Both Chile and the United States have seen massive social upheavals over the past year. The two countries have much to teach each other about how such unrest can translate into substantive political change.
David Duhalde is a longtime Democratic Socialists of America member and the former political director of Our Revolution.
Socialists need to understand the class antagonisms and nuances of campaign finance law.
Our Revolution Failed to Live Up to Its Potential. But the Bernie Movement Needs a Mass Organization Now.
A few weeks ago, we had a democratic-socialist presidential campaign with several million donors and over a thousand-person staff. Today, we have no mass organization to carry on the struggle. We can change that — but only with Bernie’s help.
After continuous mass protests in Chile, left forces in the country may be able to build a governing majority. But whether they can or not, it’s clear that huge swaths of the country are desperate for an alternative to the neoliberal order that has reigned in the country for decades.
Why socialists should ignore presidential politics.