Biden’s Calls for “Unity and Healing” Are All About Bipartisan Capitalist Stability
Unifying the country and healing divisions are Joe Biden’s code words for the real objective: satisfy capitalism’s demand for stability and “normalcy” so its oppression can continue unabated. No wonder he’s so anxious to work with a “principled and strong” Republican “opposition.”
Scott CooperJanuary 10, 2021
Lifelong Centrist Merrick Garland Is Anything but “Apolitical”
Biden has picked Merrick Garland as his nomination for Attorney General. A lifelong centrist with bipartisan appeal and a conservative record on criminal justice, his nomination signals Biden’s resistance to leftist pressure and desire to return to business-as-usual.
Otto ForsJanuary 8, 2021
Don’t Be Fooled: The Most Diverse Cabinet in History Is Pure Demagogy
Biden boasts that his new cabinet “looks like America.” However, whether the cabinet “looks like” the working class has nothing to do with their interests and politics. Make no mistake: these politicians will always put the capitalists above the workers.
Jimena VergaraJanuary 8, 2021
Voting Doesn’t Beat the Far Right
The far-right occupation of the U.S. Capitol Building shows us that simply voting Trump out of office wasn’t enough to destroy the far-right movement. Politicians don’t create movements --- they simply give them a political expression. We can only defeat the far-right movement through organization and class struggle.
Ezra BrainJanuary 7, 2021
The Cops Opened the Gates for Trump Supporters at the Capitol
As right-wing mobs stormed the U.S. Capitol this evening, Capitol Hill police stood idly by, moving barricades to let them in and taking selfies with members of the mob.
Sou MiJanuary 6, 2021
The Tasks Ahead: Socialist Perspectives on 2021
Just after the 2020 general election, Left Voice, Tempest Magazine, and Philly Socialists worked together to collect short pieces from socialist organizations across the U.S. about the tasks facing socialists in the year ahead.
Left VoiceDecember 17, 2020