let’s take on direct service strategically, and only when it builds the power of our class to fight.
Insurrectionary strategies for winning socialism in the U.S. depend on a faulty wager — and block our way to building a real base.
Changing the balance of power in society will require strategic direct action that imposes real costs on elites.
The Green New Deal is one of the most important new demands to emerge on the Left in the United States. DSA must make it a central part of our strategy for saving the planet and winning socialism.
In 2019, socialists should prioritize building a Bernie 2020 campaign and the struggle for Medicare for All, supporting labor militancy and mobilizations against oppression, launching a Green New Deal campaign, and strengthening DSA’s political education programs.
As the beginning of the 2020 presidential campaign draws closer, DSA chapters need to start thinking about how their Bernie campaign work will advance class politics and build a mass movement.
To win a real political revolution, socialists need a program to dramatically defend, expand, and deepen democracy.
Medicare for All is one of the central demands that we organize around in the Democratic Socialists of America. This is the case to keep it at the forefront of our politics.