Scheer Intelligence: What Is It About The Democrats’ Love Of War?

By Robert Scheer, -

Nearly two full decades into the Afghanistan War, with just a month left before the United States under President Trump had agreed to withdraw its remaining troops from Afghanistan at long last, [...]

46 Million People In The US Are Not Able To Afford Needed Health Care

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

A new study released Wednesday morning shows that nearly 50 million Americans would be unable to afford quality healthcare should the need for treatment suddenly arise, a finding seen as further [...]

Workers Insist The $15 Minimum Wage Fight Isn’t Over

By Joe Maniscalco, DC Report. -

Women comprise the overwhelming majority of frontline workers who risk their lives and the lives of their families during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But the Democrats who they helped retake [...]

Antitrust Is Back In The United States

By Eric Posner, Public Syndicate. -

Chicago – President Joe Biden is signaling that his administration will get tough on monopoly. With the appointments of Columbia University law professors Timothy Wu to the White House National [...]

We Should Be Taxing The Rich, Not The Unemployed

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

With tax season well underway, many Americans who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic and found some relief in supercharged unemployment benefits last year are discovering that they [...]

How The Third Way Turned Its Back On Democracy

By Stephanie Mudge, Tribune Magazine. -

The problem of democratic representation has always turned on the question of the ‘have-nots’ — that is, not only those without wealth and property, but also those marginalised on the basis of [...]

Democrats Torpedo $15 Minimum Wage Hike

By Marcus Day, WSWS. -

On Thursday, US President Joe Biden and the Democratic Party effectively ended efforts to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour as part of the COVID-19 stimulus package making its way [...]

Privacy, Immigrant Rights Groups Slam Biden’s ‘Smart Wall’

By Chris Mills Rodrigo, The Hill. -

A coalition of privacy and immigrant rights groups are pushing back on the Biden administration’s proposal to deploy a “smart” wall on the southern border. In a statement released Thursday, [...]

The Failure Of Trump’s ‘Coup’: A Victory For The US Empire

By Stansfield Smith, Popular Resistance. -

The Democrats’ second trial of Trump ends like the first: the outcome known in advance, the entire process designed to sell to the anti-Trump masses that the Democrats were leading some [...]

Impeachment Theater

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The impeachment circus has mercifully come to an end. The public have endured rank hypocrisy and a cynical show meant to give both parties cover for their wrong doing. The Republicans defended [...]

Uber And Lyft Are Preparing To Block Labor Rights For Gig Economy Workers

By Rob Galbraith, Public Accountability. -

After California passed a law extending labor protections to gig economy workers, Uber, Lyft, and other gig economy employers overturned it on election day 2020 with a $200 million ballot [...]

COVID-19 And Democrats’ Indifference Killed My Husband In Jail

By Cassandra Greer Lee, Current Affairs. -

In February 2020, my husband, Nickolas Lee, was incarcerated in Cook County Jail in Chicago. The judge didn’t offer him bail. So even though he was presumed innocent, he had to await his trial in [...]

Introduction To Budget ‘Reconciliation’

By Richard Kogan and David Reich, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. -

With majorities in the House and Senate, Democratic leaders may well use a special legislative process called “reconciliation” to quickly advance high-priority fiscal legislation. Created by the [...]

DOJ Now Says There Was No Plot To Kill Elected Officials

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

The U.S. Justice Department has reversed an earlier assertion in court by prosecutors that protestors who broke into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 had plans to  “capture and assassinate elected [...]

The Obama-fication of ‘The Squad’ Strengthens The Right At The Expense Of The Left

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

Black Agenda Report has long understood the Democratic Party to be a graveyard for social movements in the United States. An online push led by Jimmy Dore and the Movement for a People’s Party to [...]