Senate Democrats’ New Climate Report Disappoints

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nation of Change.   -

Senate Democrats released a climate action report earlier this week leaving green groups, environmental activists, and progressive campaigners disappointed. Critics of the report are saying [...]

DNC Featured Native Speakers But Their Issues Remain Under-addressed

By Jen Deerinwater, Truthout. -

The various caucus meeting speakers repeatedly stated that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be good for Indian Country. Some Native people are skeptical, though. Harris has a record of going [...]

The Black Caucus And The Dictatorship Of (White) Capital

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

What makes the U.S. “chattering classes” so worthless is their refusal to talk about anything except those subjects that are approved for public discourse by the Lords of Capital, as certified by [...]

Beware Of Right Deviations That Have Emerged From The Crisis Of US Imperialism

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The events of the last three-plus months have exposed another political trend to be wary of. COVID-19’s devastating impact on the United States coupled with an economic collapse and a mass [...]

The Democratic Party Exists To Co-Opt And Kill Authentic Change

By Caitlin Johnstone, CaitlinJohnstone.com. -

The entire role of the Democratic Party is to enthusiastically agree with American support for movements calling for real changes that benefit ordinary people, while making no actual moves to [...]

As Biden Racks Up Delegates The Crisis Among Black Folks And Democrat Party Deepens

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

Biden wins key state of Michigan and the Democrat Party establishment can barely contain its joy. I am happy also but for a different reason. No matter what happens with this twisted Democrat [...]

Why Are Democratic Candidates Taking Money From Union-Busting Lawyers?

By Andrea Beaty, Counterpunch.org -

The Iron Workers Union endorsed Joe Biden last week, citing his dedication to “defend rights and jobs of American workers”, and calling him “a friend to union ironworkers”. The union endorsement [...]

MLK And The Black Misleadership Class

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is commemorated each year at thousands of events in literally every U.S. city, yet the martyred human rights leader’s political philosophy is totally [...]

Impeachment Indicts Both Parties And Clarifies Our Tasks In 2020

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The Democratic Party's electoral strategy of impeaching Donald Trump is backfiring. Before impeachment, Trump was losing to each of the leading Democrats, but the latest USA Today/Suffolk [...]

I’ll Tell You Why The 99% Is Not In Revolt

By Cliff Willmeng, Popular Resistance. -

Well-known political commentator and activist Ralph Nader was recently featured in a Truthdig article titled, “Why Aren’t the 99% Revolting?”. The points made in the article sharply illustrate [...]

Democratic Debate Interrupted By Protesters Calling For Firing Of NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

The opening statements at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit were interrupted by demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner and NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose [...]

Popular Movements Are The Invisible Hand Of Social Change

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The political consensus in the United States is changing rapidly. While the corporate media is focused on the Democratic Party presidential debates and Trump's tweets in response, the issues that [...]

‘Business As Usual Is A Death Sentence’: Hundreds Of Youth Activists Sit In At DNC Headquarters To Demand 2020 Debate On Climate Crisis

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Hundreds of youth activists held a sit-in at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee on Tuesday to demand a climate-specific presidential debate that treats the planetary crisis [...]

How Democrats Are Blocking Progressives And What To Do About It

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Progressives have been trying in earnest to make the Democratic Party move to the left and adopt their agenda since Senator Bernie Sanders started running for president in 2015. Like the many who [...]

‘Russian Bots’ Meddle In US elections Belonged To Democrat-Linked ‘Experts’

By Staff, RT -

On Thursday, the leaked secret after-action report from “Project Birmingham” was published online, showing that those behind the Alabama campaign knew perfectly well what they were doing and [...]