In Defense of A Working Group Model

Inspired by my comrade Dave Backer’s thoughtful piece, I decided to also try to sketch out my own recommendations for the Chapter’s structure. I agree with Dave that an ideal Chapter model would strike a balance between a purely horizontal and purely vertical structure. However, unlike Dave, I…

Addressing Philly DSA’s Race Problem

In a recent article in The New Republic, Miguel Salazar asked readers whether America’s Socialists (primarily those in the DSA, the largest socialist organization in the US) have a race problem. Controversies in Philly DSA feature prominently in the article, specifically the censure of the Local Initiative Local Action…

LILAC isn't a caucus. But the model would make Philly DSA better.

Recently, some Philly DSA comrades in the Momentum Caucus have said that the Local Initiative/Local Action Committee (LILAC) is a caucus, and went further to critique the LILAC model as a way to do DSA work. The Local Initiative/Local Action Committee is just that: a committee tasked by…

Say No to Fascists in Philadelphia

We are sending this letter out to our supporters in the local, but for those we can't directly reach out to, we are posting the same here. If you would like more information, please get in touch through Twitter.Comrades,You may have heard that the neo-nazi Proud Boys will…