Revolutions are preceded by preparatory periods of ferment and debate, clarification of ideas, perspectives, and tasks. There is a growing sense that society is at an impasse, while at the same time, history is accelerating and great events are coming. This pushes broader layers of society into political activity, and there is a thirst for ideas: How can we explain the crisis of the system? How can socialists win over the working class? What is the path to socialism in our lifetime?
Opportunism and sectarianism are two sides of the same coin. Both must be combated by connecting with the aspirations of the working class if the program of revolutionary Marxism is to become a mass force.
Jacobin founder Bhaskar Sunkara recently published a new book. We welcome this contribution, insofar as it provides an opportunity to clarify our perspectives.
The Minnesota congresswoman has been at the center of controversy in the media as part of their usual method of diverting attention from the real issues that affect the working class.
How can socialists find a road to the working class? This question is being debated by growing numbers of workers and youth.
The historical pendulum promises an eventual resurgence of the labor movement. The strategic question is: what needs to be in place for a future revolution to succeed?
Today, there is a veritable “super bloom” of self-identified socialists. It is more important than ever that we understand the difference between opportunism and sectarianism.
Millions of Americans now recognize the scope of the problem facing us, but these policy proposals fall short of the transformation we need.
There has never been greater potential for building the forces of revolutionary Marxism, for running independent socialist candidates, and for building a new mass socialist party.
What exactly does it mean to be a “democratic socialist” or a “social democrat”?
Revolutionary Marxists must combat liberalism on the basis of class-independence, scientific socialist theory, and revolutionary internationalism.
The current wave of electoral campaigns associating themselves with socialism is an indication of the dramatic shift in the consciousness of the US working class.
Socialism is on the minds of millions of Americans for the first time. Inevitably, many have different ideas of what “socialism” means.