Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)
A Left Rooted in the Working Class – Interview with Kim Moody
In an interview with Left Voice - InFocus, labor scholar and socialist activist Kim Moody speaks about the changing nature of the production process and the challenges for the left to build militant rank-and-file organizations in key points of production.
Kim MoodyAugust 3, 2017
Deliver Us to the Lesser Evil: How Social Movements Bury Themselves in the Democratic Party
The Democratic Party has often been called “the graveyard of social movements,” and more often than not the social struggles in the United States end their useful lives digging their own graves in the DP, the alternative party of the capitalists.
Hart EagleburgerJuly 28, 2017
From Social Democracy to World War
In his NYT op-ed, Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara makes a key omission-- ignoring the important experience of workers' democracy created by the soviets and the Left Opposition's struggle against Stalinism, led by Leon Trotsky. It is these omissions which allow him to equate social democracy with a real democracy for the working class.
Jimena VergaraJuly 17, 2017
Socialism’s Future Can’t Be Its Failures
Bhaskar Sunkara's recent New York Times piece is a dangerous misremembering of socialist history that tries to make socialism safe for liberals. To avoid repeating the failures of the 20th century, we have to take an honest look at our own defeats.
Evan McLaughlinJuly 6, 2017
The DSA in the Democratic Party Labyrinth
Left Voice’s second issue, “Women on the Front Lines”, is now available for purchase. For every magazine sold, we are donating $1 to a worker controlled factory in Argentina. “When you going to stop selling us out?” Days after police officer Darren Wilson gunned down Michael Brown in August 2014, activists cornered Rev. Jesse Jackson […]
Tre KwonJune 19, 2017
With Ellison Defeated, What Next for the Democratic Socialists of America?
Guest contributors Hart Eagleburger and Jack Rusk critically assess the position paper of the Left Caucus of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) and the organizational dynamics and future of the DSA in the aftermath of Keith Ellison’s failed run for DNC chair.
Hart EagleburgerMarch 1, 2017
Viewing Bernie Through Rose-Colored Glasses
Continuing a series of articles on US politics and the left, guest contributors Hart Eagleburger and Jack Rusk point to the Bernie Sanders campaign as an example of how Seth Ackerman’s ideas for electoral strategy sputter in practice.
Hart EagleburgerJanuary 7, 2017