Summer 2021

Milt Tambor's memoir of his life in the movement offers a treasure trove of insights and lessons for democratic socialists today.
Three DSA International Committee members discuss their views on the body’s evolution and socialist internationalism today.
A veteran DSA member reflects on the recent national convention and our organization's tasks moving forward.
The Bernie Sanders presidential campaigns transformed politics and revived the US Left. Where does the Left go now that this unifying focus has passed?
Unrest alone is unable to shift the political landscape in favor of working and oppressed people. To build sustainable power, we need permanent institutions.
Marx's thought makes us think about alternatives, even when it doesn't give a clear vision of that alternative or a means to achieve it.
Despite severe repression, the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) built a working-class culture that can inspire us today.
Any realistic timeline for a transition to socialism will take a century or two, and there is room for statist and non-statist strategies of all kinds.
An important new book chronicles the long and intimate relationship between queerness and socialist politics.
Three quarters of US college faculty are “contingent.” But they aren’t taking it lying down. 

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.