Public Statements and Press Releases

“The allegations against Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax are deeply disturbing and he must resign immediately. Metro DC DSA stands in solidarity with and publicly expresses its collective support for all survivors.” *For further inquiries please contact* Metro DC DSA – Bringing democratic socialism to the nation’s capital DC/MD/NoVA Facebook: @MetroDCDSA Twitter: @mdc_dsa Join […]
“Governor Ralph Northam’s press conference this afternoon was repulsive. Northam has made it clear that he has a long history of racism, for which he feels little remorse. Metro DC DSA continues to stand in solidarity with our allies across Virginia in our call for Governor Northam to resign. We also demand that elected officials […]
“Ralph Northam must immediately resign. Metro DC DSA stands unequivocally against racism in all forms. In a state with a long history of oppression and violence against African Americans, Ralph Northam somehow figured out a way to engage in both at once. He should be ashamed.” *For further inquiries please contact* Metro DC DSA […]
“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 […]