MDC DSA WEEKLY UPDATE FOR FRIDAY, OCT 19, 2018

Lots of events and actions coming up in our local chapter, plus a Manifesto from our NoVa comrades and National Director Maria Svart’s October dispatch.

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA NORTHERN VIRGINIA BRANCH MANIFESTO

A statement of principles and goals from the NoVa branch of MDC DSA, passed by the branch membership in September.

DSA National Director’s Monthly Dispatch for October 2018

Maria’s monthly dispatch Oct 2018 [Highlights: Post-Kavanaugh, Collective action can occur at the ballot box, but it must also occur in our workplaces and communities; actions of DSA working groups; new staff; regional training, prelim activity for the 2019 Convention; building socialist feminism; resisting the right.] I want to start this month’s Dispatch by celebrating […]

MDC DSA Weekly Update for Friday, October 12, 2018

LATEST DETAILS ON THE OCT. 14 LOCAL CONVENTION, ACTION REPORTS AND MUCH MORE

MDC DSA WEEKLY UPDATE FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018

New info on our Oct. 14 Convention plus action and events across the local’s many areas of socialist activism.

MDC DSA Washington Socialist monthly newsletter for October 2018

Action reports, campaign updates, articles and event schedules for October 2018

Mad About Initiative 77 Repeal? Just Vote – For Somebody Else

Reasonable people could disagree on whether Initiative 77 was good policy. But the Council’s threat to overturn the expressed will of the voters rises to more than policy disagreement: it is a denial of democracy itself. It is nothing less than contempt for the voters who put them in office.

Ten Years On: More of the Same

The average American is regularly reassured that this economic recovery is a validation that 2008 has been overcome; that, as the Wall Street Journal has it, we are in the midst of the “second longest economic expansion” on record. But for whom is this expansion really a benefit? The answer is not hard to confirm.

A Life of Comedy and Commitment: “Turn Me Loose” at Arena Stage

Dick Gregory carried the weight of being a black man in a country still emerging from the mire of Jim Crow, and the racism he experienced in his everyday life first drove his comedy and then his commitment to fighting racial oppression.

MDC DSA Weekly Update for Friday, September 21, 2018

“Veritas” security issues and other important stuff for this week, plus the October 14 Convention and MDC DSA future events