2021 TCDSA Convention candidate statements

The following candidates are running for various positions in the Twin Cities DSA 2021 Convention this September. Descriptions for each of the positions can be found here. Bylaws with rules governing each of these positions can be found here. Co-chair Ian R. he / him I joined DSA in November 2016 and have been involved… Read more »

2021 Position Descriptions

The following positions will be up for election in September at the 2021 TCDSA Convention: Co-chair Recording Secretary Technology Coordinator Treasurer Political Education Coordinators (three seats, one of which is a Steering Committee seat) Members At Large (three seats) Grievance Committee (six seats) For more info about the powers and duties of the Steering Committee… Read more »

2021 Convention Delegate Candidates

To read more and contact candidates directly, join us in the #convention-discussion channel on Slack! Ian R.I’ve been an active member of Twin Cities DSA since 2016, and was a delegate to our 2017 and 2019 conventions. I’ve been active in labor work within the chapter, leading Socialism 101 events, and assisting in various projects.… Read more »

Solidarity with Teamsters Local 120

Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America stands in full solidarity with Teamsters 120 union members striking and actively picketing at the Marathon Oil Refinery in St Paul Park.  Their willingness to stand up for safe working conditions and to protect union jobs in the middle of bone-chilling winter conditions is a shining example of earnest commitment… Read more »

Political Education Committee September Recap

On August 18th, the Political Education Committee hosted a Socialism 101 event aimed at new members and socialism-curious non-members. Our Socialism 101 events invite participants to consider questions about the nature of capitalism, the struggles and organizations necessary to overcome it, and what sort of Socialist future we want to build.  Participants take part in… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Convention – 9/19/2020

It’s almost time for Twin Cities DSA’s annual convention. Every year, we meet to elect new leadership, catch up, and forge a path forward. Obviously, this is not an ordinary year. We’re in the middle of a pandemic where hundreds of thousands are dead because of incompetent, indifferent governance, and capitalist greed. The Twin Cities… Read more »

Unite Here! Local 17

Unite Here! Local 17 has had a very busy month. Workers at both Spyhouse Coffee and Surly Beer Hall have voted to unionize under their banner. This is not only a significant win for those workers and the Local, but for all working people in the city. The city’s restaurant service industry has been historically… Read more »