Statements

NPC Minutes July 5, 2018

The NPC held a phone meeting July 5, 2018 on the new member surge after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win and electoral strategy for the 2018 midterms. You can find the minutes here.

NPC Minutes June 6, 2018

The NPC held a phone meeting on June 6, 2018 to discuss vacancies on the NPC and the nominations process. You can find the minutes here.

The Democratic Socialists of America calls on the United States to end support for the Saudi-led criminal military intervention in Yemen

Since 2015, Saudi Arabia and its military “coalition” have been committing atrocities in Yemen on a colossal scale — bombing hospitals, health clinics, schools, factories, markets, weddings, funerals, residential areas, even school buses, and killing thousands of civilians. This unrelenting assault, coupled with a suffocating naval blockade, has created “the worst man-made humanitarian crisis of…

DSA Condemns Israeli Airstrikes in Gaza

DSA condemns the heaviest Israeli airstrikes in Gaza since 2014, which have killed at least six people and destroyed scores of buildings, including the TV station Al-Aqsa TV. These most recent attacks are part of an escalation of violence that began when a team of Israeli commandos killed seven Hamas members, including a commander, in a clandestine…

NPC Statement on 2018 Elections

Yesterday democratic socialists fought and won inspiring election campaigns across the country, representing the rebirth of the American socialist movement after generations in retreat. Most significantly, DSA members Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York and Rashida Tlaib in Michigan were officially elected as members of Congress, and Summer Lee, Gabriel Acevero, Mike Sylvester and many other…

News and Announcements

Special Post-Election Dispatch

The Democrats won back the House of Representatives Tuesday. But that very night Nancy Pelosi signaled she’s ready to collaborate with Trump, who within 24 hours had a reporter kicked out of the White House and later released a doctored video about the incident. No one will save us but ourselves. Not the Supreme Court, even with…

DSA supports workers on strike at Marriott

UPDATE 12/3/2018: After 60 days, workers in all of the striking cities have reached agreements with Marriott. Congratulations to the UNITE HERE workers for standing up to say that “One Job Should Be Enough!” Democratic Socialists of America stands strongly in support of nearly 8,000 hotel workers of UNITE HERE on strike at Marriott for…

LEGALIZE RENT CONTROL!

DSA Endorses California’s Proposition 10

DSA’s nationally elected leadership, the National Political Committee (NPC), endorses California’s Proposition 10. This ballot initiative would expand rent control, preventing evictions and stabilizing communities in the face of gentrification. Proposition 10, the Affordable Housing Act, would allow communities to expand and strengthen tenant protections, legalizing rent control for every California renter regardless of what…

Tell The Today Show: Don’t Re-Brand Racism!

Yesterday the Today Show aired a softball interview with Patrick Casey, the ‘clean-cut’ leader of white nationalist group Identity Evropa (pronounced Eur-OH-pa). Identity Evropa was one of the far-right groups that organized last year’s deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. The interviewer asked Casey a bunch of easy questions with no rebuttal — including…

October Dispatch: Elections Matter — and are Not Enough

I want to start this month’s Dispatch by celebrating the folks who helped lead the DSA charge against Brett Kavanaugh last month. Allie and Chris, NPC members who took action in Washington, DC; Kim and Renee who helped develop our Unleash Your Fury Socialist Feminist Working Group messaging; and Anna, Regina and Annie for creating…