The Great Bombay Textile Strike

On 18 January 1982 more than a quarter of a million workers from over 50 different textile mills went on strike in Mumbai, #India to demand decent wages and benefits. Find more information, here. To find out about current worker issues, visit the Democratic Socialists of America Labor Working Group.

People’s History: Wagner Act is Passed

On this day in 1962, after a protracted campaign, workers employed by U.S. Government, who had been excluded from the Wagner Act, won the right to organize and collectively bargain. More here: http://wapo.st/2Dj6SVP Join the Democratic Socialists of America Labor Working Group to find out about current labor issues: dsausa.org/labor_working_group

#PeoplesHistory: The Casas Viejas #Uprising

On 11 January 1933 agricultural #workers affiliated with CNT who called for an egalitarian society & common ownership of the land were burned alive or shot by Civil & Assault Guards of the Second #Spanish Republic in the culmination of the #CasasViejas uprising in #Andalusia, #Spain. More here:ow.ly/7va130hHFlF

Miami DSA is officially a chapter!

At long last, #Miami (the 8th largest metro area in the US) is now officially home to a Democratic Socialists of America chapter. Thank you first & foremost to the chapter members & Steering Committee who have worked tirelessly to make this happen. Thank you also to the #DSA staff & NPC. Special thanks to Delé Balogun & Peg Strobel. Let’s do great… Read more »

#PeoplesHistory: The 1894 #Korean Peasant #Revolution

On 11 January 1894 what became known as the#Donghak #Peasant #Uprising began when thousands of peasants and religions adherents, demanding social reform and equality for all, began a #rebellion against the landlords and royalty of#Korea. More here: http://bit.ly/94kor

Happy Birthday to Zach De La Rocha

#HappyBirthday to #anticapitalist activist & artist #ZachDeLaRocha who turned 48 yesterday. He formed the band Rage Against The Machine “to give space and volume to various struggles throughout the country & the world” such as the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, the #Zapatistas, & many other movements. http://youtu.be/3L4YrGaR8E4

Solidarity this Chanukah חנוכה שמח

Miami Democratic Socialists of America would like to wish a Happy Hanukkah to the DSA Jewish Solidarity Caucus, Jewish Voice for Peace South Florida, IfNotNow, and all of our comrades in the Jewish resistance. Read about “Chanukah & Religious Interpretations of Class Struggle” from DSA’s Religious Socialism publication. #Jerusalem4All 🕎

Season’s Greetings from Miami DSA

Miami Democratic Socialists of America would like to wish a Merry Christmas to all of our observant comrades and to share a piece from the the DSA Religion & Socialism working group blog: Religious Socialism entitled “The Meaning of Christmas” by member Lawrence Ware. We would also like to remember The Christmas Truce of 1914 where roughly 100,000 British & German troops rebuked the capitalist… Read more »

Arthur McDuffie & the Enduring Struggle for Black Lives

Today we remember Arthur McDuffie, who 38 ago was beaten to death after surrendering to Miami-Dade Police. Despite lying about the cause of his injuries, the officers involved were not held accountable. In the uprising that followed, 18 more people lost their lives and hundreds were injured. Learn more here. Democratic Socialists of America members can… Read more »