• May Day, round 3

    May Day, round 3

    The May Day parade is a Minneapolis tradition of celebration and resistance in the heart of the Powderhorn neighborhood. For the third year in a row, Twin Cities DSA came out to the party. Our contingent of flags, signs, songs and chants made its way with the dozens of other groups and people cheered from…

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  • A report back from Socialist Feminist Convergence

    A report back from Socialist Feminist Convergence

    Last weekend, the Philadelphia Socialist Feminist Working Group hosted over 200 socialist feminists from all over the U.S. for the Socialist Feminist Convergence, a three day conference of talks, workshops, skill sharing and relationship building with the goal of developing a shared strategy for winning anti-racist socialism in our time. The program was packed with…

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  • A report back from preconvention

    A report back from preconvention

    This is a weekend event recap, state of the movement, and personal account all wrapped into one, from the Midwest pre-convention regional conference in Chicago. Like a ton of my Twin Cities DSA comrades, I’ve only been organizing for a few years. TCDSA has become an important part of my life in a short time:…

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  • A dispatch from Socialism 101 (plus a rad vegan chili recipe)

    A dispatch from Socialism 101 (plus a rad vegan chili recipe)

    Recently a group of DSA members got a chance to try out an updated version of Socialism 101. The purpose of this course is to help those interested in becoming more involved in the fight for a better world deepen their analysis of where we are, what do we want to build, and what tools…

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  • An Invitation from the Left Social Democrats

    An Invitation from the Left Social Democrats

    Please join the Left Social Democrats Caucus of the Twin Cities DSA on Tuesday, April 16th, at 7:00pm for a presentation by Professor David Schultz of Hamline University on “Bernie Sanders and the Future of Democratic Socialism in American Politics.”  If any other branches, working groups, or caucuses are interested in co-sponsoring or promoting this…

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  • Socialist Support for Hotel Workers

    Socialist Support for Hotel Workers

    Twin Cities DSA has happily endorsed UNITE Here! Local 17’s Hotel Workers March!  On Wednesday, May 1st, hotel workers are marching through downtown Minneapolis for their own contracts, marching in support of $15 min wage everywhere, marching for workers’ rights and workplace democracy. It’s time for socialists to show up in solidarity! Not only have…

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  • $15 and a Union at MSP

    $15 and a Union at MSP

    Nearly 5,000 workers at MSP Airport are closer than they have ever been to winning a $15/hour minimum wage. They are fighting for quick passage of a minimum wage ordinance by the Metropolitan Airport Commission and then a phase-in that would allow workers to be at $15 by 2022. Spearheading the effort is the newly…

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  • Reflections on Ten Strikes, One Evening

    Reflections on Ten Strikes, One Evening

    On February 21st, Twin Cities DSA held one of the largest events we’ve ever had – “Ten Strikes, One Evening,” a panel discussion with labor and environmental historian Erik Loomis about his book A History of America in Ten Strikes. Among the 125 people in attendance were DSA members, union members, community members, workers of…

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  • What to expect at your first convention

    What to expect at your first convention

    In August of 2017, myself and 10 other delegates, as well as 2 alternates and several observers, made our way down to Chicago, IL for the 2017 DSA National Convention. Being my first National Convention since joining the organization, I didn’t know what to expect. I had read up on the agenda and programming and…

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