Andy Sernatinger provides further historical context and criticism on the uses and abuses of the Rank-and-File Strategy in the Democratic Socialists of America
Within and outside DSA, many on the Left have aligned themselves with the Communist Party of China (CPC). Guest author Travis S. submitted this piece to Tempest in the interest of furthering debate on the question of how the left should relate to the CPC. He explores the contradictions and implications of tying the Left to the ruling party of China.
After weeks of public debate about DSA’s relationship to Congressional Representative Jamaal Bowman, DSA’s leadership announced that they will not expel Bowman. Andy Sernatinger reports on how the crisis unfolded and examines the forces at play.
brian bean argues for continuing to demand both the expulsion of Bowman and a renewed principled commitment to BDS from DSA and the entire U.S. Left.
Leandro Herrera argues why socialists cannot afford to compromise on solidarity with Palestine.
Tempest Collective weighs in on the call from some within DSA to expel Jamaal Bowman from the organization.
Kim Moody assesses the recent U.S. election results and highlights the strategic cul-de-sac facing those sections of the Left currently oriented on the Democratic Party, while pointing to “strike-tober” and the possibilities of a resurgent labor movement, as an alternative strategic focus.
Thomas Hummel explores the politics of the upcoming Buffalo mayoral election and the potential socialist mayor, India Walton.
Hakan Yilmaz reports on the 2021 Convention for the NYC Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America.
brian bean analyzes the refusal of several socialist elected officials to oppose Israel’s settler colonialism and discusses implications for socialist strategy.
Emma Wilde Botta and Natalia Tylim argue that the October 2 Women’s March was a missed opportunity to build a socialist defense of abortion rights.
Haley Pessin and Andy Sernatinger analyze the 2021 DSA Convention.
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