Socialism 2019: The Two Souls of U.S. Socialism
Over the July 4 weekend, more than 1,700 people met up in Chicago for the Socialism Conference. The International Socialist Organization (ISO) had dissolved a few months previously. Many participants were pushing for reformist politics within the Democratic Party—but others want to resist the shift to the right.
Jimena VergaraJuly 23, 2019
The Struggle Continues: From the ISO to Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists
A new communist collective, Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists (CORS), is nearing its official launch. The nucleus of this organization was the Columbus branch of the International Socialist Organization (ISO). An organizer who spent five years as a member of the ISO recaps the final weeks of the ISO and distills some of the lessons which have informed their trajectory as an independent organization.
Coco SmythJuly 12, 2019
My Experience in a Democratic-Centralist Organization
There is an open debate on the American left about the viability and pertinence of democratic centralism as a method of internal organization. This article seeks to address some of the (mis)conceptions of democratic centralism from a firsthand perspective, addressing its vital role in building a revolutionary organization.
Luigi MorrisMay 3, 2019
Fight Trump, Keep Dems at Bay: The Case Against a Popular Front
If we want long term gains for the working class, we need to avoid the trap of the Democratic Party.
Juan CFebruary 4, 2017