The Rank-and-File Strategy includes a ton of different ways for DSA members to get involved with rebuilding a labor movement that knows how to fight. It’s all about getting connected to workers in motion.
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.
DSA’s labor work should prioritize developing and empowering a growing layer of rank-and-file workers to fight the bosses and transform our unions into militant and democratic vehicles for class struggle and organizing the unorganized.
As DSA ramps up our electoral work, we need a national strategy for recruiting, running, and supporting class struggle candidates.
The rank-and-file strategy is the most realistic approach to organizing the unorganized. Only transformed unions have the resources to do it on the scale we need.
Delegates to the 2019 DSA National Convention will need to decide which resolutions and amendments to support. Here are seven rules of thumb to keep in mind as that process begins.
Marianela D’Aprile, Marsha Niemeijer, Megan Svoboda, Natalie Midiri, and Rachel Zibrat are running for NPC. Here’s what they stand for.
Building small and newer chapters is critical to DSA’s success. But they can’t reach their full potential without a strong and well-run national organization.
We need to help new and smaller chapters develop. But we won’t get far with a new proposal to give every chapter a small monthly stipend.
Let’s take on direct service strategically, and only when it builds the power of our class to fight.