North NJ DSA

Joint Statement from Central NJ and North NJ DSA

Joint Statement from Central NJ and North NJ DSA March 9 2023 To the NPC of Democratic Socialists of America, the publishers of Democratic Left, and the Rutgers University community, Central NJ DSA and North NJ DSA were alarmed to see that Democratic Left, a publication of the Democratic Socialists of America, recently published a piece by Rutgers University president […]

North NJ DSA Statement on the Murder of Tyre Nichols

North NJ DSA Statement on the Murder of Tyre Nichols January 31 2023 The North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (NNJDSA) condemn in the strongest possible terms the actions of the Memphis police officers who savagely murdered Tyre Nichols. Time and time again we see the police harass, beat, and kill, rather than serve […]

Branching out in Essex County

by Brett R There’s a new branch in the North Jersey DSA! Our chapter has expanded by forming an Essex County branch. A branch is a smaller unit of a DSA chapter that can better organize in a specific region. Our chapter, North New Jersey, encompasses many counties spanning a large portion of the state. […]

EC Resolution Calling on the NPC to Criticize the CPC and DSA Members Within It

Because DSA’s Political Platform calls on members to “work to address, cease, and heal the harm caused by our ruling class;” Because our ruling class has, for decades, stoked tensions against Russia rather than resolve conflict; Because these tensions contributed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; and Whereas Ukrainian officials themselves, leaders from the United States […]

What’s wrong with Airbnb?

by Colin M. and Allie H. Airbnb is gentrification on steroids. It has impacted cities around the world by taking long term rentals off the market, further increasing the housing crisis in already unaffordable cities. In places like Jersey City, it’s even worse as tourists occupy units in one of America’s most expensive rental markets […]

NNJDSA Statement on the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

NNJDSA Petition: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/abortion-on-demand-without-apology-to-fight-back-we-need-working-class-organization The leaked draft of the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization by the illegitimate Supreme Court paints a bleak picture for the future of reproductive rights in America. As socialists we not only condemn this but are prepared to fight tooth and nail against the upcoming overturn of Roe v. […]

AGAINST TEXAS TRANS-BASHING: TRANSGENDER RIGHTS ARE A SOCIALIST NECESSITY

North New Jersey DSA February 24th, 2022 The North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) condemns Texas governor Greg Abbott’s grotesque attack on transgender children and their access to gender-affirming healthcare. In the days to come, there will be many assertions that trans rights are human rights. We agree with this but want to […]

NNJ DSA 2022 Convention Resolutions

On January 30th, the North New Jersey Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America held its annual convention to decide which Priority and General Resolutions would be the chapter’s focus for the year. After a long day of debate, the chapter voted on resolutions which focused on housing justice, labor power, and building a stronger […]

Statement on the Newark Ordinance Prohibiting Feeding Houseless People

North New Jersey DSA December 14th, 2021 In Newark, New Jersey’s largest city and the location of many of North NJ DSA’s organizing work, enforcing an ordinance that would restrict feeding houseless people who live on the street is being proposed. This rule would require groups servicing the houseless population through food shares, mutual aid […]

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