News and Updates

Proposition 22 & its DISCONTENTS

October 06, 2020

by Ian LeeA spectre is haunting the working class -- the spectre of Proposition 22. All the powers of the center-Left and Left have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre: the Service Employees International Union, the Democratic Socialists of America, and even much of the Democrat...
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The Time Is Now

September 10, 2020

By James J. Jackson, Jr Comrades, the time is now!Like many of you, I was thrilled when our chapter received the phenomenal news that the Sacramento Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Charter Amendment, will appear on the November ballot as Measure C.This means that after years of hard work, d...
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Thoughts on Organizing to Keep Schools Safe

July 25, 2020

Right now, in the midst of COVID-19, we have a President, a Secretary of Education, and a capitalist class that is desperate to ignore the growing epidemiological threat that COVID-19 presents, and specifically the threat presented by re-opening schools full time in the Fall. This neglect could b...
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A People of Color's History of DSA, Part 4: DSA Looks Inward

July 07, 2020

By David Roddy and Alyssa De La Rosa A People of Color's History of DSA, Part 1 A People of Color's History of DSA, Part 2 A People of Color's History of DSA, Part 34: DSA Looks InwardOn Sunday, January 20, 1985, President Ronald Reagan was sworn in to a second term. DSA’s aspirations for a Monda...
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George Floyd Solidarity Statement

June 02, 2020

The Racial Solidarity Committee of the Sacramento, Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with our comrades fighting for Black liberation across the country and world. We stand in solidarity alongside Sacramento's Black working class leadership as they organize and demand justice o...
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Chapter Statement on COVID Crisis

April 30, 2020

The COVID-19 Crisis has impacted the most vulnerable among us the hardest: working people, undocumented, the unhoused, and the uninsured. People of color, and especially black people, are dying at disproportionate rates. More than a public health crisis, the pandemic is quickly becoming an econom...
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Sacramento Democratic Socialists Win First Seat on City Council

March 11, 2020

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 10, 2020Contact: admin@sacdsa.orgSacramento, CA — The Sacramento Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) won a seat on the city council in a hotly contested race, with results still trickling in from the March 3rd election. Sacramento DSA’s endorsed candid...
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Sacramento’s Rent Control Fight Is About Power, Not Process

December 09, 2019

By C.R. Mills Sacramentans may or may not be allowed to vote on a powerful local rent control measure in 2020, depending on a variety of uncertain legal and political outcomes. Two things remain certain at this point, however: City politicians funded by landlords are doing everything in their pow...
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