We Can’t Count On Walz
As the previous newsletter highlighted, bills at the legislature have faced corporate pushback from Mayo Clinic, which threatened to pull investments over the Keeping Nurses at the Bedside Act supported by the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA). This bill would set up committees that would include hospital staff and among other things, they would be able […]
Organize and fly together
The heartbreaking 2010 loss of a union election at Delta Air Lines by a mere 280 votes meant that 16,000 ramp workers would not be represented by the International Association of Machinists (IAM). The last 13 years have been marked by several unsuccessful attempts at unionization. A combination of firing key activists, intimidation, intense anti-union […]
Some Picket Line Do’s and Don’ts
One of the most fundamental labor actions is the picket line, and everyone should know how to show up. This is great to share with comrades about how to effectively show up as socialists!
UMN Grad Workers Announce Union
On Monday, February 20, over 300 graduate student workers and their supporters gathered in front of Coffman Memorial Union on the Minneapolis Campus of the University of Minnesota to formally announce their union campaign. The University of Minnesota effort, which has been underway for over two years prior to their public announcement, follows in the […]
Far Away From Home: Amazon’s Pattern of Abusing the Vulnerable
It was kind of strange for me as an immigrant, to start working at a company that brags about their “technical advances” and the “logistics and robotics” making it sound like they’ve figured out the magic formula bosses have been after since Merlin the sorcerer. I was curious about it. We’ve seen the famous scene […]
We Need Some Rail Solidarity
The railroad workers of this country have been embroiled in a contract fight spanning the last three years, struggling to improve their material and working conditions, and they need our support.
Twin Cities DSA Statement on the 2022 Election
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2022 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org We want to start by congratulating our TCDSA-endorsed candidates: Zaynab Mohamed, Omar Fateh, Samantha Sencer-Mura, Athena Hollins, Mai Chong Xiong, and Aaron Wagner all won their elections! They and all of the dedicated folks who made their victories possible should be proud of the organizing they’ve done. […]
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