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YDS in "Necessary Trouble"!

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Radical journalist Sarah Jaffe's new book "Necessary Trouble" chronicles and connects protest movements since the Great Recession such as the Tea Party, Occupy, Black Lives Matter, Moral Monday, Fight for Fifteen, and many more.

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Seizing the Moment: Young Socialists Take on the Old Democratic Guard

Common Dreams profiled the Young Democratic Socialists, including our Co-Chairs Kayla Pace and Spencer Brown. Check out this great article, Seizing the Moment: Young Socialists Take on the Old Democratic Guard, on how YDS is organizing millennials for socialism 

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YDS Statement in Solidarity with Standing Rock

Statement passed by the YDS Coordinating Committee on September 1st, 2016

Ever since 1492, the indigenous peoples of North America have faced relentless violence and attempts of cultural genocide from external power structures. From historic abuses, such as the Trail of Tears; to contemporary injustices, such as the epidemic of suicide among indigenous youth, or the almost inhumane living standards on reservations in modern times. The spirit and resolve of the first peoples to live on the land we now call the United States of America has been intentionally and mindfully oppressed for centuries. Thus, to see the people of the Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakotas stand up against the expansion of the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline through their lands, and across the Missouri River, their source of fresh water is to see an awakening of the heart and mind to which we all should bear witness and show solidarity.

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Start a YDS Chapter Today!

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Starting a Young Democratic Socialists Chapter is easy! Just fill out this form to get the process started and a YDS leader will be in touch!

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"From Sanders to the Grassroots" A Triumph in Socialist Unity

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"From Sanders to the Grassroots" brought together over 50 students and youth activists from the Young Democratic Socialists, College Students for Bernie, and Student Labor Action Project. Numerous students joined YDS at the event and everyone left committed to YDS's national priority: Towards an Anti-Racist Socialism.

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