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An Internationalist Call to Support DSA’s “Clean Break” from the Democratic Party
In solidarity with the “The Clean Break” resolution put forward by DSA Boise and the Red Labor Caucus, the youth of the Party of Socialist Workers in Argentina call on DSA members to vote in favor of bringing the resolution to the convention and for workers around the world to support DSA’s political break from capitalist parties.
Ignacio OrsiniApril 24, 2023
“To Ally With the Democratic Party Is to Ally Against Ourselves”: BLM Inland Empire Breaks with BLM Global Network
Below we are republishing a statement issued by the group formally known as Black Lives Matter- Inland Empire (BLM IE), California, announcing their break with the Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLMGN).
Left VoiceFebruary 4, 2021
Jacobin: From the “Dirty Break” to the Democratic Party
Socialists around Jacobin magazine and the DSA leadership have long rallied around Bernie Sanders and other progressive candidates of the Democratic Party. They used to claim this was in preparation for a "dirty break" with the Democrats. Increasingly, however, they are proclaiming loyalty to a bourgeois party, even as that party blocks the path to Sanders’ nomination.
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 10, 2020
Not Syriza, Not Podemos, But a Working-Class Party Fighting for Socialism
What lessons can U.S. socialists draw from the experiences of Syriza, Podemos, and other broad left parties? Nathaniel Flakin and Jimena Vergara of Left Voice respond to Andrew Sernatinger of Tempest.
Nathaniel FlakinApril 18, 2023
The Time Is Now: DSA Caucuses Call for Breaking with the Democrats
DSA Boise and the Red Labor Caucus have put forward a resolution for the DSA Convention to break with the Democrats. Left Voice supports the fight for a class independent party.
Aaron LiuApril 5, 2023
Why the Crisis in Congress Proves the Need for the Working Class to Have its Own Party
The political impasse in the House of Representatives that has left it paralyzed shows how broken the capitalist system and its parties are. Since the working class and oppressed face the brunt of this broken system, we need to create our own organizations to fight for a revolutionary solution.
Tristan TaylorJanuary 5, 2023
The Congressional Vote to Quash the Rail Strike Shows That We Need a Party of Our Own
The congressional intervention to bust a possible railroad strike with the complicity of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party was a blow to the labor movement as a whole and a wake-up call for the socialist Left in America. Indignation and denunciation are not enough. It is fundamental to break with the Democratic Party and build a party of the working class and for the working class that genuinely fights for socialism.
Jimena VergaraDecember 22, 2022
Progressives in Congress Show the Limits of Working in a Capitalist Party
Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Debbie Dingell participated in a virtual recruitment drive with U.S. military academies despite Tlaib being a vocal critic of Israel and U.S. military actions in the Middle East. It’s another example of the limits of being a “progressive” in the Democratic Party and the capitalist state.
Kyle ThibodeauNovember 8, 2022
Now More than Ever, the Working Class Needs Independent, Democratic Unions
Recently, discussions about unionization have become a national conversation. New workplaces are unionizing and the question of how to ensure their democratic functioning is the order of the day.
James Dennis HoffSeptember 14, 2022
Social Democratic Government Wins Overwhelmingly in Portugal’s Elections. Its Former “Left” Partners Were Crushed
Prime Minister António Costa’s Socialist Party won an absolute majority in Sunday’s Portuguese parliamentary elections, his former left-wing partners were crushed, and the far Right made significant gains.
IzquierdaDiario.esFebruary 1, 2022