Barack Obama

Obama Isn’t Mad about Slogans, He’s Mad We’re Questioning the Police

Obama said that we should steer clear of “snappy slogans” like “defund the police” because it alienates people. But that’s not what Obama’s statements are really about. Obama wants to co-opt and crush the BLM movement because he supports the police and the capitalist system it protects. 

A photoshopped graphic of Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Kamala Harris, and Hillary Clinton staring in different directions against a black and blue background

DNC Day 3: Build (The Capitalist State) Back Better

The third night of the Democratic National Convention was defined by a speech from former President Obama in which he mounted a strong defense of bourgeois democracy and laid out a lesser evilism argument for voting for Joe Biden. But the solution to the problem of Donald Trump is not voting for Biden and his plan to re-legitimize capitalism, but to build a working class party of combat to fight both Republicans and Democrats in the struggle for socialism.

Shut Down Guantanamo!

On December 6, the New York Times published the drawings of a victim of torture from Guantanamo Bay that reveal in detail the atrocities perpetrated by U.S. soldiers there.

Why the Deafening Silence on Reagan’s Racism?

In July the National Archives released an audiotape of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1971 calling African U.N. delegates “monkeys.” This recording was kept from the public for at least two decades. What role did Reagan play in anti-Black oppression in the modern United States, and why has he been enjoyed such an untouchable, undeserved public image for so long as an American hero?

The Democratic Party Doesn’t Care About Immigrants

Democratic Party primary candidates would like you to believe they care about immigrants, but their proposed reforms would do little to end the massive suffering, fear and death caused by the brutal immigration apparatus their party helped to build.