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Introducing the CDSA Internationalism Series

Earlier this year our chapter’s Political Education and Policy Committee voted to create…

Op-Ed

Vote for Class Unity in the CDSA branch elections

Chicago DSA is in bad shape. After a year without general meetings, our…

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What Does An Elected School Board Mean For Chicago?

With the watershed news of the HB 2908 passing the Illinois House and…

Op-Ed

Factions: A Hard Electoral Problem

INTRODUCTION Comrade Sean Duffy wrote a great article. I respond to it here,…

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RSB Issue #25

Welcome to Issue #25 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of this…

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Why Single Transferable Vote is Wrong for Internal DSA Elections

There is a debate within the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) around voting…

Op-Ed

Transparency & Accountability: Recommendations for Growth!

At the CDSA April General Chapter Meeting, we democratically amended and then voted…

Op-Ed

Chicago DSA Campaigns: How We Should Move Forward

TL;DR  We should reauthorize campaigns annually  We should have a strong system for…

Op-Ed

Proportional Representation Is Still The Way Forward

In the wake of our elections for delegates to the upcoming national convention,…

Op-Ed

In Support of the Mass Action Points of Unity

After May 28th, when all of the votes have been submitted and the…

Op-Ed

Working With Borrowed Time On Stolen Land

There are moments in time when we see a glimpse of the future…

Op-Ed

Who Is “We,” Comrade?

Towards a Socialist Chicago (TaSC) provides us with a period of experimentation housed…

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An Examination into Chicago’s Independent Political Organizations

In Chicago, we have a tradition of political organizations called Independent Political Organizations.…

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Red Star Bulletin Issue #24

Welcome to Issue #24 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of this…

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Labor Branch Perspectives — Towards a Socialist Chicago

National Terrain As the working class suffers from the economic fallout of last…

Op-Ed

Between Low Hanging Fruit and Full Harvests

As Chicago DSA starts thinking through how we move Towards a Socialist Chicago,…

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Red Star Bulletin Issue #23

Welcome to Issue #23 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of this…

Op-Ed

Solving America’s Housing Crisis Requires More Democracy, Not Less

A recent article by Slate’s Henry Grabar claims Mayor Lightfoot “stripped aldermen of…

Op-Ed

Want a More Accessible and Democratic Organization? The Answer is Politics, Not Process

As a mass organization, transparency and increased democratic participation are unquestionably important and…

Op-Ed

A Guide for Smarties and A Rebuttal: On the Proposal for Transparency and Accountability

If you’re a member of Chicago DSA, you are likely to have heard…