Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)
DSA: The Left Wing of the Possible
The Democratic Socialists of America are holding their convention August 1–8.
Tatiana CozzarelliJuly 25, 2021
Michael Harrington’s Failure of Vision
Interview with Doug Greene, author of a new biography of Michael Harrington.
Left VoiceJuly 25, 2021
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?
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 28, 2020
No Such Thing as a “Progressive” DA: Larry Krasner Arrests Protesters, Not Cops
Walter Wallace Jr. was murdered by the police. The “progressive” DA supported by the DSA hasn’t charged any of the cops, but has arrested several protesters. There is no such thing as a “progressive” DA.
Tatiana CozzarelliOctober 31, 2020
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.
James Dennis HoffOctober 14, 2020
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.
Omar HassanOctober 9, 2020
A Defeatist Left Won’t Save Us: A Critique of DSA Emerge
A comradely critique to DSA Emerge’s statement on the party question.
Juan Cruz FerreOctober 7, 2020
The Rulers Have Two Parties: We Need a Socialist Party of Our Own
DSA member Chris Manno explains the need for an independent socialist party.
Chris MannoAugust 28, 2020
If There Is to Be Any Future for the U.S. Left, We Must Break with Sanders and the Democrats
The class struggle sparked by the pandemic and the uprising against racist police brutality are showing the limits of incrementalist politics. While millions are asking for radical change, Bernie Sanders puts forward lukewarm reforms and strives to secure electoral support for Joe Biden.
Juan Cruz FerreJune 30, 2020
DSA and the Left Call Mass Action in NYC to Defund and Abolish the Police
On June 29, NYC-DSA and DSA AfroSocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus, along with members of the left, community organizations, and the labor movement, will lead a march in New York City against racist police violence and the racist system it protects.
Left VoiceJune 25, 2020