Capitalist Media, Biden’s Climate Deceptions; The Race to Save Earth

by James Fortin, published on Socialist Action, June 15, 2021 It just keeps getting worse. Never in the memory of any living person on Earth, has it been this bad. Climate change is occurring; it is getting worse, and time is running out to save the planet from catastrophe. Scientists urgently note the globe is rapidly approaching the catastrophic threshold[…]

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The Emperor’s New Rules

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies The world is reeling in horror at the latest Israeli massacre of hundreds of men, women and children in Gaza. Much of the world is also shocked by the role of the United States in this crisis, as it keeps providing Israel with weapons to kill Palestinian civilians, in violation of U.S. and international law,[…]

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The Palestine Litmus Test

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, May 19, 2021 President Joe Biden continues to proclaim endless support of apartheid Israel, but millions have decided that defense of Palestinian rights and lives is the only civilized response to barbaric aggression. “The U.S. uses its veto power on the United Nations Security Council to prevent the international community from using[…]

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Progressives Capitulate to Biden

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, May 6, 2021 There can be no more excuses made for Democratic “progressives,” who steadfastly refuse to fight for what they know to be right. “There is no lesser evil, no one who will save us.” No one is holding Joe Biden’s “feet to the fire” or pushing him left or taking[…]

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Biden’s Appeasement of Hawks and Neocons Is Crippling His Diplomacy

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, April, 23, 2021 President Biden took office promising a new era of American international leadership and diplomacy. But with a few exceptions, he has so far allowed self-serving foreign allies, hawkish U.S. interest groups and his own imperial delusions to undermine diplomacy and stoke the fires of war.  Biden’s failure to quickly[…]

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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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