The Activist

There are No “Socialist” Police

A police force elected from the working class will still oppress the most marginalized. That’s why socialists should support abolishing the police.

Call for Submissions: Against Police Brutality

Since the explosion of protests against police killings in late May, The Activist has published several articles on the police and protests against them. The protests have continued, and so has police brutality, especially in response to peaceful demonstrators. As part of the largest protest movement in U.S. history, some parts of the country have…

GEO on Strike at the University of Michigan

Graduate student workers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor went on strike today. Our editor, Elias Khoury, spoke with Spyros Kasapis, a YDSA member represented by the union.

On the Biden Resolution

Justin R. argues that while YDSA should denounce Biden and Trump as sexual predators, we shouldn’t dedicate our time or resources to a third-party presidential campaign.

“Towards an Independent Working Class Party”: Why YDSA should call for a new Party

       Making the case for the “Towards an Independent Working Class Party” resolution, Vanderbilt College YDSA’s Matt C. argues that socialists should urgently lay the groundwork for a new, socialist, working class party, by starting to run on an independent ballot line in key states and building coalitions with other left organizations.