New York Needs Bernie

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Let's celebrate and build the grassroots volunteer campaign bringing the political revolution to New York and the country!

RSVP from this page is required to reserve yourself a spot at the rally.

Special Guest: Jim Hightower

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Jim Hightower, one of the most prominent progressive voices in our country, was twice elected Agriculture Commissioner of Texas; National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow, Jim Hightower has spent four decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Other confirmed speakers:

Carmen Hulbert, Co-founder of Latinos for Bernie and a retired member of Communication Workers of America (CWA--Newspaper Guild)

Maria Svart, National Director of Democratic Socialists of America

Jerome Thompson, a Communication Workers of America member fired by Cablevision because of his union activity and who is currently working as a CWA organizer. He is also a member of African-Americans for Bernie.

 

Co-sponsors:

NYC Democratic Socialists of America, The People for Bernie Sanders 2016, New York Labor for Bernie, Brooklyn for Bernie Sanders, The Bronx for Bernie Sanders, Left Labor Project, Manhattan for Bernie Sanders, Queens for Bernie Sanders, Staten Island for Bernie Sanders

Labor donated.

We expect a full house and urge you to RSVP promptly.

Paid for by Democratic Socialists of America (www.dsausa.org) Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee. 
WHEN
October 21, 2015 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
SEIU 1199 Auditorium
310 W 43rd St
Auditorium
New York, NY 10036
United States
Google map and directions

Will you come?








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· 71 rsvps

Join Philadelphia DSA veteran activist Michele Rossi to explore “socialist feminism.” How does it differ from other forms of feminism? How and when did it develop? What does it mean for our activism? One hour. 8pm ET, 7pm CT, 6pm MT, 5pm PT.

DSA Queer Socialists Conference Call

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· 37 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
· 19 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
· 19 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.