FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 27, 2022 CONTACT: ‪(414) 367-6066mke@dsawi.org The Milwaukee Democratic Socialists of America calls on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors to adopt a question onto the fall general election ballot that gauges voters’ support of abortion care in Milwaukee County. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has struck […]

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“The Ballad of Gilligan’s Isle” – Sherwood Schwartz and George Wyle This stretches the concept of socialist song of the month way beyond the breaking point, but what the hell, it’s the beginning of summer, so let’s relax a little. For those of you don’t know, Gilligan’s Island was a sitcom that originally aired from

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In the aftermath of last night’s multiple shootings, with many wounded, the City of Milwaukee has issued an 11 pm curfew for people 21 and under in the Deer District and surrounding neighborhoods. Mayor Cavalier Johnson has stated that officers will target teens who are loitering or acting unlawfully, and those people will be issued

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Milwaukee DSA is deeply saddened and disappointed by the Supreme Court’s regressive decision to repeal Roe V. Wade. As an organization, we stand in solidarity with all abortion-seeking people, whose rights to reproductive autonomy are being threatened by the state. We affirm our commitment to fighting alongside our community in pursuit of reproductive justice for

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“Talking Union Blues” – Almanac Singers In commemoration of May Day, this month’s Socialist Song of the Month is Talking Union Blues by the Almanac Singers, originally formed in 1940 by Millard Lampell, Lee Hayes, and Pete Seeger, and later joined by Woody Guthrie. This song was more or less a group effort. It was

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 6, 2022 CONTACT: Tom Hansberger (407) 375-7555 or Alex Brower (414) 949-8756 Socialists Win in Milwaukee Milwaukee DSA congratulates candidates on historic win MILWAUKEE, WI – The Milwaukee Democratic Socialists of America made history tonight: Ryan Clancy and Juan Miguel Martinez won their elections for Milwaukee County Supervisor. Milwaukee DSA knocked more than

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We’ve been noticing a pattern on doors⁠—it seems that yard signs for Sheldon Wasserman, the status quo, incumbent candidate for County Supervisor District, are only in the yards of multi-unit rentals rather than single-family homes. Looking into the ethics disclosure from the Wasserman campaign, we found that every Wasserman sign our canvassers encountered as of

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“Charlie Don’t Surf” – The Clash Charlie Don’t Surf is off of the Clash’s Sandinista! album, released in 1980. The title comes from a well known scene in the 1979 film, Apocalypse Now. In this scene, a captain on an assassination mission is seeking a helicopter gunship escort into the Mekong Delta. He shows the

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