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Category: Local Issues

April 7, 2021 | Local Issues

Yes, Tax the Mines:
Nevadan Lives Depend on It

Since the founding of Nevada, the mines have capitalized, giving back little in reparations to the people of the state they exploit. They prey on the land with little regard to the impact on Indigenous communities and the environment, stuffing their pockets while public services go underfunded
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.
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.
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 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.