Weekly Roundup, Vol. 15

by Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America
August 7, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

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Call to Action

Demand LVCVA Support Working Families

Fight for an Ecosocialist Green New Deal: Phase 2

Donate Today to our Menstrual Product Drive

Donate to our Mutual Aid Network

Capitalism in Crisis

U.S. Capitalism Is in Total Meltdown [5 min]

Why the Superrich Keep Getting Richer [4 min]

Without the Ability to Democratically Plan Our Society, We Don’t Have True Freedom [10 min]

Black Lives Matter

Interview: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on Why Racism Has Been Profitable [24 min]

White Backlash Is the Inevitable Response to Black Progress in the United States [5 min]

An Injury to Portland Is an Injury to All [8 min]

Black Lives Matter Uprisings Lead to Charges for Young Protesters [6 min]

Electoral Politics

Cori Bush and Rashida Tlaib Primary Wins Show Progressive Election Momentum Isn’t Slowing Down [2 min]

Outraised 250-1, Progressive Marquita Bradshaw Upsets Establishment Opponent in Tennessee Primary for US Senate [2 min]

Meet the 25-Year-Old Socialist Organizer Running for State Senate in Connecticut [8 min]

The Path to a Progressive America Runs Through The Cities [10 min]

Local Issues

Elections, mining taxes, and civil liability; everything that passed in the Legislature’s special session [14 min]

Governor, Democrats panned for pushing ‘Mitch McConnell-style legislation’ [3 min]

Mining companies must pay their full share — we should accept nothing less [4 min]

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September 25, 2020 | Call to Action

🚨 URGENT: LVDSA is looking for testimonials from working families 🗣

Las Vegas DSA has obtained a meeting with Councilwoman Michelle Fiore on Tuesday to discuss how to support working families during this time.
September 25, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

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