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DSA Debates Show Growing Pains

Christine Riddiough Convergence
DSA’s six-year growth spurt has fundamentally changed the organization. To resolve the deep issues it faces, it needs to meet the organizational challenges this change poses.

Election Year in France: Some Background Notes

Colin Falconer The Left Berlin
The French presidential election looks to once more see a run-off between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. Can the Left break through? And what is the threat of Eric Zemmour?

Last Week’s Elections Actually Gave Leftists Plenty to Cheer

Branko Marcetic Jacobin
For many on the Left, last week’s elections came like a gut punch. But zoom out beyond the high-profile races cable news pundits fixated on, and Tuesday saw many significant victories for left-wing candidates and policies.

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How to Rebuild the Democratic Party

Natalie Shure The New Republic
Strikers on picket line. With prospects dimming for national Democrats to wield power, the time is ripe for the party to go local.

Trump, Texas, and the MAGA Drive for Power

Max Elbaum ORganizing Upgrade
When we demonstrate on the ground that radicals are the most reliable and effective fighters against the mortal threat of Trumpism, we maximize our chances of gaining support for our perspective and our organizations.

Socialists, Now You’re Elected: How Will We Work Together?

Stephanie Luce interviews Sumathy Kumar Organizing Upgrade
How can electeds use their positions to bring marginalized communities into decision-making; to support our allies after the election? Sumathy Kumar, one of two co-chairs of the New York City DSA, talks with Stephanie Luce about what DSA has learned
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