Statements


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…


November 12, 2021

Holding the Line on Build Back Better

On November 5th, the House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package (BIF) by a narrow 228-206 margin, relying on the votes of 13 Republicans for passage. After progressives spent months holding the line and refusing to pass this right wing bill until the superior Build Back Better (BBB) bill was passed, this can only…


October 22, 2021

Striketober: What You Can Do Now

All over the country, tens of thousands of workers in multiple industries and occupations, tired of being underpaid and overworked for decades, are standing up to their bosses. They are demanding higher wages and a fair share of the super profits that corporations and the ultrawealthy have made during the pandemic. Workers, union and nonunion…


September 24, 2021

DSA Stands with the Palestinian People: National Political Committee Condemns Iron Dome Vote/DSA apoya al pueblo palestino: el Comité Político Nacional condena el voto de Domo de Hierro

The National Political Committee of DSA condemns the barbaric vote by the Congressional House to fund Israel an additional $1 billion for their Iron Dome “missile defense system.” The US already provides nearly $4 billion in annual military aid to Israel. And this money is used to fund the countless violations of international law and…


September 21, 2021

Abolish CBP and Let them In/Abolir La Migra y Déjalos Entrar

The National Political Committee of DSA condemns in the strongest possible terms the inhumane treatment of the 12,000+ asylum seekers currently stuck under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas. These migrants have been forced to wait in a makeshift camp after crossing the Rio Grande for their petitions to be processed with little food, water,…


September 9, 2021

Choosing Political Courage This Week

As the pandemic rages on, the willful inaction of people in power continues to remind us of our disposability under capitalism and the extent to which the capitalist class will go to defend their wealth. It’s enough to make us all feel like everything is bad and there’s nothing to be done.  But, the world…


August 27, 2021

Stop Line 3

The National Political Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America sends strength and solidarity to the water protectors at the Minnesota state capitol fighting to stop the expansion of the Enbridge pipeline. We condemn any and all escalation by state police toward the hundreds of Indigenous and allied activists taking a stand to protect our…