Statements


May 9, 2024

Solidarity with UAW 4811

DSA stands in solidarity with UAW 4811’s decision to call a strike authorization vote in response to the University of California’s fierce repression of pro-Palestine protests, including the arrest and assault of several union members. Unlike the student movement of the 1960s, campuses today have highly organized unions representing hundreds of thousands of educators, researchers,…


April 25, 2024

Solidarity with the Student Movement and the Gaza Solidarity Encampments

DSA stands in unwavering solidarity with the students across Columbia, Yale, NYU, Vanderbilt, Cal Poly, University of Michigan and the dozens of rapidly developing encampments at campuses across the country. The victories of the student movement are incumbent upon the victories and wins of Palestinian student groups, and we pledge to fight alongside them for…


March 14, 2024

DSA Condemns Congress’s Online Censorship through a TikTok Ban

The Democratic Socialists of America condemn the House of Representatives’s recent vote to ban TikTok – a popular social media platform used by almost 170 million Americans – if it is not sold to a US company.  The House passed this bill with support from 352 Representatives in Congress, both Democrats and Republicans, and only…


January 13, 2024

DSA Condemns U.S. and Israeli hostilities in Palestine and West Asia

The Democratic Socialists of America demand an immediate and permanent cessation of hostilities by the United States against Yemen and an end to diplomatic and military support of Israel. President Biden widened the existing regional war even further by ordering airstrikes against civilian infrastructure in Yemen in an effort to stop that country’s humanitarian blockade…


November 8, 2023

Democratic Socialists of America Condemn the Censure of Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib

Join DSA to Defend Rashida Tlaib in the Movement for a Ceasefire Yesterday, in a shameful bipartisan attack, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 234-188 to censure Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of Detroit, Michigan. Tlaib is a member and representative of the Democratic Socialists of America, and the only Palestinian-American member of the House. She has…


October 14, 2023

No Money for Massacres

We demand that no money be spent on massacres.   The Israeli government has openly called for the forced displacement of 1.1 million Palestinians living in Gaza. The defense minister has referred to Palestinians as “animals.” This is the language of genocide.   In the face of the imminent ethnic cleansing of over a million…


October 7, 2023

End the Violence, End the Occupation, Free Palestine

DSA is steadfast in expressing our solidarity with Palestine. Today’s events are a direct result of Israel’s apartheid regime—a regime that receives billions in funding from the United States. End the violence. End the Occupation. Free Palestine.   We unequivocally condemn the killing of all civilians. It is imperative for international human rights law to be…


September 14, 2023

DSA Stands With UAW Workers

DSA stands in solidarity with the ​​150,000 UAW auto workers in their contract fight against the Big Three Detroit car makers — General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis. As of midnight, Ford Michigan Assembly Plant (Final Assembly and Paint) in Wayne, Stellantis Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio and General Motors Wentzville Assembly in Missouri are on…


September 1, 2023

Cancel All Student Debt

Last year, President Biden announced a plan to cancel $20,000 in student loan debt. This plan wound its way through the courts and was ultimately struck down by the undemocratic and rightwing-dominated Supreme Court. As of today, borrowers will once again be allowed to collect student loan payments, ending the pandemic-era debt relief for tens…


August 22, 2023

UPS Teamsters Show Us the Way

DSA congratulates the 350,000 workers at UPS for ratifying their contract after showing their bosses and the country that they were ready to strike. This contract includes significant wage increases, the elimination of two-tier wages for package car drivers, the installation of air conditioning in new vehicles, and the creation of thousands of new full-time…