Statements

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DSA’s Green New Deal Principles

Humankind has reached a moment of existential crisis. Human activity is causing disastrous climate disruption and Earth’s sixth mass extinction event, triggering critical losses of biodiversity. We are already locked in for global warming that will have catastrophic effects, and we are on a slippery path to our own extinction.…

Statement of Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders

The DSA Ecosocialist Working Group stands in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders and their ongoing blockade of TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink pipeline, which would traverse through unceded Wet’suwet’en territory. On December 14, 2018, the Supreme Court of British Columbia ordered an injunction to grant TransCanada access to this Wet’suwet’en lands. However,…

Statement on Climate and Capitalism-September 2017

Statement on Recent Climate Events & Capitalism Originally posted September, 2017 This past month, Houston flooded and the Western United States burned. Earthquakes shook nations while hurricanes ravaged Texas, Florida, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma, the strongest hurricane to form in the Atlantic Basin outside of the Caribbean Sea…