My current understanding is that the far right is more dangerous now on all these dimensions—violence, racism and political mainstreaming—than it has been in decades. So much so that it poses a basic, qualitative threat to democracy in the United States.
Chilean voters were preventing reactionary politics and regression that could have reversed decades of struggle as much as for Boric’s campaign of hope.
Still, as June Zaccone of the National Jobs for All Network points out, in 2020, 12% of all full-time, year-round workers earned less than the average poverty line for a family of four–$26,496. These people were being paid less than $13 an hour, though they were, presumably, serious workers.
Capitalism was dominant for several centuries. Today, it seems alien, even abhorrent: How could people have lived like that?
A Field Guide to White Supremacy is an essential component in every strategic plan we make for the future.
In order to become agents of change, we have to become the heroes of our own narratives.
DSA Berlin’s role in the referendum campaign was modest, but created confidence in our ability to contribute to local struggles.
Hong Kong’s complex ideological landscape is thus a test for DSA: Can we offer solidarity to potential allies—or only judgment?
The future of humanity is threatened by two intertwined challenges: the climate crisis and escalating conflict between the U.S. and China.