Upcoming events 1.10.2022-1.17.2022

The days are getting longer, and there is plenty to do over the next week! For all TCDSA events and meetings, check out our calendar. Rally for Strong Rent Control in Mpls! Monday, 1.10.2022, 10:45am Join our coalition partners at MURC as we show the new City Council that we demand a strong rent control… Read more »

Jacobins and Marxists : A Shared History

Political Education Snippet #9 How it started It started with wondering about two questions. 1. Why are the Jacobins called that? 2. Why is a  Marxist 21st Century magazine about modern socialism called Jacobin?  The first question is easily answered. (Thanks to Wikipedia.)  Jacobin (political) Not to be confused with Jacobitism or the Jacobean era.… Read more »

A Strike in Every School

What would a strike at every school in every neighborhood mean for workers in Minneapolis? The last time the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) went on strike was over 50 years ago, amidst a national trend of unions avoiding striking for the last 40 years. Teachers have been more willing to break that trend due… Read more »

Starbucks Union and Organizing in 2022

This month Starbucks workers at three locations in Buffalo NY made history by voting to confirm their union. Workers at one store voted overwhelmingly to approve the union, the vote at a second location did not succeed, and at the time of writing several votes at a third location are being disputed; however, the margin… Read more »

About the Ezra Ishman Solidarity Fund

At our last All Chapter Meeting, Matt gave a great presentation about the Ezra Ishman Solidarity Fund. In case you missed it, here are the basics: It provides one-time grants up to $200 to TCDSA members and others in the community It was established in 2018 by TCDSA’s Mutual Aid and Solidarity Economy (MASE) working… Read more »

How to survive the climate crisis

Many of the world’s problems exist because of the systems of rules that we live under. These rules have been defined over centuries to make it so that a tiny minority of people can become ridiculously wealthy while we all head towards the sixth great extinction. Some call this the anthropocene, blaming our troubles on… Read more »

November 2021 Membership Meeting

Join Twin Cities DSA for our November 2021 General Membership Meeting! Date: November 16, 2021 Time: 6:30pm to 8:15pm Register for the Zoom call here Meeting packet with agenda Please email operations@twincitiesdsa.org for any questions you may have.