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Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)

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 Eagleburger

July 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 Vergara

July 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 McLaughlin

July 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 Kwon

June 19, 2017

Interview with Charlie Post – Abridged

We talked with Charlie Post about Donald Trump and the anti-Trump movement, the unions, the Left, the growth of the DSA, the Russian Revolution and more.

Left Voice

April 17, 2017

Interview with Charlie Post

We spoke with Charlie Post about Donald Trump and the anti-Trump movement, the unions, the Left, the growth of the DSA, the Russian Revolution and more.

Left Voice

April 17, 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 Eagleburger

March 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 Eagleburger

January 7, 2017