The Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America (MADSA) want Madison to be a place where all people, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, immigration status, and class can live with dignity and have an equal voice in government. With that goal in mind, these policies are aimed at creating near-term relief from present… Continue reading Spring 2019 Political Platform
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.… Continue reading Statement of Support for Stone Creek Coffee Workers’ Union
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… Continue reading Madison-Area DSA Supports Badgercare Expansion
Endorsement and Recommendation Process: The MADSA Electoral Politics Working Group (EPWG) drafted an electoral platform that was approved by the chapter membership. We interviewed five Mayoral and School Board candidates and made endorsement recommendations based on their alignment with our platform. Endorsement required the support of 66% of members at a MADSA general meeting. Endorsements Madison DSA… Continue reading Spring 2019 Election Voter Guide
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… Continue reading MADSA Endorses Ananda Mirilli
There’s nothing civil about attacks on the working class! Today, the Wisconsin legislature is opening a session to hear on a series of bills proposed by the GOP, which constitute a naked power grab to diminish the authority of the incoming governor and attorney general. Among other things, they seek the ability to replace the… Continue reading Stop the WI GOP power grab!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Democratic Socialists of America – Madison Rebukes the Epic Systems Corp v Lewis Decision Madison, Wisconsin – May 21, 2018 – Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems Corp v Lewis is a defeat for working Americans and a big win for large corporations. By ruling that employers can contractually obligate… Continue reading Statement on Epic Systems Corp v Lewis Decision
The Democratic Socialists of America National Political Committee Interim Steering Committee decided on August 15 to enter mediation with elected NPC member Danny Fetonte, who is the subject of heated debate due to his past involvement with the police union organization CLEAT. The Madison DSA chapter chose to make no statement on this matter before… Continue reading Statement on the NPC Decision regarding Danny Fetonte