Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice

Nancy Pelosi is actively working to discredit and sideline the most popular domestic political proposal of the century. The plutocrat-owned press is protecting Pelosi from extreme embarrassment by ignoring the issue. by Glenn Ford Black Agenda Report Feb 15, 2019 When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority … Continue reading Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice

Welcome Their Hatred: It’s a Good Sign

Democratic leaders are outraged at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s actions in Congress and are trying to reel her in. It’s a clear sign she’s antagonizing all the right forces in the party. by Micah Uetricht  Jacobin Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at a progressive fundraiser on August 2, 2018 in Los Angeles. Mario Tama / Getty If Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weren’t … Continue reading Welcome Their Hatred: It’s a Good Sign

The Wisdom of Malcolm X: He was Warning Us about These Bourgeois Hustlers

by Teodrose Firke Ghion Journal  Jan 29, 2019 Growing up, one of my biggest heroes and the person I wanted to emulate when I got older was Malcolm X. This was during my time of militancy and youthful rebellion, when I thought the only way to arrive at justice was through a revolution. The insurgent within … Continue reading The Wisdom of Malcolm X: He was Warning Us about These Bourgeois Hustlers

The Democrats Are Climate Change Deniers

by BRANKO MARCETIC  Jacobin Jan 28, 2019 If the Democrats really believed the science on climate change, they'd be offering far more radical proposals. We have to make them. "Après nous, le déluge!"   Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer talk during an event at the US Capitol on January 16 in Washington DC. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Imagine … Continue reading The Democrats Are Climate Change Deniers

The Border Wall was a Bipartisan Project Before Trump

by OLIVER ORTEGA CounterPunch Right-wing fantasies of a southern border wall are not new. Nor are they limited to Republicans or Trump supporters. When President Trump signed an executive order last week to complete a wall along the 2,000 mile border with Mexico, he was building on decades of bipartisan consensus among lawmakers. In fact, Congress … Continue reading The Border Wall was a Bipartisan Project Before Trump

Beto vs. Democrats: Texas Lawmaker Frequently Voted to Help Trump and GOP

by David Sirota Capital & Main Dec 20, 2018 Co-published by The Guardian and Newsweek Beto O'Rourke photo courtesy of Inter-American Dialogue.     A rising Democratic star has voted for GOP bills that Trump critics say have aided big banks, undercut the fight against climate change and supported the president’s anti-immigrant agenda. Following Beto O’Rourke’s spirited run … Continue reading Beto vs. Democrats: Texas Lawmaker Frequently Voted to Help Trump and GOP

Who’s afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

by Nathan Robinson Current Affairs Jan 15, 2019 In Ocasio-Cortez we see what it might look like for left to retake control – to begin talking about what we want to talk about rather than whatever Trump is spewing ‘She made it clear that her loyalties weren’t with the Democratic leadership but rather the protesters … Continue reading Who’s afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?