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Good Morning Chicago DSA, Wow, what a week. If you missed it, Cynthia Nixon, progressive candidate for governor in NY and star of Sex and the City, declared that she was a democratic socialist and reached out to NYDSA for endorsement. While this definitely seems a bit opportunistic surrounding the Ocasio-Cortez victory, it’s really good that we’re… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, If you haven’t noticed, the DSA and talk of democratic socialism in the US has been everywhere the last few weeks. Whether it’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s rise to fame or DSA’s Abolish Ice actions (huge props to all of our activists that shut down a deportation flight on Friday, btw), we’re getting… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, I’m feeling particularly grand this morning, and I hope you are as well. I’ve got this sense of centered contentedness that usually only comes with things like: a newly organized closet, turning the last page on a good book, or looking out from a mountain vista after a good hard hike…. Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA, It’s been quite the week for the DSA as an organization, especially on immigration. If you haven’t been keeping up, not only did Metro DC DSA protesters ruin Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen’s dinner, but Portland DSA protesters actually shut down an ICE facility. If you’re wondering what Chicago DSA has been doing… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA It’s been a week of beautiful weather for us here in Chicago. Unfortunately, it’s also been a pretty dismal week of news (except for Ireland, they’re killing it). We learned horrifying story after horrifying story about ICE and how they’ve been separating parents from children. And here in Chicago, despite inspiring… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA Another week has gone by and, folks, we’re just a little bit closer to socialism in America. If you hadn’t already heard, three women endorsed by the DSA – Summer Lee, Sarah Innamorato, and Elizabeth Feidler – all won their primaries this week. There is an excellent article in the New… Read More

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Good Morning Chicago DSA I’ve got a top notch events schedule for you this week. If you stop and think about what makes an excellent events schedule – pacing, variety, balance between work and pleasure, balance between organizing meetings and actual events, creative flair, chutzpah, and then a big party to cap the whole thing… Read More