DDS Electoral Action Committee Endorses Steve Drahozal

After meetings with both candidates and much deliberation, the Electoral Action Committee of the Dubuque Democratic Socialists are pleased to endorse Steve Drahozal for chair of Dubuque Democratic Party Central Committee. The committee believes that Steve’s background as a public defender and a servant to the community make him the best candidate for chair. The committee…

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Take Action: Bill gutting consumer protections to be debated on Monday

As part of Iowa’s Koch problem, the Republican-controlled legislature is set to dismantle licensure requirements that protect consumers. Iowa law currently requires various professionals to be licensed in order to practice in the state. However, a bill slated to be debated on Monday would remove this requirement.  House Study Bill 138 would remove the licensing requirements…

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A Democratic Socialist Vision

The 2016 Democratic Party primary proved that, for a great many people, “socialism” is no longer taboo. Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, garnered over 13 million votes during the primaries, performing particularly well among millennials. The Dubuque Democratic Socialists is a truly grassroots activist organization affiliated with the Democratic Socialists of America, a nation-wide…

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