In the News

Pittsburgh DSA in the news


March 2017

Some Pittsburghers Planning To Strike On ‘International Women’s Day’
KDKA (CBS Pittsburgh), 3/6/17

Women’s Strike Organizers Trying To ‘Reorient Conversation About What Work Is’
KDKA (CBS Pittsburgh), 3/7/17

‘A Day Without a Woman’: Large group gathers for rush-hour rally in downtown Pittsburgh
WTAE, 3/8/17

Dozens march in Pittsburgh, businesses close for ‘Day Without a Woman’
WPXI, 3/8/17

PHOTOS: Pittsburghers Protest Gender Inequity On ‘A Day Without A Woman’
90.5 WESA (NPR affiliate),  3/8/17

April 2017

DSA Chapters Raise Money for Abortion Funds
DSA, 4/13/17

May 2017

Socialist, immigrant groups plan May Day marches in Pittsburgh
WTAE, 5/1/17

Democratic Socialists of America’s Pittsburgh chapter announces mayoral endorsement: No one
The Incline, 5/5/17

Four takeaways from Allegheny County’s 2017 primary elections
Pittsburgh City Paper, 5/17/17

June 2017

Sara Innamorato helps women run for office. Now she’s state Rep. Dom Costa’s first 2018 challenger.
The Incline, 6/6/17

Pittsburgh pride:  two marches, one purpose
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6/11/17

Bernie Sanders rallies Pittsburgh crowd to oppose GOP healthcare bill
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6/25/17

July 2017

Protesters Gather Outside Senator Toomey’s Office
KDKA (CBS Pittsburgh), 7/6/17

Progressive, Independent Mik Pappas kicks off campaign for Allegheny County District Judge
Pittsburgh City Paper, 7/18/17

Allegheny County Council candidate Anita Prizio thinks county’s new lead-testing rule should go farther
Pittsburgh City Paper, 7/24/17

August 2017

Hundreds gather at vigil in Pittsburgh to denounce white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8/13/17

Hundreds gather for Pittsburgh solidarity vigil against Charlottesville violence
Pittsburgh City Paper, 8/14/17

Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists of America Want To Eliminate Inequality And Empower Workers
90.5 WESA (NPR affiliate), 8/15/17

How to celebrate Labor Day 2017 in Pittsburgh
The Incline, 8/31/17

September 2017

A march for unions and higher wages ahead on Labor Day
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9/4/17

Dozens show up at legislator’s office to protest president’s plans to end DACA
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9/6/17

Pittsburgh district judge race early test of resurgent left
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9/14/17

Can socialist ideals gain support in Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh City Paper [cover story], 9/20/17

November 2017

The Socialists are coming? An unexpected election outcome
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/8/17

Newcomer Mik Pappas Unseats 24-Year Magisterial District Judge
90.5 WESA (NPR affiliate), 11/8/17

Yesterday Was a Good Day
Jacobin, 11/8/17

A Year After Trump, Democrats, Socialists, and Populists Sweep Elections
The Intercept, 11/8/17

Socialists Just Showed the Democratic Party How to Win Across the U.S.
In These Times, 11/8/17

Pittsburgh DSA offers free brake-light repair in East Liberty
KDKA (CBS Pittsburgh), 11/12/17

Democratic Socialism Is Having a Very Good Year at the Ballot Box
The Nation, 11/13/17

Who’s Next: Politics; 18 rising leaders shaping Pittsburgh’s tomorrow
The Incline, 11/14/17

How does the socialist left build a mass plan to take back the country? Flu shots and brake lights.
Mic, 11/18/17

December 2017

Protesters chain themselves to Pittsburgh building where Sen. Pat Toomey has office
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/4/17

What the Democratic Socialists of America are all about
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/5/17

The socialists vs. the Costas: Upstart hard-left candidates challenge iconic old-school Pittsburgh political family
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/8/17

Anthony Bourdain got a vote for Pittsburgh mayor—but can write-ins actually win?
The Incline, 12/8/17

After Big Wins This Election, Pittsburgh’s Democratic Socialists Endorse Candidates For 2018
90.5 WESA (NPR affiliate), 12/12/17

Pittsburgh DSA declines to endorse Fetterman, other Democratic hopefuls vying for its support
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/12/17

Democratic Socialists of America endorses two Pittsburgh candidates
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 12/12/17

Make it a race: It’s healthy for entrenched pols to get challenged
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/12/17

January 2018

Summer Lee touts Democratic-socialist policies in campaign event for District 34 state house seat
Pittsburgh City Paper, 1/16/18

March 2018

Democratic Socialists look to highlight Pittsburgh anti-abortion health-care centers as “fake clinics”
Pittsburgh City Paper, 3/6/18

Pittsburgh Democratic Socialists to offer ‘Gimme a Brake (Light)’ clinic
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 4/5/18