Weekly Roundup, Vol. 6

by Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America
June 5, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

Over the last week, we’ve seen mass demonstrations accelerating the conversation around policing and abolition. We’re highlighting efforts to push that conversation forward in this week’s roundup.

Abolition

A Jailbreak of the Imagination: Seeing Prisons for What They Are and Demanding Transformation [14 min]

What a World Without Cops Would Look Like [8 min]

Abolition Study Guide [Directory]

The Reader guide to police abolition [Directory]

Socialism & Anti-Racism

The Most Important Black Radical You’ve Never Heard Of [10 min]

Stop blaming everything bad on anarchists [7 min]

Socialists Must Fight to Defund the Police [7 min]

Black Revolutionary Texts [Directory]

Protesting

Rebellion is the Gateway to Our Future [7 min]

How to Identify Visible (and Invisible) Surveillance at Protests [7 min]

How to Stay Safe During a Tear Gas Attack – From a US Marine [Video, 8 min]

Doxxing Prevention Harm Reduction Training [Video, 90 min]

Local Issues

Nevada leaders could reform policing & courts, if they wanted to [5 min]

Clark County Commission delays decision on protest backpack ban as local governments grapple with response to protests [6 min]

Advocates say many courts not adhering to Supreme Court decision that restricted cash bail [5 min]

Upcoming Events

We Deserve to Live: Black People Matter Rally, Protest and March

June 5th @ 5pm → view details

LVDSA Labor Committee Meeting

June 7th @ 1pm → register

LVDSA Poolside Chat

June 8th @ 6:30pm → register

LVDSA Socialist Feminist Committee Meeting

June 14th @ 4pm → register

LVDSA Ecosocialism Committee Meeting

June 16th @ 6pm → register

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