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.
We’re launching a new feature — The Call Radio — to popularize important speeches and lectures on Marxist politics and strategy.
Socialists on track for good showing in midterms. Kavanaugh’s nomination must be stopped. And news from DSA and socialists around the world.
Democratic socialists believe that we can create a more just, egalitarian, and democratic society. But first we have to unite the working class in a broad movement that uses elections, workplace organizing, and mass mobilizations to break the power of the capitalist class.
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.