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Good Morning Chicago DSA, Lots of stuff happening again this weekend, including a very busy Wednesday evening, so I’ll try to keep this brief. I may be pretty much alone in this, but I enjoy a good meeting. That is, one with vibrant discussions and comradely debate. And boy did we have a good, long… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, Folks, last week was light but this week sure isn’t. We’ve got at least one event every day this week, so I’m going to keep this short and sweet. I hope you all had a chance to make it out to the 2019 Socialism Conference where we’ve had some excellent panels… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, It’s a very light week this week, what with the holiday and all. Hopefully all of you can find time to celebrate with friends and/or family, hopefully without too much masturbation to The Concept Of America involved. If you’re not otherwise busy, there is the Socialism Conference, down at McCormick Place… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, It’s been an odd week. It’s officially summer now, not that you’d know it from the weather, and our federal government continues to operate concentration camps right out in the open. And no, we will not be having any debate on whether they are concentration camps, because they are. They are… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, Hello everyone! I, as you may have expected if you read last week’s email, am not Zach Shearer. I am Caleb Nordgren, and I was elected the new CDSA Communications Coordinator this past week. Technically, my term doesn’t start until July 1st, but as Zach is currently off backpacking across the… Read More

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On the morning of Saturday, August 18, more than 50 members of the Lift the Ban Coalition and the Grassroots Education Movement (GEM) coalition marched to State Senate President John Cullerton’s house in Ravenswood and camped out until afternoon. Cullerton has blocked legislation for statewide rent control and an elected school board for Chicago. The coalition’s… Read More

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Thanks to everyone that made it to our August Executive Committee (EC) Meeting! After our chapter bylaws vote at our last convention, we are still welcoming new EC members! The August EC saw new EC members from our South Side Branch, serving as EC Representatives for their branch. We voted to approve the August meeting… Read More

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By Sean Duffy Last month CDSA’s Socialist Feminist Working Group hosted their first educational event, Socialist Feminism 101. A crowd of roughly fifty gathered at the Manning Branch Library, a midpoint between the North Side, South Side, and West Cook branches, and were led by members of the SocFem WG through a robust primer covering… Read More

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We recently held our first CDSA Executive Committee (EC) Meeting with our newest officers and under our new chapter bylaws! The meeting started with a review of feminist process, before we voted to approve the July meeting agenda and approved the minutes from the previous EC meeting in June. You can find the approved minutes… Read More

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The CDSA Bowletariats seized the means of reproduction and raised $10,380 (so far*) for this year’s National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon! The Bowl-a-Thon is a nationwide series of local and virtual events that allow individuals and teams to raise funds for their local abortion fund. The Bowletariats raised funds for the Chicago Abortion Fund (CAF), which has… Read More