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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January 27, 2022
  • Political Education Working Group

    January 27, 2022  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Boston, MA

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    "It’s in making decisions that we learn to decide." - Paolo Friere, Pedagogy of Freedom

    Boston DSA's Political Education Working Group meets on the last Thursday of every month at 7 pm, unless we have to move it for a holiday, which happens more often than you'd think. PEWG's goal is to provide our members with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to organize effectively and strategically, and to educate the wider public on DSA's vision for a socialist future and the often-erased leftist movements of the past.
    PEWG hosts a number of ongoing projects, such as the chapter's political education blog (bostonpewg.org), our Socialist Night School series, and periodic New Member Reading Groups (abcsofsocialism@gmail.com). We also run one-time (or a-few-times) events such as reading groups, lectures, and panel discussions; and work with other working groups in the chapter to run political education events related to their areas of organization.

    Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, working group meetings and events will be held over Zoom until it is safe to meet in person. You can request to join the working group mailing list, where we send out meeting agendas and Zoom links, at https://groups.google.com/g/boston-dsa-education-wg. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email us at education@bostondsa.org.

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

Boston DSA Statement on new BDS resolutions and dissent from the NPC

Following our December 19th General Meeting, the members of Boston Democratic Socialists of America voted to pass four resolutions that chart a path toward more consistent solidarity with the Palestinian...

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Vaccine Apartheid

by Christopher R. The Covid pandemic is a global crisis that has driven home the importance of vaccination in combating illness. The rapid development of vaccines against Covid is an...

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