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

Miami DSA Builds Foundation

By Ron Cox, Chair of Miami DSA, on behalf of Steering Committee The socialist movement in South Florida has built membership and organizational capacity with the growth of DSA organizations in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County in 2017.  The first local DSA chapter was formed as the South Florida DSA, which then divided into… Read more »

#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

The #SpartacistUprising On 5 January 1919

#PeoplesHistory: #Freedom of #Dissent, The #SpartacistUprising

On 5 January 1919, protests began in #Berlin and spread throughout Germany developing into a #generalstrike. Hundreds of thousands of workers began to #occupy key buildings and an interim…

Healthcare is a human right!

Healthcare is a human right! Come out to support our comrades in People’s Progressive Caucus of Miami-Dade at this action. NextSource Biotechnology is a Miami-based pharmaceutical firm that has increased prices on a life-saving cancer drug 1400% since …