The Activist

November Theme: Bernie and Beyond

This month, The Activist is seeking submissions around the theme “Bernie and Beyond.” We all love Bernie, and since DSA voted to endorse him, the fight to get a socialist in the White House is a big part of what we do. But as socialists we realise that it doesn’t stop there.  Whether he wins…

A Force Stronger Than Gravity: NYC YDSA Supports the Chicago Educators Strike

Halsey Hazzard, NYU/CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies On October 16th, the day before 35,000 teachers and staff in Chicago began the longest public education strike in decades, six members of NYC YDSA — from CUNY campuses Hunter College and City College, as well as NYU — boarded flights to Chicago to join Chicago…

Georgia Tech OSI Silences YDSA GT

This is a modified version of a Letter To The Editor published in the October 25th, 2019 issue of Georgia Tech’s campus newspaper, the Technique Most Georgia Tech students will go through their educational career without ever coming in contact with the Office of Student Integrity. After all, their purpose is to address instances of…

Introducing The Activist!

This summer in Atlanta, delegates to the YDSA 2019 National Convention voted to revive the YDSA publication. Now, the YDSA National Political Education Committee is thrilled to announce that The Activist is back! The Activist was founded years ago, and in its early days editors and contributors included Jacobin contributor and NPC member Chris Maisano,…