Against Litmus Tests By Sam Lewis A recent article in the Socialist Call argues that DSA should not endorse any candidates that do not endorse Bernie Sanders, and offers support for a resolution to that effect that will come before the NYC-DSA Citywide Leadership Committee this weekend. This is one of many litmus tests that… Continue reading Against litmus tests
By Russell Weiss-Irwin, Socialist Majority Caucus candidate for DSA NPC, Boston DSA At this year’s DSA Convention, we have crucial decisions to make and many important topics are on the table, but our approach to labor is one of the most important. When we think about the labor movement and the socialist movement, it’s kind… Continue reading Why Not Both? – The Real Fight About Labor Strategy in DSA, and Why I’m Supporting Both the CPN and B&R Labor Resolutions
By Emma Caterine I want to confront a common argument worth rebutting in detail: that whether DSA endorses Bernie Sanders is unimportant, and that a more pressing priority is making DSA’s inner politics more democratic. I will start by criticizing the assumptions that underpin the argument, then suggest that this is actually a technocratic gloss… Continue reading The Bernie Advantage
By Luke Elliott-Negri There’s an old joke that goes, “Marxists have predicted six of the last three economic crises.” The impulse to try to see into the future is strong on the left, and it creates all kinds of problems: unnecessary ideological divides, strategic missteps and foreclosures, extremely long blog posts. Our task, thankfully, is… Continue reading Make the Future
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