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.
2019 is starting off with a bang, as democratic socialists shake up business as usual in Congress and teachers are about to launch major strikes in California.
Workers have changed the world before, and, thanks to the 2018 teacher strike wave, it looks like they’re beginning to do it again.
The New Republic published an attack on several DSA chapters this week — and refused to include interviews with numerous leaders of color in DSA who contradicted their one-sided and deeply flawed narrative. Those leaders respond here, and build the case for a politics based on solidarity.
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.
Wildfires, a sit-in in Pelosi’s office, and a major climate conference put the environment back on the agenda as 2018 closes out. Plus a major new movement in France shows what it takes to shake the neoliberal order.
To win a real political revolution, socialists need a program to dramatically defend, expand, and deepen democracy.
Socialists should have nothing but scorn for the way that the corporate liberals and charlatans at the helm of the Democratic Party botched Tuesday’s midterm elections. Working people will suffer the consequences. The Left must offer a real alternative.
After a tough October, we look ahead for signs of hope from new strikes and socialist gains in the midterms.
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.