Weekly Roundup, Vol. 2

by Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America
May 8, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

We’ve made it through another week! Start the weekend off right with LVDSA’s Weekly Roundup. Settle in and catch up with what we’re reading, thinking, and planning!

Food For Thought

What Is Democratic Socialism and Why Is It Growing More Popular in the U.S.? [10 min]

Why Marx Still Matters: An interview with David Harvey [10 min]

We Don’t Have to Live in a Society of Massive Inequality and Unnecessary Death [5 min]

Young Democratic Socialists of America Explain What Socialism Means to Them [10 min]

Can the “Progressive Wave” Bring Us Closer to Socialism? [11 min]

Screen New Deal: Under Cover of Mass Death, Andrew Cuomo Calls in the Billionaires to Build a High-Tech Dystopia [21 min]

Surviving Pandemics is Indigenous Resistance [61 min, Audio]

Local Issues

Democratic bigwigs strip pro-Palestinian planks from a Nevada platform, citing coronavirus, Jewish community [8 min]

Nevada’s mining giants are raking it in and we should raise their taxes a lot [5 min]

Feds: Stadium subcontractor ‘repeat violator’ of wage laws [8 min]

Tribes face theft, vandalism, and a rising number of COVID-19 cases [8 min]

Upcoming Events

Recall Goodman Zoom Call

May 9th @ 4pm → register

LVDSA Fireside Chat

May 11th @ 6:30pm → register

LVDSA Meet the Candidates Panel

May 14th @ 6:30pm → register

Socialism Night: Nabka Day Presentation

May 15th @ 7pm → register

LVDSA Debates “What Is To Be Done?”: Electoralism

May 16th @ 7pm → register

LVDSA Annual General Meeting & Elections

May 21st @ 6:30pm → register

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