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Fighting Trump/Building Socialism

Luke Elliott-Negri The Stansbury Forum
Bernie speaking at rally Crushing fascists – especially those in one of the most powerful executive positions in the whole of human history – is an essential part of building democratic socialism.

`The Squad' Is the Future of the Democratic Party

Barbara Ransby The New York Times
The squad understands that "diversity" is meaningless if the measure of success is "sameness." The congresswomen are choosing to do politics a different way because they recognize that Congress has never worked for their communities.

Trumpism, El Paso and Our Responsibility as Left Organizers

The Organizing Upgrade Editorial Collective Organizing Upgrade
Defeating the political bloc that is driven by white nationalism and has captured the Republican Party is our immediate responsibility as left organizers committed to the defense of the oppressed, the exploited...to contend for power...

Toward a Movement 40 Million Strong

Jon Liss Organizing Upgrade
immigrant rights protest sign The battle over ideas (both in form and content, and as measured by PAC, party, and candidate spending) is breeding cynicism and driving down voter turnout.

Are We the New Radical Republicans?

Van Gosse Organizing Upgrade
Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Carl Davidson have recently argued that leftists should work inside-and also alongside-the left flank of the Democratic Party to grow a new party inside the husk of the old one.

DSA Helped Elect Them. Now What?

Emma Whitford In These Times
DSA chapters across the country are navigating relationships with politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

The Primary Route – Pathway for Democratic Socialists

Tom Gallagher The Stansbury Forum
Will the future include an American left consistently able to navigate the often murky challenges of real world politics? Or does it fall back to its traditional, largely non-participant critique, generally delivered from the margins?
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