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  Chicago Democratic Socialists Win 3, Maybe 4 Seats on City Council With Historic Election Night   CHICAGO —Three aldermanic candidates endorsed and supported by Chicago Democratic Socialists of America won seats on city council last night in the Chicago municipal runoff elections. In the 20th Ward, Jeanette Taylor won with 59.64% of the vote… Read More

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Chicago DSA supports the call to #StopLightfoot being led by young queer organizers of color, the very same who have be leading the fight against racist policing and police violence in our city for the last several years. As laid out in detail on StopLightfoot.com, Lori Lightfoot is not the progressive she claims to be;… Read More

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  Chicago DSA kicked off 2019 by turning out over 100 members to canvass across four wards for our endorsed city council candidates and for a vision of #Housing4ALL.   25th Ward – Byron Sigcho-Lopez 33rd Ward – Rossana Rodríguez-Sanchez 35th Ward – Carlos Ramirez-Rosa 40th Ward – Ugo Okere   #Housing4ALL As socialists we demand… 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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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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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

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Chicago may not have an elected school board yet, but Our City, Our Schools candidates injected some democracy into Chicago Public Schools’ Local School Council elections and won 15 seats across the city of Chicago! Our City, Our Schools candidates included Chicago Democratic Socialists of America members and ally partners. They ran on a platform… Read More

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Chicago Democratic Socialists of America (CDSA) is pleased to announce our endorsement of Anthony Clark, candidate for Congress in the Illinois 7th Congressional District. As a teacher, community organizer, and veteran, Clark has demonstrated a commitment to building a just and equitable society, and combating the power and policies of the political and economic elite… Read More

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By Sean Duffy | Photo by Richard Reilly ST. LOUIS — In September before the Stockley verdict had even been passed down, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was preparing for the fallout. Greitens readied the state’s National Guard the day before the trial concluded, stating that he was “committed to protecting everyone’s constitutional right to protest… Read More