MADSA Elects New Officers

Congratulations to the newly elected Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America officers! “Nothing makes me happier than a room full of happy people! This is why I LOVE our MADSA meetings,” posted new MADSA Chair Erin Parks after a lively meeting that included the officer election. “Our members are engaged, inspired, and eager to turn… Read more »

Calling Out Fake Crisis Pregnancy Centers

As you probably know, we have a crisis of reproductive healthcare access in the South and an abundance of resources allocated for so-called “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs), fraudulent religious organizations staffed by non-medical personnel intended to manipulate poor and working-class women, especially women of color, into avoiding actual comprehensive reproductive healthcare clinics. Women go to… Read more »

Our Youth Section (YDSA) Growing Fast: Ga. Tech, Athens

Ga. Tech Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) drew a standing-room only crowd at its first meeting of the school year, with 65 in attendance. Mathew Wolfsen reports that they are planning four campaigns aimed at material improvement in student living conditions: 1) GT Dining/Sodexo: Inspired by the large-scale outbreak in norovirus-related illness likely caused… Read more »

Beating Back Voter Suppression in Randolph County

MADSA members joined the NAACP, New Georgia Project, Helen Butler of the Coalition for a People’s Agenda and other social justice organizations in standing with the citizens of Randolph County to oppose the proposed closing of seven out of the 11 county polling stations. Due to the concerted efforts of citizens, organizers, and activists the… Read more »