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On September 23rd, a Kentucky grand jury failed to indict three police officers in the murder of Breonna Taylor. Following this decision, people around the world took their protests to the streets, where many of them were met with state repression and violence. Some were arrested and suffered more significant consequences for expressing their sorrow… Read more »

David Graeber, 1961-2020

How, exactly, do you memorialize someone who would be deeply uncomfortable about being memorialized? Should you? Can you? How do we use the past tense with someone who was so irrepressibly hopeful for the future, despite all his sharp frustrations with the present? I’ve never met David Graeber, or interacted with him. Many people have,… Read more »

COVID-19 Choices for K12 Across the Metro Area and How Education Workers are Organizing in Response

What’s it like being a district superintendent or school board member, a charter school principal or private school administrator, or the parent or guardian of a student in these fraught times? The schooling options under consideration are in-person or distant. Or this halfway in between thing called “hybrid.”  It feels like the expression “moving target”… Read more »

Political Education Committee September Recap

On August 18th, the Political Education Committee hosted a Socialism 101 event aimed at new members and socialism-curious non-members. Our Socialism 101 events invite participants to consider questions about the nature of capitalism, the struggles and organizations necessary to overcome it, and what sort of Socialist future we want to build.  Participants take part in… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Convention – 9/19/2020

It’s almost time for Twin Cities DSA’s annual convention. Every year, we meet to elect new leadership, catch up, and forge a path forward. Obviously, this is not an ordinary year. We’re in the middle of a pandemic where hundreds of thousands are dead because of incompetent, indifferent governance, and capitalist greed. The Twin Cities… Read more »

Unite Here! Local 17

Unite Here! Local 17 has had a very busy month. Workers at both Spyhouse Coffee and Surly Beer Hall have voted to unionize under their banner. This is not only a significant win for those workers and the Local, but for all working people in the city. The city’s restaurant service industry has been historically… Read more »

TCDSA 2020 Convention

Date:  Saturday, September 19, 2020Time: 1pmLocation: Online Zoom callFacebook Join us this weekend for our annual convention! We believe that in order to fight capitalism, racism, and fascism, and build a better future, we need to be organized, and that you are needed in building and strengthening this organization. We will hold our steering committee… Read more »