Tag: Democratic Party

Donald Trump (left) and Joe Biden (right) juxtaposed next to each other, each in the middle of speaking with their right hand raised. They are both wearing black suits with red ties.

Presidential Debate #1: The Squabbles of Capital

The first presidential debate, for all its drama and chaos, showed that there are actually very few political differences between the two candidates. While it is certainly alarming to watch Donald Trump continue his increasingly overt overtures to the far right, we must understand that it is the working class, not Joe Biden, that has the power to fight back against the far-right.

Trump’s SC Nominee: Every Bit as Anti-Choice as People Feared

The battle for the available seat in the Supreme Court after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has begun. The GOP supported Amy Coney Barret will be Trump’s nominee. This Supreme Court pick strengthens the conservative agenda, and the  President believes that this will secure him the presidency in a contested election.  

Cuomo Would Rather Squeeze the Working Class Than Tax the Rich

Seven months into a global pandemic, in a state with the highest concentration of billionaires in the world, over a third of New Yorkers are struggling to pay rent. Rather than spread the wealth and ensure all New Yorkers have what they need, Governor Cuomo is working to ensure New York’s ultra rich don’t feel any effects from the pandemic and associated economic downturn.

For the Planet, There Is No “Lesser Evil”

As fires rage on the West Coast, Donald Trump and the Republican Party continue to deny the basic science of climate change. Many people hope that voting for Joe Biden will save the planet. But the Democrats’ record on the environment shows they offer nothing to stave off a climate catastrophe.

Class Struggle, Not Court Struggle: The Folly of “Voting for Supreme Court Justices”

Liberals are trying to shame the Left into voting for Biden and Harris by claiming that Trump will pack the Supreme Court with anti-abortion zealots who will overturn Roe v. Wade. While such a scenario is certainly possible, this harm reduction approach to voting transforms important political questions into legal and technical ones and ultimately weakens the power of the working class.

DNC Day 4: Nothing to Offer but Empty Platitudes

The final night of the Democratic National Convention was full of platitudes about Joe Biden’s “decency,” with little to nothing in the way of concrete policies. Biden and the Democrats have nothing to offer us.

Donald Trump (left) and Joe Biden (right) juxtaposed next to each other, each in the middle of speaking with their right hand raised. They are both wearing black suits with red ties.

Presidential Debate #1: The Squabbles of Capital

The first presidential debate, for all its drama and chaos, showed that there are actually very few political differences between the two candidates. While it is certainly alarming to watch Donald Trump continue his increasingly overt overtures to the far right, we must understand that it is the working class, not Joe Biden, that has the power to fight back against the far-right.

Trump’s SC Nominee: Every Bit as Anti-Choice as People Feared

The battle for the available seat in the Supreme Court after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has begun. The GOP supported Amy Coney Barret will be Trump’s nominee. This Supreme Court pick strengthens the conservative agenda, and the  President believes that this will secure him the presidency in a contested election.  

Cuomo Would Rather Squeeze the Working Class Than Tax the Rich

Seven months into a global pandemic, in a state with the highest concentration of billionaires in the world, over a third of New Yorkers are struggling to pay rent. Rather than spread the wealth and ensure all New Yorkers have what they need, Governor Cuomo is working to ensure New York’s ultra rich don’t feel any effects from the pandemic and associated economic downturn.

For the Planet, There Is No “Lesser Evil”

As fires rage on the West Coast, Donald Trump and the Republican Party continue to deny the basic science of climate change. Many people hope that voting for Joe Biden will save the planet. But the Democrats’ record on the environment shows they offer nothing to stave off a climate catastrophe.

Class Struggle, Not Court Struggle: The Folly of “Voting for Supreme Court Justices”

Liberals are trying to shame the Left into voting for Biden and Harris by claiming that Trump will pack the Supreme Court with anti-abortion zealots who will overturn Roe v. Wade. While such a scenario is certainly possible, this harm reduction approach to voting transforms important political questions into legal and technical ones and ultimately weakens the power of the working class.

DNC Day 4: Nothing to Offer but Empty Platitudes

The final night of the Democratic National Convention was full of platitudes about Joe Biden’s “decency,” with little to nothing in the way of concrete policies. Biden and the Democrats have nothing to offer us.