Tuesday, November 11, 2008
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We hope those of you who live in the Twin Cities area can join us this Sunday, November 16th 2008 for our next meeting. See the notice below.
Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America Steering Committee.
Sunday, August 3, 2008
The DSA International Commission and Twin Cities DSA are sponsoring a special speaker event as part of the upcoming Republican National Convention protests in St. Paul. Canadian activist Marianne Cerilli will be in the Twin Cities Thursday, August 28, 2008, to help give voice to a political agenda quite different from the RNC's.
Her topic: A Canadian perspective on U.S. politics - a review of the Bush years and a progressive wish list for the next U.S. president. is a community activist, feminist, environmentalist, writer, and has been chair of the (NDP) caucus in the Manitoba legislature. Come join us for an informal international talking circle with Marianne. The event is free and refreshments will be served.
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008
For driving and parking instructions, contact Janette Lever at
Saturday, March 22, 2008
When: Sunday, March 30th, 2008, at 7:00 pm
Where: Davanni's Pizza & Hoagies, Riverside, at 2500 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN, in the upstairs meeting room.
Brian Merchant attended the First U.S. Conference on Peak Oil and Community Solutions in 2004. Since then, he has made presentations on peak oil and energy transition for Living Green Expo, the Minnesota Green Party Membership Conference, First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, the Critical Thinking Club of St. Paul, the Environmental Sustainability program of the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs, and the Northland Bioneers Conference. Brian's article, "Have We Hit Peak Oil Yet?," appears in the 2008 issue of Do It Green magazine.
Brian served as a group facilitator for "Overcoming barriers to action and taking the next step," a portion of the June 6th conference, "Preparing Your Community for Climate and Energy Change: Opportunities for Local Sustainability" sponsored by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. He was a panelist for "Minnesotans respond to a growing energy crisis" at the May 2007 "Green by Design" conference sponsored by Minnesota Green Communities. And Brian is a member of the Twin Cities Energy Transition Working Group which developed the Twin Cities Peak Oil Resource Guide posted at Neighborhood Energy Connection.
Brian arranged for two public appearances in the Twin Cities by Richard Heinberg, author of The Party's Over and Powerdown, in June, 2005.
Brian has a B.A. degree in Psychology and an M.A. degree in Human Development.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
We invite Twin Cities progressives to take part in an important event in order to fight for health care for everyone! Check the link below for details.
Take Action Minnesota
Health Care Action
Tuesday, February 12 at 11:30 AM
State Capitol Rotunda
Coalition organizing protests at Republican Convention in St. Paul: