Statements

For those Grieving and Raging Today

Hundreds of thousands of us marched, rallied, and demanded justice in the almost three months since the murder of George Floyd. While the media began to look away from weeks of protests, we, the people, remain resolute in our calls of Black Lives Matter. For George, for Breonna Taylor, for Ahmaud Arbery, and most recently,…

A New International Committee/Un Nuevo Comité Internacional

We are happy to announce that the members of the new leadership of the DSA International Committee (IC) have been formally appointed by the National Political Committee. After a long and thorough vetting process this is a huge step forward in our ongoing process of restructuring the International Committee and begins the process of putting…

DSA NPC Decides on Online Convention and New NPC Appointments

Dear friends and comrades: Given the extreme uncertainty about the status and availability of a vaccine for COVID-19, and taking into consideration the financial impact the pandemic has had on our membership, the National Political Committee has decided that DSA shall hold its 2021 convention online. We did not make this decision lightly, as we…

“An Injury to One is An Injury to All”

Organized labor must embrace the reality that there is no robust labor movement without the struggle for Black liberation, which requires solidarity against policing, state-sanctioned violence, and all forms of oppression. After pressure from the local Fraternal Order of Police, UFCW Local 1994 President Gino Renne fired Maryland House Delegate, DSA member, and union organizer…

Democratic socialists build on 2018 victories

Eleven DSA-endorsed candidates were up for election yesterday in Buffalo, New York City, and Kentucky, for offices ranging from city council to Congress. Today we celebrate the re-election of two incredible democratic socialist leaders, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and New York State Senator Julia Salazar. Their 2018 victories delivered severe blows to the ruling class and…

DSA members working to get socialists into office! Over 2000 members volunteered. Over 1,000,000 voters contacted. dsausa.org

Here to Stay/Aquí Estamos y No Nos Vamos

A statement by the DSA National Political Committee Yesterday, the Supreme Court declared the Trump administration’s rescission of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), an immigration policy allowing for eligible undocumented individuals to receive a renewable two-year work permit and period of deferred action from deportation, “arbitrary and capricious” for failing to provide necessary “reasoned…

DSA Celebrates the SCOTUS Decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia

As a democratic socialist organization with over 70,000 members in the U.S., we celebrate today’s landmark Supreme Court decision in Bostock vs. Clayton County, Georgia, which has established that employers cannot discriminate against workers based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This decision could make a monumental difference in the lives of millions of people.…