Inauguration

“Fortress D.C.” Has Nothing to Do With Keeping People Safe

The nation’s capital has become a militarized zone in the runup to Inauguration day on January 20. But this is all about protecting the government and nothing to do with protecting the Washington’s working-class residents, who have been living in “Fortress D.C.” since the attacks of 9/11.

The Legacy of the Obama Era

Obama has left the White House after two terms. Temp work and part time work, racial tensions, millionaire bank bailouts and a crisis in the Middle East are the most important aspects of his legacy.

Sheer Demagoguery in Trump’s Inaugural Address

In a speech similar to those of his campaign and addressing his electoral base, Trump slammed the political establishment and spoke about borders, employment, trade, and military alliances.

Sanders Attends Inauguration Instead of Protests

Bernie Sanders breaks with the 66 Democrats who refused to attend inauguration and with the thousands protesting in the streets in order to silently watch Trump be sworn in as President.

Inaugural Sermon: A God Appointed Leader to Build a Wall

Led this year by Robert Jeffress, a Southern Baptist pastor, Trump’s inaugural mass was entitled “When God Chooses a Leader”. The title is a reference to the biblical figure, Nehemiah, who built a wall around Jerusalem for protection.

7 Reasons To Mobilize On Inauguration Weekend

January 20, the day of Trump’s inauguration will also be a day of mass protests against Trump and the racism and misogyny he represents. The following are seven reasons to take the streets on January 20!