TCDSA endorses Sonia Neculescu for MN House 60A

The membership of the Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America has voted to endorse Sonia Neculescu in the special election for MN House 60A. The DFL primary is on January 21st and early voting is available now. Find your polling place at https://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/. Sonia is a working class resident of Northeast Minneapolis. She’s a first-generation… Read more »

Minnesota Labor for Bernie

A new group in the movement to elect Bernie Sanders president formed in December, Minnesota Labor for Bernie. Why Labor for Bernie? National Union Members for Bernie Coordinator Jonah Furman says, “There are 14.7 million of us and 30 million voters in the 2016 Democratic primaries. We can make the difference.” He goes on to… Read more »

Introducing the Red Loons

Hello TCDSA! We are the Red Loons, an independent leftist supporters group of Minnesota United FC, Minnesota’s new Major League Soccer team. While some of you are members already or have worked with us on community and political projects, we thought it was high time we extended an invitation to anyone who wants to have… Read more »

Success! Nelsie Yang for Ward 6

The city of St Paul held city council elections this Tuesday 5 November and Twin Cities DSA recommended members volunteer support for Nelsie Yang, candidate for city council in Ward 6. Twin Cities DSA did not host formal endorsement meetings this year, however a group of chapter members approached the elected leadership asking for an urgent… Read more »

Support Nelsie Yang

With the city of St Paul holding city council elections this Tuesday 5 November, Twin Cities DSA would like to strongly recommend volunteer support for Nelsie Yang, candidate for city council in Ward 6. Sign-up Here: https://secure.ngpvan.com/p/JjsHsM6BHUqPHxKvqHbOAA2 Decision Process Twin Cities DSA did not host formal endorsement meetings this year available to rank & file… Read more »

Twin Cities DSA Supports Aisha Gomez

The following resolution was passed by the Steering Committee on October 30, 2019. WHEREAS, on October 10, 2019, the Minneapolis Police Department used violent, escalatory tactics including indiscriminate spraying of chemical irritants and charging horses into crowds after a rally by Donald Trump, and WHEREAS, the MPD used these tactics in an effort to to… Read more »

If You’re So Rich, How Come You’re Not Smart?

We have come to a point in late-stage capitalism where a lot of the so-called philanthropy vying for well-meaning control of our lives is so inept, so blinkered by ideology, that it has become its own opposite. “Philanthropy” contains two Greek root words that mean, respectively, “love” and “human.” But, particularly in the subdivision of… Read more »

Local Labor News Round-up

Comrades, we are in the midst of a wave of labor actions and agitation as the working class reasserts itself with greater urgency every day. People are fighting for their communities, fighting to save the planet, and fighting to get just a little more justice in their lives every day. All labor actions involve surprises,… Read more »

TCDSA Socialist Feminist Branch Bylaws

Participation A branch member is a current Twin Cities DSA member (with dues paid to DSA National, or within the one-year grace period for dues payment) who affirms their intent to be an active branch member in a poll conducted periodically by the chairs. (Timing of the poll is at the chairs’ discretion.) Branch members… Read more »

TCDSA Steering Committee

Chapter co-chairs (chairs at twincitiesdsa dot org): Rita T. (rita at twincitiesdsa dot org) Tim S. (tims at twincitiesdsa dot org) Treasurer: Ezra I. Technology Coordinator: Eugene B. Recording Secretary: Tracy W. Political Education Coordinator: Kevin M. (politicaledu at twincitiesdsa dot org) Political Action Coordinator: Isuru H. Ecosocialism Branch representative: Maggie S. (ecosocialism at twincitiesdsa… Read more »