The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration

David Bacon speaking at the DSA National Convention

Author, photographer and immigrant rights activist David Bacon explained how U.S. economic and trade policy contributed to migration and how global capitalism is the cause of many of our economic problems, including the assault on U.S. labor.

Bacon’s writings and photographs appear in TruthOut, The Nation, The American Prospect, and other publications. His latest book is The Right to Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration. His photographs and stories can be found at http://dbacon.igc.org.

Film Discussion: Union Maids

September 24, 2017
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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.

 

DSA New Member Orientation Call

October 10, 2017
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You've joined DSA - Great. Now register for this New Member Orientation call and find out more about our politics and our vision.  And, most importantly, how you can become involved.  9 PM ET; 8 PM CT; 7 PM MT; 6 PM PT.

Introduction to Socialist Feminism Call

October 18, 2017
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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. 9pm ET, 8pm CT, 7pm MT, 6pm PT.