Miami DSA Condemns Passage of HB1

Let there be no confusion, Gov. Ron DeSantis and those in the Florida legislature claim that the HB1 “Anti-riot bill” (aka the DeSantis Oppression and anti-protest law) was enacted to combat the sort of violence seen at the Capitol on January 6th. But those aren’t the rioters the governor is afraid of; rather, the Trumpist… Read more »

Denunciation of Florida GOP

On January 27, 2021, Florida Senate Republicans approved a resolution in committee denouncing democratic socialism 4–2 on a party line vote. In response, the undersigned Florida chapters of the Democratic Socialists of America denounce Florida’s political establishment and its failure to respond to the COVID–19 crisis, and invite all Floridians who believe a better world… Read more »

People’s History: March 21st & the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

The 21st of March marks both one of the most tragic and one of the most joyous events in the struggle against apartheid. On this day in 1960, police in South Africa massacred 69 people demonstrators in the township of Sharpeville. On this day in 1990, Namibia was liberated from apartheid. Read more here: bit.ly/2HTIN5F

People’s History: The Communist Manifesto

On this day in 1848, Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels first published the communist manifesto. This revolutionary document describes human #history as one of class struggle. It has inspired countless millions around the world from the time of it’s publishing to the present day. “Workers of the world unite! You have a world to win,… Read more »

People’s History: The First Rebel

On 2 February 1512, Spanish conquistadors burned Taíno Cacique Hatuey alive near Bayamo, Cuba. He was among the first indigenous people to lead organized resistance to European colonialism in the Americas. Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas attributed the following words to Hatuey: “They tell us, these tyrants, that they adore a God of peace and equality, and yet they usurp our land and make us their slaves. They… Read more »