Democratic Socialists of America is the largest and fastest growing socialist organization in the USA. We are a political and activist organization, not a party; we use variety of tactics, from legislative to direct action, to fight for reforms that empower working people.

The DSA has already achieved significant victories throughout the country, and we're bringing that success to the western suburbs of Illinois.


Lake-McHenry DSA Medicare for All Working Group

January 26th, 2019 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM
Church of the Holy Apostles (26238 N. IL Rte. 59, Wauconda, IL)

This will be the first meeting of the Lake-McHenry DSA M4A working group. We’ll be planning canvassing and related activities in our area. The Lake-McHenry branch was established in... read more

Marxist Reading Group - "Wretched of the Earth"

February 3rd, 2019 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137

The next meeting of West Suburban Illinois Democratic Socialists Marxist Reading Group will be held on Sunday, February 3 at 11 AM at the College of DuPage cafeteria in Glen Ellyn. " ... read more

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RIP Jim Rhodes

West Suburban IL Democratic Socialists of America wishes to express our sincere condolences to our friend and comrade in the fight for single-payer health care, Dr. Anne Scheetz of the Illinois Single Payer Coalition, and to her family, on the passing of her husband Jim Rhodes earlier in December. Jim ... read more

Tim Faust: Beyond Single Payer

Over the past year and a half, Tim Faust has been traveling the US speaking with folks about health justice. He’s a fierce critic of the heavily-commodified, limited-coverage, multi-payer model we currently have, and he’s a staunch advocate of Medicare for All. Tim discusses barriers to access beyond insu... read more

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