Electoral Farce on Full Display During Imperialist Debate

By Nélida Tello and Jakob Stein This week marked the first of three presidential debates between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, in Cleveland, Ohio. Both candidates sought to appeal to the most conservative sections of their respective bases, making it clear that their number one priority is to save US imperialism from deepening crisis with each making the case for why they are best fit … Continue reading Electoral Farce on Full Display During Imperialist Debate

Philadelphia: Protesters Take Streets Against Trump’s Visit

By Robin Fontaine Early Tuesday evening, ultra-reactionary US President Donald Trump visited Philadelphia to appeal to “undecided voters,” though his racist rhetoric revealed that he was mainly speaking to his largely reactionary base of support in the city. When asked about police reforms, Trump said, “We have to be about law and order otherwise you’re going to see your cities burn. And that’s the way … Continue reading Philadelphia: Protesters Take Streets Against Trump’s Visit

Banking Heiress Donates Millions to NGO Counter-insurgency in Name of ‘Racial Justice’

By David Martinez Susan Sandler, a prominent bourgeois banking heiress, has announced a $200 million donation to non-governmental organizations (NGOs), claiming the money will back the fight for “racial justice.” In reality, the donation is an act of the bourgeoisie’s low-intensity warfare against the current protest movement by diverting it into electoral politics and promoting the conciliatory tactics of the NGOs and other opportunists. The … Continue reading Banking Heiress Donates Millions to NGO Counter-insurgency in Name of ‘Racial Justice’

Mail-in Ballot Controversy Exposes Electoral Farce

By Mike Talavera On Thursday, a federal court order effectively stopped US Postal Service operational changes set in motion by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, which critics have said could result in millions of rejected mail-in ballots. A former megadonor of Donald Trump, Dejoy has been on the defensive for the past few months against Democrats who have accused him and the majority Republican postal board … Continue reading Mail-in Ballot Controversy Exposes Electoral Farce

Trump RNC Speech Stokes Fear of “Mob Rule”

By Mike Talavera Standing in front of the White House Thursday night, Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president, and in a long speech warned listeners what would happen if, instead of voting for him, they voted for Democratic opponent Joe Biden in November. “No one will be safe in Biden’s America,” Trump said during his speech, echoing a line that had been … Continue reading Trump RNC Speech Stokes Fear of “Mob Rule”

Opinion: The Democratic National Convention Spectacle

By Nélida Tello The 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC) was hosted virtually over the past four days in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Democrats championed the call to “save democracy” from Trump’s attacks, emphasizing the upcoming election was the most important election of our lifetime, and shamelessly threatening the people to ‘vote for Joe Biden like our lives depend on it.’ As the imperialist crisis deepens, factions of … Continue reading Opinion: The Democratic National Convention Spectacle

On the Electoral Cretins Part 2: Deceptions of the Party for Socialism and Liberation

By Ed Dalton Unlike the Avakianites we examined in Part 1 of this series, the ‘Party for Socialism and Liberation’ (PSL) still plays lip service to the working class and lacks the transparent revisionism of “all of humanity” expressed by the RCP-USA. This is not a compliment, the fact that they still talk of working class revolution makes them more deceptive, more popular, and more … Continue reading On the Electoral Cretins Part 2: Deceptions of the Party for Socialism and Liberation

On the Electoral Cretins Part 3: the Social Democrat

By Valerie Williams ‘Left’ and ‘right’ are terms used to describe two ends of the political spectrum. The left being described as the side of progressive politics or politics that signify moving towards a more just and equal world. The right being comprised of beliefs and principles to preserve ruling class power or to even drag society backwards. Societies and social relationships reflect the way … Continue reading On the Electoral Cretins Part 3: the Social Democrat

On the Electoral Cretins Part 1: Avakianism Further Exposes its Naked Revisionism

By Ed Dalton As Maoists across the US rally the people around the slogan “Elections No! Revolution Yes!” the sect of sellouts that follow the revisionist Bob Avakian have endorsed Joe Biden. Since the 1980’s, the so-called ‘Revolutionary Communist Party’ headed by Avakian has used fear and hysteria as a method of recruitment due to the fact that their ideology and program were not and … Continue reading On the Electoral Cretins Part 1: Avakianism Further Exposes its Naked Revisionism

‘Top Cop’ Kamala Harris Announced as Democratic VP Candidate

By Nélida Tello Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced self proclaimed ‘top cop’ Kamala Harris as his running mate for the 2020 elections, in an attempt to garner support relying on Harris’s identity as a Black woman. The duo further expose the electoral farce as identity politics are placed at the forefront of the race while Harris’s record as a state prosecutor is glossed over … Continue reading ‘Top Cop’ Kamala Harris Announced as Democratic VP Candidate