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Solidarity knows no borders. To win the world that we want, we can’t just fight for better conditions for the working class at home, but for total liberation of the working class in all corners of the world.
Bill Mosley
October 2021
Taliban rule and the Texas far right’s legislative wish list of banning abortion and suppressing voting rights invite comparisons.
Ryan Mosgrove
October 2021
A recent forum out of NYC sought to challenge the American left on its approach to understanding US-China relations.
Kaiser F.
September 2021
Socialists should provide unwavering support to Afghan refugees. Here's where we can help.
Sam DiBella
September 2021
This UK labor journal publishes worker-written correspondence with the aim of strengthening worker organizations.
Metro DC DSA Vets
June 2021
Five socialist vets provide their thoughts on capitalism, socialism, imperialism, and the military.
Kaiser F.
June 2021
Israel's propaganda tactics have not changed in over a decade - but their success is fading in the face of activist resolve.
Paul Garver
April 2021
The passing of the former labor leader's passing provides an occasion to look back on the role he played in guiding the progress of the labor movement out of the hysteria of the Cold War.
Todd LeFurge
April 2021
The battle for the humane treatment of Central American migrants has roots in the US-backed wars in the region from many years ago.
Bill Mosley
April 2021
The estate of Dr. Seuss was justified in ceasing the publications of several of his books. His legacy should be viewed against the entirety of his life’s (rather progressive) work.
David Schwartzman
April 2021
For the eco-socialist left, Robinson's new sci-fi thriller should be seen as a great resource for inspiration and provocation
Dan Singer
February 2021
Engaging in the long leftist tradition of filmmaking and critique might be a means to help us envision what a post-capitalist order might look like.
MDC's Internationalism WG
December 2020
For those looking to combat imperialism, dismantle the US war machine, stand in solidarity with comrades across borders — this piece will provide some context and guidance on where to start.
Lindsay Koshgarian
January 2020
How do we afford Medicare for All? We have to recognize that war profiteers endanger our safety and cost the US taxpayer massive amounts that can be redirected to human needs, including the one that most voters rank first -- fixing our broken health care system.
Kaiser F.
January 2020
This international perspective provides international affirmation of growing acceptance of anti-capitalism in the United States.
Woody Woodruff
November 2019
Chomsky's contributions trace the post-WW2 policy: corporate goals of commercial dominance and resource control in South and East Asia.
Kurt Stand
October 2019
[Grossman] writes of how when his wife visited the US (her first time in the West) after the Wall came down, she was shocked at the sight of beggars, for she had never before seen people so desperate for a meal.
Adam Stromme
June 2019
Far from it being a matter for the “Venezuelan citizens and political officials” to decide, much of the wrangling has focused on cinching the noose around the Venezuelan people first and the assets of the Venezuelan state second.
Kurt Stand
April 2019
Remembering legendary journalist Bill Blum.
Adam Stromme
April 2019
Through force or fraud, through sanction or election, the Trump administration is attempting to install its preferred candidate atop the Venezuelan people.
Adam Stromme
February 2019
Guaido represents the latest in a long, well, caravan of American-backed puppets seeking to smash the independence movements of Latin America in general, and the social democratic reforms of the Chavez era in particular.
Kaiser F.
January 2019
The recent contentious relocation of the largest base on the island of Okinawa has exposed a bizarre cooperation between Japanese nationalism and US imperialism.
Caroline Debnam
January 2019
The left must capitalize on this moment of mass mobilization and offer something different from the neoliberal capitalist globalization that elites like Macron and his friends pursue at the expense of the working class.
Caroline Debnam
November 2018
Democratic socialism must create ample space for a robust peace movement in material policy platforms. Authoritarianism, war, climate change and imperialism must be confronted with conviction.
Daniel Adkins
September 2018
To meet the danger of climate change, developed nations will need to organize a new global Marshall Plan with representatives from developing countries.
Daniel Adkins
January 2018
What would a good trade pact look like? Some ideas to consider.
David Duhalde
December 2017
Representing DSA on the international circuit.
Bill Mosley
November 2017
If Puerto Rico is cursed by federal Washington's indifference and neglect, the District of Columbia has the opposite problem: suffocating micromanagement
Andy Feeney
September 2017
As a whole, the labor movement has not committed itself to ending greenhouse gas emissions that most scientists believe are likely to produce climate catastrophe by the end of this century.
Kurt Stand
September 2017
Working through DSA's inevitable growing pains will require balancing the optimism of a mass movement with the realism of achieving "the left-wing of the possible."
Enrique Calvo
August 2017
A local comrade defends DSA's relationship to the Socialist International, in response to a debate on involvement.
Lucy Duff
August 2017
Lucy Duff explores the devastation to the environment, communities and workers of mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia.
Louis F. Cooper
July 2017
Harrington's book is notable for its candor: it admitted the complexities of the problems, their resistance to easy solutions, and insisted nonetheless that steps toward a more just global order were both possible and morally necessary.
Dylan Shelton
July 2017
This new Labour party is a social democratic party that believes in something beyond the dreary inevitability of fear and despair proposed by Tories.
Woody Woodruff
July 2017
Every level of economic and political society in the US -- except the GOP's federal monopoly -- expressed immediate and constructive pushback to Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.
Chris Riddiough
July 2017
Though we saw populism in both the Trump and Sanders campaigns, it is right-wing populism that represents a threat in American politics.
Andy Feeney
June 2017
Members of MDC DSA met to debate DSA's position in the Socialist International.
Enrique Calvo
June 2017
DSA should reject calls to leave the Socialist International.
Kurt Stand
May 2017
Transportation advocacy is key for introducing localities to the need for strong climate policy.
Glen Pine
April 2017
Our group's expansion creates amazing opportunities for gaining ground in the battle against capitalism. We should take care to consider how our structure shapes how we approach the class struggle.
Andy Feeney
April 2017
The galloping threat of vector-borne diseases that comes with warmer weather farther north in the US may offer organizing opportunities for ecosocialists.
Kurt Stand
March 2017
To avoid the trap of allowing misleading rhetoric to dictate our policies, we need to continue to articulate and organize around an alternative world view.
Chip Gibbons
March 2017
Maryland lawmakers should not violate the free speech rights of their residents in order to continue a culture of impunity for violating Palestinian human rights.
Austin Kendall
February 2017
Brutal restructuring borne on the backs of workers is forthcoming -- Trump is positioning himself to take credit for halting that.
Carolyn M. Byerly
January 2017
Trump's outreach to Mexico's business elite are better understood within a bigger historical frame, one defined by the very beginnings of neoliberalism.