Statements

DSA IC opposes re-deployment of US troops into Somalia

The New York Times reports that the Biden administration has signed an order authorizing the re-deployment of hundreds of Special Operations forces into Somalia. Additionally, the Pentagon has been granted discretionary authority to resume airstrikes across the nation. The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) strongly opposes all US military activity on the…

DSA IC stands in solidarity with the Colombian people who seek massive structural change in the country following historic elections

Translated into Spanish below / Traducido al español a continuación The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) stands in solidarity with the Colombian people who showed that they would like to see massive structural change in the country after the March 13th legislative elections and presidential primaries. Nearly 5.5 million Colombians voted for…

On Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The Democratic Socialists of America condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and demands immediate diplomacy and de-escalation to resolve this crisis. We stand in solidarity with the working classes of Ukraine and Russia who will undoubtedly bear the brunt of this war, and with antiwar protestors in both countries and around the world who are calling…

DSA IC opposes US militarization and interventionism in Ukraine and Eastern Europe and calls for an end to NATO expansionism

Ukrainian translation below/ Переклад українською нижчеRussian translation below/ Русский перевод ниже Following months of increased tensions and a sensationalist Western media blitz drumming up conflict in the Donbas, the US government is responding to the situation in Ukraine through the familiar guise of threats of sweeping sanctions, provision of military aid, and increased military deployment…

DSA IC stands in solidarity with the democratically elected government of Honduras in their fight against an attempted coup

Translated into Spanish below / Traducido al español a continuación The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) stands in solidarity with the democratically elected government of Honduras in their fight against an opposition-led parliamentary coup attempt. Last November, Hondurans went to polls in overwhelming numbers and gave a resounding mandate to a government…

DSA IC condemns Saudi coalition airstrikes against Yemen and demands an immediate end to all U.S. support for the war

مترجم إلى اللغة العربية بالأسفل / Translated into Arabic below The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) strongly condemns recent Saudi-coalition airstrikes on the Yemeni cities of Hodeidah and Saada, which initial reports indicate have left 87 dead and 266 wounded, in addition to disabling internet access across the country. Several children are…

DSA IC calls for lifting the US travel ban on North Korea and ending the decades-long devastating economic sanctions

Korea translation below/ 한국어 번역 The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) calls on the Biden administration to lift the 2017 Trump-era instilled US travel ban on North Korea and reinstate the ability to travel and engage in the important cultural and educational exchanges, peace activist talks, and reunifications of separated families. Further,…

DSA IC demands an end to vaccine apartheid

It has been over a year since the governments of South Africa and India first proposed that the World Trade Organization waive its restrictive patent monopoly rules and instead share lifesaving Covid-19 vaccine and treatment technology for the good of humanity. Since that time, more than four million people have died from the virus. Countless…

DSA Stands with Apruebo Dignidad in the Second Round of the Chilean Presidential Elections

(Traducción al español abajo) The Democratic Socialists of America has always stood in solidarity with progressive and democratic forces in Chile, but now more than ever expresses its unconditional support for the left coalition Apruebo Dignidad, just days away from the historic second round of the 2021 Presidential elections. We hope the Chilean people select…

DSA IC demands the US stop starving Afghanistan and release $9.5 billion stolen from the Afghan people

More than half of Afghanistan’s population faces life-threatening food insecurity this winter in large part because the United States and other Western countries are engaging in economic warfare against the Afghan people.  The Biden administration has criminally frozen $9.5 billion in central bank assets that rightfully belong to Afghanistan. After decades of disastrous imperial intervention…