Browsing the "U.S. Politics" Category →

“This really does have a higher purpose than next week’s pay,” proclaimed Trump when asked if there would be a safety net for the 800,000 federal employees now entering their third week without pay. “If...

Read More →

Bernie Sanders’ insurgent campaign for president in 2016 was a watershed moment. His call for a “political revolution against the billionaire class” translated into 13 million votes, hundreds of thousands in attendance at his rallies,...

Read More →

While the Mayor and Governor would like us to believe the plan to give Amazon over $3 billion in public handouts can’t be stopped, it can. Edited version of article first published at SocialistAlternativeNYC.org. On...

Read More →

A caravan of thousands of migrants has amassed in Tijuana at the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego. Migrants seeking asylum from violence in their native countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, they traveled for...

Read More →

“Coincident with the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, socialism is making a comeback in American political discourse.” This is the opening sentence of an October 23, 2018 72-page paper produced by the “Council of...

Read More →

Florida’s Midterm Madness

November 28, 2018

If the recent midterm election results are any indication, the state of Florida could possesses an untapped reservoir of progressive energy despite the state’s historically conservative past and present. In this year’s elections, 5.1 million...

Read More →

In the midterm elections on November 7, after eight brutal years attacks on women, immigrants, people of color and working and poor people, Wisconsin voters pushed out the vile Scott Walker from the governorship. Walker...

Read More →

El trasfondo de las actuales elecciones a mitad de mandato es la situación caótica actual del capitalismo estadounidense: un régimen fuera de control en la Casa Blanca y una creciente radicalización política en la sociedad,...

Read More →

The midterm elections in the U.S. represented a limited “blue wave” and an overall rejection of Trump by the electorate. Republicans were relieved their losses weren’t worse while many progressive workers and youth were disappointed...

Read More →

Sarah Smith, running to represent Washington State’s 9th District in the House of Representatives, is part of national wave of young left and socialist candidates who are seeking to unseat more conservative Democratic incumbents and...

Read More →