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July Dispatch: Ways to fight for our future through DSA

We all need health care, PPE if we are exposed at work, and a roof over our heads. We all need to feel that if we come together, we can overcome what’s happening right now. That we have a future. Instead we face a wave of 28 million evictions at the end of this month…

National Political Committee update — defending Black lives, DSA at 70K

Since we last wrote, working class people across our country have risen up in defense of black lives and to demand justice for the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Thousands of DSA members in major cities, suburban neighborhoods, and even rural communities have joined these popular mobilizations and we in the NPC…

June Dispatch: Growing our power to defund the police and defend black lives

Note: please note after this Dispatch was posted, several announced events were re-scheduled in solidarity with the ongoing uprising in defense of black lives. Rescheduled calls are marked as updated and the new dates included. Defund the police. Fund healthcare, unemployment benefits and PPE. Defend black lives. Defend democracy. Simple demands, yet it takes an…

DSA COVID-19 Bulletin #12

The Fight Continues This bulletin was started to provide socialist analysis of a crisis that was still unfolding, as a complement to DSA’s emergency COVID-19 response. As the crisis has become our new normal, that response has taken on a more permanent character. We’re phasing out this bulletin, but our fight continues. We are in…

May Dispatch: Crisis and Opportunity

“Only a crisis — actual or perceived — produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our basic function: to develop alternatives to existing policies, to keep them alive and available until the politically impossible becomes the politically inevitable.”…

DSA COVID-19 Bulletin #11

The DSA COVID-19 Bulletin from the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is designed to keep working-class people informed about the evolving COVID-19 crisis and its political implications. If you’d like to get the DSA COVID-19 Bulletin by email, sign up here, and share this link with your friends and comrades! Anyone can sign up. New…

DSA COVID-19 Bulletin #10

The DSA COVID-19 Bulletin from the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is designed to keep working-class people informed about the evolving COVID-19 crisis and its political implications. If you’d like to get the DSA COVID-19 Bulletin by email, sign up here, and share this link with your friends and comrades! Anyone can sign up. New…

DSA COVID-19 Bulletin #9

The DSA COVID-19 Bulletin from the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is designed to keep working-class people informed about the evolving COVID-19 crisis and its political implications. If you’d like to get the DSA COVID-19 Bulletin by email, sign up here, and share this link with your friends and comrades! Anyone can sign up. New…

DSA COVID-19 Bulletin #8

The DSA COVID-19 Bulletin from the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is designed to keep working-class people informed about the evolving COVID-19 crisis and its political implications. If you’d like to get the DSA COVID-19 Bulletin by email, sign up here, and share this link with your friends and comrades! Anyone can sign up. New…

April Dispatch — Protecting each other, transforming the world

In the wealthiest country in the history of the world, private health insurance and pharma companies have left us unforgivably vulnerable to the pandemic and hospitals now compete for ventilators on the free market, leading to a price jump from $20,000 to $40,000 each in just two weeks. Forty years of neoliberal austerity budgets are…