Statements

Statement of Solidarity with the Chilean People

The Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the Chilean people in the face of massive human rights violations in the wake of the recent uprising that has moved to a general strike. The Chilean government and its billionaire president Sebastian Piñera — who himself made a fortune off the so-called liberalization of the…

DSA Statement on Coup in Bolivia

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) condemns in the strongest terms the military coup in Bolivia that forced President Evo Morales to resign on November 10, along with Vice President Álvaro García-Linera, the leaders of the Bolivia Senate and Chamber of Deputies, as well as a host of government ministers. All were under personal threat of…

Solidarity with Striking UK Postal Workers at the Royal Mail Group

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) stands in solidarity with 110,000 UK postal workers, represented by the Communication Workers Union (CWU), who have voted to strike at the Royal Mail Group, which was recently privatized by a Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. CWU’s previous “Four Pillars” contract with the Royal Mail Group, agreed upon less than two…

DSA Stands in Solidarity with Protectors of the Amazon

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). As land grabbers and plantation owners set fires now raging across huge expanses of the Brazilian Amazon, three national formations of the Democratic Socialists of America – the Ecosocialist Working Group, the Immigrants’ Rights Working Group, and the International Committee – issue our unequivocal condemnation…

Statement on Cuba

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the people of Cuba and categorically opposes the U.S. economic blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States and its allies, as mandated by our 2019 Convention Resolution 62. U.S. political and economic policies vis-à-vis Cuba have…

Statement on Decolonization

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC). DSA is committed to the full decolonization of all the occupied lands of the United States: self-determination and full sovereignty for Hawai’i; Puerto Rico; Amerika Sāmoa (American Samoa); Guåhån (Guam); Northern Mariana Islands; Virgin Islands; and to all indigenous nations whose ancestral lands are within…

DSA Wholeheartedly Supports Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu are collaborating in excluding the only two Muslim Congresswomen from visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories it controls. Netanyahu’s pretext is that Tlaib and Omar support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel and its West Bank settlement. Trump tweets without proof that the two representatives “hate Israel…

Stop the Murderous U.S. Embargo on Venezuela Now!

The DSA Venezuela Solidarity Group categorically opposes any and all efforts by the U.S. government to intervene in the domestic affairs of Venezuela. On Monday, August 4, Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) imposing new economic sanctions on Venezuela like the embargo imposed on Cuba in the early 1960s. On August 6, as part of…

Solidarity with Puerto Rico

For the last 13 days the People of Puerto Rico have been bravely fighting  on the streets to demand the resignation of the current Governor, Ricardo Roselló. Puerto Rico is giving us all a lesson in struggle and solidarity.  We have watched in awe, how the Puerto Rican people have risen in protest against the…

No to U.S. War with Iran! End the Sanctions Now! Solidarity with Iranian Workers!

Democratic Socialists of America emphatically and unreservedly opposes a U.S. war on Iran. It would be another “war of choice,” just like the Iraq War of 2003, and would likely be just as colossal a humanitarian disaster. National security adviser John Bolton, who works closely with the Mujahedeen Khalq (MEK), a warmongering Iranian cult that…