It has been forty five years since a coup d’etat crushed Chile’s socialist experiment. We remember the initial victory of Salvador Allende and his Popular Unity coalition as an important part of the democratic socialist tradition.
The working class and workplace organizing are at the center of our strategy because they are the key to winning struggles against both exploitation and oppression.
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.
Socialists can and must combine the struggles against class exploitation and social oppression.
Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — and all socialists — should refuse to have anything to do with the public praise of warmongers like John McCain.
The 2020 presidential campaign begins sooner than people realize. This is the case for why DSA should back Bernie Sanders again.
The Call is a publication founded to advance the political outlook first articulated by the Momentum slate at the 2017 DSA National Convention. We’re reprinting the platform here.
YDSA needs a clear plan for how to organize to win. We can start by focusing on working-class struggles and training socialist cadre.
Revisiting the 2018 East Bay DSA Bread and Roses Platform.
The left has a choice: do we believe elites, small groups of activists, or millions of working people have the power to build a better world?