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There will be nationwide protests on Saturday, January 4, in opposition to the Trump administration’s dangerous escalation of the conflict with Iran, including the assassination of Qassim Suleimani and sending thousands of more troops to the region. We believe that the Trump administration’s reckless decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is at the root of the present crisis. 

The Saturday protests are calling for No War with Iran and Troops Home from the Middle East and will take place in over 30 cities around the country. We are also calling on Congress to condemn Trump’s escalation and to make it clear that the White House has no authority to carry out military attacks without Congressional...

Leading Communist Party of Israel member MK Ofer Cassif, (Hadash – Joint List) reacted to the anti-Semitic stabbing in Monsey, NY by blaming it on US President Donald Trump.

On Saturday night, December 29, a man entered a Hassidic synagogue located in the Forshay neighborhood in Monsey in upstate New York where those present were celebrating the eighth and final night of Hanukkah. The assailant...

December 29, 2019 — CODEPINK is heartbroken and horrified at the latest antisemitic act, the stabbing attack in Monsey, NY during a Hanukkah celebration at the house of Rabbi Chaim Leib Rottenberg. CODEPINK sends love and solidarity to the affected families and all of the Hasidic and ultra-orthodox Jewish communities in America who have been on the frontlines of the dangerous rise in antisemitic...

From September 7-9, dozens of chapters of the DSA in over 25 states will take to the streetstorally support for Senator Bernie Sanders for president in 2020.

“Senator Sanders knows what it will take to win our country back from the capitalist class,” said National Director Maria Svart. “It will take all of us. When working people come together across our differences, whether in a workplace...

CODEPINK strongly condemns the arbitrary detention of journalist Max Blumenthal on charges of simple assault. Blumenthal was subjected to a and arrest at his home on October 25, then held for two days, denied access to a phone call and a lawyer. The spurious charges against Blumenthal stem from the delivery of food to activists who were lawfully staying in the Venezuelan Embassy in April and May...

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 years ago, provided for...

Originally written and posted by the Direct Action, De-escalation, and Security Committee of Boston DSA (DADS) September 30, 2019. Endorsed by the DSA National Political Committee.

On Saturday, August 31st, around 100 far-right activists marched through downtown Boston, flanked by hundreds of police, carrying a message of hatred and division. 

Their “Straight Pride Parade,” a clear act of...

Change sometimes occurs so quickly that it’s hard to keep up. What once was is no longer; life is stood on its head, and what seemed impossible is suddenly within grasp. Is the country now in such a moment? And if so, how is such progress gauged?

One measure might be big shifts in mass attitudes as reflected in public opinion polls, another the frequency of protests, and a third the quality...

In a former career, a coworker of mine worked as a commercial fisherman in Northern California. He spoke how as certain fish populations were being driven to extinction, state and federal agencies came in to begin to limit how many pounds that could be caught, and in what times of the year they could work. He said this had the predictable effect of causing him and some of his colleagues to lose...

In a watershed moment in our movement for economic, environmental, racial, and social justice, Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) members Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, joined by fellow congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, are endorsing Senator Bernie Sanders for president.

For decades, Bernie has taken on the wealthy and ruling elite with his call for...

Wondering where Historians for Peace and Democracy were going, in that essay we posted in June? We’re happy to share part 2, another installment in HPD’s Broadsides for the Trump Era. If you love it, feel free to download the PDF here and spread it around! (Ed.)

The basic truism about democracy is that the majority of voters rule, but the rights of the minority electorate are respected, since...

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