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27Dec

The Chicago Democratic Socialists of America are proud to announce our endorsement of Carlos Ramirez-Rosa in his run for the 4th Congressional District of Illinois. Carlos has been a loyal comrade of CDSA for several years, and, during his time as alderman for the city’s 35th Ward, has repeatedly demonstrated that he both believes in and

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20Dec

By Roger Tuan In late September, Chicago DSA's Environmental Working Group invited local environmental organizations to a discussion panel on climate change and urban environmentalism. Four panelists participated, each representing a different part of the advocacy continuum, from tried-and-true "Big Green" pragmatism to the direct-action

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20Dec

by Patrick Quinn and Eric Shuster             Bill Pelz, a well-known socialist activist and prolific scholar in the field of European and comparative Labor History died at the age of 66 in Chicago on Sunday, December 10, 2017, following a heart attack.  Bill was born into a working class family on the South Side of Chicago. After

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19Dec

On Sunday December 10, 2017, we held our best-attended general meeting yet! 142 members were physically present and 23 voted by proxy. At the meeting, membership had the chance to review and revise the decisions made by the Executive Committee since June of this year and to hear updates from the campaigns that are ongoing in our chapter and in

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14Dec

https://soundcloud.com/talkin-socialism/tribute-to-tom-broderick ‪ Chicago DSA's Talkin’ Socialism podcast officially re-launches with a tribute to Tom Broderick. Tom was the long-time host of the podcast until he passed away last month.‬ We will miss Tom and we hope to carry on his spirit of activism & social justice. A full

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08Dec

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

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30Nov

Are you renewing your dues? Or thinking of joining? Join, renew, or switch to monthly dues here, sound off with #DSAdues on Twitter, or fill out this form to tell us your DSA stories. Over the past few weeks Chicago DSA has been collecting stories from DSA members and non-members alike about their 2016 election-night experiences, why they

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16Nov

Para más información sobre DSA: http://www.dsausa.org/en_espanol By Lucie Macias En el año desde que me uní a los Socialistas Democráticos de América (DSA, en inglés), he perdido la cuenta de cuántas veces me han preguntado por qué soy socialista. Siempre trato de dar una buena respuesta, cambiando mi respuesta cada vez, pero nunca

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16Nov

Are you renewing your dues? Or thinking of joining? Join or renew here or switch to monthly dues here, sound off with #DSAdues on Twitter, or fill out this form to tell us your DSA stories. By Lucie Macias In the year since I joined the Democratic Socialists of America, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been asked why I’m a

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09Nov

Are you renewing your dues? Or thinking of joining? Join or renew here or switch to monthly dues here, sound off with #DSAdues on Twitter, or fill out this form to tell us your DSA and election-night stories. By Zach Shearer I remember feeling cold the morning after our country elected Donald Trump. It was 6 a.m. and I sat in my

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