Trump Mobilizing Racist Support Base During Electoral Farce

By Ed Dalton Donald Trump is doubling down on his tried and true campaign methods by making gestures to mobilize his assorted reactionary, racist, and fascist support base. These gestures mainly appear in the form of erratic and extreme twitter posts. Trump remains committed to appearing as an ‘anti-establishment’ candidate by promoting a vulgar version of establishment politics. This Monday, Trump tweeted news footage of … Continue reading Trump Mobilizing Racist Support Base During Electoral Farce

Trump Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa in Appeal to Reactionary Base

By Nélida Tello On Monday, imperialist President Donald Trump announced the suspension of new temporary work visas; H-1B, L-1, and J until January 2021, leaving open the possibility of extending the suspension. The move will impact more than 500,000 nonimmigrant workers and will disproportionately target Indian nonimmigrants on the H-1B visa. The effects of the executive order will be felt in 2021, as the issuance … Continue reading Trump Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa in Appeal to Reactionary Base

Biden Claims Entitlement to Black Support

By Sandra Harris Joe Biden has recently come under fire for comments he made while appearing on a May 22 episode of New York City radio show The Breakfast Club, in which he said “if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.” Despite the upcoming presidential election, Biden has struggled to maintain visibility and relevance, especially … Continue reading Biden Claims Entitlement to Black Support

US Mercenaries Captured in Failed Venezuelan Invasion

By Sandra Harris Earlier this week, an invasion into Venezuela by mercenaries hired on behalf of Juan Guaidó-aligned forces, including a United States military company, was thwarted. The US press monopoly has effectively blacked out any reports on the invasion, devoting little space to covering the overt act of war. What little coverage there is has attempted to cast it as nothing more than a … Continue reading US Mercenaries Captured in Failed Venezuelan Invasion

States Reopen Businesses at Workers’ Expense

By Sandra Harris Many states across the US are beginning to scale back shelter-in-place orders and push for businesses that have been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic to reopen. Although over 5 million tests have been conducted in the US, it still has a lower per capita testing rate compared to countries such as Italy, where the virus outbreak was especially severe. The truth … Continue reading States Reopen Businesses at Workers’ Expense

Reactionaries Rally to Defend US Imperialism

By Sandra Harris Over the past two weeks, right-wing protests took place across the US demanding that governors lift stay-at-home orders and “reopen” the economy as the imperialist crisis of overproduction continues to deepen. The protests have consisted mainly of Donald Trump supporters, along with anti-vaccination reactionaries and fascists like the Proud Boys who appeared in Lansing, Michigan and Alex Jones of Infowars in Austin, … Continue reading Reactionaries Rally to Defend US Imperialism

US Prepares to Invade Venezuela, Deploys Naval Warships

By Nélida Tello During the White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing on April 1, the Trump administration announced the deployment of US Navy warships to Venezuela and the Caribbean under the pretext of stopping drug cartels from smuggling drugs into the US. While it remains unclear how close the warships will be to the Venezuelan coast, the US aims to double its naval capacity in … Continue reading US Prepares to Invade Venezuela, Deploys Naval Warships