Weekly Roundup, Vol. 12

by Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America
July 17, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

Happy Friday, comrades! Get comfortable and dig in to our Weekly Roundup.

Call to Action

Tell Nevada Lawmakers to Divest from LVMPD

Restaurant Workers Call on Congress: Save Our Federal Unemployment Benefits!

Menstrual Product Drive

COVID-19

Nationalize the Pharmaceutical Industry Now [7 min]

There Is No Plan (For You) [5 min]

We’ve Been Left to Fend for Ourselves [5 min]

Police / Abolition

How Prison Abolitionists Are Meeting The Moment [7 min]

Why Mainstream Unions Shouldn’t Represent the Cops [15 min]

The Left Is Remaking the World [6 min]

History

The Forgotten History of the Jewish, Anti-Zionist Left [18 min]

How the Young Lords Took Lincoln Hospital, Left a Health Activism Legacy [12 min]

Local Issues

Longtime Las Vegas activists reflect on the protest movement here [4 min]

In eight hours, bill to draw millions more in taxes from mining is born, dies at Legislature [5 min]

Nevada must not miss this chance to recognize that Black lives matter [3 min]

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August 10, 2020 | Events

Meet the Candidate: Ozzie Fumo

Join Las Vegas DSA as we sit down with current Nevada Assembly District 21 representative, Ozzie Fumo, to talk about why his current race for Nevada Supreme Court is such an important one for Nevada and why leftist groups like DSA should support him.

August 7, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup, Vol. 15

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August 5, 2020 | Call to Action

Fight for an Ecosocialist Green New Deal: Phase 2

Guiding Principle #7 for an Ecosocialist Green New Deal: Redistribute resources from the worst polluters