Elections

Jacobin Blames Campaign Worker Organizing for Sanders’ 2020 Loss

Jacobin Magazine recently published an article blaming Bernie Sanders’ loss on his campaign staff organizing for better working conditions. This article is but the latest example of Jacobin making apologies for bourgeois candidates instead of re-examining their strategy.

Polarization and Crisis in Peru

Castillo’s victory marks the beginning of a new and still unpredictable period, in which the struggle between change and continuity will undoubtedly play an important role.

Legislators Ramp Up Their War on Voting Rights

Republicans in Georgia have passed a sweeping set of discriminatory voting restrictions. The working class must fight for the right to vote — the most basic right of capitalist democracy — making sure everyone has access to the ballot.

U.S. Capitol Building against a Clear Sky.

Corporations #Resist Trump By Cutting Funding for Republicans. Don’t Fall for It.

MasterCard, American Express, Dow Chemical, Amazon, Blue Cross Blue Shield and other major companies halted funding to political parties and candidates, primarily Republicans. This is more proof that the big corporations own the politicians. It isn’t a victory for us. They are united with the right where it most counts: attacks against the working class.

This image is divided into four quadrants, each quadrant showing a different image. In the upper left is Maduro, wearing a baseball cap and shouting into a microphone. In the upper right is another man, whose identity is unknown to this alt-text writer, also shouting into a microphone. In the bottom right is a sign for the CNE, with the letters superimposed onto yellow, blue, and red rectangles. In the bottom right is an image of people voting while surrounded by Venezuelan flags.

Elections in Venezuela: Socialists Reject the Maduro Government and the Pro-Imperialist Opposition

The Workers League for Socialism (LTS) in Venezuela calls on working people to abstain in the parliamentary elections this Sunday in Venezuela, and also in the “referendum” organized by Juan Guaidó. The Revolutionary People’s Alternative (APR), which recently broke with the Maduro government is, unfortunately, no alternative. We publish a summary of the LTS statement.

Chicago police attack demonstrators protesting the murder of George Floyd by cops in Minneapolis.

DSA-Endorsed Alderman in Chicago Votes to Give $1.7 Billion to the Police

André Vasquez, who was elected to Chicago’s City Council last year as a socialist, has voted in favor of the mayor’s budget. The Chicago DSA has censured him. This raises a big question: How can a socialist organization make its elected representatives accountable?