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.
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.
What exactly does it mean to be a “democratic socialist” or a “social democrat”?
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.
The political landscape is shifting fast in the US, and Democratic strategists are hoping to use this momentum to their advantage.
How can we reach the masses? This question has been at the center of revolutionary debate since the birth of the socialist movement.
Mass uprisings are all but guaranteed by the impasse of capitalism—the question is whether a revolutionary leadership will be ready when it happens.
Though such reforms are now considered common sense, the Democrats can’t and won’t deliver. Only a mass independent political force—with single payer placed at the top of its agenda—is capable of winning this fight.