Tag: racial justice
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.
Socialist Spotlight: Fred Hampton
The quintessential coalition-builder, Fred Hampton advocated on behalf of the working class as a revolutionary socialist. His fight against racial capitalist structures remains relevant today, as does his murder at the hands of the state.
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.