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 »

When I’m Gone: Remembering Phil Ochs

“One good song with a message can bring a point more deeply to more people than a thousand rallies.” -Phil Ochs On this day in history, revolutionary folk singer and activist Philip David Ochs was born in 1940. Many of his songs addressed the Class Struggle, Civil Rights, and Anti-Imperialism movements that he was involved in.

Socialize with Socialists

Little Havana has historically been a base of operations for right-wing paramilitary groups like Omega 7, Alpha 66, & CORU. In contrast, the neighborhood has today become home to a growing crop of friendly, mild-mannered democratic socialists. Miami DSA painted the barrio red on 15 December 2017. Over food and libations we reflected on the year,… Read more »