by Chris Riddiough, in Democratic Left
Essay on political education with Jack Clark and Richard Healy, co-founders of DSA.
The task of political education is to provide a grounding and the dynamics and strategy of building a larger front. this. How do you do it state by state? How do you build a left-center coalition that elects good people to the state legislatures, the cities, and most important, the Congress….
And yet, some people say, “We need to purge this or that centrist Democrat” even in the middle of this discussion about the United Front. That’s the opposite of the United Front. We need to figure out the broadest kind of coalition to win whatever we can win and turn back some very threatening forces that could make things make things a lot worse than Nixon and Reagan ever dreamed of….
The rest here: https://www.dsausa.org/democratic-left/dsa-co-founders-organizers-need-better-political-education/
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