Tag: racial justice
May 26, 2021 | Article
The United States Needs More Than Just Higher Refugee Caps; It Needs To Overhaul Refugee Resettlement Itself
Making the resettlement process actually humanitarian requires not only massively expanding the support infrastructure for refugees, but also abolition of the anti-Black caste system in America.
April 5, 2021 | Article
We Defeat Fascism with Black and Indigenous Liberation
This country is a settler-colonial state — an ongoing, over 400-year project focused on subjugating Black and Indigenous people as a means to extract profit. The only way forward is to dismantle the racist, imperialist police state.
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.