Calvin Cheung-Miaw
  OrganizingUpgrade is interviewing a number of leaders and members of Democratic Socialists of America over the next several months. DSA is the largest socialist organization in the U.S. and its members have a wide range of views. In this interview, National Political Committee member Ravi Ahmad reflects on what she’s learned from her involvement […]
Max Elbaum
  by Max Elbaum   A Time to Rise: Collective Memoirs of the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP) is the most vivid recounting yet published of young activists confronting U.S. racism and Washington’s empire in the 1970s and ’80s. If you want to get a taste of how Marxist analysis and organizational cohesion can unleash […]
Ellen David Friedman
By Ellen David Friedman In this short video, Ellen David Friedman reflects on the successes and long-term impacts of the Rainbow Coalition in Vermont.  She lays out the importance of the years of independent electoral organizing that had been undertaken in Vermont prior to the Rainbow Coalition and why it meant that the Vermont Coalition […]