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

  • 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
  • MADSA Endorses Ananda Mirilli
    DSA is proud to endorse Ananda Mirilli for Seat 5 on the MMSD Board of Education. A socialist with professional experience in the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Ananda is running in opposition to charter schools and vouchers and supports union organizing. She has made strong statements in support of terminating the ERO program and will work to restructure public … Continue reading HomeRead more

Upcoming Events

Location When Summary Description
https://zoom.us/j/846778299?pwd=NHhiMnZjMnh4bE5pdGd4VkVHQ0Vtdz09 April 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm People's Green New Deal: Discussion of Red Deal Join us for the regular meeting People’s Green New Deal Madison. We will be discussing part one of the Red Deal as a follow-up to our talk with Nick Estes. We will be discussing this with an eye how to incorporate it into our work in Madison. Link: https://therednationdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/red-deal-final.pdfJoin URL: https://zoom.us/j/846778299?pwd=NHhiMnZjMnh4bE5pdGd4VkVHQ0Vtdz09
  April 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm {DSA Madison Core} PGND Meeting, Part 1 of Red Deal, 4/2 at 7pm Hey Comrades, PGND Madison is hosting a meeting via zoom on Thursday to start a study group on the Red Deal, which was put together by The Red Nation and was endorsed by the DSA nationally at the last convention. Here is the facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/206301114032932/ Spread the word Here is the document we are…
https://zoom.us/j/475335980 April 4, 2020 at 10:30 am – 11:30 am Red Madison working meeting Working meeting for Red Madison - we will be provisionally meeting weekly to discuss COVID-19 coverage and other developments.
https://zoom.us/j/626109602 April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coronavirus, Crisis and Class Struggle The entire neo-liberal world order is coming to a brutal crash. What are the lasting effects of this crisis going to be? How is the pandemic going to shape the economy for the years to come? And how is the combination of all the converging issues going to shape the class struggle that will emerge…
https://zoom.us/j/284822461 April 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm BookMarx: Capital Vol I - Chpt1 A first session on Marx's Capital Volume I - this section will be on Chapter 1: The Commodity. https://redmadison88966921.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/capital-companion.pdfJoin URL: https://zoom.us/j/284822461
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