A report on the content, process, and context of DSA’s Draft National Political Platform which will be debated by delegates at the upcoming National Convention. Continue reading Overview of the Draft National Political Platform
By Karl L Some conversations feel as though they have been going for such a long time, and with such persistence, that their participants forget why they started talking in the first place. Surely many people will empathize with the … Continue reading On the Question of a Party
Comedy on State is bringing known abuser Louis C.K. to their establishment July 25-27 for a total of five phone-free performances. While these performances are listed on the venue’s website, they were not posted on social media, further indicating that … Continue reading MADSA Socialist Feminists call for the boycott of Comedy on State!
By Brian Ward The epicenter of the Indigenous and environmental struggle right now has been the fight against Line 3 in northern Minnesota. This pipeline has violated Anishnaabe treaty rights and threatens clean water bringing tar sands oil from Alberta, … Continue reading A Call to Head to the Frontlines of the Line 3 Struggle
Better public transportation and safer infrastructure are the key to protecting cyclists and pedestrians and reducing carbon emissions. But we’ll have to fight for it. Continue reading Protecting Pedestrians, Cyclists in Madison
Dear Commie, I knocked myself out volunteering for great candidates in the Spring elections (and knocked myself out again celebrating Nikki Conklin kicking Paul Skidmore’s ass out of office). But I’m not sure how to continue to push city politics … Continue reading Dear Commie
Forward Comrades! is the Podcast of Red Madison. Comes out bi-weekly on Wednesdays. Continue reading Forward, Comrades: Line 3, Pride and No F35’s
Interview by Karl Locher The now-former District 8 Alder reflects on his time in office. This story was produced in partnership with Red Madison/Tone Madison Following a year of protests against police violence, the Spring 2021 elections were a mixed … Continue reading Max Prestigiacomo’s tumultuous year on the Madison Common Council
Red Madison is starting a Podcast! This week Co-hosts Jen and Tessa introduce the new podcast of the Madison Area DSA, called Forward, Comrades. The episode highlights two speeches given at a Palestine Solidarity Rally by Ashley Hudson and Rowan. … Continue reading Forward, Comrades: Red Madison’s new Podcast.
An introduction to the political vision of eliminating imprisonment, policing, and surveillance and of creating lasting alternatives to punishment and imprisonment. Continue reading A Beginners Guide to Abolition