Endorsed Candidate Profile: Yolanda Roth, Candidate for Hennepin County Commissioner, District 1

Yolanda Roth is a Twin Cities DSA member running for Hennepin County commissioner for District 1. A community organizer and activist who advocates for housing rights, criminal justice reform, LGBTQ rights, and other causes, she has been with the labor movement for twenty years. She joined the Communication Workers of America as a telecom employee… Read more »

Minnesota Labor for Bernie

A new group in the movement to elect Bernie Sanders president formed in December, Minnesota Labor for Bernie. Why Labor for Bernie? National Union Members for Bernie Coordinator Jonah Furman says, “There are 14.7 million of us and 30 million voters in the 2016 Democratic primaries. We can make the difference.” He goes on to… Read more »

Support Nelsie Yang

With the city of St Paul holding city council elections this Tuesday 5 November, Twin Cities DSA would like to strongly recommend volunteer support for Nelsie Yang, candidate for city council in Ward 6. Sign-up Here: https://secure.ngpvan.com/p/JjsHsM6BHUqPHxKvqHbOAA2 Decision Process Twin Cities DSA did not host formal endorsement meetings this year available to rank & file… Read more »

If You’re So Rich, How Come You’re Not Smart?

We have come to a point in late-stage capitalism where a lot of the so-called philanthropy vying for well-meaning control of our lives is so inept, so blinkered by ideology, that it has become its own opposite. “Philanthropy” contains two Greek root words that mean, respectively, “love” and “human.” But, particularly in the subdivision of… Read more »

Local Labor News Round-up

Comrades, we are in the midst of a wave of labor actions and agitation as the working class reasserts itself with greater urgency every day. People are fighting for their communities, fighting to save the planet, and fighting to get just a little more justice in their lives every day. All labor actions involve surprises,… Read more »

Keeping Up the Pressure on Concentration Camp Investors: A Tour of Corporate Shame and a Weekend of Action

Concentration camps are big business. Minneapolis has no shortage of corporations profiting off human suffering and misery, as immigrants are targeted at the border and throughout the country. Locally, TCDSA members have helped launch a campaign against Thrivent, a local “ethical” investment bank that invests in Core Civic and GEO Group, the two main companies… Read more »