Our 2019 National Convention Delegates

Congratulations to the delegates who were selected during the delegate election meeting last month to represent Twin Cities DSA at the upcoming DSA Convention in Atlanta, GA on August 2 through 4. The following is a list of our delegates: Mackenzie B. (she/her) James E. (he/him) Ian R. (he/him) Mandy M. (she/her) Daniel P. (he/him)… Read more »

Updates from the Steering Committee

Per a vote by the Steering Committee, Twin Cities DSA will be electing an interim co-chair at our next General Meeting to serve until our chapter convention in September. Until the election, the Steering Committee has appointed Rita T. to serve as interim interim co-chair. The co-chairs of the chapter are responsible for chairing general… Read more »

An update on the Grievance Process

On September 1st, 2018 a group of TCDSA members got together at the Northeast Library for a session that lasted seven hours and resulted in a first draft. Over the next eight months, a small working group of dedicated individuals revised the document, regularly seeking feedback from membership in the form of online surveys, in-person… Read more »

Run for Delegate to the DSA National Convention!

Democratic Socialists of America is holding its national convention on August 1-4 in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the highest body of decisionmaking for the national organization, where delegates from the over 150 chapters nationwide will vote on political priorities, changes to our national constitution and bylaws, and electing a new National Political Committee. This will… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Stands With Ilhan Omar

The following resolution was passed by the Steering Committee on March 27, 2019. WHEREAS in the last several weeks, Representative Ilhan Omar has been subjected to attacks for being a Muslim Somali woman in a country where white Christian maleness is the default, and WHEREAS such attacks on Rep. Omar constitute abuse and give credence… Read more »

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 35

A Time for Radical Empathy In the midst of deteriorating capitalism we find ourselves in a society where empathy has faded to only a background blip in our minds. It has become the slight tick that shows one’s weakness when they feel something for someone else. In our pervasive individualism empathy is a weakness that… Read more »

January 20 Election Results

During the January 2019 General Meeting, Twin Cities DSA held an election where members voted to elect a Tech Coordinator. Eugene B. was elected Technology Coordinator for the Twin Cities DSA. Thank you to the other candidates, Michael H. and Brad M., for your interest in the Tech Coordinator position and your commitment to TCDSA.

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 34

Note: In the newsletter version, this edition of Little Red Letter is incorrectly numbered as #36. In this web version, it has been corrected to #34. Each January I am reminded of my alma mater’s annual debate on the pros and cons of canceling class on Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day. A private, liberal… Read more »