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A Haunting On LaSalle Street: Protesting the Chicago Budget

As city council prepared to pass Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago budget, crowds gathered outside…

Op-Ed

Chicago DSA Statement on the 2022 City of Chicago Budget

The Chicago Democratic Socialists of America (CDSA) was a part of the 2022…

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Democratic Socialist Caucus, Chicago Budget Coalition Poised For Crucial Vote

After months of organizing, the Chicago Budget Coalition and their allies in the…

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CPD Out of CPS Panel: The Fight To End Police Brutality In Schools

On October 5th, activists held a "CPS, Safety, and Democracy" panel advocating the…

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Fear Doesn’t Put Food on the Table: An Interview with an El Milagro worker

On Thursday, September 30, workers at the popular Chicago tortilla company El Milagro…

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Statement on End of Illinois Eviction Moratorium

With both the federal and Illinois state eviction moratoria ending on October 3rd,…

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Eye on Springfield

Introduction. In the U.S. system, the power is at the state level. Federal…

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Why Chicago Needs to Pass Just Cause for Eviction

On Saturday, August 21 the Chicago Housing Justice League, a coalition of housing…

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Madigan Down, But Not Out – City Quietly Renews ShotSpotter Contract – Chicago Bears Consider Move

Welcome to Issue #26 of the Red Star Bulletin! The aim of this…

Op-Ed

SocFem Queer and Trans Solidarity Statement, August 2021

As socialists, we know that the fall of capitalism necessitates the fall of…

Op-Ed

Abolish The Suburbs

Tucker Carlson recently launched into a tirade on Democrats' rather milquetoast efforts to…

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Primer Red: The Petit (Petty) Bourgeoisie

It has been observed, fairly widely at this point, that “Trumpism,” whatever that…

Op-Ed

The Big Tent and the Tensions within DSA

Over the course of the last year, there have been growing tensions within…

Op-Ed

One Step Forward, Three Steps Back – The ‘Crisis’ of Pronouns & Unity For Our Class

So the Chicago Class Unity Caucus played everyone, got the publicity they were…

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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…