Statements

DSA Statement of Support for the Struggle for Democracy and Justice in Nicaragua

The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) supports the working people and the society at large in Nicaragua in the struggle to restore democracy and to establish justice in that country. Since April 2018 when peaceful protests over a reform of the social security system began, the Nicaraguan government has engaged in an increasingly violent repression…

DSA Statement on Venezuela

Stop Dangerous and Counterproductive US Intervention in Venezuela Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) categorically opposes any and all efforts by the US government to intervene in the domestic politics of Venezuela. The US has a long and bloody track record of actions to overthrow democratically elected governments, stop the spread of socialism, and maintain US…

NPC October 2018 Meeting Minutes

The current National Political Committee (NPC) held its fifth meeting October 20-21, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. Minutes for that meeting are posted here.

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…