DSA IC Reports

DSA’s Convention has mandated quarterly reports from the reformed International Committee — on our internal workings as well as on external analysis of international events. Read on for our quarterly reports: 2019 (Convention Reform), 2020-Q3, 2020-Q4, 2021-Q1, 2021-Q2 (Convention Report), 2021-Q3, 2021-Q4, 2022-Q1, 2022-Q2, 2022-Q3, 2022-Q4, 2023-Q1, 2023-Q2, and 2023-Q3.


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2023 Q3

Period: July-September 2023

Volume 4, Issue 1

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee

In our third quarter of the 2023 newsletter, we cover: The Guatemalan Elections in June and August; Resistance to the Swazi Monarchy; Peace Efforts in Colombia; the recent Coup in Niger; the 50th anniversary of the coup of President Salvadore Allende; Elections in Ecuador; and Azerbaijan’s ethnic cleansing of Armenians. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee

This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Steering Committee and IC Subcommittees. We will release a join newsletter after Q4 is concluded.


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2023 Q2

Period: April-June 2023

Volume 3, Issue 4

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee

In our joint first and second quarter of the 2023 newsletter, we cover:  The Coup Attempt in Brazil; Peru’s Coup Government’s Cracks Down on Protesters; US Designation of Cuba on the State Sponsors of Terrorism List; Revolución Ciudadana Electoral Victories in Ecuador and Right Wing Violence; French Labor Campaigns to Stop Pension Cuts; the Ten Year Anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s Passing; Earthquake and Sanctions in Turkey and Syria; Turkish Government Attacks on Democracy; and the US Media War Against Morena. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee

This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Steering Committee and IC Subcommittees. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2023 Q1

Period: January-March 2023
Volume 3, Issue 3

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee

In our joint first and second quarter of the 2023 newsletter, we cover:  The Coup Attempt in Brazil; Peru’s Coup Government’s Cracks Down on Protesters; US Designation of Cuba on the State Sponsors of Terrorism List; Revolución Ciudadana Electoral Victories in Ecuador and Right Wing Violence; French Labor Campaigns to Stop Pension Cuts; the Ten Year Anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s Passing; Earthquake and Sanctions in Turkey and Syria; Turkish Government Attacks on Democracy; and the US Media War Against Morena. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee

This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Steering Committee and IC Subcommittees. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2022 Q4

Period: October-December 2022
Volume 3, Issue 2

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee

In our fourth quarter of the 2022 newsletter, we cover: the Mahsa Amini protests in Iran; the crisis in Haiti; Lula’s historic electoral victory in the 2022 Brazilian Presidential Elections; and the far-right violence in Bolivia. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee

This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Steering Committee and IC Subcommittees. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2022 Q3

Period: August-September 2022
Volume 3, Issue 1

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee

In our third quarter of the 2022 newsletter, we cover: NATO and the US’s complicity in Turkey’s aggression in Syria and Iraq; the strike by construction workers building the U.S. embassy in Honduras; the national plebiscite held in Chile; and the floods that devastated Pakistan. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee

This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Steering Committee and IC Subcommittees. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2022 Q2

Period: April-July 2022
Volume 2, Issue 4

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee

In our second quarter of 2022 newsletter, we cover Biden’s redeployment of troops to Somalia and explore its context in the broader history of US imperialism in that country, the historic victory of the left in Colombia, and ongoing protests in Ecuador. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee

This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Subcommittees, Steering Committee, and Secretariat. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2022 Q1

Period: January–March 2022
Volume 2, Issue 3

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee
At its 2019 convention, Democratic Socialists of America voted that its International Committee (IC) should produce for members a quarterly newsletter of news and analysis about international events. In our first newsletter of 2022, we discuss the organization’s stance on Ukraine and NATO and how they compare to the global left. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee
This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Subcommittees, Steering Committee, and Secretariat. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2021 Q4

Period: October–December 2021
Volume 2, Issue 2

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee
At its 2019 convention, Democratic Socialists of America voted that its International Committee (IC) should produce for members a quarterly newsletter of news and analysis about international events. In this edition, the International Committee presents three pieces of long-form analysis of events in Latin American, Haiti, and the new Biden Administration’s foreign policies.Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee
This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Subcommittees, Steering Committee, and Secretariat. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2021 Q3

Period: July–September 2021
Volume 2, Issue 1

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee
At its 2019 convention, Democratic Socialists of America voted that its International Committee (IC) should produce for members a quarterly newsletter of news and analysis about international events. In our first newsletter of the new IC term 2021-2022, we share videos from an emergency call on Afghanistan, as well as calls for No Cold War with China and for a Just Global Recovery, including the left’s case for special drawing rights, and finally we call out the IMF for its attacks on democratic control of central banking. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee
This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Subcommittees, Steering Committee, and Secretariat. Read the full newsletter…


IC Report from the 2021 DSA Convention – 2021 Q2

From August 1 to August 8, 2021, the Democratic Socialists of America held its national convention. It was DSA’s largest convention to date with almost 1,200 delegates. Conventions are held every two years and are the highest decision-making body in the organization. Delegates are elected by local chapters and vote on everything from National Political Committee members (who serve as the leadership in between conventions), resolutions, and for the first time a national platform. Read our full Convention Report in Spanish and English…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2021 Q1

Period: January–March 2021
Volume 1, Issue 3

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee
At its 2019 convention, Democratic Socialists of America voted that its International Committee (IC) should produce for members a quarterly newsletter of news and analysis about international events. In this edition, the International Committee presents three pieces of longform analysis of events in Latin American, Haiti, and the new Biden Administration’s foreign policies. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee
This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Subcommittees, Steering Committee, and Secretariat. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2020 Q4

Period: October–December 2020
Volume 1, Issue 2

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee
At its 2019 convention, Democratic Socialists of America voted that its International Committee (IC) should produce for members a quarterly newsletter of news and analysis about international events. In this edition, the International Committee presents to the DSA membership news about France’s new national security law, the legalization of abortion in Argentina, elections in Venezuela, escalating tensions with Iran, and other stories. It also includes information for how members can get involved in the DSA IC endorsed Yemen Day of Action and an in-depth exploration of the major strike underway in India and what socialists around the world can learn from it. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee
This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Subcommittees, Steering Committee, and Secretariat. Read the full newsletter…


IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – 2020 Q3

Period: July-September 2020
Volume 1, Issue 1

Quarterly Analysis from DSA’s International Committee
At its 2019 convention, Democratic Socialists of America voted that its International Committee should produce for members a quarterly newsletter of news and analysis about international events. In this inaugural issue, the International Committee presents news and analysis about a number of international issues we believe to be of importance to the DSA membership, including the restoration of democracy in Bolivia, the attacks on Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Left, Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests, and how a socialist government in Kerala, India, is tackling the coronavirus. We have a world to win. Read the full analysis…

Quarterly Newsletter from DSA’s International Committee
This newsletter is based on reports from the IC Subcommittees, Steering Committee, and Secretariat. Read the full newsletter…


DSA 2019 Convention Report

The following is a report from the DSA International Committee focused on the international guests invited to the 2019 DSA Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. This report has been approved by the International Committee. Special assistance was provided by Committee member Ella Wind in drafting it. This report is hereby submitted to the DSA National Political Committee by International Committee Co-chairs Ethan Earle and Carrington Morris. 

This report includes a summary of the International Committee’s activities and programming, invited international guests, international resolutions passed at the convention, and concluding analysis. Read the 2019 Convention Report here.