Opinion: The Petty Bourgeois Spectacle of ‘Antifa’

Photo: Screenshot from video by Independent Media PDX By David Martinez At the end of 2016, on the eve of Trump’s ascendancy into the White House—the modern antifascist movement in the US was also on the rise. Every week, as emboldened reactionaries and fascists took to the streets to herald Trump’s victory, thousands mobilized to confront them in response and at times shut down these … Continue reading Opinion: The Petty Bourgeois Spectacle of ‘Antifa’

US Plots Attacks on Iran before Trump Leaves Office

Photo cover credit Abir Sultan, EPA By Mike Talavera Despite opposition from senior advisers, Donald Trump is pushing his administration to produce options for attacking Iran in the final weeks of his time in office. The immediate goal is to disrupt the country’s nuclear program, but any aggression would factor into US imperialism’s long-term strategy as the sole hegemonic superpower to undermine the influence of … Continue reading US Plots Attacks on Iran before Trump Leaves Office

Trump to Order Expedited US Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Cover photo of Taliban fighters by Wali Sabawoon By Mike Talavera According to a draft order making the rounds at the Pentagon this week, US President Donald Trump has set in motion plans to accelerate the reduction of US ground forces in Afghanistan. The move has provoked outrage from Trump’s critics, but his opponents are downplaying the fact that Trump’s hand is being forced by … Continue reading Trump to Order Expedited US Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

A Nova Democracia: The Dollars and Boots Behind Political Power

Cover photo: “Surrounded by the military, Donald Trump signs the law that increases spending on the military-industrial complex – White House / Stephanie Chasez” The following is an unofficial translation of the article “USA: Os dólares e coturnos por trás do Poder político” from the revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia By Giovanna Schaidhauer In November 2020, the Yankee electoral farce was repeated, a moment … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: The Dollars and Boots Behind Political Power

Hundreds of Migrant Children Can’t be Reunited with Parents

By Nélida Tello In a court filing on Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the US Justice Department documented that the parents of 545 migrant children, separated at the El Paso, Tx border by a 2017 pilot ‘family separation’ program, couldn’t be located. Government estimates conclude that about two-thirds of the parents have been deported to Central America, complicating reunification. Additionally, an ACLU … Continue reading Hundreds of Migrant Children Can’t be Reunited with Parents

Trump Admits to Extrajudicial Execution of Antifascist Activist

By Peter Cherry A New York Times investigation into the murder of antifascist activist Michael Reinoehl at the hands of US Marshals has revealed important evidence that this was a targeted political assassination. Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr have upheld the cold-blooded murder as a model for dealing with antifascists who dare to defend themselves against armed reactionaries menacing protesters for Black lives. … Continue reading Trump Admits to Extrajudicial Execution of Antifascist Activist

Workers Voice: “You low class…you’re still part of their slavery”

A resident of St. Louis staying with family in the Gravois Park area spoke to Tribune of the People about why he wasn’t going to vote in this year’s election. He said the, “government is for the government” not for the “low class people.” “We ain’t nothin’ but the bottom of the food chain,” he added, “That’s all we is, we ain’t nothin’ but bait. … Continue reading Workers Voice: “You low class…you’re still part of their slavery”

Exposé on Trump Taxes Reveals Rotten Imperialist System

By Mike Talavera Ruling class media outlet The New York Times published a series of stories this week on Donald Trump’s tax returns, claiming that these records point to his failings as a businessman and his corruption as a politician. The exposé, which broke two days before the first presidential debate, is a thinly-veiled ploy by the Democratic faction of the ruing class to support … Continue reading Exposé on Trump Taxes Reveals Rotten Imperialist System

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