COVID Vaccines are Big Business and a Political Weapon

By Manuel Raposo, published on Workers World, February 18, 2021 It has often been said that so-called “natural” disasters, including unforeseeable catastrophes, lay bare the weaknesses of the societies they strike. The health, social and economic crisis the coronavirus triggered is an example of this. An aggravating factor is that it has long been predicted that the spread of a[…]

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US sanctions on Venezuela

by Daniel Kovalik, published on RT, February 17, 2020 You can read the full preliminary report on Venezuelanalysis. [jb] In its regime-change effort in Venezuela, the US has imposed devastating sanctions that have caused tens of thousands of deaths among the most vulnerable – without ever coming close to toppling the president. Alena Douhan, the UN Special Rapporteur on unilateral[…]

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Indian Farmers’ Rise Against Modi Regime

by Umar Shahid, published on Socialist Action, February 20,2021 The article below by Umar Shahid is an update on the historic January 26 mobilizations in India against the neoliberal policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The previous strike/protest of November 26, 2020, the “Bharat Bandh” meaning the 24-hour closure of, included a monumental 250 million participants! [Socialist Action Editor] I have repeatedly[…]

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Impeachment Theater

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, February 17, 2021 Democracy is hanging on by a thread — not due to marauding Trumpsters – but because of bipartisan support for neoliberal policies. “The Republicans are a convenient foil who can be blamed whenever the Democrats decide to take a dive.” The impeachment circus has mercifully come to an end. The public[…]

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Protests Greet Biden in Downtown Milwaukee

Fightback News Staff, February 19, 2021 Milwaukee, WI – Despite bitter cold, on February 16 protesters demanding a people’s agenda gathered outside the Pabst Theater where President Joe Biden was hosting his first event outside Washington, DC since being inaugurated. In total, more than 100 people were present, with that number dwindling as the cold crept in. Closer to 40[…]

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Immigration Changes: What has Biden done so far?

by Teresa Gutierrez, published on Workers World, February 12, 2021 Duke university student Anthony Salgado said it best in an editorial for his university paper: “We need immigration revolution, not immigration reform.” (tinyurl.com/y695qdw9) Unfortunately, the Democratic Party establishment is not able to grasp this concept. But immigrants have had enough of false promises. The immigrant/migrant/refugee population is hopeful about the[…]

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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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Arkansas Anti-BDS Law Struck Down by Appeals Court

by Michael Arria, published on Mondoweiss, February 15, 2021 This issue will likely go to the Supreme Court before we are done.  Laws exist all over the country and there is a federal version as well, penalizing people for participating in or promoting BDS against Israel.  There was actually a version in Congress that referred to any privileged US ally[…]

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Haiti: Black Despots and White Rulers

by Jemima Pierre, published on Black Agenda Report, January 17, 2021 The horror story in Haiti since 2004 is not really about despotic Black government, but is the consequence and crime of global white rule. “Moïse is the product of a broader system blocking Haiti’s democratic path and sovereignty, a system that is built and maintained by the white rulers[…]

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Never Again Can US Lecture Other Countries about Censorship

By Steve Lalla, published on the Orinoco Tribune, Feb 15, 2021 Following the past month’s events, the US can no longer imagine they’re in a position to lecture other nations about censorship. All and sundry see that the US doesn’t possess any moral high ground from which to dictate standards of free speech or free markets, either within their own[…]

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