Statement on Anti-Racism

Eugene DSA stands against the ongoing legacy of white-supremacy entrenched in our society. As Ibram X. Kendi expertly pointed out, racism and capitalism are “conjoined twins.” Thus, we recognize that to challenge capitalism and build working class power, we must directly confront and combat racism. We acknowledge the broad reaches of the history of colonialism… Read more »

Working as a custodian during pandemic

Eugene DSA’s Labor Committee is doing a series of worker profiles, to give a face to the current situation and show how people’s lives are changing. Questions are borrowed from the Working People podcast. Tell us about what’s been happening with you, your loved ones, your community, your job, your coworkers, your organization, etc. Within this… Read more »

Working as a carpenter during pandemic

Eugene DSA’s Labor Committee is doing a series of worker profiles, to give a face to the current situation and show how people’s lives are changing. Questions are borrowed from the Working People podcast. Our first interview is with a local carpenter who took a voluntary layoff. Tell us about what’s been happening with you,… Read more »

The Eugene Democratic Socialists of America oppose war with Iran, recommend fighting US imperialism at home

We the members of the Eugene chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America declare we are, as socialists have been throughout world history, against war, including any war the current administration may be seeking with the people of Iran. As American socialist Eugene Debs who was jailed for opposing WWI said 102 years ago, “The… Read more »

Statement on Police Killing of Charlie Landeros

Eugene DSA extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Charlie Landeros, who was gunned down by Eugene Police in front of their daughter at the doors of Cascade Middle School Friday morning. Charlie’s community organizing and commitment to justice touched many lives in the Eugene area, and their absence will be sorely… Read more »

Statement on the Use of Force by Portland Police on August 4th

PRESS RELEASE ___________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ___________________________________________________________________ Contact: Eugene Democratic Socialists of America DSAEugene@gmail.com ___________________________________________________________________ Portland police single out leftist protestors, aim lethal weapons at their heads Eugene, OR, August 10, 2018 — Saturday in Portland, Oregon, members from Eugene Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), Portland DSA, Salem DSA and Benton County DSA joined in… Read more »

Statement in Support of Occupy ICE

We, the members of Eugene DSA, proclaim our support for the goals and actions of Occupy ICE PDX. This direct action to blockade ICE’s prison in Portland highlights the contradiction that the City of Portland and the State of Oregon claim to support undocumented immigrants, while they allow ICE to conduct human rights abuses within… Read more »