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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...

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The background of the current midterm elections is a chaotic situation for U.S. capitalism – an out-of-control dysfunctional regime in the White House and a growing political radicalization in society, starting first among young people...

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The recent midterm elections witnessed the lowest voter turnout since 1942. Most working-class people are completely disillusioned with the institutions of government – and indeed with all establishment institutions. They see little way of achieving...

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In the recent elections, the Republican Party made significant gains overall. However, we completely reject the narrative that this represents a shift to the right. Where there were credible left candidates in these elections, they...

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Drunk by their success in the midterm elections, Republicans aim to block Obama´s important, but overly cautious, steps toward stopping five million more deportations. Intoxicated by winning the Senate, the GOP dreams again of blocking...

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Democrats’ Failure Shows Need for Independent Working Class Politics Scott Walker has won the Governor’s seat once again in the midst of corruption scandals and investigations around criminal scheming. He easily defeated his Democratic opponent,...

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The threat of Republicans taking control of the US Senate does not reflect a shift to the right, but the huge disappointment with Democrats. Meanwhile the response being received by genuine left candidates like Howie...

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The Democratic Party leadership is staging a series of votes in the Senate on issues that would benefit the “pocketbooks” of working people in the US. The centerpiece is a proposal to raise the federal...

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While the question of Obamacare has receded from headlines, the minimum wage has become the biggest domestic political issue in the country. A recent CBS news poll found that 69% of the population wants to...

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