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  • Twin Cities DSA Newsletter #94: Red Cup Rebellion, Midterm Elections, and Moving the Chapter Forward

    Twin Cities DSA Newsletter #94: Red Cup Rebellion, Midterm Elections, and Moving the Chapter Forward

    Red Cup Rebellion, Midterm Elections, and Moving the Chapter Forward

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #93: A Vision, an Election, and the Power of Organizing

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #93: A Vision, an Election, and the Power of Organizing

    Calling all TCDSA members to share their voice in deciding what our work looks like over the next year! Come to an all-chapter visioning session and be prepared with your ideas and to roll up your sleeves and get involved or LEAD! We invite all members to sessions on October 29th (In-Person) and October 30th…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #92: Visioning for the Year Ahead

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #92: Visioning for the Year Ahead

    Over the past few weeks, the old and new steering committees have been meeting together to share our experiences and analysis and prepare for the year ahead in TCDSA. Later this month you’ll have the chance to share in this process. On October 29th (In-Person) and October 30th (Virtual), we’ll host visioning sessions to begin…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #91: Healthcare Strikes, Protests, Endorsements and More!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #91: Healthcare Strikes, Protests, Endorsements and More!

    Only two weeks ago we walked the picket lines as Minnesota Nurses around the metro went on a 3-day strike. This week, we learned that mental health workers at Allina Health would undertake their own 3-day strike, starting on Monday. Negotiations have broken off and workers will be picketing at Abbott Northwestern and Unity Hospitals…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #90: Convention Recap, Nurses and More!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #90: Convention Recap, Nurses and More!

    Thank you to everyone who joined our annual convention on Sunday, Building Community, Class Struggle, and Capacity: Fighting for our Future in the Autumn of Capitalism. Well over 100 members joined us in-person or online to debate chapter business, meet our candidates for Steering Committee, and hear from an Amazon worker about their organizing efforts.…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #89: CONVENTION SEASON IS IN THE AIR

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #89: CONVENTION SEASON IS IN THE AIR

    We started off this summer with a chapter conversation about goals for our organizing. The results were overwhelmingly in favor of more socials and opportunities for engagement. Through ice cream socials, movie nights, rallying, canvassing, picketing, book discussions, and sipping coffee in solidarity, the structures of camaraderie and action are being built and reinforced. We…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #88: LABOR! LABOR! LABOR!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #88: LABOR! LABOR! LABOR!

     Starbucks and Trader Joe’s workers forming unions locally, nurses and UMN workers demanding better conditions – people are flexing their labor power! And here at the TCDSA Labor Branch, the calendar is teeming with events to advance our struggles in the workplace. Below you’ll find three events for all sorts of comrades — a movie…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #87: Organizing after Roe

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #87: Organizing after Roe

    Comrades, we have been seeing it for years, but have felt it especially deeply the past few weeks – it is clear that the right wing is going for it. They have been strategically building to take power for a very long time, and we are seeing more clearly than ever the possibility of fascism…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #86: General Meeting! Door Knocking! Ice Cream!!!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #86: General Meeting! Door Knocking! Ice Cream!!!

    Comrades, we have a busy few weeks on the horizon and all of us on the Steering Committee hope to see you soon — whether virtually or in-person! The primary season is upon us and the difference between electing establishment democrats and socialists could hinge on the efforts we put in over the next month.…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #85

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #85

    It was wonderful to see so many people out this week — from the powerful kiddos above at the Starbucks Solidarity Sip-In at three local unionizing Starbucks, to all of our friends and neighbors at Sunday’s Open Streets on Lyndale. In the blog posts below, you’ll get a recap of our Solidarity Sip-In and the…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #84: Looking Back, Looking Forward

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #84: Looking Back, Looking Forward

    This week marks two years since the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department. As socialists and Twin Cities residents, we’re painfully aware of how little has changed in the two years since we took to the streets. What little was secured by the movement in convictions and promises of…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #83: Let’s Plan The Fight Ahead

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #83: Let’s Plan The Fight Ahead

    Last week, we were all horrified to hear of the plans by the far-right Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade. Within 24 hours we joined other organizations rallying at the capitol to make clear that workers are ready to fight back to demand that far from restricting access to abortions, we must ensure that…

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