Let Us Turn Our Anger At Biden Into Organization

By Ezra Brain, Left Voice. -

We should take the examples of the Biden administration reversing course on unpopular decisions — refusing to extend the student loan moratorium, refusing to send masks, etc — as but a taste of [...]

On The Biden Plantation

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

“Biden came across as a plantation owner telling the field hands that they have a good life and ought to be grateful.” This columnist wrote those words in December 2020 before Joe Biden was [...]

Biden And His Promises, Promises

By Jacqueline Luqman, Black Agenda Report. -

Every time I watch or read news updates on another promise that Joe Biden has reneged on, I hear this song in my head, jaunty synthesizer music and all. Because I seriously cannot figure out why [...]

Biden Urged To Fire Covid Response Chief Over ‘Damning’ Failures

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

President Joe Biden is coming under growing pressure to fire White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients—a former private equity executive with no public health background—as the [...]

Biden’s Failure To Provide At-Home Covid Tests Looks Extra Ridiculous

By Natasha Hakimi Zapata, Scheer Post. -

After two years without being able to travel home from London, England to Los Angeles, Cali. to see my family, I finally arrived in a chaotic U.S. in time for the holidays amid the Omicron wave [...]

What Was Washington’s Real Agenda At Russia Meeting?

By Bruce K. Gagnon, Space For Peace. -

When I was a union organizer with the United Farm Workers I twice served on a contract negotiating committee - as the note-taker. I learned that the very first clause negotiated in any union [...]

Ukraine: What Does It Have To Do With Black Folks?

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The worldview of liberals usually ends at the borders of the U.S. settler-state until they are mobilized by the oligarchy to provide ideological cover for the latest imperialist intrigue. This is [...]

Is It The End Of American Adventurism?

By Trita Parsi, Consortium News. -

One year into the Joe Biden administration and most of the world has accepted two realities. First, America is not back, and Biden’s slogans notwithstanding, there simply is no going back to the [...]

Inaction On Tax Credit Condemns Millions Of Children To Poverty

By Kenya Elliott, Liberation News. -

Working-class families are faced with an extra burden as the new year begins – the expiration of the expanded child tax credit. The expansion provided support for families struggling during the [...]

Ending The Pandemic Is Not An ‘Individual Responsibility’

By Mike Pappas And Adnan Ahmed, Left Voice. -

After a year and a half, the ravages of the pandemic show no signs of slowing down. The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly around the globe and is now the dominant version of Covid in the U.S., [...]

Law Requires Biden To Cancel Oil Lease Sale To Prevent Climate Harm

By Brittany Miller, Friends Of The Earth. -

Washington — Conservation groups submitted formal comments today urging cancelation of February’s federal oil and gas lease auctions, saying the Biden administration is legally required to [...]

Weapons Industry Is Jubilant About Biden’s Nominee For Arms Buyer

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

LaPlante is being poached directly from the military industry that is praising him, which he entered after serving in an acquisitions role under the Obama administration, where he was known for [...]

Documents Reveal Biden Not Fighting For A Covid Vaccine Patent Waiver

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

On November 26, as news of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 stoked alarm around the world, the White House released a statement calling on countries to support an intellectual property waiver [...]

What Would Have Worked Better Than Building Back Anything

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

The BBB bill, as originally conceived, was a minimal sort of social needs proposal, pathetically far behind the norm on the planet, originally costing about a third of U.S. military [...]

Our Economic Model Is Failing Working People: Bring On The Scapegoats

By Bruce T. Boccardy, Common Dreams. -

E. J. Dionne is a columnist for the Washington Post. Speaking on WBUR, of National Public Radio on November 8,  he applauded the work of the Biden Administration with regard to job numbers in [...]