New Hampshire Primary: Sanders Squeaks by at the Battle of the Milquetoast
Without any major hiccups, the New Hampshire Primary results show Sanders in the lead with Buttigieg nipping at his heels, Biden and Warren quickly declining, and Klobuchar enjoying a surprising uptick in support. What does all this mean for the 2020 presidential race?
Ezra BrainFebruary 12, 2020
We’ve been down this road before: Jesse Jackson, the Democrats and the left
The following article was originally published in Marxist Left Review. It discusses a recent historical example of the role of the Democratic Party in co-opting movements and the road that Sanderism is currently going down.
Nick EverettFebruary 11, 2020
Democrats Team Up With Trump to Maintain Disastrous Healthcare System
Both Republicans and Democrats have blocked all attempts to build a rational, universal health care policy for the U.S. This is because capitalism prioritizes profit over the health and well-being of the working class. Creating a truly just health care system will require moving beyond capitalism.
Mike PappasFebruary 10, 2020
“Everyone Up Here Is United”: The Democratic Unity Debate
It has been a disastrous week for the Democrats. On Monday, the Iowa Caucus was riddled with controversy after partial results were not released until Tuesday afternoon. On Tuesday, Donald Trump towed the Republican Party line in his most right-wing State of the Union address yet. On Wednesday, the impeachment ended with a whimper as […]
Ezra BrainFebruary 8, 2020
Iowa and the Farce of American Democracy
The Iowa Caucus results reveal a Democratic party in crisis and show that democracy is just a buzzword for the Democrats.
Tatiana CozzarelliFebruary 5, 2020
It’s Time for the Left to Build a Force Outside the Democratic Party
The unprecedented delay in the release of results from the Iowa caucuses is only the latest proof that the Democratic Party is bankrupt and no home for a socialist project.
Juan CFebruary 4, 2020
What a Bernie Sanders Presidency Would Really Look Like
As Sanders continues to outperform his rivals in the polls, it's increasingly possible that the senator from Vermont could actually win the Democratic Primary and even the general election. But what would a Sanders presidency look like? And what challenges and opportunities would it present for the revolutionary Left?
James Dennis HoffFebruary 3, 2020
What Explains Sanders’ Rise in the Polls?
Since late last year, Bernie Sanders has been steadily rising in the polls, closing the gap between him and frontrunner Joe Biden. Early polls for the Iowa and New Hampshire caucuses show Sanders in first place for the nomination. As the primary race officially kicks off this week, what does Sanders’ rise in the polls mean for his bid for the presidency?
Madeleine FreemanFebruary 3, 2020
It’s All A Game To Them
The recent NYT endorsement of Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar was rolled out like it was a reality show. The bourgeois media keeps revealing that they want to treat politics like it is a game.
Ezra BrainJanuary 22, 2020
Aggression Against Iran: The Problem Is Bigger Than Trump
#WWIII is no longer trending on Twitter. But all of the forces that brought the United States and Iran to the brink of open military conflict remain. They must be torn out at the root.
Tatum ReganJanuary 17, 2020