Public Statements and Press Releases

“Metro DC DSA stands in solidarity with ATU Local 689 in denouncing WMATA General Manager and CEO Paul Wiedefeld’s reported provision of special accommodations, including private Metro rail cars and a police escort, to fascists marching into our city to intimidate and threaten all decent human beings who do not fit into their genocidal worldview […]
Statement on MDC DSA action June 19, 2018 at a restaurant in Washington, DC “We will not stand by and let [DHS] Secretary [Kirstjen] Nielsen dine in peace, while she is directing her employees to tear little girls away from their mothers and crying boys away from their fathers at our border,” said Margaret McLaughlin, […]
Every day, the United States of America leverages unaccountable destructive power to irrevocably alter or end the lives of ordinary people all around the world. As American socialists, we recognize that our commitment is not to the nebulous concept of “nation,” but to liberation for all people, including those who face the sharp end of […]
Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with Howard University students organizing for greater democratic control of their university. We are inspired by these students’ call to start a nationwide movement for students to transform their scholastic institutions. This climate of political turmoil is ripe with possibility, and we expect students in the […]
Metro DC DSA stands in solidarity with the American Postal Workers Union, as they call for a day of solidarity today, March 19th, to honor the memory of the U.S. Postal Workers Strike of 1970.
On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Alejandra Pablos, an organizer with La ColectiVA, was detained at her check-in with ICE in Arizona. Alejandra was also arrested at a mass action in Virginia earlier this year – she was the only person arrested, and was explicitly told that she was being singled out from the crowd because of […]
UPDATE: We have recently learned that a bogus, so-called “compromise” resolution, S.J. Res. 55, has been submitted for consideration in place of the bill we support. Res. 55 simply calls for the Secretary of State, who will now be Mike Pompeo, to certify that Saudi Arabia is negotiating to end the war and taking measures to […]
On December 21, 2017, six defendants of the J20 Inauguration Day trials were found not guilty on all charges, including five felonies and two misdemeanors. Throughout the trial, the prosecution has admitted they had no substantial evidence that any defendants actually committed the acts for which they were charged. Metro DC DSA applauds this victory […]
Metro DC DSA is proud to join our national leadership in endorsing the upcoming March for Racial Justice and the March for Black Women events on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The joint marches are intended to highlight the ongoing struggles for racial justice and racial equality for people of color and indigenous people, as well […]

Metro DC DSA will be at the Juggalo March on Washington this Saturday, September 16. Juggalos were classified as a “hybrid gang” in 2011, and are taking to the streets this weekend to take a stand against state repression.

Metro DC DSA members will offer cold Faygo and snacks to our clown comrades, and will provide information on socialism to whomever wants it. Read our chapter’s full statement on the march here