12th Annual Douglass-Debs Dinner Brought Us Together

Each year, MADSA holds an awards dinner to honor Atlanta’s outstanding progressive activists. For the twelfth year in a row, we have brought members of the broad progressive community together at this event – from labor, civil rights and other organizations as well as new and veteran MADSA members. The dinner is also our main… Read more »

Perdue snatches YDSA GT member’s phone

On October 13th, a Georgia Tech student attended a public Brian Kemp for Governor campaign event on Georgia Tech’s campus. When that student attempted to ask their senator, David Perdue, a political question, Perdue suddenly snatched the student’s phone instead of even attempting to defend Brian Kemp’s indefensible attempts to deny voter registrations on the… Read more »

Supporting Fight for $15 and a Union

As we have in the past, on Oct. 4 MADSA members supported fast food workers on strike for union rights at a local McDonald. We joined ATL Raise Up, with Atlanta Jobs With Justice and members from area unions. “This is the first strike we’re holding specifically to focus on union rights and the importance… Read more »

Ga Tech Students Greet U.S. Sec’y of Mis-Education

From a Ga Tech Young Democratic Socialists of America Facebook post: Congratulations to the near 50 comrades and allies from College Democrats of Ga Tech who, with only two hours notice [on 10/3], teamed up [with Ga Tech YDSA] to fight back against privatization, austerity, and corruption, and to demand #CollegeForAll! We won’t be seeing… Read more »

Turning Out to Stop the Gulch Boondoggle

The city’s public meeting to promote the Gulch development boondoggle drew an overflow crowd that filled two large rooms, including 12-15 MADSA members in solidarity with the Housing Justice League and other community folks, both organized and individuals, who made their voices heard throughout the proceedings though we were only allowed to submit written questions… Read more »