What do socialists say about the key issues of the day? We encourage you to peruse the resources below to get a better sense of how our organization approaches politics. Do you have questions for us that aren’t addressed below? We strongly encourage you to contact us and send us your questions so that we can address them in an upcoming post on our blog.
WHAT IS SOCIALISM?
- Eric Ruder – Does Socialism Exist in the World Today?
- Alan Maass – The Case for Socialism
- Eric Ruder – What is Socialism?
HISTORY AND POLITICS OF THE ISO
- Paul D’Amato – Where We Stand: The Politics of the ISO [pdf]
- Todd Chretien – Intro to the Politics of the ISO
- Paul D’Amato, Brian Jones, Leia Petty – A History of the ISO
ABC’s OF MARXISM
- Karl Marx on Alienation (BBC Series narrated by Gillian Anderson)
- Marx Matters (series at SocialistWorker.org)
- David McNally – Socialism from Below
RACE AND RACISM
- Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor – Race, Class and Marxism
- Deepa Kumar – Islamophobia: Causes, Consequences and the Fight to End it.
- Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor – The Fight Against the New Jim Crow
GENDER AND SEXUALITY
- Jen Roesch – The Fight Against Rape Culture
- Sherry Wolf – The Future of LGBT Liberation
- Tithi Bhattacharya – What is Social Reproduction Theory?
WAR AND IMPERIALISM
- Phil Gasper – Lenin on Imperialism
- Moshe Machover – Israel: A Settler-Colonial State
- Eric Ruder and Alan Maass – Eight Reasons to Oppose Obama’s New War in Iraq
UNIONS AND THE LABOR MOVEMENT
- Lee Sustar – What the Chicago Teachers Accomplished
- Lee Sustar – Toward a Renewal of the Labor Movement
- Kim Moody – The Rank and File Strategy
POLITICAL INDEPENDENCE FROM THE DEMOCRATS
- Lance Selfa – The Left Democrat Mirage
- Lee Sustar – Did the 2015 Elections Change Chicago Politics?
- Lance Selfa – Can the Left Take Over the Democratic Party?
WHAT KIND OF ORGANIZATION DO WE NEED?
- Todd Chretien – Lenin’s Theory of the Party
- Joel Geier – Socialists and Movements
- Duncan Hallas – Toward a Revolutionary Socialist Organization