Statements

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…

El Chuco del Norte DSA statement on El Paso shooting

This statement was written by members of El Chuco del Norte DSA. We are posting it in solidarity. Our hearts hurt, our souls hurt, everything hurts. We are mad, we can’t stop crying… as the horrors of white supremacy have hit our beloved El Chuco. Yesterday, in El Paso, we experienced the consequences of a…

Solidarity with Puerto Rico

For the last 13 days the People of Puerto Rico have been bravely fighting  on the streets to demand the resignation of the current Governor, Ricardo Roselló. Puerto Rico is giving us all a lesson in struggle and solidarity.  We have watched in awe, how the Puerto Rican people have risen in protest against the…

No to U.S. War with Iran! End the Sanctions Now! Solidarity with Iranian Workers!

Democratic Socialists of America emphatically and unreservedly opposes a U.S. war on Iran. It would be another “war of choice,” just like the Iraq War of 2003, and would likely be just as colossal a humanitarian disaster. National security adviser John Bolton, who works closely with the Mujahedeen Khalq (MEK), a warmongering Iranian cult that…

The Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the popular uprising and general strike in Sudan

The people of Sudan have inspired the world by rising up against a brutal dictatorship and steadfastly demanding a civilian-led government. Their courageous civil disobedience has been met with horrific repression, including massacres, torture, and rape. The Sudanese uprising achieved a historic victory in ending the tyrannical 30-year rule of Omar al-Bashir in April, but…

DSA supports protests against extradition bill in Hong Kong

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) strongly supports the Hong Kong peoples’ protests against the controversial extradition bill, which would not only repress political, social, and labor activism in the city, but would also endanger political and civil rights of the citizens. In February 2019, the Hong Kong government proposed revisions to the Fugitive Offenders and…

NPC Minutes April 13-14, 2019

The current National Political Committee (NPC) held its seventh meeting April 13-14 in New York, NY. Minutes for that meeting are posted here.

DSA Statement on Georgia Abortion Law

DSA condemns the draconian new Georgia law outlawing abortion after six weeks. That’s earlier than most people even realize they are pregnant, with no exception for rape or incest. We are happy that legal challenges will likely delay its actual implementation. The law expands the definition of “natural persons” to include embryos and fetuses. That…