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Madison Area DSA

We believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few. To achieve a more just society, many structures of our government and economy must be radically transformed through greater economic and social democracy so that ordinary Americans can participate in the many decisions that affect our lives.

Latest Statements

  • Wisconsin Spring Election: Dangerous and Illegitimate
    Today, despite expert warnings of dire public health consequences,the State of Wisconsin held an in-person primary election that endangered and disenfranchised untold numbers of voters.  For weeks, Governor Tony Evers was reluctant to take action. His initial decision to extend absentee voting and his eventual executive order to delay this election came amid immense public pressure and only after the … Continue reading HomeRead more
  • MADSA Executive Committee Memo on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic. At the time of this writing, there are currently three new cases in Wisconsin, including two in Dane County. The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced the cancellation of all in-person classes from March 23 to April 10. This disease has an acute risk of further stressing our already beleaguered healthcare system. … Continue reading HomeRead more
  • Help Co-op workers win their union!
    Willy Street Co-op workers are currently trying to unionize their workplace. Co-op management is viciously anti-union, and the workers need all the support they can get to win the fight. Here’s what you can do right now: Print off the post image above. Take a selfie with it. Post your selfie on Facebook and send it to dsamadison@gmail.com so we can make … Continue reading HomeRead more
  • MADSA responds to Josh Kaul’s planned defense of Act 10
    Recently elected as Attorney General, Democrat Josh Kaul indicated recently that he anticipates defending Act 10 in court, should a challenge emerge. Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America condemns this statement and any others that signal working people of Wisconsin to lower their expectations after electing supposedly friendly representatives. Scott Walker’s signing of Act 10 in 2011 ushered in a … Continue reading HomeRead more
  • Statement of Support for Stone Creek Coffee Workers’ Union
    Madison-Area Democratic Socialists of America (MADSA) supports workers at Stone Creek Coffee in their efforts to form a union and win representation with Teamsters Local 344. At the beginning of March, Stone Creek Coffee Workers’ Union (SCCWU) announced that they had filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board for a union representation election. Stone Creek workers have bravely … Continue reading HomeRead more
  • Madison-Area DSA Supports Badgercare Expansion
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America strongly endorses the inclusion of Medicaid/BadgerCare expansion in the budget introduced by Governor Tony Evers today. Medicaid expansion will accept federal funding to raise the eligibility line for BadgerCare from 100 percent to 138 percent of the federal poverty line. Over the next budget biennial, it will increase federal health care … Continue reading HomeRead more

Upcoming Events

Location When Summary Description
Zoom April 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Labor Working Group - Zoom This is our regular Labor Working Group meeting. Agenda TBD.nMeeting ID: 555-059-531
Zoom: 443-291-367 April 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Chapter Membership Meeting  
Zoom April 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Electoral Politics Working Group  
Zoom April 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Pandemic, Global Recession, and Socialist Strategy Educational meeting on the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis and how socialists should respond. Ashley Smith (managing editor of the new journal Spectre and a member of Champlain Valley DSA in Vermont) has agreed to speak. Registration link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvdeysqjouCAxWsqoxS5g6BpPINOFL5Q
https://dsausa.zoom.us/meeting/register/51b89c0a9f4a850f66858a512be5123a April 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Great Lakes District Call Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting:https://dsausa.zoom.us/meeting/register/51b89c0a9f4a850f66858a512be5123a After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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