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Madison Area DSA Condemns Sheriff’s Racist Press Release

The Madison-Area DSA condemns the press release issued by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office on July 6, 2020. Sheriff Mahoney suggested that three Black people, legally bailed out from the Dane County Jail by “Free the 350” bail fund, were “responsible for crimes involving gun violence.” In doing so, he has revealed that the anti-black […]

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Fall 2020 Primary Voter Guide

Pre-election To-dos Absentee Voting Dane County and the rest of the state may be “open for business”, but COVID is still out there and cases are on the rise. MADSA hopes that you had the chance to social distance and vote early, and strongly encourages doing the same next November by voting early with an […]

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Racism, Capitalism and Rebellion

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DSA Justice4George Committee: Week of 6/8/20

The murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police marked the beginning of an international, Black-led, popular rebellion against racism and police brutality.  In a matter of days, the Black Lives Matter movement in Madison has coalesced around a collection of demands: establish community control over the Madison Police Department, defund the […]

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#justice4george

The Madison-Area chapter of the Democratic Socialists of Americas condemns the public execution of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. We stand in solidarity with protesters calling out the deeply entrenched pattern of violence, anti-Blackness, and oppression upheld by police in our country, in our state, and in our city. MADSA supports the […]

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Joe Biden Must Withdraw

Madison-Area DSA is calling for the immediate withdrawal of Joe Biden from the race for the Democratic presidential nomination given the myriad women who have spoken publicly and courageously about his harassment, predation, and rape.  Let us be clear: each and every time Biden has violated a person’s boundaries, regardless of what any specific violation […]

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Wisconsin Spring Election: Dangerous and Illegitimate

Today, despite expert warnings of dire public health consequences,the State of Wisconsin held an in-person primary election that endangered and disenfranchised untold numbers of voters.  For weeks, Governor Tony Evers was reluctant to take action. His initial decision to extend absentee voting and his eventual executive order to delay this election came amid immense public […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]