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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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