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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

Texas Voting Rights Battle: All About Power, Not Democracy

Democratic lawmakers from Texas are attempting to prevent a vote on two bills that would restrict voting rights in their state. Republicans’ best shot at maintaining power may well be restricting ballot access, but the purpose of the Democrats’ response is to protect their own party’s power rather than to protect the democratic rights of Texans.

Olivia Wood

July 22, 2021

The New Culture Wars: Republicans Attack Trans Children to Prop Up Their Electoral Hopes

The recent spate of terrible bills attacking trans rights are part of a larger strategy of the Republicans, who are relaunching the culture wars in an attempt to win back power.

Ezra Brain

April 10, 2021

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.

Otto Fors

March 30, 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

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.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

January 12, 2021

New Stimulus Bill Is No Win for the Working Class

Bipartisan consensus seems to be forming around a new stimulus bill. Unsurprisingly, this new package gives a weak and insufficient amount of aid to the working class. We must organize to fight for more.

Ezra Brain

December 17, 2020

Will the GOP Fall?

In the wake of Trump’s defeat, what paths are open for the Republican Party and Trumpism?

Ana Rivera

December 6, 2020

No Good Choices: How The Two-Party System Fails Voters 

Though the 2020 elections set a new record for voter turnout, more people still chose not to vote than supported either candidate. This shows yet again that the bipartisan political regime of the U.S. has nothing to offer to most of the working class and oppressed.

Luigi Morris

November 13, 2020