Category: United States

The DSA’s 2021 Convention Consolidates Its Rightward Turn

The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) recently wrapped their biannual convention, a de-politicized affair which represented the consolidation of the right-wing turn of the DSA over the past several years. This consolidation has important consequences for both the rank-and-file of the DSA and the socialist movement as a whole.

Afghanistan: Biden Eulogizes Another Humiliating Defeat for U.S. Imperialism

President Joe Biden gave a fervent speech on Monday justifying his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan to end the longest war in U.S. history. The speech was met with criticism from sectors of both capitalist parties who believe that the decision is a blow to U.S. credibility and power globally.

U.S. president Joe Biden sits in a sports car. He is wearing sunglasses and smiling.

Biden to OPEC: “Drill, Baby, Drill!”

In the wake of increased fuel prices in the United States and fears of inflation, Biden has called on OPEC to increase oil production. But this is a devil’s bargain that will incentivize further destructive fossil fuel use, making the transition to renewable energy much more difficult.

Protester holds a sign that says "The whole system is GUILTY #SHUTITDOWN. Another protester behind them wearing a blue sweater and yellow striped scarf holds a sign that reads "Nothing to lose but our chains."

Michael Brown Was Gunned Down by a Cop on This Day in 2014

Today is the anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. What happened in 2014 resonates today in the Black Lives Matter movement and the struggle to abolish the cops.

The DSA’s 2021 Convention Consolidates Its Rightward Turn

The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) recently wrapped their biannual convention, a de-politicized affair which represented the consolidation of the right-wing turn of the DSA over the past several years. This consolidation has important consequences for both the rank-and-file of the DSA and the socialist movement as a whole.

Afghanistan: Biden Eulogizes Another Humiliating Defeat for U.S. Imperialism

President Joe Biden gave a fervent speech on Monday justifying his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan to end the longest war in U.S. history. The speech was met with criticism from sectors of both capitalist parties who believe that the decision is a blow to U.S. credibility and power globally.

U.S. president Joe Biden sits in a sports car. He is wearing sunglasses and smiling.

Biden to OPEC: “Drill, Baby, Drill!”

In the wake of increased fuel prices in the United States and fears of inflation, Biden has called on OPEC to increase oil production. But this is a devil’s bargain that will incentivize further destructive fossil fuel use, making the transition to renewable energy much more difficult.

Protester holds a sign that says "The whole system is GUILTY #SHUTITDOWN. Another protester behind them wearing a blue sweater and yellow striped scarf holds a sign that reads "Nothing to lose but our chains."

Michael Brown Was Gunned Down by a Cop on This Day in 2014

Today is the anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. What happened in 2014 resonates today in the Black Lives Matter movement and the struggle to abolish the cops.