About SDUSA

As Mark Twain famously said, “the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”. Welcome to the Social Democrats USA.

Since you have found this page, it is likely that you are already familiar with Social Democrats USA. If not, we have a Heritage page at this site that contains historical information. Also, Kiefer Wolfowitz has put up a very nice Wikipedia article about us.

Back in 2005 we lost a friend and leader when Penn Kemble passed. He was the flickering flame that was keeping Social Democrats USA alive at the national level. It was generally felt that Penn’s death would be the end of our organization. For several years this website, www.socialdemocrats.org, was static. No meetings were held, and in fact, national conventions had ceased long before Penn’s death.

However, there were SDUSA members out there in towns and cities across America who were not ready to let the organization die and wanted to reorganize in spite of objections from the national office. After a couple of years of churning and burning, we are back in operation. We are admittedly small; certainly not the former SD in stature or recognition, but we are most definitely back. We have dues paying members in 12 states, and we are growing every month.

We hope that you will see something in these pages that interests you. And I hope that you will consider joining us.

National Co-Chair,
Rick D’Loss
Pittsburgh