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June 7, 2019

Harassment and Grievance FAQ

I am a DSA member with questions about DSA’s harassment policy and the grievance process. Please see the FAQs below if you’re a member with questions about DSA’s Harassment Policy (Resolution 33) and how to file a grievance. If you have remaining questions after reading over these FAQs, contact your chapter HGOs or Paula Brantner,…

June 7, 2019

Regarding Harassment, Bullying and Conflict Resolution in DSA

FAQs Regarding Harassment, Bullying and Conflict Resolution in DSA In order to strengthen DSA and our ability to both hold members accountable for unacceptable behavior, and help us work through legitimate disagreements productively, we are investing member dues in three main areas of internal work around Harassment, Conflicts and Bullying. Unlike many organizations, we don’t…

October 10, 2018

Harassment Policy (Resolution 33)

Democratic Socialists of America’s Harassment Policy was passed at the August 2017 DSA Convention. If you have questions or concerns about grievance matters, please contact our National Grievance and Harassment Officer, Paula Brantner, at nationalgrievanceofficer@dsausa.org. A printer friendly version of this document can be found here. Democratic Socialists of America is committed to creating a space…

May 8, 2020

DSA Meeting Code of Conduct

[drafted by Ana Avendaño and reviewed by NHGO Paula Brantner, grievance program consultants; presented for consideration at NPC meeting, April 11-12, 2020] NOTE: Adopted 4/11/20 with the option to amend, the language in the proposed Meeting Code of Conduct as a baseline to prompt discussion with chapters, and to initially present at the Chapter Leaders…

April 2, 2020

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…

February 19, 2020

Bernie is Democrats’ Best Shot in 2020, Even if the DNC Refuses to See It

Bowing to Michael Bloomberg is a new low for the Democratic establishment,

There are very few Americans who are “socially liberal but fiscally conservative” (like Bloomberg).  This is a political creature that exists among the relatively well-off in the Boston through D.C. or Seattle through San Diego coastal beltways, and pretty much nowhere else besides (and many of these vote libertarian). Worse, Bloomberg is a particularly problematic example of this elusive species. 

December 5, 2019

DSA Denounces U.S. Military Aid to the Duterte Regime of the Philippines

The Trump administration callously continues to support the strong-arm rule of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose brutal “War on Drugs” and other anti-people campaigns have taken the lives of over 29,000 urban poor, peasants, workers, indigenous and environmental activists as well as human rights defenders, religious leaders, and peace advocates. As of November 2018, there…