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

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October 4, 2022 at 12:39 AM

Meet our candidates this Thursday!

Plus: Neighborhood Happy Hours, and more! Week of Oct 3, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS This Thursday! Los Angeles for the Working Class: Meet the Slate Thursday, October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:3…
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October 1, 2022 at 1:59 AM

Legal challege to sweeps in SF + Last week of Newsom vetoes and signings — Thorn West: Issue No. 128

  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…
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September 26, 2022 at 10:14 PM

Everything happening this week at DSA-LA

Save the date to meet our slate! Week of September 26, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Save the date - Los Angeles for the Working Class: Meet the Slate! Thursday, October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:3…
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September 24, 2022 at 1:22 AM

State to loosen parking requirements + K Line opening announced — Thorn West: Issue No. 127

  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…
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September 17, 2022 at 1:30 AM

City, County aim to strip eviction protections + Sheriff raids home of political enemies— Thorn West: Issue No. 126

  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…
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September 12, 2022 at 5:57 PM

Everything happening this week at DSA-LA

Climate action, Reclaim Our Homes rally, Socialist Feminist strategy, and more Week of September 12, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Take climate action with the DSA-LA Climate Justice Committee and Green New Deal fo…
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September 10, 2022 at 2:39 AM

LAHSA releases unhoused census results + vicious heat — Thorn West: Issue No. 125

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September 3, 2022 at 3:10 AM

CARE Court passes with overwhelming support + VISION Act falls a few votes short — Thorn West: Issue No. 124

  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…
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August 27, 2022 at 2:59 AM

Newsom vetoes overdose prevention pilot program — Thorn West: Issue No. 122

  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…
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August 20, 2022 at 3:07 AM

Gascón recall fails + Healthy Streets LA qualifies for ballot — Thorn West: Issue No. 121

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August 18, 2022 at 3:11 PM

Announcing our newly-endorsed candidates!

A short email this week! Week of August 15, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Hello! Apologies for the late email this week! Regularly scheduled announcement/calendar emails will resume on Monday 🤠 DSA-LA has…
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August 6, 2022 at 2:45 AM

Public occupies City Council, disrupting vote on 41.18 expansion — Thorn West: Issue No. 120

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August 2, 2022 at 1:43 AM

Everything happening this week at DSA-LA

Protesting 41.18 and crisis pregnancy centers, electoral endorsement forum, and more Week of August 1, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Members: Today is the last day to apply for vacant Steering Committee seats …
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July 30, 2022 at 2:10 AM

Goalposts adjusted for mask mandate + systemwide breakdown of meaning and sense — Thorn West: Issue No. 119

  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…
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July 26, 2022 at 3:48 PM

Take action against criminalizing homelessness!

Plus: Fossil fuel -free LA, abortion study series, branch meetings, and more Week of July 25, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS All Out Against 41.18 Wednesday, July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm …
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July 23, 2022 at 1:46 AM

41.18 expansion + 20th LAPD shooting — Thorn West: Issue No. 118

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July 20, 2022 at 3:02 PM

Deadline for general election endorsements is Friday

Submit petitions with 50+ signatures by Friday Week of July 19,?2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday is the deadline for submitting petitions for general election endorsements As announced a few weeks ago…
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July 19, 2022 at 5:28 PM

ICYMI: A recap of Convention 2022

What happened at Convention 2022 Week of July 19, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS A recap of DSA-LA's 2022 Local Convention  The 2022 DSA-LA Convention was attended by 199 members, 39 of whom…
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July 16, 2022 at 1:24 AM

Conformity in mayoral race + Starbucks closes unionized stores — Thorn West: Issue No. 117

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July 11, 2022 at 8:02 PM

Convention is this week!

Plus: Abortion study series, Black leftist night school, and more! Week of July 11, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now Study Series Part 2 Thursday, …
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July 8, 2022 at 11:43 PM

Gascón recall submits signatures + Ballot measure to remove sheriff — Thorn West: Issue No. 116

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July 3, 2022 at 12:35 AM

July 4th is DSA's Abortion Access Day of Action

No freedom without reproductive freedom July 4 is DSA's national Day Of Action to fight for reproductive freedom Monday, July 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm The 4th of July is supposed to be about freedom, but as socialists we …
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July 2, 2022 at 1:44 AM

CA legislature responds to loss of abortion freedom + Police violence at protests— Thorn West: Issue No. 115

  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…
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June 28, 2022 at 5:49 PM

What's next in the struggle for abortion rights?

Plus: Phonebanking for convention, reading groups, and more! Week of June 28, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now Study Series Part I Thursday, June 3…
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June 25, 2022 at 3:04 AM

Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade and strikes down concealed-carry law — Thorn West: Issue No. 114

  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…
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June 24, 2022 at 10:25 PM

Re: Roe v Wade was just overturned **LOCATION CHANGE**

Tonight's protest and strategy session next week Join us in the streets tonight: Updated location to City Hall, northwest corner of Spring St. and 1st St. Friday, June 24 @ 5:00 pm **We're shifting locations within DTLA…
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June 24, 2022 at 3:47 PM

Roe v Wade was just overturned

Tonight's protest and strategy session next week Join us in the streets tonight. Friday, June 24 @ 5:00 pm Join us tonight for a protest in defense of abortion rights. Please RSVP below for details -- we'll send email u…
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June 23, 2022 at 12:23 AM

Join Childcare For All for a day in the park!

Plus: election updates, workplace rights trainings, and more! Week of June 21, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Childcare for All Family Field Day! Sunday, June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm …
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June 18, 2022 at 1:23 AM

City Council Further Criminalizes Houselessness + Ballot Count Trends Left— Thorn West: Issue No. 113

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June 15, 2022 at 12:10 AM

Eunisses is now in the lead!!!

Plus: Everything happening this week at DSA-LA Week of June 14, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Latest vote counts show EUNISSES HERNANDEZ IN THE LEAD !!! The latest drop of vote counts from the county show…
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June 11, 2022 at 3:00 AM

Processing the Primary Results — Thorn West: Issue No. 112

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June 6, 2022 at 9:47 PM

DSA-LA's Election Night Party - tomorrow night!

Plus: Abortion teach-in, Labor and Housing committee meetings Week of June 6, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Election Night Party! Tuesday, June 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Come join …
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June 4, 2022 at 1:27 AM

Four days till elections + CA reparations task force report — Thorn West: Issue No. 111

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May 28, 2022 at 1:35 AM

Primary day nears + Hillside Villa tenant victory — Thorn West: Issue No. 110

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May 23, 2022 at 7:03 PM

Everything you need to know for this week

Reclaiming Our Homes, foodservice labor circles, canvassing Week of May 23, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS In-Person Voting Centers open this Saturday! Saturday, May 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 p…
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May 20, 2022 at 11:39 PM

Council approves increase in LAPD budget — Thorn West: Issue No. 109

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May 17, 2022 at 6:20 PM

Chapter meeting this Saturday!

Plus: Launching the recommitment drive, committee meetings, and more Week of May 16, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS This weekend! DSA-LA Chapter Meeting – IN PERSON Saturday, May 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Ma…
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May 13, 2022 at 11:24 PM

DSA-LA voter guide drops — Thorn West: Issue No. 108

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May 10, 2022 at 11:12 PM

March for abortion rights with DSA-LA!

Plus: the DSA-LA Voter Guide is OUT NOW! Week of May 9, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS March for Free Abortion, On Demand, Without Apology Saturday, May 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmDTLA City H…
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May 7, 2022 at 7:09 PM

California reacts to looming threat to Roe v. Wade — Thorn West: Issue No. 107

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May 3, 2022 at 8:46 PM

Emergency protest TONIGHT for abortion rights

Plus: Weekly canvasses, reading group events, and more Week of May 2, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Emergency protest tonight in DTLA TONIGHT! Tuesday, May 3 @ 6:30 p.m. The Sup…
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April 30, 2022 at 2:34 AM

LA Times Endorses Mejia for Controller — Thorn West: Issue No. 106

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April 25, 2022 at 10:59 PM

Come celebrate International Workers Day with us!

Plus: Merch sales, documentary screenings, phonebanks, and more! Week of April 25, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Six more days until one of the most important socialist events of the year! …
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April 20, 2022 at 12:06 AM

Everything happening this week at DSA-LA

Hollywood Labor, candidate events, discussion groups, and more! Week of April 18, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS GET READY! DSA-LA AT MAY DAY 2022 On Sunday, May 1, DSA-Los Angeles honors th…
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April 16, 2022 at 12:38 AM

Latest Poll Reshuffles Mayoral Candidates — Thorn West: Issue No. 105

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April 11, 2022 at 10:41 PM

Everything happening this week at DSA-LA

Phonebanks, committee meetings, and more! Week of April 11, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Join DSA-LA today! Phonebanks for Fatima! Help us make calls to voters in District 65! This is a gre…
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April 9, 2022 at 12:13 AM

Scientists Stage "Last Chance" Climate Protests; Media Ignores — Thorn West: Issue No. 104

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April 2, 2022 at 12:43 AM

Millions Lose Eviction Protection — Thorn West: Issue No. 103

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March 29, 2022 at 12:35 AM

A big week ahead for campaigns!

Plus: Electrifying Los Angeles, rent control updates, and more! Week of March 28, 2022   ANNOUNCEMENTS Join DSA-LA today! Eunisses + Hugo Co-Canvass Saturday, April…
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March 25, 2022 at 11:27 PM

Echo Park One Year Later: UCLA Research Debunks City's Housing Claims — Thorn West: Issue No. 102

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