Statements

DSA condemns the public execution of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police

We, the National Political Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America, condemn the public execution of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. His murder falls into the deeply entrenched pattern of violence, anti-Blackness, and oppression upheld by policing in this country. There is no justification for it, only contempt for the institution…

Beyond Bernie: a Statement from the DSA National Political Committee

Following the withdrawal of Bernie Sanders from the presidential race, our country has lost the only viable Presidential candidate advocating the comprehensive reform we need to address this pandemic head-on. Sanders’s exit leaves Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. His differences with Sanders and the broader left could not be starker, as…

DSA Endorses Increased Transit Funding in the Face of COVID-19

DSA has officially endorsed the Labor Network for Sustainability and Institute for Policy Studies partnership of more than 70 unions, civil rights groups, transit organizations, and coalitions in the labor and environmental justice movements to urge Congress to provide more funding for transit agencies. You can read their letter to Congress below. Dear Speaker Pelosi,…

Socialism is the Best Path Forward

Bernie Sanders may not have won the presidency, but our movement will never be the same. This was the most successful socialist electoral campaign in U.S. history, and we want to thank Senator Sanders for everything he and his team built during this campaign. Our DSA for Bernie campaign gave everything we had into putting…

Socialism or Barbarism — the fight continues!

Too many times we’ve seen the U.S. government bail out corporations and banks instead of working people. Today, history is set to repeat itself, with Democrats and Republicans coming together on a bill that allocates seventeen times as much to financial relief for big business than it does to direct financial assistance to workers. The…

Dangers‌ ‌of‌ ‌an‌ ‌Illegitimate‌ ‌Election:‌ ‌We‌ ‌Must‌ ‌Postpone‌ ‌Primaries‌ ‌Now!‌/Los‌ ‌Peligros‌ ‌de‌ ‌Una‌ ‌Elección‌ ‌Ilegítima:‌ ‌‌¡‌Tenemos‌ ‌Que‌ ‌Posponer‌ ‌Las‌ ‌Primarias‌ ‌Ya!‌

People across the country faced an impossible choice yesterday: cast a ballot for the Democratic nomination or flout CDC guidelines and risk spreading or contracting the coronavirus as a worldwide pandemic rages on. Illinois, Florida, and Arizona allowed their primaries to move forward yesterday despite major public health concerns and a crumbling electoral infrastructure, and…

Now is the Time for Solidarity: DSA National Statement on COVID-2019/Es la hora de solidaridad: Comunicación nacional de DSA acerca de COVID-19

UPDATE: Sign DSA’s petition for a working class solution to the COVID-19 crisis! From the 2008 global financial collapse to the natural disasters caused by climate change that rocked Northern California, New Orleans, New York, and Puerto Rico, capitalism is causing devastating human crises. During each of these crises, it has been poor, working-class, and…

DSA stands in solidarity with the Salvadoran people

DSA stands in solidarity with the Salvadoran popular movement, the Salvadoran diaspora, the Salvadoran American youth, and the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) and condemns an alarming power grab by President Nayib Bukele. On Friday, February 7, Bukele deployed the National Civilian Police and the Armed Forces to occupy the Legislative Assembly in an…

Primary results: We will fight harder than ever. Join us!/Los resultados de las primarias: Lucharemos más fuerte que nunca. Únete con nosotros!

The political establishment of the Democratic Party, running a campaign intent on maintaining the status quo, is once again relying on long voting lines, the deep pockets of corporate super PACs, armies of paid “volunteers” and consultants, and control of the airwaves and major newspapers to wrest the election from the hands of the working…