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Reflection & Photos: YDS15

Young Democratic Socialists 2015: Toward a Democratic Left (#YDS15) took place between February 13-15 in New York City. Over 100 YDS and young DSA members registered and attended the event throughout the weekend. Attendees took part in over a dozen plenaries and workshops, including "Socialists at the Ballot Box," "Propaganda," "Organizing in the South," and more. Noelle Nieves Flynn, co-founder of Young Democratic Socialists - Northampton Community College, reflects on her time at YDS15 below:
Noelle Nieves Flynn, YDS_NCCThe only conferences I had ever been to before were sci-fi conferences, to accompany friends. When I heard about Young Democratic Socialists 2015, I decided that this was my chance to finally participate in something that I was personally passionate about: democratic socialism...
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Lamar Democratic Socialists on KFDM (Beaumont, TX)

Lamar Democratic Socialists (LDS) held a candlelight vigil in response to the Ferguson decision, and it was picked up by local news! Local news station KFDM reported on the event and interviewed a co-chair and member:



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The Red Letter: Winter 2015

Red Letter Winter 2015The winter issue of YDS' quarterly newsletter is here! This issue includes contributions from the YDS-CC, including a Save-the-Date announcement for Young Democratic Socialists 2015, a look into this issue's featured chapter, and more. We're mailing out copies soon to YDS members and chapter leaders, but you can also view and download a PDF version.

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YDS Interview with Richard Wolff

wolff.jpg YDS National Organizer Betsy Avila recently sat down with Richard Wolff, Professor of Economics and visiting professor at The New School in New York. Wolff has recently appeared as the featured guest on Moyers & Company and Real Time with Bill Maher...Read more
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YDS Statement on Hong Kong Protests

Umbrella-wielding protesters barraged with pepper spray / Mashable

We support and are inspired by the student protesters in Hong Kong... Read more

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