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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.
December 26, 2020 | In the News

In the News: A Democratic Socialist Will Soon Be Sworn in as Judge in Las Vegas

Public defender and racial justice organizer Erika Ballou won a Las Vegas judgeship with the backing of the Democratic Socialists of America. Next month, she’ll take the bench with the aim of upending the criminal justice status quo.
December 9, 2020 | Local Issues

A Commitment to Extortion: With the Raiders, Clark County Prioritizes Football Above the Needs of its Community

Even before the pandemic, it was absurd to divert resources that could be allocated to help the community.
December 4, 2020 | Local Issues

We celebrate the decisive victory of DSA member, public defender, and District Judge-Elect Erika Ballou, one of seven female public defenders elected as judges in Clark County

After a historic year for racial justice, electing Erika Ballou was an expression of our collective will for a fresh perspective on the bench.
November 30, 2020 | Events

Socialist Night School: Socialists & the Fight for Sex Worker Rights

December 10th @ 7pm PT: LVDSA's Socialist Feminist committee is taking over this month's Socialist Night School with a look at sex worker's rights and a discussion of how socialists should get involved in the fight.