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09Feb

Good Morning Chicago DSA,First of all, let's get this out of the way: Bernie won Iowa. We're winning, we're gonna keep winning, and we're gonna win.In other news, we've got the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) convention happening here in Chicago this weekend! Thank you to

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02Feb

Good Morning Chicago DSA,I don't have anything in particular to say this week, except that I'm really excited for tomorrow's Iowa Caucuses. Bernie's gonna win, friends.I don't wish to speak for them too much, but I want to bring it to everyone's attention that our

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16Jan

CDSA stands in solidarity with Moms 4 Housing, the mothers in Oakland who have the courage to stand up to the corporate developers and their violent use of the police. Their struggle is our struggle, and the struggle of thousands of displaced black and brown Chicagoans.We share their demands for universal rent control, just cause eviction, and

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15Dec

Good Morning Chicago DSA,Well, with the calendar looking barren for the holidays after this week, this will be the final TWITCDSA of 2019. We've had quite a bit to be proud of this year, and I have little doubt that 2020 will be even better.I hope all of you have

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08Dec

Good Morning Chicago DSA,It's official: CDSA is All In For Bernie Sanders.Hopefully you were among the 200 people or so who were at yesterday's biggest Chicago DSA meeting ever but if not, we heard from a number of people about what a potential Bernie presidency

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01Dec

Good Morning Chicago DSA,I hope all of you had a good holiday weekend! Unfortunately, it's time to get back to work now. Our next General Membership meeting is six days away, and I have a message for all of you from myself and my fellow CDSA officers:Earlier this

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24Nov

Good Morning Chicago DSA,Unsurprisingly, we don't have a lot on the calendar for Thanksgiving Week. Hopefully you all can take advantage of this opportunity to spend time with your friends and family, and maybe remind yourselves of why we're fighting for a better world. It's not just for

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17Nov

Good Morning Chicago DSA,So, the calendar says this week will be a short (though plenty busy) one, but I would caution everyone to keep an eye out for new events that come up during the week. I suspect that there will be at least one or two that go up sometime after this email is sent

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10Nov

Good Morning Chicago DSA,Today, I come before you to pass along a message from Anna Forsher, on behalf of the Logistics & Planning Committee, a committee without which Chicago DSA would very quickly grind to a halt:Hello comrades. Let's talk about what's coming up next month: CDSA's

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03Nov

Good Morning Chicago DSA,The CPS Strike is over! Thanks to everyone who turned out so far to a picket or a rally in a show of solidarity with CPS workers across the city. In case you haven't heard, SEIU 73 and CTU both reached historic deals this week to end their

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