Commemorating Black August

Comrades, We’d like to end the month of August by commemorating Black August, which honors the fallen freedom fighters of the Black Liberation Movement, and to call for the release of all political prisoners, abolition of all prisons, and to...

August 31, 2021

Solidarity with the people of Afghanistan 🌹

Dear comrades, Despite the media telling us the US military had been in Afghanistan to help the Afghan people, we know that’s not the case – the Afghan people have long suffered under US violence, and will now continue to...

August 24, 2021

DSA SF Moves Forward to Push For International Solidarity

Comrades, The chapter has been busy! At the August regular meeting, priority campaign leaders reported on what they’ve been working on, such as establishing subcommittees for the ballot measure campaign and presenting a plan of work for the next year...

August 17, 2021

Marx’s Capital Study Group

Click here for notes and resources from our members who are meeting regularly to read and discuss Marx’s Capital.

August 12, 2021

Debate: How to Relate to the Democratic Party

By Ann Robertson The reason we have arrived at different conclusions about how to relate to the DP stems from the fact that we are operating in fundamentally different frameworks. Our side does not start with the category of the...

August 12, 2021

What is Fascism?

As we watched the January 6 attack on the Capitol along with everybody else, we at DSA SF had a foreboding sense of the attack’s present and future implications for the rising tide of fascism. Our chapter is no stranger...

August 12, 2021

The Paris Commune: Selected Readings for the 150th Anniversary

The Paris Commune remains a major moment in socialist history and has inspired countless movements for a just society. Click here for selected readings in commemoration of the 150th anniversary.

August 12, 2021

Housing is a right, not a political calculation

Over the past couple weeks, we’ve seen our government carelessly allow the federal moratorium on evictions to lapse, all to have the CDC reinstate it through October 3 – an extension that will be challenged in courts. Will it survive...

August 10, 2021

Why Capitalism cannot be reformed but must be abolished

By Ann Robertson For lack of time I will not talk about the inherent connection between capitalism and imperialism, racism, sexism, and fascism.  I want to begin with the arguments that have been raised in support of capitalism because when...

August 4, 2021