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Statements and analysis from the Party for Socialism and Liberation

Why we’re running in the 2020 elections

The Party for Socialism and Liberation is running to offer a genuine socialist alternative, continue to popularize socialism as the only viable alternative to capitalism and its ills, and to build the movement for revolution in the United States.

Interview with Gloria La Riva: ‘the fog of anti-communism is lifting’

Republished from Independent Political Report Gloria Estela La Riva, a labor, community, and anti-war activist based in San Francisco, is running for president under the...

Social media and democratic centralism: Opportunities and challenges

Liberation Audio · Social media and democratic centralism: Opportunities and challenges The following is an edited version of an internal document...

Founding statement of the Party for Socialism and Liberation

(August 1, 2004) We are in a period where the world’s poor and working people are waging heroic struggles against imperialist war and exploitation. Millions of...

For the defense of China against counterrevolution, imperialist intervention and dismemberment

The following document is the result of almost two years of deliberation and discussion by members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation. It...

The Leninist party in history and the present

Editor's note: This essay examines the theory and practice of the Leninist party from the time of Lenin until...

Building democratic centralism: stages of Party growth and internal development

For revolutionaries, the organizational question is critically important.

Theory and revolution: Addressing the break of ideological continuity

Editor's note: This document was initially circulated within our Party in advance of our 3rd Party Congress in April 2016...

How can we make a revolution? Lessons of Egypt and Occupy

Without mass struggle, there is no hope for real change. But activism and struggle alone are not enough to achieve socialism. What is also essential is a revolutionary communist party.

Winning the battle against anti-communism

The capitalists’ ideological weapon against the working class In 2012, the dictionary site Merriam-Webster announced that the words most looked up that year were “socialism”...