The Supreme Court Is the Opposite of Democracy
Silly outfits, even sillier titles, and a complete lack of accountability: the highest court in the United States was designed as a counterweight to democracy.
Nathaniel FlakinDecember 21, 2022
The Right to Vote Is a Conquest of the Working Class. That’s Why We Defend It
The United States is undergoing the most concerted effort to undermine voting rights than at any time since the end of Reconstruction after the Civil War. The Left has a responsibility to mount just as strong an effort to defend these rights, which workers and people of color have shed blood to win.
Scott CooperJanuary 22, 2022
“Bourgeois Democracy”: What Do Marxists Mean by That Term?
The inauguration of a new U.S. president is a moment to reflect on the kind of democracy Marxists fight for, and on the true character of the pseudo-democracy used to administer the United States on behalf of the capitalist class.
Scott CooperJanuary 23, 2021
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls the Capitol the “Citadel of Democracy”
While speaking out against the ultra-right white supremacist mob that stormed the Capitol last week, AOC referred to the Capitol as the “citadel of democracy.” Organizing and speaking out against the right should not mean glorifying the imperialist, capitalist U.S. Capitol and what takes place within its walls.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 16, 2021