Opinion: Biden Plans to Plunder $7 Billion from Afghanistan as Millions Face Starvation

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore By Jakob Stein Since the fall of the Afghan puppet government and the expulsion of US troops by the Taliban last August, the people of Afghanistan have been subjected to widespread misery as the economic situation continues to rapidly deteriorate. Now the Biden administration has issued an executive order to seize funds from Afghanistan in yet another act of imperialist plunder … Continue reading Opinion: Biden Plans to Plunder $7 Billion from Afghanistan as Millions Face Starvation

Opinion: Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse Exemplifies US Imperialism’s Decay

By Jakob Stein The January 28 collapse of the Fern Hollow Creek Bridge in Pittsburgh is just another example of the decay of the US imperialist system, in this case with infrastructure literally falling to pieces as people drove across the bridge to work. Joe Biden, who was scheduled to visit Pittsburgh at the time of the collapse, used the opportunity to promote his $1.2 … Continue reading Opinion: Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse Exemplifies US Imperialism’s Decay

Tensions Escalate as US and Russian Imperialism Contend for Dominance in Ukraine

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore By Jakob Stein On Monday, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin put 8,500 US troops on “high alert” to move into Eastern Europe in response to the months-long concentration of Russian troops along Ukraine’s eastern border. The White House is calling a Russian invasion of Ukraine “imminent” and has ordered all family members of US embassy staff to evacuate the country … Continue reading Tensions Escalate as US and Russian Imperialism Contend for Dominance in Ukraine

Minneapolis: Tom Moseley, Activist for Black Lives, Faces Sentencing after Targeted Federal Repression

Photo: Activist Tom Moseley (center) standing with family members of victims of the police. By Michael Nolan Tom Moseley, an activist fighting racist police violence, faces sentencing on Wednesday, January 5, for federal charges related to his participation during protests in the May Uprisings which followed the police murder of George Floyd. These charges fit the pattern of the Biden administration which intensifies its repression … Continue reading Minneapolis: Tom Moseley, Activist for Black Lives, Faces Sentencing after Targeted Federal Repression

Biden Prosecutes Lawyers who Protested for Black Lives as ‘Terrorists’

By Sandra Harris The Biden Administration is seeking terrorism enhancements on top of charges against two protesters in Brooklyn who were arrested during last year’s May Uprisings against police brutality. Facing the heightened persecution from Biden’s Justice Department are Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis, two lawyers accused of throwing a molotov cocktail at an empty New York Police Department vehicle on May 29, 2020. Both … Continue reading Biden Prosecutes Lawyers who Protested for Black Lives as ‘Terrorists’

Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Photo: SEIU President Mary Kay Henry (credit Gage Skidmore) By the Editorial Board The $2 trillion spending plan being pushed through Congress by the Biden administration known as “Build Back Better” (BBB) has sparked a contentious debate among ruling class politicians, with Republicans characterizing it as a radical, ‘socialist’ agenda, and the Democratic Party framing it as a major victory for the working class. The … Continue reading Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism

By the Editorial Board Commenting on the massive spending plan introduced by Biden currently making its way through the US Senate, Florida senator Marco Rubio tweeted, “The $3.5 trillion1 Biden plan isn’t socialism, it’s marxism,” on September 30. Rubio’s tweet reflects the rhetoric many Republican politicians have used to describe Biden’s multi-year “Build Back Better”(BBB) plan. The plan’s official website claims it aims to accomplish … Continue reading Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism

Phoenix: Activists, Community Protest Biden’s Migrant Repression at ICE Field Office

By Noah Long On September 23, activists and community members in Phoenix protested outside of a local field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in response to the violent expulsion of Haitian asylum seekers in Del Rio, Texas last week. The protest was directed specifically toward the Biden administration’s use of COVID-19 to justify the repression and deportation of migrants. Puente Human Rights Movement, … Continue reading Phoenix: Activists, Community Protest Biden’s Migrant Repression at ICE Field Office

15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

Photo: Texas National Guard Soldiers and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers in the Rio Grande River as part of Operation Lone Star (Source: @GregAbbott_TX/Twitter) By Nélida Tello This weekend, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents on horseback charged at 15,000 Haitian migrants camped under the Del Rio International Bridge along the US-Mexico borer in an effort to detain them, using reins as whips against … Continue reading 15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

A Nova Democracia: A Historic Event

The following is an unofficial translation of the editorial “Um acontecimento histórico,” on the recent withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. We have also included “Afeganistão: Família inteira é assassinada em bombardeio do USA; pelo menos 6 crianças morreram” as a supplement, which includes an update on recent US drone strikes in Afghanistan that resulted in the deaths … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: A Historic Event