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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 Orsini

April 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 Voice

February 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 Flakin

March 10, 2020

Bipartisan Support for Israeli Aggression Shows Leftists Must Break with the Democrats

Support for Israel’s bloody siege on Gaza is bipartisan. Now, more than ever, leftists need to break with the Democratic Party.

Otto Fors

October 24, 2023

Debating the Path to the Party

Revolutionaries and Reformist Organizations — A Debate Between Jimena Vergara of Left Voice and Aaron Amaral of Tempest at the Socialism Conference in Chicago.

Jimena Vergara

October 1, 2023

“There is Momentum to Fight for More”: UPS Worker Breaks Down Limits and Gains of Tentative Agreement

In what is being called a “historic” contract, UPS and Teamsters announced that they have reached a tentative agreement. Now it is up to workers to read, discuss, and vote on the proposed contract, which contains many gains but is missing some key demands.

Luigi Morris

July 27, 2023

Red Labor’s 2023 Convention Slate: Toward an Independent, Working-Class Socialist Party and Programmatic Regroupment

The upcoming DSA National Convention is occurring at a crossroads for the organization. The Red Labor slate is running on a program of building an independent, working-class socialist political party.

Aaron Liu

July 27, 2023

“The Democratic Party has a very obvious class character”: Interview with Rhode Island DSA

Left Voice Writers Rob Belano and Tristan Taylor spoke with Rhode Island DSA co-chair Tony Unger about the chapter’s recent resolution against trying to “transform” the Democratic Party, committing itself to endorsing candidates who are independent socialist, and advocating the construction of a mass socialist party.

Tristan Taylor

July 20, 2023

Against Capitalist Despair: Building a Working-Class Party For Socialism

We need a working-class party with a socialist and anti-imperialist perspective that is completely independent of the Democrats and the bosses. Toward that goal we are putting forward for discussion and debate with the whole vanguard and the Left, a platform for a working-class party that fights for socialism and the rights of all of the exploited and oppressed.

Left Voice

June 25, 2023

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 Flakin

April 18, 2023