Spring 2021

Three DSA National Political Committee members discuss our tasks and opportunities as we prepare to meet in convention.
Two Milwaukee DSA members discuss electoral campaigns, sewer socialism, and next steps for their chapter.
A socialist strategy should combine a fight for immediate improvements with efforts to move beyond capitalism.
The 1995 AFL-CIO convention initiated a real but incomplete process of reform. How can labor activists fully realize its potential?
US public higher education institutions should be ruled by faculty, students, and local residents - not CEOs masquerading as public servants.
In "purple" states like Arizona, the left should stand firmly on principle rather than seek the mirage of moderation.
Christopher Chitty’s posthumously published Sexual Hegemony is an incomplete masterpiece that deserves the widest possible audience.
Is there a progressive path out of the labyrinth of capitalist democracy?

Winter 2021

Three DSA National Political Committee members discuss the elections and the tasks ahead.
The Left is now a meaningful force in American political life. It's time to take stock of what we've learned and what to do next.
DSA should focus our energies on joining and building a Left alliance capable of winning socialist demands.
Instead of finding the next Bernie in 2024, DSA and the broad Left should use our new strength to focus on down ballot and local candidates.
The Trump administration highlighted the many flaws of America's constitutional system. We need a comprehensive program of democratic reform.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food system. Is there a solution to the long crisis of US agriculture?
President Biden will likely continue Trump's pro-Modi policy. Support for the fight against Hindu supremacism in India is urgently needed.
The 2020 election and its tumultuous aftermath sets the stage for a major battle to defend and expand democracy.
If Democrats cannot be brought to fight for a better world, their election victories will be hollow.
Maine's coastal communities depend on lobstering to survive. Between trade wars and rising ocean temperatures, their future is uncertain.

Special Issue: The COVID Crisis

We’re deep in a massive economic and social crisis and we’ve got the energy and ideas and they don’t. Now is not the time to be shy!
The failed response to COVID-19 is standard operating procedure for America’s elites.
Capitalism organizes the most basic social activities in ways that clash with the natural world.
Representative governments are suffering from systematic political decay. To resolve the crisis of democracy, we need new organs of popular power.
The pandemic isn't just a public health crisis. It's a constitutional crisis too.
The Depression-era labor upsurge provides important lessons for organizing in the midst of crisis today.
The “shell of the old” is rotten, but can co-ops endure to prefigure a socialist world together?
The pandemic shows the need for a bottom-up approach to building a new society - model socialist political economies at the municipal level.
In the midst of social crisis, mutual aid can help build collective infrastructure, and promote a parallel, shared economy.