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DSA IC supports Chilean leftist coalition Apruebo Dignidad

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación This previous weekend, Chileans headed to the polls to vote in their presidential primary elections. The DSA International Committee (IC) congratulates Gabriel Boric of the democratic socialist Social Convergence party for successfully winning the presidential primary of Chile’s leftist Apruebo Dignidad coalition. Boric will be…

Repeal the AUMF and end the Global War on Terror

The International Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America applauds the House’s recent vote to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) Against Iraq. We urge the Senate to follow suit and pass S.J.Res.10, which would finally remove one of the legal cornerstones of the U.S.’s Global War on Terror. While most…

DSA IC Says “No To NATO”

On June 14, 2021, NATO will host its annual summit in Brussels, Belgium. On this occasion, the Democratic Socialists of America International Committee affirms its solidarity with the demands of anti-militarist campaigners, European left-wing parties and movements who take a clear position against NATO, and those suffering from the results of disastrous Western-led military interventions…

DSA IC congratulates the Chilean left on their historic success in the Chilean Constituent Assembly, metropolitan, and gubernatorial elections on May 16, 2021

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación In 2019, the people of Chile took to the streets in the Estallido Social mass protests. Initially sparked by a metro fare increase, the protests quickly spread in location, participation, and focus. Hundreds of thousands of the Chilean working class demonstrated against rampant inequality, misogyny,…

DSA denounces state violence suppression of national strike Colombia

* Updated May 5, 2021, to reflect co-sponsorship by DSA AFROSOC-Chicago, additional details, demands, and updated numbers as of May 4, 2021, 5pm EST, indicated by a preceding asterisk below. The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) * and DSA AFROSOC-Chicago condemn the Colombian state’s use of deadly force during the ongoing National…

DSA IC demands justice for Victoria Salazar, victim of femicide and police brutality in Mexico

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación On March 27, 2020, Victoria Esperanza Salazar, a Salvadoran cleaning worker, mother, and refugee, was murdered by Mexican authorities after a police officer put their foot on her neck for several minutes. President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador of Mexico denounced the killing, specifically citing the…

DSA IC declares solidarity with Verónika Mendoza of Peru

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación Last November Peru was rocked by massive protests against a parliamentary “coup” and, more broadly, against the corrupt, neoliberal political class that has ruled the country for decades. The initial detonator of the protests was the impeachment of President Martin Vizcarra on spurious grounds by…