Our 2019 National Convention Delegates

Congratulations to the delegates who were selected during the delegate election meeting last month to represent Twin Cities DSA at the upcoming DSA Convention in Atlanta, GA on August 2 through 4. The following is a list of our delegates: Mackenzie B. (she/her) James E. (he/him) Ian R. (he/him) Mandy M. (she/her) Daniel P. (he/him)… Read more »

Standing Up For Immigrants

As the fascism of our current government becomes more and more evident with a flood of reports and images of the atrocities committed by ICE and border agents, people are taking to the streets to protest. Last Saturday, MIRAC and CAIRMN staged the largest of such marches since last summer in the Twin Cities. Over… Read more »

Debate Watch Party a Smashing Success

Despite being somewhat hastily organized (since the very first meeting of the TCDSA for Bernie subcommittee was a mere nine days before the debate) a sociable event to watch the second Democratic Party 2020 presidential debate was a pretty big success. Attended by approximately 80 people, many of whom were non-members, not very active members… Read more »

Updates from the Steering Committee

Per a vote by the Steering Committee, Twin Cities DSA will be electing an interim co-chair at our next General Meeting to serve until our chapter convention in September. Until the election, the Steering Committee has appointed Rita T. to serve as interim interim co-chair. The co-chairs of the chapter are responsible for chairing general… Read more »

An update on the Grievance Process

On September 1st, 2018 a group of TCDSA members got together at the Northeast Library for a session that lasted seven hours and resulted in a first draft. Over the next eight months, a small working group of dedicated individuals revised the document, regularly seeking feedback from membership in the form of online surveys, in-person… Read more »

Stomp Out Slumlords inaugural canvass = very good

The Housing Justice Branch kicked off the Stomp Out Slumlords campaign on Saturday, June 8th. It was a great success! The Stomp Out Slumlords campaign aims to fight eviction and displacement by encouraging tenants facing eviction to go to their court date. When tenants show up, they are highly likely to get some form of… Read more »

A report from the Second Annual People’s Prom

The Second Annual People’s Prom, organized by the TCDSA Socialist Feminist Branch, raised over $1500 to send folks to Socialism Conference in Chicago! Last Saturday, 60+ people came out to the “Greenway Guy” Tim’s idyllic backyard to dance the night away with familiar comrades and new friends. The infamous EAT THE RICH cookies made another… Read more »

Walking the picket line

On May 15th, 80 warehouse workers at seven Murphy Warehouse locations across the Twin Cities went on strike. Murphy Warehouse Company, a Minneapolis-based warehousing and logistics company, has a number of employees organized with Teamsters Local 120. On Friday the 17th, at one of the picket sites, I found a half dozen people holding the… Read more »