DSA's Anti-Trump Organizing is Up — And the Press Has Noticed

Since inauguration, over 3,000 new members have joined DSA. Together we're building the strong democratic socialist resistance we need. DSA has added to our organizing staff and increased volunteer training. New DSA groups are starting across the country. The word about DSA is definitely out.

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DSA is in action, and the press is paying attention. In the build-up to the anti-inauguration protests, ATTN: interviewed DSA's David Duhalde and Sammy Almashat for advice for first-time protest marchers. You can see a great gallery of DSA at the anti-inauguration protests from Medill News Service. Now, Rolling Stone shows DSA organizers and members across the country building on Bernie's momentum as a force against Trump. New DSA groups, like Long Beach DSA in California, are getting positive local coverage. We will keep you posted!

DSA Queer Socialists Conference Call

August 21, 2017
· 20 rsvps

Join DSA's Queer Socialists Working Group to discuss possible activities for the group and its proposed structure. 9 pm ET/8 pm CT/7 pm MT/6 pm PT.

 

Film Discussion: Pride

September 10, 2017
· 40 rsvps

Join DSA members Eric Brasure and Brendan Hamill to discuss the British film Pride (2014). It’s 1984, British coal miners are on strike, and a group of gays and lesbians in London bring the queer community together to support the miners in their fight. Based on the true story of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. The film is available for rent on YouTube, Amazon, and iTunes. 8 ET/7 CT/6 MT/5 PT.

Film Discussion: Union Maids

September 24, 2017
· 23 rsvps

 

Join DSA member and labor historian Susan Hirsch in discussing Union Maids (1976). Nominated for an Academy Award, this documentary follows three Chicago labor organizers (Kate Hyndman, Stella Nowicki, and Sylvia Woods) active beginning in the 1930s. The filmmakers were members of the New American Movement (a precursor of DSA), and the late Vicki Starr (aka Stella Nowicki) was a longtime member of Chicago DSA and the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. It’s available free on YouTube, though sound quality is poor. 8ET/7CT/6MT/5PT.