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Solidarity with Altoona High School Students

The Madison Area chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America applauds the students at Altoona High School who organized a walkout in response to a return to in-person learning in the middle of a global pandemic. We stand with them in their fight for a safe learning environment. Students at Altoona describe close confines that […]

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No New Pipelines! PGND and Madison DSA Stand in Solidarity with Water Defenders AGAINST Line 3

For Immediate Release—Tuesday, March 16, 2021Madison Area Democratic Socialists of AmericaContact: dsamadison@gmail.com ### No New Pipelines! PGND and Madison DSA Stand in Solidarity with Water Defenders AGAINST Line 3 MADISON, WI — People’s Green New Deal – Madison and the Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America, stand in solidarity with water protectors who are mobilizing […]

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Spring 2021 Endorsements

Madison Area DSA is proud to announce our endorsements of the following candidates in the upcoming Spring 2021 election. Please check out our voter guide or the candidates’ websites to learn more about their campaigns. Benji Ramirez for Madison Common Council District 2 Brian Benford for District Common Council District 6 Ayomi Obuseh for Madison […]

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Madison DSA Caravan and Rally Against Fascism on January 9th, 2021

For Immediate Release—January 8, 2021 Madison Area Democratic Socialists of AmericaContact: John Cook (Communications Coordinator)Phone: 785-656-1444Email: dsamadison@gmail.com MADISON DSA CARAVAN AND RALLY AGAINST FASCISM ON JANUARY 9TH, 2021In response to the right-wing coup attempt on January 6, 2021, Madison DSA demands Senator Ron Johnson immediately step down from office.  Madison, WI – Madison Area Democratic […]

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MADSA condemns the right-wing extremist attack on the U.S. Capitol building.

Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America condemns yesterday’s right-wing extremist attack on the U.S. Capitol building. It is extremely disturbing that this attempt to disrupt the confirmation of the November 4 presidential election results was both predictable and temporarily successful. Yesterday’s right-wing violence and destruction was an undeniable attempt to overturn democratic norms and rob […]

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MADSA Condemns Lack of Police Accountability

The Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America (MADSA) condemns the continued lack of accountability for police officers committing violence in their communities. Officer Rusten Sheskey will not be charged for the shooting of Jacob Blake this past August, and will face no consequences for permanently paralyzing another human being. Once again, our systems have failed […]

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Defend the Vote!

Early this morning, Donald Trump declared victory prematurely in the presidential election, despite the outcome remaining unclear as votes in many key battleground states remained (and for the most part still remain) uncounted. Trump is attempting to disrupt the counting of the remaining votes, calling it a “major fraud” and declaring his intention to challenge […]

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Madison Area DSA endorses the “Doyle Resolution”

Madison Area DSA endorses the “Doyle Resolution” in support of the renewed effort to halt the expansion of the Dane County Jail. Click here to sign up for Madison DSA’s efforts to stop the jail. In 2019 the Dane County Board of Supervisors flaunted the Derail the Jail coalition and approved a $220 million jail […]

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DSA National Endorses Nada Elmikashfi for State Senate District 26!

In June, Madison-Area DSA endorsed local member Nada Elmikashfi, running for State Senate District 26. After our endorsement, our chapter submitted a request for an endorsement by the national Democratic Socialists of America. On July 17th, DSA National announced their endorsement of Nada: DSA is proud to endorse Nada Elmikashfi for Wisconsin State Senate District […]

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‘No’ to the Right’s Mayoral Recall Petition

On July 8th, a conservative political activist filed a recall petition against Mayor Rhodes-Conway. The petition enumerates a spectacular list of grievances, primarily that Rhodes-Conway was substantially responsible for “endangering the public” by obstructing a strong police response to Black Lives Matter protests.  Rhodes-Conway’s response to the demands of Black Lives Matter protests has been […]