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March 6, 2021 | Events

How Socialists Can Help Indigenous Power-Building Right Now

Join Las Vegas DSA’s Racial Justice Committee to learn how socialists can get involved in building Indigenous empowerment. Special guest Teresa Melendez, Vice Chair of the Nevada Statewide Native American Caucus, will go over priorities for this legislative session and key action items. Q&A will follow the presentation.
March 4, 2021 | In the News

In The News: Vegas Is An Amazing Place For Progressives

Buoyed by Bernie’s big 2020 caucus win, Nevada progressives hope to win control of the Democratic Party’s state leadership this weekend.
March 3, 2021 | Press Release

Las Vegas DSA Condemns CCSD’s Rush to Reopen Schools / DSA de Las Vegas condena la prisa de CCSD por reabrir escuelas

LVDSA and members from CCEA Democratic Left Caucus condemn the reopening procedures in Clark County schools.
February 19, 2021 | Local Issues

Las Vegas DSA Endorses the Progressive Slate

Las Vegas DSA has voted unanimously to endorse the Progressive Slate for the upcoming NV Dems officer elections. Controlling the party leadership in Nevada is crucial to our ability to build power, win future elections, and achieve future policy goals.
February 13, 2021 | Article, Political Education

Valentine’s Day, Every Day: A Socialist Perspective

As socialists, we aim to create a world conducive to the love of dreamers and romantics–one where love is reimagined as a collective practice throughout our society. We can embody this collective love, each and every day, by struggling for the radical new world where love is everywhere.
February 4, 2021 | Resources

How to Prevent & Fight Eviction / Cómo Luchar Contra un Desalojo

This is a guide for fighting evictions for non-payment of rent in Las Vegas. / Esta es una guia para luchar contra los desalojos por falta de pago de renta en Las Vegas.
January 31, 2021 | Local Issues

Indigenous Futures Must Be Part of Our Movement

The Indigenous Futures Survey is an indispensable document for any movement dedicated to democratic socialism on occupied lands. DSA organizers in Nevada should heed its insights.
January 25, 2021 | Events

“No Shortcuts” Reading Group

Las Vegas DSA’s Labor Committee has started a reading group to discuss Jane McAlevey’s book ​”No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age.”​ The book goes over how and why unions need to focus on building “actual power” through organizing rather than “pretend power” through advocacy and mobilizing.
January 13, 2021 | Political Education

An Introduction to Capitalism

A written version of our first Socialist Night School session held by LVDSA Education Committee entitled “An Introduction to Capitalism.” We encourage anyone reading to attend the night schools for great presentations and discussions.
January 8, 2021 | Events

“How We Get Free” Reading Group

Las Vegas DSA’s Socialist Feminist and Racial Justice committees have started a reading group to discuss How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.
January 7, 2021 | Events

Socialist Night School: Socialism & Fascism

January 14th @ 7pm PT: We lay out some unique features of fascism and explore the relationship between fascism, capitalism, and socialism. Then, we discuss the debate involving whether Donald Trump and his supporters constitute a fascist movement.
January 7, 2021 | Press Release

Las Vegas DSA strongly condemns the fascist action at the Capitol in Washington DC

As socialists, we will always defend democracy — in the workplace, in the streets, and at the ballot box — against the ruling class and the authoritarian Right.