Socialism FAQ

Why Socialism Why Now with audio

This is a recorded adaptation of an hour-long talk by Ben Darr at the DDS’s Free School in May 2017.  It’s a primer on socialism and why it is needed now more than ever.  Use PowerPoint to play it with audio.


Position Papers

The following position papers come from Democratic Socialists of America’s national office:

Gender Issues
  • The Gender Pay Gap: This article from 2012 addresses the issue of women receiving less pay for similar work than men.
  • Women’s Health and Reproductive Justice: This article, from 2013, offers a socialist perspective on issues of women’s health, particularly as it relates to reproductive freedom.
Economics/Worker Justice