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We’re the Houston local of the Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist organization in the country. We fight for more democracy — in our politics, workplaces, and communities. Our members are building and supporting progressive movements for social change while establishing an openly socialist presence in U.S. communities and politics through activism, political education, and community organization.

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Houston DSA Resolution #13: Endorsing Metro Transit Authority Prop A, or “METRO Next”

WHEREAS the Harris County Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) has put forward Metro Transit Authority Prop A, a ballot measure to create bond authority for the implementation of a public transit expansion popularly known as “METRO Next”; WHEREAS the METRO Next plan represents a $3.5 billion public investment in transit infrastructure, including 75 miles of new …

Houston DSA Resolution #12: Opposing Texas Prop 4, the Prohibit State Income Tax on Individuals Amen dment

WHEREAS, Texas Proposition 4, the Prohibit State Income Tax on Individuals Amendment, seeks to preclude future state legislatures from re-examining Texas’s tax policies via democratic discussion; WHEREAS, Texas Proposition 4 intends to prevent a state income tax, a means of progressive taxation, from ever being levied, thereby leaving regressive methods of taxation as the only …

Resolution #11: Houston DSA Supports Community Efforts Against I-45 Expansion

WHEREAS, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP) will displace households, reduce air quality, make flooding worse, and destroy parks. WHEREAS, 428 of the 1,235 displaced housing units are low-income and homeless veteran units. WHEREAS, increased traffic on the expanded I-45 thoroughfare will pose a distinct health risk to adjacent …