Amy Klobuchar: Locking Up Black People While Killer Cops Go Free
During her tenure as a District Attorney in Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar has consistently criminalized Blackness and poverty. Her “tough on crime” political branding landed people in jail over small infractions like graffiti and truancy. She has also been consistent in allowing cops to get away with murder: she failed to press charges against Derek Chauvin, George Floyd’s killer.
Matilda DohertyJune 1, 2020
Why Should Teachers Endorse Joe Biden?
They shouldn't. The National Education Association (NEA) has endorsed Joe Biden. The leadership of the teachers' union says Biden has "a deep connection to the work of educators.” A young teacher and NEA member has ten questions about that.
Daniel WerstApril 5, 2020
Six Feet Apart but Still Together: The Sanders vs. Biden Debate
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders met for a debate Sunday amidst the unfolding crisis of the coronavirus. While the debate got tense at times as the candidates bickered over policy and past votes, both candidates pledged to support each other and showed a unity in the face of a crisis.
Enid BrainMarch 16, 2020
Biden Sweeps Another Round of Primaries. It’s High Time for a #DemExit
Biden looks like he is going to win the Democratic Party primary. Twitter is right. The left should #DemExit--- but it should never have been in it at all.
Enid BrainMarch 11, 2020
This Is Why We Need a Party for Socialists in the U.S.
The recent maneuvers to give Biden’s campaign a boost show that the Democratic Party remains firmly in the grip of big U.S. capitalists. Only an independent political organization of the working class, one that fights to end capitalism, will uncompromisingly fight for workers’ interests and for the highest form of democracy.
Juan CMarch 5, 2020
Biden’s South Carolina Win Breathes Life Into Democratic Party Establishment
Joe Biden’s impressive performance in South Carolina indicates that the field may have narrowed to just him and Bernie Sanders. As Super Tuesday approaches, the two candidates are fighting for control over their respective wings of the Democratic Party and it is still unclear which man will become the nominee --- or if Elizabeth Warren can act as a spoiler and force a contested convention.
Enid BrainMarch 2, 2020
Sanders Has Become the Curse and the Hope of the Democratic Party
Sanders’s strong showing in Nevada worries the Democratic establishment. He represents a challenge as well as a boost to the Democratic Party.
Juan CFebruary 23, 2020