Tag: abolish police
July 21, 2022 | Press Release
LVDSA Steering Committee Condemns the Attacks Against Judge Erika Ballou
Earlier this week, a video showed Clark County District Court Judge Erika Ballou presiding over a case and speaking with a defendant. In the video, Judge Ballou told the defendant: “You’re a Black man in America. You know you don’t want to be nowhere where cops are… cause I know I don’t, and I’m a […]
January 19, 2022 | Press Release
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Murdered Isaiah Tyree Williams
Las Vegas DSA condemns, in the strongest terms, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for the cold-blooded murder and subsequent dehumanization of Isaiah Tyree Williams.
July 16, 2020 | Call to Action
PETITION: Tell Nevada Lawmakers to Divest from LVMPD
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is immensely overfunded. Their budget of over $655 million is astronomical for a city of our size.
June 30, 2020 | Political Education, Socialist Spotlight
Socialist Spotlight: Angela Davis
Angela Davis is a feminist, Marxist, abolitionist, and a pivotal figure in the Black liberation movement.
June 19, 2020 | Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup, Vol. 8
Happy Juneteenth! We stand in solidarity with everyone celebrating and demanding justice today. We encourage our members to learn about the history of Juneteenth and participate in the Juneeteenth events listed in this week's roundup.
June 12, 2020 | Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup, Vol. 7
It's Friday yet again. We continue to support police and prison abolition and an uprising that will transform this country. We offer solidarity to everyone fighting the good fight.
June 5, 2020 | Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup, Vol. 6
Over the last week, we’ve seen mass demonstrations accelerating the conversation around policing and abolition. We’re highlighting efforts to push that conversation forward in this week’s roundup.
May 29, 2020 | Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup, Vol. 5
"There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen." - Vladimir Lenin