Since 2016, the Democratic Socialists of America has transformed itself beyond recognition. Its membership has exploded past 50,000. A dynamic far left tendency has arisen inside the Democratic Party. Half the electorate below age 35 calls itself “socialist”. But success has bred confusion. Will DSA really stay independent of the Democrats? What weight for electoral work versus labor and social movement activity? What does socialism actually mean for DSA?
The LA Teachers’ Strike was an historic moment in US labor history.
UTLA put the demands of students, parents, and the community first and won the overwhelming support of Los Angelenos. It unleashed a strike the likes of which had not been seen in decades, and won a smashing victory.
Our speakers will explain how the teachers did it and how they plan to take the struggle to the next level.