The Democratic Socialists of America Los Angeles Chapter seeks to create a system based on justice and equality for all people.

50+ Messages / Page

  DSA-LA · [email protected]
June 13, 2024 at 12:57 AM

The DSA-LA Events Newsletter is Back!

Everything happening this week in DSA The DSA-LA Weekly Events Newsletter is back! Check out how you can get involved below. Announcements Drop The Charges!    A month ago, the UCLA and USC administrations called hundreds…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
June 8, 2024 at 4:49 AM

Council Discusses Proposed Charter Reforms for November + Judge Halts UC Strikes — Thorn West: Issue No. 205

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
June 1, 2024 at 4:02 AM

CM Harris-Dawson to Succeed Krekorian as Council Pres + Academic Worker ULP Strike to Expand — Thorn West: Issue No. 204

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
May 28, 2024 at 7:03 PM

Ceasefire Now!

More than 40 organizations call on LA City Council to pass a resolution for a permanent ceasefire Ceasefire Now! DSA-LA is proud to join a powerful bloc of more than 40 labor, interfaith, and community organizations calling upon the Los Angeles Cit…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
May 25, 2024 at 3:26 AM

Councilmembers Endorse Successor to Council President + CalCare Progress Halted — Thorn West: Issue No. 203

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
May 11, 2024 at 3:38 AM

More CA Budget Cuts + CMs KDL and Price Reinstated to Committees — Thorn West: Issue No. 202

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
May 9, 2024 at 11:49 PM

Chapter Meeting Saturday May 11 + Events in May

Chapter Meeting this Saturday May 11th! The time for this event has been changed, the chapter meeting will run 12:30pm-3:30pm. Chapter meeting RSVP   RSVP…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
May 9, 2024 at 11:32 PM

Chapter Meeting Saturday + Events in May

Chapter Meeting this Saturday May 9th! The time for this event has been changed, the chapter meeting will run 12:30pm-3:30pm.  Chapter meeting RSVP   RSVP…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
May 4, 2024 at 2:07 AM

At UCLA, Palestinian Solidarity Camp Attacked, Forcibly Displaced by Police — Thorn West: Issue No. 201

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
April 27, 2024 at 3:02 AM

Students Establish Palestinian Solidarity Camps at Multiple LA Campuses + Mayor Releases Budget — Thorn West: Issue No. 200

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
April 26, 2024 at 1:27 AM

May Day May Day!

International Workers Day approaches! Dear John, In the words of N*SYNC... It's gonna be May! May Day, or International Workers Day, is on May 1st. Every year, DSA joins a coalition of labor unions, immigrant justice groups, and grassroots organizations across Los Angeles fo…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
April 20, 2024 at 2:44 AM

Ethics Reform Advances + City Backs Away From Eminent Domain — Thorn West: Issue No. 199

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
April 13, 2024 at 2:15 AM

Calls for Ethics Commission Reform on 2024 Ballot + Inhumane Conditions in County Correctional Facilities — Thorn West: Issue No. 198

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
April 6, 2024 at 4:32 AM

State + City Move Forward with Budget Cuts — Thorn West: Issue No. 196

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
March 23, 2024 at 3:13 AM

Council Considers Budget Cuts + LAPD Over Budget — Thorn West: Issue No. 196

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
March 22, 2024 at 10:40 PM

TOMORROW! Ceasefire Campaign Teach-in

  Join DSA-LA Tomorrow for a Ceasefire Campaign Teach-in! Ceasefire Campaign Teach-in RSVP Death, devastation, and displacement has been visited on the people of Gaza for nearly seven months. And in …
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
March 16, 2024 at 2:40 AM

Victories for Progressive Candidates + Tenant Activists — Thorn West: Issue No. 195

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
March 9, 2024 at 3:04 AM

Primary Election Results Come in on City, County + Statewide Races — Thorn West: Issue No. 194

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
March 5, 2024 at 1:12 AM

Tomorrow’s Election Day: Party with DSA!

RSVP for our election night party! Dear John, For months, DSA members have been knocking on doors, writing postcards, and making calls for candidates that align with our socialist program. Tomorrow at 8pm, join us to celebrate our hard work this primary season and watch the el…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
March 2, 2024 at 3:56 AM

Election Day is March 5 + Report: City Study on 41.18 Was Kept from Public, Now Obtained by Press — Thorn West: Issue No. 193

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
February 28, 2024 at 10:36 PM

Early March Events Blast

It's almost March! Take a look at what the chapter has in store for the first half of the month.    Don't forget the next DSA-LA chapter meeting is 11am-2pm Saturday March 9th, more details to come. 3/9 Chapter Meeti…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
February 24, 2024 at 3:53 AM

Labor Gains at California Universities + Private LA Gondola Project Advances — Thorn West: Issue No. 192

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
February 17, 2024 at 4:05 AM

Ahead of Election, Reactionaries Mobilize Against Measure HLA + Progressive Councilmembers — Thorn West: Issue No. 191

    The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most import…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
February 15, 2024 at 2:26 AM

Happy Valentine's Day + February Events

"At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality." - Che Guevara, 1965 Socialism and Man in Cuba …
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
February 10, 2024 at 2:33 AM

DSA-LA Voter Guide Drops + Re-Criminalization of Houselessness Advances Statewide — Thorn West: Issue No. 190

  The Thorn West is looking for a copy editor! Email [email protected] if you're interested (and have some free minutes on Friday afternoons!)   The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
February 4, 2024 at 7:54 PM

Letter of Censure - Nithya Raman

Letter of Censure - Nithya Raman   A letter of censure has been issued to DSA-LA Member and Los Angeles Councilmember Nithya Raman. Members voted to censure Nithya Raman on 1/31. Access the letter by clicking the button below. …
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
January 27, 2024 at 3:02 AM

Council Approves Elimination of Many Unstaffed Positions + CSU Strike Ends With Tentative Agreement — Thorn West: Issue No. 189

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
January 27, 2024 at 1:27 AM

This Week in Socialism + BALLOT DROP

This Week in Socialism   BALLOTS DROP IN 10 DAYS! Time to pound the pavement for the DSA-LA 2024 Slate! Walk, knock, and talk to voters with Ysabel Jurado, Karla Griego, and Kahllid Al-…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
January 20, 2024 at 3:29 AM

Former LA Sheriff Villanueva Testifies About Deputy Gangs + More Layoffs Hit LA Journalism — Thorn West: Issue No. 188

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 6:31 PM

Chapter Meeting + January Events Blast

Chapter Meeting + January Events Blast Saturday Chapter Meeting + January Events Blast   See you this Saturday, 11:00am - 2:00pm in Koreatown for DSA-LA's January Chapter Meeting!   Meet…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
January 13, 2024 at 3:08 AM

Austerity Budgeting + Supreme Court Threaten Gains on Climate and Housing — Thorn West: Issue No. 187

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
January 6, 2024 at 3:33 AM

LAPD Program Would Expand Surveillance + Street Vendor Activist Arrest — Thorn West: Issue No. 186

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
December 27, 2023 at 12:15 AM

No break in genocide: Join webinar for Palestinan liberation

Join us Thursday, 12/28 for a roundtable with organizers about how to contribute to their resistance work in 2024. Dear John, While Americans celebrate the holiday season with loved ones this year, our tax dollars continue to be used to build and ship bombs being use in the o…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
December 16, 2023 at 3:46 AM

Gaza Peace Protests Continue + CA Projects Budget Deficit — Thorn West: Issue No. 185

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
December 13, 2023 at 6:41 PM

Electoral and Social Events This Week!

End the year with DSA-LA! Dear John, This Saturday! Canvass and party with us! Saturday, December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm With 2023 winding down, we wanted to take some time to celebrate all that we've accomplished together the year! That's why we're inviting you to join us…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
December 2, 2023 at 3:21 AM

City Gov. Reform Agenda Has Advances + Setbacks — Thorn West: Issue No. 184

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
November 18, 2023 at 3:10 AM

Fire Under 10 Freeway + Election Season Enters New Phase — Thorn West: Issue No. 183

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
November 11, 2023 at 5:01 AM

SAG-AFTRA Strike Ends with Tentative Agreement + Ethics Investigation Proceeds for CM Lee — Thorn West: Issue No. 182

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
November 6, 2023 at 10:04 PM

This Saturday is our Chapter Meeting!

Events this week Dear John, This Saturday, November 11 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, is our Autumn Chapter Meeting! Thank you so much for your patience as we had to reschedule the original date. At this meeting, we will be having political education and conversation about Palest…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
November 4, 2023 at 2:56 AM

Coming RSO Rent Increase Decreased, But Not Delayed + Scandal in CD14 Race — Thorn West: Issue No. 181

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
October 28, 2023 at 3:15 AM

Measure ULA + Metro Transit Ambassador Program Clear Major Hurdles — Thorn West: Issue No. 180

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
October 21, 2023 at 2:57 AM

City + State Advance Carceral Solutions to Houslessness — Thorn West: Issue No. 179

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
October 14, 2023 at 3:11 AM

Gov Newsom High Veto Rate + One Year Anniversary of Fed Tapes — Thorn West: Issue No. 178

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
October 7, 2023 at 2:26 AM

CM Lee Accused of Ethics Violations + Newsom Appoints Former Consultant to Open Senate Seat — Thorn West: Issue No. 177

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
September 30, 2023 at 2:05 AM

WGA Strike Ends With 'Exceptional' Tentative Agreement + CA Senator Diane Feinstein Dies at 90 — Thorn West: Issue No. 176

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
September 29, 2023 at 9:53 PM

March with us this weekend!

Canvass for free transit and march for tenant power Dear Friend, Join us this weekend to march for tenant power and canvass for free transit! Tenant & Worker Solidarity March: Because the Rent is Too High & the Wages are Too Low!! In the midst of historic strikes ac…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
September 25, 2023 at 8:28 PM

SOLIDARITY SEASON updates!

Dear Friend, Yesterday, after 146 long days of striking, the bargaining committee of the Writers Guild of America agreed to a tentative agreement with the studio bosses. Our chapter offers congratulations and solidarity to WGA leadership for reaching this crucial step towards …
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
September 23, 2023 at 2:02 AM

Renters Assistance Fund Opens in LA + California Cities Petition Supreme Court — Thorn West: Issue No. 175

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
September 16, 2023 at 2:51 AM

Significant Labor + Climate Bills pass at Close of 2023 State Leg. Session — Thorn West: Issue No. 174

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…
  DSA-LA · [email protected]
September 9, 2023 at 3:18 AM

State Leg. Session Closing + DSA-LA Candidate Forum This Weekend — Thorn West: Issue No. 173

  The Thorn West is a state and local news roundup compiled by members of DSA-LA. Our goal is to provide a weekly update on the latest developments in state and local politics, and to track the issues that are most important to our members…