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Capitalism Also Depends on Domestic Labor

There can be no compromise on reproductive justice

San Francisco Democratic Socialists of America’s Socialist Feminism Committee drafted the following statement about reproductive justice, subsequently ratified by the chapter at our July meeting, in response to discussion both within and outside of the DSA surrounding the Omaha, Nebraska...

August 2, 2017

DSA SF July General Meeting draws record crowd

It was standing room only this week at the San Francisco Democratic Socialists of America July General Meeting, the first such meeting organized by our newly elected Steering Committee. All told 119 comrades both new and known gathered to participate...

July 23, 2017

DSA SF hosts Northern California summit ahead of national convention

  On Sunday, delegates to the national convention from 5 Northern California DSA chapters gathered to discuss the issues to be decided at the convention. In attendance were delegates from Silicon Valley, East Bay, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Sacramento....

July 21, 2017

DSA marches for queer liberation and against rainbow capitalism at SF Pride

On Sunday, June 25, DSA SF marched a contingent in the SF Pride parade, calling for queer liberation and economic justice rather than rainbow capitalism and police violence. With signs, chants, and zines, DSA demonstrated to the audience that socialists...

June 29, 2017

DSA shows up to #LegalizePizza and fight the criminalization of the homeless

On June 13, DSA SF joined the Coalition on Homelessness to rally in support of Daniel, a homeless senior who was fined $234 simply for eating pizza at a bus stop. The COH organized a Pizza Party to Stop Unfair...

June 21, 2017

DSA SF campaigns to end anti-homeless encampment sweeps

On Sunday, seventeen members of DSA SF’s Homelessness Working Group gathered at UN Plaza to disseminate an educational pamphlet to fellow San Franciscans as they browsed the weekly Farmer’s Market. The pamphlet provided information about the realities of homelessness in...

June 21, 2017
Panel discussion

Creating Solidarity with Immigrants and Refugees

How are cities being fearless when it comes to its immigrant and undocumented citizens? Is San Francisco calling itself a Sanctuary City enough, or how can we change our city to be fearless in the face of xenophobia? A policy...

June 12, 2017

The Feminization of Politics

Fearless Cities opened on Saturday with a plenary session of leaders from Barcelona en Comú. It was held in the basilica of the Universitat de Barcelona, with the speakers taking their place far from the pews, behind a table that...

June 11, 2017

Stop the deportation of Rodrigo and Hugo

Hugo and Rodrigo are beloved fathers, workers, and community volunteers. Their families and communities are suffering without them. Rodrigo and Hugo both have deep roots in the Bay Area and have lived in the US for over 15 years. Rodrigo...

June 8, 2017

DSA and Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge

Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge is a community-based non-profit that organizes with encampment residents, neighbors, volunteers, and city services. When City of San Francisco told residents they needed to move their belongings for a scheduled deep cleaning of the encampment DSA...

June 1, 2017