The ease with which the NYCDSA steering committee sabotaged a political education event with Adolph Reed Jr. shows that open debate is in grave danger in DSA. How will Marxists respond?
The protests are noble, but not revolutionary. To escape actionism, we must set forth and relentlessly pursue a socialist strategy.
Identity formation is a contingent feature of economic and political development, not the reverse.
The DSA’s 2019 national convention was at times an embarrassing spectacle, and underlines how liberal the organization’s politics have become in the absence of a principled Marxist caucus.