In the Latest Primaries, the Battle within the Parties Continues
Tuesday's primaries delivered wins to Trump endorsed candidates and some progressives, signaling that the fight for the parties is far from over.
Ezra BrainMay 18, 2022
On Transgender Day of Visibility, Fight for Trans Youth
Trans kids are under attack across the United States. This Transgender Day of Visibility, let’s vow to fight for them.
Otto ForsMarch 31, 2022
Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Is Another Attack on Queer Youth and All Educators
Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill would make it illegal to discuss gender and sexuality in K–12 schools. We need a unified, national movement against these right-wing attacks.
Ezra BrainFebruary 14, 2022
Conservatives Want to Ban All My Favorite Books
Conservatives across the country have launched an offensive against the teaching of almost any text that honestly examines or criticizes the history of racism, sexism, and gender oppression in the U.S. In this article, originally published on the Stone Soup Magazine blog, nine year old Emma Hoff defends the right for young people to read what they want and decries conservatives’ attempts to hide the truth from them.
Emma HoffFebruary 1, 2022
Election Night 2021: The Right Strikes Back
A combination of Trumpism, the absence of a left-wing movement, right-wing identity politics, and the failures, and betrayals of the Biden administration made Tuesday's elections play out well for the right-wing across the country.
Ezra BrainNovember 3, 2021
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 BrainNovember 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 WoodJuly 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 BrainApril 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 ForsMarch 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 ForsMarch 2, 2021