Statements


November 4, 2020

Demand Democracy: A Statement from the National Political Committee

Thousands of DSA members organized in our workplaces and communities this year, despite hit after hit from the pandemic, economic crisis, and police violence. It was the blood, sweat and tears of the multi-racial working class that brought us this far. When the Biden campaign stopped canvassing, laid-off union members of UNITE HERE kept pounding…


October 29, 2020

DSA Stands in Solidarity with the #EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

Since October 7th, 2020, protests have raged throughout many of Nigeria’s cities demanding the dismantlement of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and a thorough transformation of Nigerian police forces. Video showing officers murdering an unarmed man on camera went viral. This brutality was only the latest act of violence from a police unit known…


October 28, 2020

This Struggle is Real, Part 1: Walter Wallace’s Death and the Rotten System/Esta Lucha es Real, Parte 1: La Muerte de Walter Wallace y el sistema podrido

Walter Wallace Jr. was murdered last night, another human being killed at the hands of the police. Another Black working class man in Philadelphia was killed while his community and his family helplessly pleaded for his life. The Democratic Socialists of America mourns with every human being, and we mourn specifically with the Black community…


August 25, 2020

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,…


July 15, 2020

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…


July 12, 2020

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…