Building A Party For Power: Strategic recruitment on the road to mass politics

To win a better world, DSA’s most crucial task is to recruit millions of largely unaffiliated workers who are hungry for a political vehicle, as revealed by the Sanders campaign. DSA LA’s Jack SL. outlines a strategy to prioritize recruiting those workers not yet in organizations, while avoiding disengaging with partners or coalitions. We must prioritize our members and internal democracy, recruit in communities of color to widen DSA’s base and legitimacy, and ask workers, and especially immigrant workers, to join us.

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Breaking Bad: How Obsession with an Independent Workers’ Party Hurts the Socialist Electoral Project

The socialist electoral project is the most successful it has been in nearly a century because socialists are contesting for power using the Democratic ballot line. MDC DSA’s Brad C. argues we must continue on this winning path and eschew symbolism and and idealism and prioritize victory. The ballot line is a tool, and we must utilize that tool in pursuit of our objective: socialism in our lifetime.

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