Statements

Ocasio-Cortez and Omar endorse Bernie and the political revolution

In a watershed moment in our movement for economic, environmental, racial, and social justice, Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and fellow congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota are endorsing Senator Bernie Sanders for president. DSA member Rashida Tlaib of Michigan is expected to endorse as well. For decades, Bernie has…

DSA National Political Committee (NPC) Statement on Impeachment

As we approach our first meeting of our 2019-2021 term, we, the National Political Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America, want to come together to acknowledge the political moment in which we find ourselves. Currently, the Democratic Party is inching towards alignment around the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Democrats holding power only responded…

DSA Afrosocialists and Socialists of Color Caucus (AFROSOC) Statement on Reparations

The subject of reparations for Black Americans has risen to the public consciousness over the past few years, most notably as a defining policy debate around the 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates. At our 2017 convention, DSA endorsed the pro-reparations platforms of two organizations: The Movement for Black Lives Black Youth Project 100 More recently, at…

DSA Stands in Solidarity with Protectors of the Amazon

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). As land grabbers and plantation owners set fires now raging across huge expanses of the Brazilian Amazon, three national formations of the Democratic Socialists of America – the Ecosocialist Working Group, the Immigrants’ Rights Working Group, and the International Committee – issue our unequivocal condemnation…

Condemning Trump’s Title X Gag Rule

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). This week, Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced that it has been forced out of continuing to receive funding through Title X, a decades-old program for affordable birth control and reproductive healthcare, by the Trump Administration’s new gag rule. This gag rule prohibits groups that…

National DSA Ecosocialists support Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal

This statement was written by DSA Ecosocialists and approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Ecosocialist Working Group applauds presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ groundbreaking Green New Deal policy plan. The Senator’s Green New Deal is not only an ambitious yet achievable proposal to avoid ecological breakdown and spare the…

Statement on Cuba

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the people of Cuba and categorically opposes the U.S. economic blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States and its allies, as mandated by our 2019 Convention Resolution 62. U.S. political and economic policies vis-à-vis Cuba have…

Statement on Decolonization

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). DSA is committed to the full decolonization of all the occupied lands of the United States: self-determination and full sovereignty for Hawai’i; Puerto Rico; Amerika Sāmoa (American Samoa); Guåhån (Guam); Northern Mariana Islands; Virgin Islands; and to all indigenous nations whose ancestral lands are within…

DSA Wholeheartedly Supports Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu are collaborating in excluding the only two Muslim Congresswomen from visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories it controls. Netanyahu’s pretext is that Tlaib and Omar support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel and its West Bank settlement. Trump tweets without proof that the two representatives “hate Israel…

Statement from Dayton/Miami Valley DSA on Dayton, Ohio mass shooting

This statement was written by Dayton/Miami Valley DSA, Ohio. We are posting it in solidarity. We, the Dayton/Miami Valley chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, mourn for our Dayton sisters and brothers. We are horrified, angered, and devastated by the unacceptable violence that happened in our city yesterday and has happened across our country…