Weekly Roundup, Vol. 23

by Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America
October 2, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

It’s Friday again, comrades. Get comfortable and dig in to our Weekly Roundup.

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Trump & COVID-19

‘Not a Tragic Accident—A Crime Scene’: Critics Say Trump Covid Diagnosis a ‘Culmination’ of His Deadly Pandemic Response [5 min]

Trump Could Only Ignore the Reality of Coronavirus for So Long [5 min]

Researchers Say Trump Is the “Largest Single Component” of COVID Misinformation [3 min]

Election Season

Trump vs. Biden: A Debate That Shows the Empire’s Decline [6 min]

Tasks of the Left after the “debate” [5 min]

Donald Trump Endorsed Right-Wing Violence During the Debate [5 min]

Fascism & the Far-Right

A threshold has been crossed [15 min]

The urgency of anti-fascism [22 min]

Did the FBI Downplay the Far-Right Politics of Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock? [12 min]

Building Power

Reclaiming Power: Mutual Aid in the United States [10 min]

Mutual Aid Response During Fires Shows Black Lives Matter Is Building Community [6 min]

Restaurant Workers Are Building Solidarity Amid the Pandemic [4 min]

Labor

 The “Quiet Revolt” of USPS Workers [4 min]

Meatpacking Plants Deny Workers Comp to Thousands Who Contracted COVID-19 [3 min]

We Shouldn’t Have to Work So Damn Much [12 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 21, 2020 | Political Education

Ending the Deadly Exchange: The Occupation of Palestine & Black Lives Matter

The Deadly Exchange is a police training program in which U.S. law enforcement agencies, including state and local police departments, participate in exchange programs with the Israeli military and police.