Biden’s Promised Build Back Better Legislation Crashes

by Jeff Mackler, November 3, 2021 After months of political hype President Joseph Biden’s touted top legislative priorities have been gutted beyond recognition. For the better part of a year he and the Democrats toured the country saturating the corporate news media with legislative promises to Build Back Better now. In the context of a COVID-19-wounded nation, frozen wages, a[…]

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Build Back Better: New Keynesianism or Neoliberal Public Relations Stunt

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, October 13, 2021 Some provisions of Biden’s “Build Back Better” legislation benefit the masses of Black people, but this legislation is a bare minimum effort to blunt some of the sharpest contradictions of the system while attempting to maintain the neoliberal order.  For more than a week the country has been caught[…]

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