Biden’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan Still Motivated by Imperialist Aims

By Jakob Stein On April 14, Joe Biden formally announced his plans to end the US military’s war in Afghanistan and withdraw troops after 20 years, an estimated $2 trillion spent, countless casualties, and untold misery for the people of Afghanistan. The plan for withdrawal, which was initiated during diplomatic talks between the Trump administration and the Taliban starting in 2019, has drawn both praise … Continue reading Biden’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan Still Motivated by Imperialist Aims

Opinion: Imperialism Is the Problem, Mass Shootings Are a Symptom

By Jakob Stein On Monday, 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa opened fire in a Boulder, Colorado supermarket, ultimately killing ten people before being wounded in the leg and giving himself up to police. In the wake of yet another mass shooting, the debate around gun control has once again reared its head as Democrats vie for political clout; however, the competing issues of ‘gun control’ … Continue reading Opinion: Imperialism Is the Problem, Mass Shootings Are a Symptom

Biden Suppresses Photos of Migrant Children Detention Camps, Denies Lawyer Access

Photo credit: Office of Rep. Henry Cuellar via the Associated Press By David Martinez It was revealed this week that Joe Biden has attempted to restrict photos showing the growing numbers of child migrants being held in detention camps along the southern border with Mexico. For multiple weeks, the Biden administration has denied media and lawyer access to facilities in an effort to suppress images … Continue reading Biden Suppresses Photos of Migrant Children Detention Camps, Denies Lawyer Access

Imperialist Biden Tells Immigrants from Oppressed Countries ‘Don’t Come Over’

By David Martinez Imperialism makes trouble as a law of its existence and will do everything it can to deny and distract from its primary role in sowing the misery of the world’s people, but will never shy away from telling the people what it thinks is best for them. In a typical display of this arrogance, head of US Imperialism Joe Biden made the … Continue reading Imperialist Biden Tells Immigrants from Oppressed Countries ‘Don’t Come Over’

Opinion: US Imperialism’s Bombing of Syria Continues under Biden

Photo: Area targeted for US bombing in Syria, before and after airstrike By Jakob Stein Last week, Joe Biden authorized an airstrike in eastern Syria along the border with Iraq directed against Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), a coalition of Shiite militias supposedly backed by Iran, killing at least 22 according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British non-governmental organization (NGO). The Biden … Continue reading Opinion: US Imperialism’s Bombing of Syria Continues under Biden

Biden’s Executive Orders Give US Imperialism Facelift

Photo credit: Tom Brenner/Reuters By Jakob Stein In the eight days since Joe Biden was sworn in as US president, he has signed at least 44 executive actions, mostly executive orders as well as proclamations and memorandums, that have been hailed by many supporters of the Democratic Party as important progress. In his executive orders, Biden reversed many of Trump’s previous orders on immigration, included … Continue reading Biden’s Executive Orders Give US Imperialism Facelift

Dem Volke Dienen: On the Speech of Joe Biden

The following is the official English translation of the article, “Über die Rede von Joe Biden” from revolutionary German news source Dem Volke Dienen. The United States has culminated the process of renewing the head of its executive branch of government with the inauguration of the new president Biden. As is tradition he did the ceremonious oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of … Continue reading Dem Volke Dienen: On the Speech of Joe Biden

Opinion: Biden Traffics with Immigrant Struggles

By David Martinez This past week, Joe Biden’s administration issued an executive order to enact a 100-day moratorium on many of the deportation proceedings for undocumented immigrants residing in the US. Almost as soon as it was disseminated, a federal judge suspended it for fourteen days for review after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the order. Regardless of his actions, Biden … Continue reading Opinion: Biden Traffics with Immigrant Struggles

Santa Paula: Community Protests New Imperialist Administration, Calls for End to Child Detention Centers

By Serran Soledad On Wednesday, the Brown Berets of Santa Paula, with the support of various Ventura County-based community organizations, led 50 people on a march in the agricultural city located just 65 miles north of Los Angeles. The protest, which demanded the release of the estimated 48,000 undocumented youth confined in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities, was part of a national call to … Continue reading Santa Paula: Community Protests New Imperialist Administration, Calls for End to Child Detention Centers

One in, One out, US Imperialism’s Presidential Inauguration

Photo: Joseph Biden Sworn in as US President (Source: C-SPAN) By the Editorial Board A chauvinistic, melodramatic display ushered in the new president of the United States, Joseph R. Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris, marking little more than a change in the guard for US imperialism. Despite the hysteria of the bourgeois majority with their panic and handwringing over Trump’s reactionary riot two weeks … Continue reading One in, One out, US Imperialism’s Presidential Inauguration