Sunday 2:15pm

PANEL: Bernie Sanders, the Democrats and building the left in the US today

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Featuring American revolutionary socialists and Socialist Alternative’s Vashti Fox, this panel will critically discuss a series of questions around the significance and politics of Bernie Sanders’ campaign and the state of the left in America today.

Readings

Coco Smyth, It’s their ballot line: socialism and elections, Left Voice 14 December 2019

https://www.leftvoice.org/its-their-ballot-line-socialism-and-elections

Daniel Taylor, Review: Bhaskar Sunkara’s Socialist Manifesto, Marxist Left Review No 18 Winter 2019

https://marxistleftreview.org/articles/review-bhaskar-sunkaras-socialist-manifesto/

Which Way to Socialism? A Converation with Eric Blanc and Charlie Post, Jacobin 21 July 2019

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/07/socialism-revolution-electoral-politics-mass-action

Doug Enaa Greene, Not on our side: Bernie Sanders and imperialism, Left Voice 18 June 2019

https://www.leftvoice.org/not-on-our-side-on-bernie-sanders-and-imperialism

Dan La Botz, DSA Two Years Later: Where Are We At? Where Are We Headed? New Politics 3 January 2019

https://newpol.org/dsa-two-years-later-where-are-we-where-are-we-headed/

Seth Ackerman, Blueprint for a new party, Jacobin 8November 2016

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/11/bernie-sanders-democratic-labor-party-ackerman/

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