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Twin Cities DSA Statement on the 2022 Election
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2022 Contact: email@example.com We want to start by congratulating our TCDSA-endorsed candidates: Zaynab Mohamed, Omar Fateh, Samantha Sencer-Mura, Athena Hollins, Mai Chong Xiong, and Aaron Wagner all won their elections! They and all of the dedicated folks who made their victories possible should be proud of the organizing they’ve done. […]
With Inflation Crippling US Workers – What Is To Be Done?
Resolution passed by TCDSA Steering Committee for the DSA National Political Committee (NPC). The US working class is facing the most severe inflation in 4 decades. Inflation for food prices is over 10%, gas prices are racing ahead of that. Workers are being forced to make dark choices for their families. The ruling class solution […]
Abortion Fund-a-thon: A Recap
by Diana W. Did you know: in the state of Minnesota, there are 98 fake reproductive clinics (also known as crisis pregnancy centers) but only eight real abortion providers, most of which are in the Twin Cities area? Did you know: abortion funds provide not only financial assistance for abortions to those who need it, […]
Twin Cities DSA Stands With Palestine
On March 16, 2022, the members of Twin Cities DSA voted to pass the following resolution. RESOLUTION: Twin Cities DSA Stands With Palestine WHEREAS, Socialists have always understood anti-imperialism and supporting national liberation movements to be a core part of their struggle; WHEREAS, Israel’s Apartheid regime is funded by billions of dollars in aid from […]
Summary of First TCDSA Rent Control Action Hour
Saturday, March 5th was our first Rent Control Action Hour, where 12 comrades gathered on Zoom. We first grounded ourselves in the fights for rent control happening in St. Paul and Minneapolis, and acknowledging our well-funded opposition in the capitalist real estate lobby with their ties to police and right-wing politicians on “both sides of […]
The People Took Some Power
In 2020, Housing Equity Now St. Paul (HENS) launched what would become the Keep St. Paul Home (KSPH) campaign for residential rent control, placing a 3% annual rent increase limit on all residential rents in the city of St. Paul regardless of change of occupancy. The average rent increase in Minnesota is 3% per year, […]
TCDSA’s Response to Amir Locke’s Murder by the MPD
Next Step: Chapter Response Meeting on February 13th, 1pm over Zoom. Register here. All of us in DSA are devastated by the killing of Amir Locke – yet another murder at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department. While shocking, Amir’s death is the sadly predictable result of the continued existence of a violent and […]
Solidarity Fund February 2022 Update
TCDSA’s Ezra Ishman Solidarity Fund opened for requests at the end of January. Over the four days the fund was open, TCDSA’s announcement was shared through organizing networks and among families and friends in need. We received 68 requests from at least 24 different ZIP codes across the Twin Cities metro area. We distributed a […]
What has the Electoral Committee been up to? A lot, and you should get involved!
The Electoral Committee oversees the chapter endorsement process and campaigns for endorsed candidates. It is currently working with the Steering Committee to develop the structure of elected official engagement and accountability. Everyone is welcome to our regular monthly meetings the first Sunday of every month at 2PM. This process only happens because members make it […]
The Unionization of Everything and Other Seismic Shifts
It’s 1:30 pm on the last Sunday in January and I am watching and listening to a Zoom presentation coming from East Side Freedom Library (ESFL). You can watch the recording of the presentation, which was also live-streamed on ESFL’s Facebook page, at this link: East Side Freedom Library panel discussion with UFCW and Half […]
2022 First-Round Endorsements
TCDSA is proud to announce endorsement of four candidates to bring the values of Democratic Socialism to the MN State Legislature: 🌹 Omar Fateh – Senate District 62 🌹 Zaynab Mohamed – Senate District 63 🌹 Sheigh Freeberg – Senate District 65 🌹 Fabian Bean – House District 63A Our endorsements are not just words. […]
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