Ron DeSantis Is a Reactionary Monster, but the Working Class Can Defeat Him
Far-right Florida governor Ron DeSantis launched his presidential bid for 2024 last month, reflecting some Republicans’ desire to move beyond Trump. The working class can defeat him.
Molly RosenzweigJune 6, 2023
Biden’s Proposed Budget Nothing but Empty Promises
Earlier this month, Joe Biden announced his budget proposal, with a lot of promises. But the only thing we know he’ll deliver is that “nothing will fundamentally change.”
Molly RosenzweigMarch 31, 2023
The Rise of the Proto-Fascist Right Highlights the Crisis of the Whole System
The recent fight over Kevin McCarthy’s becoming Speaker of the House reveals how divided and polarized the Republican Party is. Out of this crisis, a proto-fascist wing of the Republican Party has emerged, strengthened and empowered after extracting concessions from the GOP establishment.
Ezra BrainJanuary 23, 2023
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 BrainJanuary 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 BrainNovember 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 RosenzweigNovember 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 VergaraNovember 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 HoffNovember 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 BrainSeptember 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 BrainSeptember 1, 2022