Weekly Roundup, Vol. 25

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

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

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Electoral Politics

2020 DSA Las Vegas General Election Voter Guide [Resource]

Rochester AFL-CIO Calls for General Strike if Trump Steals Election [2 min]

Virginia judge extends voter registration for 48 hours following system outage after ‘accidentally’ cut cable [3 min]

Local Issues

Prison board suspends policy that confiscates 80 percent of Nevada inmate funds [2 min]

Prospect of Democratic supermajority looms over Nevada state Senate races [6 min]

Las Vegas takes heat for putting vast majority of CARES Act funding to city payroll costs, not aid to residents [5 min]

While state eviction moratorium ends, legal groups rely on CDC order [7 min]

Labor

Uber is attempting to colonize the California government [4 min]

Moneybags for Billionaires, Body Bags for Workers: Organizing in the Time of Pandemics [20 min]

24 hours in the life of American workers [35 min]

Amazon Workers in Germany Strike on Prime Day for Better Pay and Right to Organize ‘Without Big Brother Watching’ [5 min]

Racial Justice

Indigenous Peoples Day: Stolen Freedom – The Ongoing Incarceration of California’s Indigenous Peoples [12 min]

Indigenous Peoples Day: Expropriated Indigenous land is the foundation of the land-grant university system [29 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.