Revisting Lenin’s “What is to be Done?” After Bernie Sanders
There are a lot of reasons to ask ourselves "what is to be done?" The coronavirus pandemic, the economic crisis and the failure of the Sanders campaign have many socialists reaching for Lenin's classic. Here is a reflection on his classic text.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 22, 2020
Joe Biden Is Not a Decent Man
Joe Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee to face off against Donald Trump in the general election. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and many other so-called ‘progressives’ have endorsed him. Sanders has even gone so far as to call him a “decent man” --- but Joe Biden is anything but.
Ezra BrainApril 18, 2020
Second Time as Farce: 4 Theses on the Defeat of Sanders
The DSA’s strategy around the Sanders campaign has been an unmitigated failure that has only strengthened the Democratic Party. In this moment of crisis the need for a party of the working class that fights for socialism is more important than ever.
Juan CApril 10, 2020
Corbynism Lost, Sandersism is Losing: Why Working Within Capitalist Parties Fails
Jeremy Corbyn’s tenure as leader of the Labour Party came to an end with the election of Sir Keir Starmer. Starmer is an establishment figure who easily defeated his Corbynist opponent. This development shows the failure of Corbyn’s strategy and holds a warning for the U.S. left in regards to Bernie Sanders.
Ezra BrainApril 5, 2020
Sanders Voted for the Latest Corporate Bailout: What This Reveals for Socialists
The U.S. Congress recently passed a $2 trillion bailout package, the largest in U.S. history. Most of the money will go to the wealthiest individuals and corporations. Even though he originally spoke out against it, Bernie Sanders voted for the deal.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 3, 2020
Pandemic, the Left, and Workers’ Power
In the face of the economic and public health crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Left oscillates between mutual aid efforts and parliamentary impotence. We need to take part in workers’ struggles today and prepare for the coming upsurge.
Juan CMarch 31, 2020