The Imperative To Achieve National Improved Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, November 15, 2020 Health care will be a major issue early in the new Biden/Harris administration. Unemployment is still high with over a million people applying for unemployment benefits last week and 42.6% of working age people without a job. In the United States, losing employment often means losing health insurance. On top[…]

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Diseased System in a Shut-Lockdown, Never a Better Time to Fight for Socialism

by Glen Ford, Published on Black Agenda Report, April 23, 2020 The current health and economic crisis will dramatically accelerate the processes of corporate monopolization, finance capital dictatorship, and working class precarity and immiseration. The only cure is socialism. “The duopoly parties’ refusal to establish a national health care system, beginning with Medicare for All, can only be understood in[…]

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COVID-19 and Revolutionary Change

by Margaret Kimberley, published in Black Agenda Report, Freedom Rider, March 25, 2020 The genie has escaped from the bottle, revealing the deep injustices and cruelties that are embedded in US capitalism and its warped relationship to the peoples it rules, and the world. “COVID-19 is an opportunity to demand change while the people are paying attention to the crisis.”[…]

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Socialist Demands for the COVID-19 Crisis

from Workers World, published March 18, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, the government’s response to the crisis has been criminally negligent, while capitalists would rather risk workers’ health than stop production for profit. As the ruling class shows itself to be incapable of addressing the crisis, how can we, as working class and oppressed people, organize to[…]

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Late Stage Imperial Omni-Crisis: Death by Virus and Internal Contradictions

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, March 19, 2020 The epidemic reveals the stark truth, that the US dismantled and privatized its public health system, to fatten the pockets of the oligarchy and render working people more helpless and dependent. “Citizens have become aware that the oligarchs – their rulers — are the vectors of mass insecurity, sickness[…]

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By Trying to Silence Sanders, the Corporate Media De-Legitimize Themselves

Sanders has been made into a non-person, and his proposals routinely distorted, because the corporate media want Americans to meekly submit to the Race to the Bottom. “The system was suffering a crisis of legitimacy: nobody believed the official narrative anymore.” Bernie Sanders’ campaign has finally gone full-throat with the obvious: the Democrat-aligned corporate media have thrown all journalistic principles[…]

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Pelosi Sabotages Medicare for All but Corporate Media Pretend Not To Notice

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, February 14, 2019 When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority of her party, that’s supposed to be news — unless the corporate media decide otherwise. “The plutocrat-owned press is protecting Pelosi from the extreme embarrassment.” Thanks to Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid in 2016, his[…]

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Bernie Sanders Puts Forward a Program That Could Split the Democratic Party

by Glen Ford, from Black Agenda Report, November 28, 2018 Bernie Sanders has opened his 2020 campaign with a 10-point program that could bust the Democratic Party wide open – which would be best thing Bernie could do for the world. “Every step closer Sanders gets to the nomination brings the Democratic Party nearer to the split that is necessary.” Bernie[…]

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