Op-Ed

Statement of Solidarity With Starbucks Workers

The Chicago Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the workers of…

Op-Ed

Socialists Need To Do More Than Walk the Picket Line

This is the third installment in a series from the Chicago DSA Labor…

Op-Ed

Statement in Solidarity with the Chicago Teachers and Staff

The Chicago Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the demands of…

Op-Ed

Strike Vote Lobbying Undermines Worker Power and Autonomy

This is the second installment in a series from the Chicago DSA Labor…

Op-Ed

Beyond the Headlines, Communities are Working to Replace Police with Actual Public Safety  

As the movement to defund the police has grown more popular, many mainstream…

Op-Ed

Socialists and Strike Support: Perspectives and Politics

This is the first installment in a series from the Chicago DSA Labor…

Articles

Breaking: Our New Editorial Policy

Midwest Socialist is excited to unveil our new editorial policy. We hope you’ll…

Articles

The People V. The Proposed Chicago Ward Map

On December 1st, Chicago City Council's Rules Committee presented a proposal for the…

Articles

Roe v. Wade Under Threat: Interview With “Rally For Abortion Rights” Organizer

On December 1st, a feminist coalition held a rally in Chicago’s Federal Plaza…

Op-Ed

Neutrality On Mask & Vaccine Mandates Is A Betrayal of The Working Class

Hear me out: saving the lives of the working class is good, actually.…

Op-Ed

For Clarity – Then Unity: Jamaal Bowman and Palestine

There has been furious debate around what consequences, if any, Jamaal Bowman should…

Op-Ed

DSA Should Stay Neutral On Mask And Vaccine Mandates

On November 5th, 23 Chicago labor unions filed a complaint in Cook County…

Articles

Uniformed CPD Officers Openly Join Anti-Vaccine Rally

On November 20th, a far-right protest against vaccines in Millennium Park was joined…

Op-Ed

Revolutionary Habits: Marxism as a Moral Philosophy

By now, you’ve likely heard the news - Current Affairs, the most delightful…

Articles

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…

Articles

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,…