Progressives and socialists who favor the anti-right front strategy need to deepen our communication and strategize together.
We need an inside/outside approach where organizations take input from elected officials but play the lead role in setting strategy.
Socialists need to prove we can govern at a local level before voters trust us with higher office.
If we fail in November, the GOP is determined that we will never be given a second chance.
Over the next decade, we can build a mass left political party. In the near-term, we must focus on driving a stake through the heart of the Republican Party.
An look at the history of the Democratic Party -- and the Left -- in three periods from Jackson and Jefferson to Clinton and Obama.
by David Duhalde As long as there has been a socialist movement in the United States, there have been questions about how it relates to the Democratic Party. These include but are far from limited to: do we build our own party, should we be an organized faction within the Democratic Party to take it […]
In the wake of the Whig Party's disintegration, the Radical Republicans became the one truly revolutionary party this country has ever had. Can we build the next one?
by Jon Liss I’m old, but a little too young to have lived through the New Communist Movement of the 1970’s and it’s battles to form revolutionary parties and pre-parties, that is, to build a disciplined band of professional revolutionaries to carry out a political line. That’s another article for another author. On the other […]
by Jon Liss The battle over ideas (both in form and content, and as measured by PAC, party, and candidate spending) is breeding cynicism and driving down voter turnout. Inspired by the disaster of Trump and Trumpism two years out most organizers are engaged in barroom or coffee shop speculation about the 2020 election. […]