Dear Comrades, By now you’ve surely heard the news: Kyle Rittenhouse, the vigilante teenage murderer who crossed state lines to seek violence in a parking lot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has been found not guilty by an almost all-white jury and an obscenely racist judge. The jury’s decision to declare Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all […]

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Sign on to Statement Against Senate Bill 119 Fellow Community Members, The Wisconsin State Legislature has recently announced a bill that it will seek to pass that stands in violent opposition to popular demands for racial justice that have been voiced by citizens across our state and the nation at large. This bill Senate Bill

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The Milwaukee chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America condemns Mojofuco Restaurants’ decision to fire all employees of Comet Cafe and close the restaurant rather than provide these employees with safer working conditions. Employees should never be asked to risk their health to ensure profits for their employer, and they must retain the ability to act collectively

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While the Milwaukee chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America is disappointed that Derek Beyer will not be moving forward in the MPS School Board, District 8 elections, we are proud of the work of Derek and our members to advance socialism in Milwaukee. Derek’s demonstrated history as a caring teacher driven by a belief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: MILWAUKEE, WI — December 4, 2018 — Wisconsin Republicans—like their peers in Michigan and North Carolina—are staging a coup. In last month’s elections, the people of this state said no to Governor Scott Walker’s eight-year assault on the working class and to Attorney General Brad Schimel’s efforts to gut protections for

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Trans rights are human rights. Full stop. The Department of Health and Human Services aims to narrow the federal government’s definition of “sex” under Title IX—make no mistake, this is a horrifying step to legislatively dehumanize trans, nonbinary, genderqueer people. “The agency’s proposed definition would define sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined

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Milwaukee, WI — We, the Milwaukee Democratic Socialists of America, demand that Wisconsin senators #VoteNoOnKavanaugh. Brett Kavanaugh represents a misogynistic system that perpetuates violence against women and attempts to deny women’s agency and choice. Credible allegations from multiple women reveal that Kavanaugh engaged in serious sexual violence which the Senate is refusing to investigate. He

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The Supreme Court’s decision today in Janus v. AFSCME is the latest assault in the ongoing war on working-class Americans. This decision comes as no surprise to us. We have seen a once vibrant Wisconsin democracy transformed into a feudal estate, run by and for the benefit of the capitalist class. In the six years since

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Milwaukee, WI –– The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) calls on all Milwaukeeans to take action to demand the safety and freedom of immigrant families and children and an end to the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy, which criminalizes immigrants, violently separates families, divides the working class, and rips at the fabric of our society. We

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Recently released footage of Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) officers threatening, abusing and tasing Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown makes clear what all too many Milwaukeeans already know: the MPD does not respect the lives of this city’s people of color. Any attempt to characterize this incident as the malfeasance of a couple of bad actors

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