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U.S. Ruling Elite Maneuver to Repress, Coopt George Floyd ProtestsThe U.S. protests against police brutality and white supremacy have inspired the people of this country and the world. In nearly every major city across the country, people have risen up to protest the murder of George Floyd and the larger system of police brutality.
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:51:55 EST
Anti-Lockdown Protests: A Display of New Blends of Right Wing UnityOver the last couple of weeks right-wing anti-lockdown protests have occurred throughout the country. The protesters’ basic demand is the lifting of shelter-in-place orders against the recommendations of public health officials. In order to understand the nature of these protests, it is essential to analyze a few somewhat contradictory aspects of these demonstrations not typically covered in mass media and social media.
Mon, 25 May 2020 11:02:53 EST
U.S. Fat Cats Consider a "Virus Be Damned, Get Back to Work!" PolicyAs the Coronavirus crisis intensifies globally, the U.S. elite are growing increasingly concerned about the impact that this pandemic will have on the economy and their wealth. Last week James Bullard, President of the St. Louis Fed, said that GDP could contract up to 50% in Q2 2020, and that unemployment could reach 30%.
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:37:13 EST
As Coronavirus Spreads Like Wildfire U.S. Elite Contemplate Martial LawThe Coronavirus has caused an unprecedented crisis in the U.S. and across the world. Stock markets have crashed, businesses have failed, and unemployment has soared. In this crisis, governments are resorting to extreme measures to contain the spread of the virus.
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:31:25 EST
Trump At Coronavirus Address Emphasizes a "Foreign" Threat, Turns Blind Eye to Domestic MessOn Wednesday night, U.S. President Donald Trump took to the media and gave an address wherein he lied to the country and its people about the COVID19 outbreak for nine and a half minutes, misrepresenting basic facts about the virus and its severity, downplaying its danger to the people (especially working people), massively overstating the U.
Fri, 13 Mar 2020 20:53:02 EST
Two Years Since Standing Rock: Reflections on the StruggleTwo years after the movement in Standing Rock, questions remain. Where did the movement succeed? Why did it fail? What could have been done differently? Was defeat inevitable? Can we win next time? Through analyzing the struggle, the successes and failures of the movement can be summed up so that successes can be replicated while we avoid repeating the same mistakes.
Originally published in Red Star: Spring 2019
Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court: Two Tools of Ruling Class ReactionThe recent confirmation of Supreme Court Justice and sexist pig Brett Kavanaugh has highlighted the fundamentally patriarchal nature of U.S. society. While Democrats mounted some token opposition as a build up to Midterm elections, they did little to actually stop Brett from being confirmed.
Originally published in Red Star: Winter 2019
Drowning in the "Blue Wave": Why Democrats Are Not The SolutionThe U.S. ruling class has been pushing the lie that voting for the Democraic Party in the 2018 Midterms will solve all of the country’s problems from student loans to healthcare issues, ending racism, and even creating a four day weekend.
Originally published in Red Star: Fall 2018