Tag: Republican Party

It’s Time to Lower the Voting Age

U.S. democracy is hardly democratic. Young people are forced to sell their labor and take on massive student loans to survive, but they are unable to choose what kind of world they live in. Lowering the voting age to 16 would give a voice to millions of teenagers across the country who are recently politicized and deeply invested in issues like defunding the police and climate change. 

Of Course Joe Biden Intends to Appoint Republicans to His Cabinet

Last week, progressives were frustrated to learn that Joe Biden is reportedly considering moderate Republicans like John Kasich and Jeff Flake for Cabinet positions. But Biden already agrees with Republicans on key issues such as supporting private healthcare, big business, U.S. imperialism, and the police. 

The Final Debate: More of the Same With a Mute Button

Stripped of political theater, the final debate of the 2020 presidential election showed clearer than ever before that Donald Trump and Joe Biden want to present themselves as candidates of bourgeois “stability.” Though they differ in tactics, their responses showed that they share a vision of shoring up U.S. capitalist interests and revitalizing the decaying U.S. imperialist regime — and that they are more than willing to sacrifice the working class and oppressed across the world to do it.

Kamala Harris and Mike Pence pictured sitting at their debate desks with short plexiglass barriers in between them

VP Debate: One Fly and Two Candidates of the Bourgeois State

At the vice presidential debate, Kamala Harris and Mike Pence fought about everything from the coronavirus response to swine flu to fracking. However, when you look past their rhetorical disagreements and Pence’s near-constant flaunting of the rules, the candidates actually have a lot more in common than they’d have you think.

Trump’s SC Nominee: Every Bit as Anti-Choice as People Feared

The battle for the available seat in the Supreme Court after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has begun. The GOP supported Amy Coney Barret will be Trump’s nominee. This Supreme Court pick strengthens the conservative agenda, and the  President believes that this will secure him the presidency in a contested election.  

For the Planet, There Is No “Lesser Evil”

As fires rage on the West Coast, Donald Trump and the Republican Party continue to deny the basic science of climate change. Many people hope that voting for Joe Biden will save the planet. But the Democrats’ record on the environment shows they offer nothing to stave off a climate catastrophe.

It’s Time to Lower the Voting Age

U.S. democracy is hardly democratic. Young people are forced to sell their labor and take on massive student loans to survive, but they are unable to choose what kind of world they live in. Lowering the voting age to 16 would give a voice to millions of teenagers across the country who are recently politicized and deeply invested in issues like defunding the police and climate change. 

Of Course Joe Biden Intends to Appoint Republicans to His Cabinet

Last week, progressives were frustrated to learn that Joe Biden is reportedly considering moderate Republicans like John Kasich and Jeff Flake for Cabinet positions. But Biden already agrees with Republicans on key issues such as supporting private healthcare, big business, U.S. imperialism, and the police. 

The Final Debate: More of the Same With a Mute Button

Stripped of political theater, the final debate of the 2020 presidential election showed clearer than ever before that Donald Trump and Joe Biden want to present themselves as candidates of bourgeois “stability.” Though they differ in tactics, their responses showed that they share a vision of shoring up U.S. capitalist interests and revitalizing the decaying U.S. imperialist regime — and that they are more than willing to sacrifice the working class and oppressed across the world to do it.

Kamala Harris and Mike Pence pictured sitting at their debate desks with short plexiglass barriers in between them

VP Debate: One Fly and Two Candidates of the Bourgeois State

At the vice presidential debate, Kamala Harris and Mike Pence fought about everything from the coronavirus response to swine flu to fracking. However, when you look past their rhetorical disagreements and Pence’s near-constant flaunting of the rules, the candidates actually have a lot more in common than they’d have you think.

Trump’s SC Nominee: Every Bit as Anti-Choice as People Feared

The battle for the available seat in the Supreme Court after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has begun. The GOP supported Amy Coney Barret will be Trump’s nominee. This Supreme Court pick strengthens the conservative agenda, and the  President believes that this will secure him the presidency in a contested election.  

For the Planet, There Is No “Lesser Evil”

As fires rage on the West Coast, Donald Trump and the Republican Party continue to deny the basic science of climate change. Many people hope that voting for Joe Biden will save the planet. But the Democrats’ record on the environment shows they offer nothing to stave off a climate catastrophe.