Stop Line 3!

Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 expansion would be the lynchpin of the global tar sands transportation network. It would bind our economy to tar sands for decades, deepening our dependence on the most dirty and dangerous form of crude oil. And it is the latest threat to North America’s indigenous people in their centuries long struggle… Read more »

Sending Out Our Comrades

On Friday, July 29th, Twin Cities DSA held a fundraiser to support the expenses of the 19 delegates that Twin Cities DSA elected to the DSA National Convention. Over 50 comrades kicked off their weekend with comradery, music and dancing! In total, we were able to raise over $1500 that evening to support our delegates.… Read more »

Convention reportback: Kevin M.

More to come! Friday 8/2/2019, 3:30PM Amid the heat and rain of August Atlanta, the DSA convention kicked off with an explosion (literally; they were shooting a movie a block from the hotel and blew something up last night). Canceled flights, overnight drives, and the pressure of representing the largest American socialist organization in a… Read more »

Convention reportbacks!

The DSA National Convention is happening right now in Atlanta, Georgia. Your nineteen delegates are hard at work shaping the future of DSA (or still traveling to do so, sad trombone), and in between votes, we’ll do our best to keep y’all updated at home on this page. Author names will be at the bottom… Read more »

TCDSA Participates in Lights for Liberty

On July 12, a nationwide vigil was held around sundown at ICE detention sites or offices in most states under the name Lights for Liberty. There were TCDSA members present at at least two Minnesota vigils at the Sherburne County Jail and the Fred Whipple Federal Office Building. The Sherburne County Jail in Elk River… Read more »

Socialism 101

This month, on Saturday 13 July, our chapter hosted a double session of Socialism 101. Two-thirds of the attendees at both classes were new to DSA and most of them had heard about the course through DSA activities in support of the Bernie 2020 Campaign. Our Socialism 101 class is a space for introducing and… Read more »

Racial Justice Branch Update

“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” –Angela Davis Racial Justice is one of the newest branches of Twin Cities DSA, with the explicit purpose of de-centering whiteness in socialist organizing and collaborating on projects that prioritize anti-racism. In… Read more »

Report Back from Socialism Conference 2019

Two weeks ago, around 25 comrades made the trip home to the Twin Cities from Chicago, many dollars poorer (from having bought too many books), but so much richer in knowledge. We were coming home from Socialism 2019, an annual conference focused on learning and collaboration among socialists, hosted this year by DSA, Haymarket Books,… Read more »

Strike At Amazon On Prime Day

Despite intense pressure from Amazon management at the sprawling Shakopee, MN warehouse, several dozen Amazon workers went on strike and rallied outside the building on Amazon Prime Day. They were joined by 200 union and community supporters in a spirited picket line and rally. Their action was intended to push back against inhumane workloads, massive… Read more »