Run for Delegate to the DSA National Convention!

Democratic Socialists of America is holding its national convention on August 1-4 in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the highest body of decisionmaking for the national organization, where delegates from the over 150 chapters nationwide will vote on political priorities, changes to our national constitution and bylaws, and electing a new National Political Committee. This will… Read more »

An Invitation from the Left Social Democrats

Please join the Left Social Democrats Caucus of the Twin Cities DSA on Tuesday, April 16th, at 7:00pm for a presentation by Professor David Schultz of Hamline University on “Bernie Sanders and the Future of Democratic Socialism in American Politics.”  If any other branches, working groups, or caucuses are interested in co-sponsoring or promoting this… Read more »

Socialist Support for Hotel Workers

Twin Cities DSA has happily endorsed UNITE Here! Local 17’s Hotel Workers March!  On Wednesday, May 1st, hotel workers are marching through downtown Minneapolis for their own contracts, marching in support of $15 min wage everywhere, marching for workers’ rights and workplace democracy. It’s time for socialists to show up in solidarity! Not only have… Read more »

$15 and a Union at MSP

Nearly 5,000 workers at MSP Airport are closer than they have ever been to winning a $15/hour minimum wage. They are fighting for quick passage of a minimum wage ordinance by the Metropolitan Airport Commission and then a phase-in that would allow workers to be at $15 by 2022. Spearheading the effort is the newly… Read more »

Reflections on Ten Strikes, One Evening

On February 21st, Twin Cities DSA held one of the largest events we’ve ever had – “Ten Strikes, One Evening,” a panel discussion with labor and environmental historian Erik Loomis about his book A History of America in Ten Strikes. Among the 125 people in attendance were DSA members, union members, community members, workers of… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Stands With Ilhan Omar

The following resolution was passed by the Steering Committee on March 27, 2019. WHEREAS in the last several weeks, Representative Ilhan Omar has been subjected to attacks for being a Muslim Somali woman in a country where white Christian maleness is the default, and WHEREAS such attacks on Rep. Omar constitute abuse and give credence… Read more »

What to expect at your first convention

In August of 2017, myself and 10 other delegates, as well as 2 alternates and several observers, made our way down to Chicago, IL for the 2017 DSA National Convention. Being my first National Convention since joining the organization, I didn’t know what to expect. I had read up on the agenda and programming and… Read more »

TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 35

A Time for Radical Empathy In the midst of deteriorating capitalism we find ourselves in a society where empathy has faded to only a background blip in our minds. It has become the slight tick that shows one’s weakness when they feel something for someone else. In our pervasive individualism empathy is a weakness that… Read more »

January 20 Election Results

During the January 2019 General Meeting, Twin Cities DSA held an election where members voted to elect a Tech Coordinator. Eugene B. was elected Technology Coordinator for the Twin Cities DSA. Thank you to the other candidates, Michael H. and Brad M., for your interest in the Tech Coordinator position and your commitment to TCDSA.