“One Year Ago, the End of Bernie’s Campaign Pushed Me to Marxism”

The notes we received after Bernie dropped out of the race contained themes of class anger and a desire to become politically active.

Building a Mass Socialist Party: Class Independence vs. the “Party Surrogate” Strategy

Every major contradiction in US politics today flows from the fact that the working class has no party of its own. That’s why the DSA debate over the “party question” is here to stay.

We Are Not “All In This Together”

Far from offering any fundamental change needed to improve the lives of the working class, Biden’s task is to give the impression of change while leaving capitalism intact.

Biden’s “Diversity” and the Fight Against Oppression

The mainstream press has billed Joe Biden’s administration as the “most diverse ever.” Behind the rhetoric of “healing” and “unity,” the incoming cabinet has a long history of corporate ties and attacks on the working […]

Biden Inaugurated as Democrats Take Charge for the Capitalists

Biden has been sworn in before an empty plaza patrolled by National Guards. Although the new administration will have a very different style than Trump’s, it remains a government of, by, and for big business.

Joe Biden: The Fossil Fuel President

Joe Biden presided with Obama over the largest oil boom in US history. His win is a victory for the energy sector capitalists, not for the climate.

Biden’s Win Is No Victory for the Working Class: We Need a Workers’ Party!

Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential elections, to the delight of the establishment, and the relief of millions of ordinary Americans fed up with Donald Trump. But his presidency will not resolve any of […]

Break with the Democrats! A Resolution Presented to Phoenix DSA

We republish a resolution presented in the Phoenix DSA chapter. Written by Marxist members of DSA who support our ideas, it argues for a clean break from the Democrats and for independent class politics.

Tara Reade, Lesser Evilism, and Shifting the Blame

While paying lip service to women’s rights, the Democrats buried Joe Biden’s history of sexual abuse because of the “greater evil” of Trump and the Republicans.

Election 2020: The Socialist Case Against “Lesser-Evil” Politics

The US is barreling blindly towards an electoral reckoning which, no matter the outcome, will test the limits of the American capitalists’ experiment with bourgeois democracy.

The Democrats’ Response to the Murder of George Floyd: More Police Violence!

While Trump’s bravado has received the most attention, it is Democratic Party governors and mayors who are spearheading the brutal police repression of George Floyd protests.

[Video] Why Socialists Shouldn’t Run as Democrats

Tune in for our weekly Saturday livestream at 7PM! K. Khan will join Socialist Revolution editor John Peterson for a balance sheet of the electoral strategy of running as Democrats put forward by Jacobin magazine.