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 »

Did you know that freelancers and authors have a union?

Yes, it’s true. For decades, a nationwide union chapter, UAW Local 1981, has existed under its alternate name of the National Writers Union or NWU. This union fights for free speech, net neutrality, fair contracts between freelance writers and publishers, and other issues of interest to writers of all kinds. They also provide contract negotiation… Read more »