Who We Are

Boston DSA is a local chapter of Democratic Socialists of America. We are an activist organization — not a political party — that works against oppression in its many forms. We see these multiple oppressions — economic inequality, patriarchy, white supremacy, and others — as interlinked, intersecting and inseparable. DSA’s members are building mass movements for social change while establishing an openly socialist presence in communities and politics in the Greater Boston Area.

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Fight Rising Drug Prices!

11:30am, November 16

Join us during National Diabetes Awareness Month to protest against one of the Big Pharma companies that have been raising the cost of prescriptions for insulin and other lifesaving drugs, to exorbitantly high prices. It is unconscionable that such necessary medicines remain impossible for many patients to afford. People with diabetes are dying in increasing

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Hear From Us

Posts from the Boston DSA Political Education Working Group (PEWG).

Having Children Won’t Fix You: A Socialist Feminist Response to Connor Kilpatrick

Emma Goldman tells a mostly cis male crowd about birth control in 1916. Hey, if it was worth saying once, it’s worth saying again. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. By Amy...

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The Housing Crisis Is a Displacement Crisis

By Nafis H. On Wednesday September 5, Stand Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) organized a teach-in with City Life/Vida Urbana’s (CLVU) Lisa Owens for Boston area housing justice activists. The...

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News & Announcements

Statement on the signing into law of FOSTA

Boston DSA condemns the passage and signing into law of FOSTA (formerly FOSTA/SESTA) and the seizure of Backpage.com by the FBI. We equally condemn actions by companies like Craigslist, Microsoft, and Google to shutter online spaces used by sex workers, delete sex workers’ content from services like Google Drive, and seize sex workers’ accounts. FOSTA...

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