After an, uh, interesting week in the 2020 Democratic primary, the Bulletin is excited to offer an unambiguously exciting announcement: our guest speaker at this month’s General Meeting (Saturday February 29, a blessed Leap Day) is none other than The Hill’s Krystal Ball!
With the mainstream media united in opposition to a Sanders presidency, Ball’s punditry on HillTV’s Rising has been a rare bright spot. The show, as slickly-produced as any CNN programming, is unique in its willingness to defy the political establishment (see this week’s segment on “Why Bernie is the real winner out of Iowa”) and talk candidly, for a wide audience, about the importance of class politics.
We’ll also be voting on some important business at the next GM, including a couple potential endorsements. Elizabeth Fiedler (PA-184), Nikil Saval (1st District State Senate), and Rick Krajewski (PA-188) are seeking our support in 2020; we’ll hear speeches from each, and our electoral committee will moderate a Q&A. It’s a packed agenda full of crucial questions for our involvement in the 2020 elections, so please, come out and vote!
February General Meeting
Saturday, February 29 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm | First Unitarian Church | 2125 Chestnut St
Bernie Won Iowa
Look, we’ve had to rewrite this section five times since Tuesday, so if the results here aren’t final, take it up with @IowaDemocrats, BUT: as of 11:54 am on Thursday 6 February, Bernie Sanders has a lead of 2,500 votes (1.5%) in the Iowa caucuses, and, with only a few satellite caucuses left to report, he’s likely to take the lead in “state delegate equivalents” as well. Again, regardless of everything you’ve heard this week, Bernie won Iowa, and you all were a big part of that. Get yourself a treat today to celebrate and then get back on the phones and on doors. We’re going to win.
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Bernie Debate Watch Party
Friday, February 7 | 8:00 pm | Field House Philly | 1150 Filbert St
Bernie 2020 Mass Canvass
Saturday, February 8 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm | Lucien Blackwell Park | 47th and Aspen Sts
Delco DSA Bernie Sanders Canvass
Sunday, February 9 | 2:00 - 5:00 pm | J. Lewis Crozer Library | 620 Engle St, Chester, PA
Marxism and Politics Lecture Series Presents: A Party of Our Own?
Monday, February 10 | 7:30 - 9:00 pm | Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall | 3417 Spruce Street
Bernie 2020 West Philly Canvass
Tuesday, February 11 | 6:00 - 8:30 pm | 5110 Hadfield St
South Philly Happy Hour
Thursday, February 13 | 6:00 pm | American Sardine Bar | 1800 Federal St
Bernie 2020 East Passyunk Canvass
Saturday, February 15 | 12:00 - 3:30 pm | 1618 S 9th St
Bernie 2020 Olney Canvass
Sunday, February 16 | 12:00 - 3:30 pm | 168 W Godfrey Ave
Phonebank for GM Turnout
Sunday, February 16 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm | 5036 Catharine Street #3 | RSVP by emailing Carly at [email protected]
Socialist Night School: What is Class?
Tuesday, February 18 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm | Golkin Room, Houston Hall | 3417 Spruce St
Wednesday, February 19 | 6:00 - 8:30 pm | 5213 Grays Ave
New Members Meeting
Saturday, February 22 | 1:00 - 3:00 pm | Repair the World Philadelphia | 40th and Market
Bernie 2020 Mass Canvass and Canvasser Party
Sunday, February 23 | Canvass 12:00 - 4:00 pm | Party 4:00 - 6:00 | Unity Hall | 1349 Unity St | Stick around for an afterparty to thank our canvassers for all their hard work!
Bernie 2020 Northwest Philly Canvass
Tuesday, February 25 | 6:00 - 8:30 pm | 5234 Schuyler St Apt 2
Bernie 2020 Fishtown Canvass
Thursday, February 27 | 6:00 - 8:30 pm | 615 E. Thompson St. #2
Communications Committee Meeting
Monday, February 17 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm | Gladfelter Hall 413, Temple University
Delco DSA February Meeting
Wednesday, February 19 | 7:00 pm | Haverford Free Library | 1601 Darby Rd, Havertown
Member Surveys: Childcare
The Childcare Committee has prepared an initial survey to assess member needs and interests in order to guide their work. Please take a moment to fill out the survey.
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