The US Labor Movement and the Socialist Role
A DSA National Political Education Committee Course
NPEC is excited to announce our newest course about socialist and our historical role in the Labor movement in the United States. In this packet, you will find everything you need to host this lesson with your chapter; the organizers’ guide for how to run the lesson, a handout for participants and the lesson’s slide show.
- The vital role socialists of various kinds have played (and can still play) in the US labor movement. To thrive, labor needs a strong socialist movement.
- The critical role powerful labor organization and strikes play in shifting the power balance between labor and capital to realize political and social objectives. A thriving socialist movement needs a powerful labor movement.