Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)

Chicago police attack demonstrators protesting the murder of George Floyd by cops in Minneapolis.

DSA-Endorsed Alderman in Chicago Votes to Give $1.7 Billion to the Police

André Vasquez, who was elected to Chicago’s City Council last year as a socialist, has voted in favor of the mayor’s budget. The Chicago DSA has censured him. This raises a big question: How can a socialist organization make its elected representatives accountable?

Leading Members of the DSA Want You to Get Out the Vote for Biden

After criticizing Biden for months, leading members of the Democratic Socialists of America are urging their supporters to beat Trump by “getting out the vote” for the Democratic Party. Such fealty to the logic of lesser evilism shows the fundamental contradictions of class collaboration and the poverty of the DSA’s larger strategy for socialism.

Socialists Should Not Vote for Joe Biden

Voting for neoliberals won’t lead to meaningful victories on any of the issues that matter to working people. Nor will a Biden victory save us from the real dangers posed by the far right, which grew substantially during Obama’s smooth-talking neoliberal presidency.

Where is the DSA in the Current Uprising?

With the uprising against police brutality at a decisive turning point, the largest socialist organization in the U.S. — the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) — can play a significant role in fueling the momentum of the movement and pushing its demands forward. But it has to make significant changes in its strategy first.