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 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.
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.
Black public defenders elected to the bench in Clark County this year represent an important step toward improving our criminal legal system — we denounce Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson’s misguided criticism of the voters’ decision to elect them.
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.
November 17, 2020 | Local Issues
Protecting the Right to Vote and Combating Bad Faith Attacks on Nevada Elections
Expanding voting rights to all and protecting the integrity of a democratic process are essential to building socialism in this country.