the DSA’s pseudo-socialist platform…//Resistance Rising: Socialist Strategy in the Age of Political Revolution – Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)

We have been critical of Sanders for coopting the terms socialism and revolution but the problem pervades most of the left now and we have basically social democracy promoted as socialism and the issue of revolutionary transformation eliminated from discussion. That’s seems sensible to many but the problem is that at a moment of terrible crisis social transformation has been evicted from the mix. We have to endure this pseudo-leftists who may do some good in their own way. But without even advocating ‘revolution’ we must insist on the semantic clarity of historically defined terms if the probability of failure will create an unconscious acquiescence to a purloined radicalism…
Socialism implies the expropriation of the means of production.

A summary of Democratic Socialists of America’s Strategy Document – June 2016 Download PDF 2016 was a game changing year for leftists and progressives. We are finally reemerging as a vital and powerful force after an extended period of stagnation and demoralization, and we face a political landscape more favorable than perhaps at any time…

Source: Resistance Rising: Socialist Strategy in the Age of Political Revolution – Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)

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