TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 30

As socialists in a capitalist world, we are well equipped to take on the challenge of changing our society. However, living in a system that we know is built on exploitation, oppression and greed, and knowing how our world could be better, takes additional tolls on us. Capitalism has infested every part of our lives,… Read more »

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 29

Statement on Racist Violence in Pittsburgh This past Saturday, October 27th, a fascist murdered 11 Jews at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. The fallen were the elders of the community, its backbone. TCDSA is sickened and angered by the terrorist attack at Tree of Life synagogue this past Shabbat. Many have described the… Read more »

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 28

Education Action in MPS Last Tuesday, at the October Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) board meeting more than 200 activists showed up to show support for Education Support Professionals (ESPs) with the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and demand better wages in their current contract negotiations with the district. About a dozen Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of… Read more »

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 27

TCDSA 2018 Annual Member Convention Recap In September of 2016, I found myself at East Side Freedom Library for an annual meeting of the Twin Cities chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. There were a handful of us who weren’t yet members and 15 card-carrying members in attendance–the exact number needed for quorum. Fast… Read more »

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 26

Profit Motive = Eco Destructive Humans have massively reshaped the planet, causing the extinction of thousands of species, the ruination of so many natural habitats, and such massive changes in the climate that many scientists believe a new geological epoch is called for, known as the anthropocene. There’s a problem with that word, though –… Read more »

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 25

TCDSA Moving Local Politics Many TCDSA members were naturally drawn to Jennifer Nguyen Moore this past campaign season, as her platform and approach reflected who we wanted to be as socialists. Her platform focused on equitability and justice for all in the Ramsey community, and she had a plan to bring this vision forward through… Read more »