Ending Poverty in the United States

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, March 17, 2021 President Franklin Roosevelt made profound changes in the US political-economic structure, while Joe Biden only does temporary patchwork on the late-stage capitalist carcass. “There isn’t even a pretense of ending poverty in the United States.” The propaganda campaign is in high gear on behalf of Joe Biden and the[…]

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Bully Biden Bombs Syria, Slashes COVID-19 Payments and Drops $15 Minimum Wage

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, March 6, 2021 President Joseph Biden’s fealty to U.S. imperialism and its ruling class domestic agenda was demonstrated soon after his Jan. 20 White House arrival. Five days later he sent additional troops to northeastern Syria to fortify U.S. control of that U.S. beleaguered nation’s oil rich and most fertile agricultural region. On[…]

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The Minimal Minimum Wage

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, March 3, 2021 Most Democrats either don’t want a minimum wage increase or are too afraid of bucking their party’s donor class. “Biden and the rest of the Democrats will never defy the people who butter their bread.” The federal minimum wage has been a paltry $7.25 per hour  since 2009. In that[…]

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On Biden’s Opening Days in Office

Statement from Chicago Antiwar Coalition, February 15, 2021 Biden has been very active in his opening days in office. To assess this and his general political stand, the Chicago Anti-War Coalition has published a Statement on his nominations and appointments to Cabinet and other positions. And CAWC has published its analysis of Biden’s Inauguration Day speech. The Executive Orders and[…]

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Queen of Chicken Hawks

Victoria Nuland Had A Hand in Every US Intervention in the Past 30 Years by Rick Sterling, published on MintPress News, February 11, 2021 A resume for Victoria Nuland President Joe Biden’s nomination of Victoria Nuland for Under Secretary for Political Affairs, the third-highest position at the State Department, is a dangerous sign. Nuland exemplifies the neoconservatives who have led[…]

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As Biden returns “civilization” to Washington…Capitalism Cannot Be Reformed

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, February 9, 2021 Capitalist “civilization” returned to the nation’s capitol on Jan. 20, Joseph Biden’s Inauguration Day. Replete with 25,000 troops forming an iron ring around the few thousand establishment dignitaries gathered to pay homage to the new president, with deep roots in America’s racist, warmongering past and present, the event aimed at[…]

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Biden Appoints Warmongers

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, January 26, 2021 The Senate confirmation hearings for Biden’s cabinet appointees — which began the week of Jan. 18 — should serve as a sharp warning of the continuation of dangerous U.S. war policies. The corporate media has focused on Biden’s promise to overturn many of former-President Trump’s policies. But Biden pledged throughout[…]

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Venezuela: Biden to Endorse Guaido After Trump Issues Parting Sanctions

Venezuelanalysis, January 21, 2021 – The incoming Joe Biden administration will maintain support for Venezuelan self-proclaimed “Interim President” Juan Guaido. According to reports, the new Secretary of State Antony Blinken told members of the US Senate that recently inaugurated President Biden will continue to recognize the opposition leader as the country’s legitimate leader. While the veteran democrat has yet to[…]

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