Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)
Toward a Revolutionary Socialist Network
In this article Warren Montag and Joseph Serrano respond to our call for a network for a working-class party for socialism.
Warren MontagSeptember 27, 2023
A Call for Submissions: DSA at a Crossroads
As the DSA kicks off their convention, we're calling on DSA activists fighting for a "clean break" with the Democrats to submit contributions and open up debates on the path toward a class independent, socialist organization. Send us your thoughts during and after the convention at [email protected].
Maryam AlanizAugust 4, 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 LiuJuly 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 TaylorJuly 20, 2023
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
Brandon Johnson Will Disappoint Working People in Chicago
Brandon Johnson’s progressive electoral campaign attracted activists, young people, and members of the Black and Brown community. But like all Democrats, he governs for the capitalist class, not for the people of color and working-class people who volunteered for him.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 11, 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
The Squad Crossed a Line. DSA Members Must Do Something about It
After the railway worker strike vote, DSA members must admit that their electoral strategy isn’t working. Calls for accountability point in the right direction, but a deeper reflection is required. It’s time for DSA members to come to terms with the fact that working within the Democratic Party just doesn’t work for socialists or the interests of the working class.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 6, 2023
Class Independence and the Broad Parties: A Response to Left Voice
As part of ongoing debates on the Left about building independent political parties, we are publishing the following response to Nathaniel Flakin by Andrew Sernatinger of Tempest.
Andrew SernatingerDecember 31, 2022
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