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Chaos in the House of Representatives as Republican Right Refuses to Support the Republican Establishment

Kevin McCarthy, the establishment Republican choice for Speaker of the House, lost six consecutive votes after a portion of the Republican right refused to vote for him. This kicked off the biggest crisis in choosing a speaker of the house since 1923.

Ezra Brain

January 4, 2023

The Red Wave Crashes on the Rocks of Voter Rejection

In a contradictory result, voters have rejected the Republican hopes of a “red wave,” instead choosing to protect abortion at the state level and deliver a likely split government.

Ezra Brain

November 9, 2022

Democrats and Republicans Amp Up Copaganda Ahead of Midterms

Republicans campaign on being “tough on crime” and portray the Democrats as “soft on crime.” But both parties are pro-police, and have amped up their copaganda ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.

Molly Rosenzweig

November 8, 2022

The Midterm Elections and the Fight for the Working Class

Republicans and Democrats are trying to win the working class vote on Tuesday, but neither party represents workers’ interests. Socialists must take advantage of the hunger for reform and fight for independent politics and build the party we need: a working-class party with a socialist strategy.

Jimena Vergara

November 7, 2022

More Crisis on the Horizon as Republicans Rally to Take Back Congress

With just three days left before the midterm elections, the Republicans look increasingly likely to retake the House and perhaps even the Senate. This could have a profound impact on the next two years of Biden's presidency and the 2024 elections. But one thing is for sure: regardless of who wins on Tuesday, the result will be more polarization and more economic, environmental, and political crisis.

James Dennis Hoff

November 5, 2022

Polarization, Economic Crisis, and Class Struggle: The Contradictions of the Political Moment

From the resurgence of the Democratic party to the advance of the Right to the potential of Generation U, it is evident that we are in a moment of instability and heightened polarization in the midst of a burgeoning economic crisis and rising labor movement. The Left must take the opportunities presented by the current moment and turn them into advances for our movement.

Ezra Brain

September 18, 2022

The “Lesser Evil” Is Bankrolling the Far Right

The Democratic Party is spending tens of millions of dollars to advance far-right candidates in hopes that it will improve the Democrats’ midterm chances. This strategy shows, yet again, that the Democrats will not help us fight the advance of the Far Right.

Ezra Brain

September 1, 2022

Refugees Are Being Stranded in NYC – Both Parties Are to Blame

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has been sending buses of refugees to New York City. As the refugee crisis worsens, the Left in the United States needs a clear strategy for solidarity.

Sam Carliner

August 15, 2022

Michigan Court of Appeals Gives County Prosecutors Right to Enforce Abortion Ban

Today a Michigan Court ruled that prosecutors in counties across the state have the authority to enforce a 1931 law that prohibits almost all forms of abortion.

Tristan Taylor

August 1, 2022