Standing Up For Immigrants

As the fascism of our current government becomes more and more evident with a flood of reports and images of the atrocities committed by ICE and border agents, people are taking to the streets to protest. Last Saturday, MIRAC and CAIRMN staged the largest of such marches since last summer in the Twin Cities. Over… Read more »

Debate Watch Party a Smashing Success

Despite being somewhat hastily organized (since the very first meeting of the TCDSA for Bernie subcommittee was a mere nine days before the debate) a sociable event to watch the second Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate was a pretty big success. Attended by approximately 80 people, many of whom were non-members, not very active members… Read more »

Stomp Out Slumlords inaugural canvass = very good

The Housing Justice Branch kicked off the Stomp Out Slumlords campaign on Saturday, June 8th. It was a great success! The Stomp Out Slumlords campaign aims to fight eviction and displacement by encouraging tenants facing eviction to go to their court date. When tenants show up, they are highly likely to get some form of… Read more »

A report from the Second Annual People’s Prom

The Second Annual People’s Prom, organized by the TCDSA Socialist Feminist Branch, raised over $1500 to send folks to Socialism Conference in Chicago! Last Saturday, 60+ people came out to the “Greenway Guy” Tim’s idyllic backyard to dance the night away with familiar comrades and new friends. The infamous EAT THE RICH cookies made another… Read more »

Walking the picket line

On May 15th, 80 warehouse workers at seven Murphy Warehouse locations across the Twin Cities went on strike. Murphy Warehouse Company, a Minneapolis-based warehousing and logistics company, has a number of employees organized with Teamsters Local 120. On Friday the 17th, at one of the picket sites, I found a half dozen people holding the… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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:… Read more »