Don’t Vote Uncommitted — Commit to Breaking with the Democrats
Tapping into deep anger with President Biden, the left wing of the Democratic Party is urging Michigan voters to vote “uncommitted” in the primary election. But this strategy funnels progressives’ energy back into the Democratic party when we need political independence from the parties supporting the genocide in Gaza.
Brian H. SilversteinFebruary 27, 2024
The Organic Crisis in 2024: This Year’s Election Is a Battle for the Hearts and Minds of U.S. Workers
The battle between Trump and Biden is being shaped by a crisis of the political regime, requiring the intervention of both the judiciary and the union bureaucracy. The battle for the presidency is a battle for the working class and a battle over which approach to imperialism is best for competing with China and reestablishing US hegemony. As usual, the Democrats are taking up the cudgel of democratic rights in order to rally disaffected voters.
Sybil DavisFebruary 23, 2024
The UAW’s Endorsement of “Genocide Joe” Is a Betrayal of Palestinians and Workers
The UAW has endorsed “Genocide Joe” for president, betraying Palestinians and workers. It’s time for labor to break with the Democrats.
Otto ForsJanuary 29, 2024
If Palestinian Lives Matter, the UAW Should Not Endorse Biden
The UAW bureaucracy is meeting in Washington DC, where they are discussing, among other things, whether to endorse Joe Biden for president. If the UAW cares about its own call for a ceasefire in Gaza, it should refuse to endorse Biden (as well as Trump).
Daniel NathJanuary 23, 2024
The Fight for Palestinian Liberation Is a Crucial Issue for Detroit
A protest of a Detroit congressperson, who is backing the genocidal policies of the Israeli government, has raised tensions between the Black and Arab communities, threatening growing solidarity between the two oppressed groups.
Tristan TaylorDecember 23, 2023
Rise in Forced Pregnancies Shows the Need for an Independent Movement for Abortion Rights
Post-Dobbs, research shows that many people in states where abortions are banned have been unable to get them. We need a movement to fight for free, safe, legal abortion on demand.
Molly RosenzweigDecember 19, 2023
Bernie Sanders Is Giving Cover to the Genocidal Policies of Biden and Netanyahu
With his refusal to back even a ceasefire, Bernie Sanders has shown the limits of social democracy and its inability to confront U.S. imperialism.
Robert BelanoNovember 20, 2023
Movement for Palestine Deepens “Genocide Joe’s” Problems Ahead of the 2024 Elections
Joe Biden is in an incredibly weak position heading into his reelection campaign next year. The movement for Palestine, which has increasing taken on an anti-Biden character, has deepened that crisis, seriously damaging Biden's chances at reelection.
Sybil DavisNovember 17, 2023
Democrats Sent Police to Attack a Jewish-Led Protest for Palestine
Harrowing videos have emerged of Washington, DC cops brutalizing a peaceful, Jewish-led protest outside of the DNC headquarters. This speaks volumes about what the Democrats mean when they claim to oppose “antisemitism.”
Samuel KarlinNovember 16, 2023
Rashida Tlaib Censure is an Attack on the Entire Movement for Palestine
The censure of Rashida Tlaib is a severe attack on democratic rights that deserves our strongest condemnation.
Sou MiNovember 11, 2023