Category Politics

Presidential Aspirant Tulsi Gabbard

Presidential Aspirant Tulsi Gabbard: Unqualified for Being Anti-War by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) […] Her congressional record is mixed at best. She supported Hillary in 2016, despite her militantly pro-war, pro-Wall Street, anti-social justice agenda. Since elected to Congress in November 2012, she voted along Dem party lines most often. She […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins House Democrats in vote for Trump war budget — World Socialist Web Site (en)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib, both members of the Democratic Socialists of America, voted for a bill that includes a record $738 billion for the military. […] The most politically significant backing for the budget—and its record $738 billion for the Pentagon—came from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib, the two representatives who are members of the […]

The Ruling Class Will Not Tolerate the Sanders-Led Assault on Austerity

The Ruling Class Will Not Tolerate the Sanders-Led Assault on Austerity Glen Ford The whole point of the austerity project is to disempower workers and concentrate wealth at the top. The rulers will kill to keep that dream alive. With 24 Democrats running for president and most of them lying about their plans for the […]

How the Democratic Party Strangled Black Politics

How the Democratic Party Strangled Black Politics Glen Ford Nothing changes on the electoral scene, and little at the grassroots level, unless the structure of capitalist hegemony over political discourse in the U.S.  — the corporate duopoly — is broken.   Long, long ago — in the late 1970s, to be more precise – I spent […]

STAND WITH ILHAN OMAR — Aangirfan

Ilhan OmarIlhan Omar is a Somali-American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district since 2019.She has called for a boycott of Saudi Arabia.In January 2019, Omar joined Democrats Ro Khanna and Tulsi Gabbard in denouncing the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Juan Guaidó.In February 2019,  Omar’s tweets implied that the American Israel Public […]

The Black Stake in the Green New Deal

The Black Stake in the Green New Deal Glen Ford Black people should see the Green New Deal as an arena of self-determination, communal repair, and justice-creation. “In its broad outlines, the Green New Deal is a transformative program that calls for democratic reconstruction of U.S. society.” The debate over some form of Green New […]

Black DOS should beware of black DOSO (descendants of slave owners)

…I’m just saying (skip to 1:22)