Statements

Urgent Call For Action Against A U.S. War On Iran

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) emphatically opposes a U.S. war with Iran. In light of the U.S.’s act of war against Iran, putting the two nations close to the brink of war, DSA calls on all members and chapters to mobilize against yet another U.S. war in the Middle East. On January 2, 2020, the…

NPC Minutes October 12-13, 2019

The 2019-2021 National Political Committee (NPC) met in New York City October 12-13, 2019. Minutes for that meeting are posted here.

DSA Supports UC Santa Cruz Graduate Workers Strike

On December 9th, Graduate Student Workers at UC Santa Cruz launched a wildcat grading strike. The strike was spurred on by the university administration’s callous responses to students’ requests for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) that would bring them out of rent burden. The Administration’s response, which included threats of student conduct discipline for…

DSA Statement on UK Election Results

From the DSA National Political Committee (NPC) Over the last several months, DSA has not been merely watching the Labour campaign — we have been deeply invested in it, with our members and leaders doing everything they can to support our comrades in the UK. We understand that the fates of our two countries, and…

DSA endorses Labour Party/Jeremy Corbyn in upcoming UK Elections

On December 12, 2019, voters in the United Kingdom will go to the polls in what promises to be an era-defining election. The incumbent Tory government, led by Boris Johnson, has been an unmitigated fiasco, bungling Brexit while neglecting institutions and communities in desperate need of investment and support. In this regard, Johnson has merely…

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…

DSA Red Deal Statement of Endorsement

The Democratic Socialists of America is proud to endorse The Red Deal, an indigenous centered set of policy recommendations that was written by The Red Nation. We are also proud to endorse the work of The Red Nation and commit to a long-term partnership with them in the furtherance of decolonizing our society. The Red Nation…

Statement of Solidarity with the Chilean People

The Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the Chilean people in the face of massive human rights violations in the wake of the recent uprising that has moved to a general strike. The Chilean government and its billionaire president Sebastian Piñera — who himself made a fortune off the so-called liberalization of the…

DSA Statement on Coup in Bolivia

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) condemns in the strongest terms the military coup in Bolivia that forced President Evo Morales to resign on November 10, along with Vice President Álvaro García-Linera, the leaders of the Bolivia Senate and Chamber of Deputies, as well as a host of government ministers. All were under personal threat of…

Solidarity with Striking UK Postal Workers at the Royal Mail Group

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) stands in solidarity with 110,000 UK postal workers, represented by the Communication Workers Union (CWU), who have voted to strike at the Royal Mail Group, which was recently privatized by a Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. CWU’s previous “Four Pillars” contract with the Royal Mail Group, agreed upon less than two…