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.
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 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.