Keeping Up the Pressure on Concentration Camp Investors: A Tour of Corporate Shame and a Weekend of Action

Concentration camps are big business. Minneapolis has no shortage of corporations profiting off human suffering and misery, as immigrants are targeted at the border and throughout the country. Locally, TCDSA members have helped launch a campaign against Thrivent, a local “ethical” investment bank that invests in Core Civic and GEO Group, the two main companies… Read more »

No Trump in Our City

Trump wants to win Minnesota, and he’s coming to lead a rally of his bigoted supporters in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday, October 10, to prove he can. Let’s show him that this state wants nothing to do with him or the Republican party. Bring your best signs about the rights of migrants and refugees, women,… Read more »

The Fight For 15 At MSP Airport

In early 2015 a fight was raging at the airport between workers on the one side and large corporations and their political supporters on the other over what the minimum wage would be for airport workers. Ultimately, workers were only able to wrest one dollar per hour above the Minnesota state minimum wage ($9.65) from… Read more »

Convention is fast approaching!

We meet as comrades several times a year. The September convention is the most significant of these meetings because we elect our those who will lead us until next September. This year a co-chair, recording secretary, tech ops coordinator, treasurer, and political education coordinator are up for election. We will also debate and vote on… Read more »

Convention reportback: Nic R.

DSA Is In It For the Long Haul By Nic Raymond I couldn’t wait to get to convention this year. Attending the 2017 DSA convention in Chicago as a greenhorn organizer largely unaware of the internal political debates of the organization was eye opening. Arguments and disagreements largely went over my head, and I voted… Read more »

Convention reportback: Anders B.

“Where do correct ideas come from? Do they drop from the skies? No. Are they innate in the mind? No. They come from social practice, and from it alone…” Over the four day weekend biennial National DSA convention, as the largest US-based socialist organization in over half a century sketched out bold plans for how… Read more »

Convention reportback: Tracy W.

As a delegate to the convention, there were a lot of resolutions brought to the floor that I was proud to support. One of those resolutions, which took a complicated path to the convention floor, is Resolution 53, DSA Supports Decriminalization of Sex Work. Because TCDSA passed its own resolution affirming solidarity with sex workers… Read more »

Steering Committee Elections!

It’s that time of year again, comrades: the September convention is just under a month away (September 21st!), and that means it’s time to start considering whether you are the right person to run for leadership as co-chair, grievance process advocate(s), political education coordinator, recording secretary, treasurer, or technology coordinator. Don’t forget that in addition… Read more »