The Activist

“It’s a long-term strategy”

The youth section of the Dutch Socialist Party has nearly been kicked out of the party. What happened, and what political lessons are there for us in the U.S.?

Bring DSA into Government

Dean Preston’s fellowship program is a model for DSA chapter–politician cooperation.

Dean Preston

Fall semester chapter reports

YDSA members around the country share how their chapters have been organizing the last few months.

The Activist interviews BYP100

Two Activist editors interview Kwynn Riley, national Comms Associate for Black Youth Project 100. This is a shortened version of the full interview, which will be published in the print issue of The Activist, due in February.

We need to reform the Greek police. This is why.

Members of the Syriza Youth detail the Greek Left’s struggle against police brutality. On the eve of the Greek financial crisis, a conference on youth psychology took place in Athens. Experts from all over Greece gathered to discuss the profound feelings of frustration and disappointment they observed in their nation’s youth.  “I have to work…


Together, YDSA chapters and socialists across Illinois are taking on utilities companies and winning state-wide shut-off moratoria during the pandemic #NoAmerenShutOffs