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?
Tune in for a special feature tonight at 7PM ET. What is socialism? Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara and Socialist Revolution editor John Peterson give their answers to this question.
How did Sanders, who struck terror into the DNC leadership, end up reframing his candidacy as a stratagem to “realign” the Democratic Party?
Only by standing firm on the principle of class independence today will revolutionary socialists be able to attract hundreds and then tens of thousands of workers in the future. Editorial for issue 20 of Socialist […]
John Peterson, editor of Socialist Revolution, leads off a discussion on the struggle between reformism and revolution at the NYC Marxist School 2019.
Insanity is trying the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Such is the madness of reformism and class collaboration. Editorial for Socialist Revolution Issue 19.
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.