About the Ezra Ishman Solidarity Fund

At our last All Chapter Meeting, Matt gave a great presentation about the Ezra Ishman Solidarity Fund. In case you missed it, here are the basics: It provides one-time grants up to $200 to TCDSA members and others in the community It was established in 2018 by TCDSA’s Mutual Aid and Solidarity Economy (MASE) working… Read more »

How to survive the climate crisis

Many of the world’s problems exist because of the systems of rules that we live under. These rules have been defined over centuries to make it so that a tiny minority of people can become ridiculously wealthy while we all head towards the sixth great extinction. Some call this the anthropocene, blaming our troubles on… Read more »

November 2021 Membership Meeting

Join Twin Cities DSA for our November 2021 General Membership Meeting! Date: November 16, 2021 Time: 6:30pm to 8:15pm Register for the Zoom call here Meeting packet with agenda Please email operations@twincitiesdsa.org for any questions you may have.

Rent Stabilization has passed in St. Paul!

Having passed one of the strongest rent stabilization policies around, we know that those of us who rent our homes, as well as the renting majority of our neighbors, can more easily root ourselves in our communities and plan for a future in the city we love. This historic policy will limit all residential rent… Read more »

Statement on the 2021 Election Results

The Twin Cities chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) congratulates our endorsed candidates and chapter members Robin Wonsley Worlobah, Jason Chavez, and Aisha Chughtai on their election to represent Wards 2, 9, and 10 on the Minneapolis City Council. We look forward to working with our elected members to push a working class… Read more »

HENS & the counter-campaign

by Anders B. St Paul, Minnesota is poised to become a leader in the fight for housing justice. A combination of the capitol city having favorable criteria for putting initiatives on the ballot, add to that tireless efforts of organizers and volunteers has led to a major opportunity for St Paul voters to pass a… Read more »

2021 TCDSA Convention election results

Election results are in! Thanks to everyone who voted in the election following our chapter convention. Our election results are as follows: Co-chair Ian R. Treasurer Tim H. Recording Secretary Javier M. Tech Coordinator Eugene B. Political Education Coordinators Sneha N. Kip H. Deb R. Members at Large Mara K. Aurin C. Nica C. Bylaw… Read more »

Book Review: The Love Songs of W. E. B. Dubois

The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers We all have family, some of us know our family and its history to some degree.  To contemplate what role our ancestors played in history’s major events is to face our morality, our purpose.  This book is, on its surface, a family history. From the… Read more »

Cut off! Canvassing as an Independent

Whether you love it or hate it, if you’ve canvassed for a liberal, progressive, or DFL candidate for office in the last few years, you’re probably aware of the Voter Activation Network (VAN). Grassroots campaigns can “make or break” on their ability to reach out to communities and connect with voters on the issues, and… Read more »