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From the Tea Party to Kyle Rittenhouse: The Far Right’s Advances within the Republican Party

Since Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal, he's been offered three different internships with Republican members of Congress and been invited to meet with Donald Trump. This is the latest sign that the Republican Party is embracing the far Right --- a trend that was first seen in the Tea Party.

Ezra Brain

December 3, 2021

Elections in Virginia: Between Trumpist Culture Wars and Clinton’s Right-Hand Man

Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe is in a dead heat with his Republican opponent ahead of Tuesday’s gubernatorial race in Virginia. The vote will be seen as a referendum on the Biden presidency and Trump's plans for a comeback.

Ezra Brain

November 1, 2021

That’s Not “How Fascism Works”

Jason Stanley’s book How Fascism Works shows the pitfalls of liberals’ approach to fascism.

Madeleine Freeman

March 7, 2021

“Do You Miss Me Yet?”: CPAC Shows that Trumpism Is Here to Stay

Last weekend’s Trump-centered CPAC demonstrated that Biden’s project to “return to normal” is doomed to fail. Trumpism, far from having been defeated in November, is here to stay.

Otto Fors

March 2, 2021

The Political Theater of the Impeachment Serves the Democrats

Trump's second impeachment trial is making headlines, but even its exploration of the events of January 6 at the Capitol have little to do with working class and oppressed people. It's just part of the Democrats' strategy of buttressing the regime under the bourgeois "rule of law."

Ezra Brain

February 13, 2021

Socialists in the United States, Mexico, and Costa Rica Stand in Solidarity With the Honduran Migrant Caravan

On January 14, a caravan of about six thousand migrants from Honduras marching towards the United States was violently repressed by the Guatemalan army. This repressive policy against migrants was ordered by the U.S. imperialist government.

Left Voice

January 20, 2021

In the Final Hours of His Term, Trump Pardons Former Aides and Other Capitalist Criminals

Donald Trump issued a list of pardons and commutations in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. It’s mostly a rogue’s gallery of right-wing former aides and capitalist financiers and politicians who have enriched themselves through scams, fraud, and assaults on democracy.

Rose Lemlich

January 20, 2021

Biden’s Inauguration Speech: Empty Platitudes and (Neoliberal) Unity

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. In his speech, he spoke very little about politics, policy, or the actual situation facing millions of people. Instead, he spoke in vague terms about the need for “democracy” and “unity” as he began his attempt to restore faith in America’s institutions.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

January 20, 2021

Now It’s Time to Fight Biden

Joe Biden will become president today. This is not the time to celebrate or to go back to ignoring politics. It’s time to re-double our efforts, unite our struggles, and refuse to be satisfied with any crumbs tossed our way.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

January 20, 2021