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?[1] Did you know: abortion funds provide not only financial assistance for abortions to those who need it,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Anti-imperialism after the invasion of Ukraine

A revision of and recommitment to international solidarity is overdue for US socialists. The specter of a ‘new Cold War’ demands nothing less. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has revealed broader weaknesses in the US left’s capacity for organizing around global issues.  Currently, much of the US left is embroiled in debates over the war’s… Read more »

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,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »