• TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 32

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 32

    Fanning the Flames: 2018 In Review For Twin Cities DSA, 2018 was a year in which we seized on the massive energy and growth around socialism in America and took on deep organizing, mass mobilization, direct action, and electoral politics. Over the course of the year we held hundreds of meetings, six general body meetings,…

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  • TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 31

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 31

    The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy has produced a rolling catastrophe for international workers in the United States, with Department of Homeland Security entities like Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, and Border Patrol targeting ever-increasing numbers of completely innocent people for indefinite detention, physical and emotional abuse, illegal deportation (“refoulement” of refugees…

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  • TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 30

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 30

    As socialists in a capitalist world, we are well equipped to take on the challenge of changing our society. However, living in a system that we know is built on exploitation, oppression and greed, and knowing how our world could be better, takes additional tolls on us. Capitalism has infested every part of our lives,…

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  • TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 29

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 29

    Statement on Racist Violence in Pittsburgh This past Saturday, October 27th, a fascist murdered 11 Jews at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. The fallen were the elders of the community, its backbone. TCDSA is sickened and angered by the terrorist attack at Tree of Life synagogue this past Shabbat. Many have described the…

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  • TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 28

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 28

    Education Action in MPS Last Tuesday, at the October Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) board meeting more than 200 activists showed up to show support for Education Support Professionals (ESPs) with the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and demand better wages in their current contract negotiations with the district. About a dozen Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of…

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  • TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 27

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 27

    TCDSA 2018 Annual Member Convention Recap In September of 2016, I found myself at East Side Freedom Library for an annual meeting of the Twin Cities chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. There were a handful of us who weren’t yet members and 15 card-carrying members in attendance–the exact number needed for quorum. Fast…

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  • TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 26

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 26

    Profit Motive = Eco Destructive Humans have massively reshaped the planet, causing the extinction of thousands of species, the ruination of so many natural habitats, and such massive changes in the climate that many scientists believe a new geological epoch is called for, known as the anthropocene. There’s a problem with that word, though –…

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  • TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 25

    TCDSA Little Red Letter No. 25

    TCDSA Moving Local Politics Many TCDSA members were naturally drawn to Jennifer Nguyen Moore this past campaign season, as her platform and approach reflected who we wanted to be as socialists. Her platform focused on equitability and justice for all in the Ramsey community, and she had a plan to bring this vision forward through…

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  • Endorsement meeting details

    Endorsement meeting details

    Twin Cities DSA is holding a special endorsement meeting on July 29, 2018 to endorse candidates for elected office. For special accommodations, please contact: socialsecretary@twincitiesdsa.org. Details: Date: July 29, 2018 Check in: 12:30pm Event time: 1pm – 5pm (with 30 minute break) Location: North Regional Library Facebook link Voting During the meeting, anyone who is…

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  • Special Meeting Notice and Call for YDSA Beds

    Special Meeting Notice and Call for YDSA Beds

    Special Endorsement Meeting Announcement Due to the enormous interest around DSA over the last several weeks, we are holding a meeting to endorse candidates for elected office held the afternoon of July 29th at the North Regional Library! Check in starts at 12:30 and the meeting begins at 1:00. This is a General Meeting to which all…

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  • Little Red Letter – Mailchimp Archive

    Little Red Letter – Mailchimp Archive

    Here are the previous copies of the newsletter from when it was sent by Mailchimp.

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  • Send Our Delegates To Chi-Town, Score Some Limited Edition Swag For You

    Send Our Delegates To Chi-Town, Score Some Limited Edition Swag For You

    What could possibly be better than sending TCDSA Delegates to Chicago? Why, limited edition swag, of course! With your donation of $35 or more to the TCDSA Delegate Fundraiser, you can request a limited edition TCDSA “Socialism? You Betcha!” featuring the lovely North Star State covered in red roses (as is right and proper, dontcha…

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