Statements


June 24, 2022

Fight for Democracy, Fight to Protect Abortion

The DSA National Political Committee condemns today’s Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which eviscerates the right to privacy and bodily autonomy protected by Roe v. Wade for nearly fifty years, a right the vast majority of Americans support and agree should be protected by the Constitution. The far right wing…


June 1, 2022

New NPC Member Announcement

We’re excited to welcome three new members to the National Political Committee: Tefa Galvis, Marvin Gonzalez, and Kevin Richardson. Tefa, a member of NYC-DSA, is a leader of NYC’s DSA Latinos Socialistas and Ecosocialist Working Group. Marvin, also of NYC-DSA, serves on the International Committee Secretariat and is President of the Campaign Workers Guild. Kevin,…


May 3, 2022

They Have The Courts, We Have The People

A draft Supreme Court opinion that would overrule Roe v. Wade was leaked last night. While it is not a final decision of the court and abortion now remains legal, this cannot stand. The time to hit the streets is now: we call on all DSA chapters, members, and electeds to mobilize immediately against this…


February 26, 2022

On Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The Democratic Socialists of America condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and demands immediate diplomacy and de-escalation to resolve this crisis. We stand in solidarity with the working classes of Ukraine and Russia who will undoubtedly bear the brunt of this war, and with antiwar protestors in both countries and around the world who are calling…


February 17, 2022

Our Lives Are Not For Sale! Stop the Giveaway of Medicare to Wall Street! 

Medicare for All, not profit over people! Capital continues to find new ways to exploit the U.S. healthcare system. The latest attack on the health and safety of the working class is Direct Contracting, an attempt to further entrench private profit into the U.S. healthcare system. Direct Contracting Entities (DCEs) are for-profit intermediaries that manage…


February 2, 2022

Free Leonard Peltier

#RiseUpForPeltier Sign online petition: bit.ly/3refswl Photo: black and white photo of Leonard Pwltier smiling.

Democratic Socialists of America calls for the immediate release of political prisoner Leonard Peltier (Anishinaabe/Dakota) from the United States Penitentiary, Coleman, in Florida. Mr. Peltier is 77 years old and has been incarcerated by the United States Government for over 46 years, suffering under the interdependent cruelties of the settler-colonialist state and the prison-industrial complex.…


December 16, 2021

Every Worker Deserves a Union

The National Political Committee extends our condolences to all those suffering from the tornado outbreak that occurred over the weekend, resulting in upwards of two dozen tornados across the Mississippi Valley, Southeast and Midwest. It killed nearly 100 people and an equal number are still missing. The intensity of this event is a rare occurrence…


December 2, 2021

On the Question of Expelling Congressman Bowman

As a socialist organization building mass, working class power for the freedom of all oppressed peoples under capitalism and imperialism, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is committed to the Palestinian fight for freedom. Palestinian liberation is an essential part of our struggle for a socialist future, not a symbolic statement, and we are facing…


November 16, 2021

Statement on Jamaal Bowman and Israel

The National Political Committee is aware of the trip that DSA member and Congressman Jamaal Bowman took to Israel this week, and has received letters from various DSA chapters and members about the situation. DSA unapologetically stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people in their ongoing struggle for liberation. Our platform proudly states continued support…