DSA IC Reports

IC Report from the 2021 DSA Convention

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación

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.

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IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – Q1 2021

IC Quarterly Newsletter
Period: January–March 2021
Volume 1, Issue 3

Main DSA International Committee activities and results of Q1 2021 plus activities planned for next quarter. Read more…

IC Quarterly Analysis – Q1 2021
Period: January–March 2021
Volume 1, Issue 3

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.

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IC Quarterly Newsletter & Analysis – Q4 2020

IC Quarterly Newsletter
Period: October–December 2020
Volume 1, Issue 2

Main DSA International Committee activities and results of Q4 2020 plus activities planned for next quarter. Read more…

IC Quarterly Analysis – Q4 2020
Period: October–December 2020
Volume 1, Issue 2

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. 

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IC Quarterly Analysis – Q3 2020

Period: 07/20–09/20
Volume 1, Issue 1

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. 

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IC Quarterly Newsletter – Q3 2020

Quarterly International Committee Newsletter
Period: 07/20–09/20
Volume 1, Issue 1
Read the newsletter here.


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.