TCDSA 2020 Convention

Date:  Saturday, September 19, 2020Time: 1pmLocation: Online Zoom callFacebook Join us this weekend for our annual convention! We believe that in order to fight capitalism, racism, and fascism, and build a better future, we need to be organized, and that you are needed in building and strengthening this organization. We will hold our steering committee… Read more »

TCDSA COVID-19 Response: Live Media Conference

The Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America (TCDSA) responds to the Walz-Flanagan administration’s unscientific and reckless decision to reopen the state with a press conference highlighting stories from impacted Minnesotans. Following the Governor’s lifting of the stay-at-home order on May17, 2020, essential workers and other vulnerable Minnesotans on the frontlines face a difficult choice: covering needs like rent and groceries, or ensuring their safety in COVID-19. Rather than re-opening during a life-threatening pandemic or further deepening our economic inequality, TCDSA believes there is an alternative path. This media conference will be held at the former BIX Produce Co. warehouse purchased by the state of Minnesota for $5.4 million to store the bodies of thousands of Minnesotans who will die in the peak of the pandemic.

TCDSA Responds to Governor Walz Enacting Eviction Moratorium

March 23, 2020 Ever since a peacetime state of emergency was declared amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesotans have been calling for a statewide eviction moratorium. Last week, hundreds of people made thousands of calls to the Walz Administration demanding that they take emergency action to guarantee healthcare, economic and social security, and safety amid this… Read more »

Education roundup: MPS has many balls in the air; meanwhile Saint Paul teachers may be on the verge of a strike

Editor’s note: A version of this column appears in the March 2 edition of Southside Pride. Whew! I hardly know where to start. On March 10th, a coalition of pissed-off parents is going to march to demand Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) go back to the drawing board on their Comprehensive District Design (CDD) and this… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA and friends protest Line 3, call out fossil fuel industry for buying political influence

On February 26, 2020, members of Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America, Northfield Against Line 3, and other allies from the Movement to Stop Line 3 gathered in downtown Minneapolis at the offices of Winthrop & Weinstine—one of Minnesota’s premier corporate law firms and lobby shops—to call out its relationship with Enbridge Energy, the company… Read more »

Official Tuna 4 Bernie Shirt

[Order Here] On February 7, the night of the Democratic debate in New Hampshire, very online Twin Cities DSA member Chris Stedman tweeted a simple video capturing his dog Tuna’s enthusiasm for Bernie Sanders and her…. lack of enthusiasm for Pete Buttigieg. Overnight the video went viral, and it has since been viewed almost 900K… Read more »

TCDSA endorses Sonia Neculescu for MN House 60A

The membership of the Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America has voted to endorse Sonia Neculescu in the special election for MN House 60A. The DFL primary is on January 21st and early voting is available now. Find your polling place at https://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/. Sonia is a working class resident of Northeast Minneapolis. She’s a first-generation… Read more »