The Two Parties Have Failed Us, But The People Can Succeed

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Republican and Democratic Party conventions showed that both major parties are failing to control the pandemic and protect people, address the climate crisis and clean up the environment, [...]

Democrats Are Officially Republicans

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The Democratic Party has ended any debate or dispute about its true nature. It is a party representing neo-liberal interests and international gangsterism, just like their putative opposition, [...]

America’s Terminal Decline

By Finian Cunningham, Sputnik. -

President Trump’s U-turn admission on the coronavirus pandemic, acknowledging that it’s going to get worse before it gets better, could be applied to the general condition of American politics. [...]

US Continues Its War On The Rest Of The World

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

It isn’t clear who the next president of the United States will be but the terrible handiwork of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and Donald Trump are [...]

Curtains Up!

By David Perez, Information Clearinghouse. -

Welcome, everyone to the longest-running play in U.S. history: “Voting for the Lesser Evil.” The play’s strength, as you well know, is its easy-to-memorize script, combined with its [...]

The End Of Sanders, And Maybe The Beginning Of A Mass Independent Left

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The COVID-19 epidemic has exposed the privatized US healthcare structure’s woeful incapacity to cope with a general health emergency, as well as the failings of Europe’s austerity-shrunken public [...]

Midterm Congressional Elections: You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance -

The buzz is that “we” have to “take back” the House and Senate in the November midterm elections. Legendary bluesman Muddy Waters said it best: “you can’t lose what you ain’t never had.” What the [...]

Tax Bill Just Opened A New Front In The Class War

By Miles Kampf-Lassin, inthesetimes.com -

The current economic status quo—with stock markets soaring while wages remain flat and inequality widens—is both unstable and unsustainable. The coming shock will only accelerate these trends in [...]

Resist The Duopoly – Because Judas’s Party Can’t Defeat Trump’s

By Patrick Walker, www.nationofchange.org -

By Patrick Walker for Nation of Change - As Henry David Thoreau quotably put it, “There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the roots.” And if mainstream [...]

How The Two Major Parties Helped Destroy Democracy

By Frank Castro, www.truthout.org -

By Frank Castro of the Hampton Institute for TruthOut. United States - Politics, at its barest, is a market characterized by power-and the struggle for how power will be distributed. As [...]