Support Nelsie Yang

With the city of St Paul holding city council elections this Tuesday 5 November, Twin Cities DSA would like to strongly recommend volunteer support for Nelsie Yang, candidate for city council in Ward 6. Sign-up Here: https://secure.ngpvan.com/p/JjsHsM6BHUqPHxKvqHbOAA2 Decision Process Twin Cities DSA did not host formal endorsement meetings this year available to rank & file… Read more »

If You’re So Rich, How Come You’re Not Smart?

We have come to a point in late-stage capitalism where a lot of the so-called philanthropy vying for well-meaning control of our lives is so inept, so blinkered by ideology, that it has become its own opposite. “Philanthropy” contains two Greek root words that mean, respectively, “love” and “human.” But, particularly in the subdivision of… Read more »

Local Labor News Round-up

Comrades, we are in the midst of a wave of labor actions and agitation as the working class reasserts itself with greater urgency every day. People are fighting for their communities, fighting to save the planet, and fighting to get just a little more justice in their lives every day. All labor actions involve surprises,… Read more »

TCDSA Steering Committee

Chapter co-chairs (chairs at twincitiesdsa dot org): Rita T. (rita at twincitiesdsa dot org) Tim S. (tims at twincitiesdsa dot org) Treasurer: Ezra I. Technology Coordinator: Eugene B. Recording Secretary: Tracy W. Political Education Coordinator: Kevin M. (politicaledu at twincitiesdsa dot org) Political Action Coordinator: Isuru H. Ecosocialism Branch representative: Maggie S. (ecosocialism at twincitiesdsa… Read more »

Did you know that freelancers and authors have a union?

Yes, it’s true. For decades, a nationwide union chapter, UAW Local 1981, has existed under its alternate name of the National Writers Union or NWU. This union fights for free speech, net neutrality, fair contracts between freelance writers and publishers, and other issues of interest to writers of all kinds. They also provide contract negotiation… Read more »

Keeping Up the Pressure on Concentration Camp Investors: A Tour of Corporate Shame and a Weekend of Action

Concentration camps are big business. Minneapolis has no shortage of corporations profiting off human suffering and misery, as immigrants are targeted at the border and throughout the country. Locally, TCDSA members have helped launch a campaign against Thrivent, a local “ethical” investment bank that invests in Core Civic and GEO Group, the two main companies… Read more »

No Trump in Our City

Trump wants to win Minnesota, and he’s coming to lead a rally of his bigoted supporters in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday, October 10, to prove he can. Let’s show him that this state wants nothing to do with him or the Republican party. Bring your best signs about the rights of migrants and refugees, women,… Read more »