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 »

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 »

Who Was Alexandra Kollontai? (Part 2 of 2)

Read part 1 of this political education “snippet” here. We were going to resume this story in 1918, one year after Alexandra Kollontai married Pavel Dybenko in the heat of the early days of the new Bolshevik Revolutionary government in St. Petersburg. But instead, I first need to fill in a few details left out… Read more »

On the George Floyd Uprisings

Spring 2020. The economy is in the ugly process of reopening in a pandemic. Donald Trump feels victorious.  His armed and angry supporters denounce measures of public health as government overreach and tyranny. They come out to public and government areas with guns and confederate flags, and walk away free.  MN Governor Tim Walz responds… Read more »