By Andre Damon, 19 January 2021
While Biden has claimed that he would “listen to the science” in the COVID-19 pandemic, he has in reality pledged to continue the Trump administration’s drive to prematurely open schools and businesses.
By Jacob Crosse, 19 January 2021
An analysis by the Associated Press reveals direct material connections between the White House and the fascist coup attempt.
International online meeting
18 January 2021
At this event, leading members of the SEP in the US, Germany and UK spoke on the national and global significance of the rise of fascism in America, its social and political origins, and the necessary strategy for the working class to fight back.
By Bryan Dyne, 18 January 2021
Jones is being prosecuted by the state of Florida for exposing its effort to cover up cases of COVID-19 and opposing the state’s policy of prematurely reopening schools.
18 January 2021
As proof of high-level conspiracy mounts
Justice Department proposes internal investigation to cover up state involvement in January 6 coup attempt
By Eric London, 16 January 2021
Although the January 6 attempt failed at seizing power, the entire political establishment is now lurching further to the right.
By Jacob Crosse, 16 January 2021
The package, which falls woefully short in meeting the current crisis for millions of workers and their families, will be further watered down as the Democrats seek “bipartisan” support from Republicans.
15 January 2021
By Kevin Reed, 15 January 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse, the right-wing vigilante who shot three anti-police violence protesters in Kenosha on August 25—two of them to death—was photographed celebrating at a bar with members of the fascist Proud Boys shortly after his January 5 arraignment and not guilty plea.
15 January 2021
By Andre Damon, 15 January 2021
To implement its homicidal policy of herd immunity, the ruling class is resorting to ever more violent and dictatorial forms of rule.
FBI reveals “dozens” of neo-Nazis and white supremacists on Terror Watch List traveled to D.C. for January 6 coup
By Jacob Crosse, 15 January 2021
In addition to active Republican politicians and off-duty military and police, many militiamen and fascists claiming membership in the Oath Keepers, Proud Boys and III Percenters marched on the Capitol
14 January 2021
14 January 2021
By Patrick Martin, 14 January 2021
All the talk of “unity” and “bipartisanship,” the Democrats’ eternal mantra, means in reality that there will be no settling of accounts with those who incited the January 6 insurrection.
Details emerge exposing high-level coordination between fascists, police and Republican politicians in lead-up January 6 coup attempt
By Jacob Crosse, 14 January 2021
New revelations confirm several Republican congressman conspired with fascistic elements in carrying out the attempted coup.
14 January 2021
By Evan Blake, 14 January 2021
Tuesday’s event, organized by an umbrella group of teacher unions led by pseudo-left officials, was a political stunt aimed at channeling opposition to in-person instruction behind dead-end appeals to the Democratic Party.
By Eric London, 13 January 2021
The Democratic Party’s appeals for compromise with Republican conspirators amid the ongoing coup threat makes clear the need for an independent working class intervention to stop the growth of fascism in America.
13 January 2021
13 January 2021
12 January 2021
12 January 2021
By Katy Kinner, 12 January 2021
Arizona COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise to national highs as testing and vaccine administration continue to be inadequate.
By Bill Van Auken, 12 January 2021
The vindictive designation announced by Secretary of State Pompeo is part of the continuing drive by the Trump administration to provoke a war with Iran.
12 January 2021
By Statement of the Socialist Equality Party, 12 January 2021
The ongoing threats of far-right violence throughout the United States, focused on Inauguration Day, January 20, must be taken seriously and counteracted by the organization of working class opposition.
Ford “Finish Strong” ad campaign invokes nationalist mythology as cover for company’s “herd immunity” policies
By Tim Rivers and Tom Hall, 12 January 2021
Ford’s advertising blitz is aimed at covering up its own crimes, and those of the capitalist ruling class as a whole, with patriotic, militaristic bluster, portraying the virus as a common external enemy for the country to unite against.
12 January 2021
By Jacob Crosse, 12 January 2021
With four decades as a diplomatic point man for US imperialism, Burns has been pivotal in regime-change operations and the consolidation of pro-US dictatorships.
By K. Ratnayake, 12 January 2021
The South Asian ruling elites are heavily dependent economically and strategically on US imperialism and the political instability in Washington directly impacts on them all.
11 January 2021
By Eric London, 11 January 2021
Trump’s January 6 fascistic insurrection had high level support from within the Republican Party and critical sections of the police and military-intelligence apparatus.
9 January 2021
By Eric London, 9 January 2021
New revelations show the fascist putsch was prepared with the involvement of sections of the military, police and Republican Party and that the danger has not passed.
By Joseph Kishore, 9 January 2021
Less than 48 hours after hundreds of people, incited by President Trump and backed by top officials in the Republican Party, stormed the US Capitol, Biden called for “unity” with his “Republican colleagues.”
By Jacob Crosse, 9 January 2021
Freezing out Bernie Sanders and Sanders’ fellow “progressives,” President-elect Joe Biden rounded out his right-wing cabinet by selecting Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo as secretary of commerce and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labor secretary.
By Kevin Reed, 8 January 2021
The Trump administration’s Cyber Unified Coordinating Group (UCG) published a press release on Tuesday stating that the Russian government was responsible for the hacking of the SolarWinds Orion platform.
“It’s going to take the working class to stop them”
By our reporters, 8 January 2021
Autoworkers, teachers, retirees and other sections of the working class reacted with outrage as fascist supporters of President Trump stormed the US Capitol Wednesday afternoon, forcibly disrupting the certification of Biden’s presidential victory.
By Statement of the Socialist Equality Party, 8 January 2021
The Democratic Party is joining with the Republicans and the Trump administration to cover up for those politically responsible for fascist violence at the US Capitol.
By Genevieve Leigh, 8 January 2021
In response to the unprecedented events in the nation's capital, leading members of Jacobin magazine responded by downplaying the seriousness of the attack and opposing those calling it a “coup.”
By Our reporter, 7 January 2021
Democratic state senators, after scattered protests, allowed the anti-democratic farce to proceed.
7 January 2021
By David North, 7 January 2021
The fascist insurrection in Washington DC is a turning point in the political history of the United States.
6 January 2021
By Jacob Crosse, 6 January 2021
In two razor-thin races in the state of Georgia, Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated incumbent Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.
By Patrick Martin and David North, 6 January 2021
Thousands of Trump supporters have stormed the Capitol and halted the congressional certification of Trump’s defeat in the presidential election.
By Andre Damon, 6 January 2021
The events of this week have made clear that US President Donald Trump is actively engaged in a conspiracy to reject the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, overthrow the Constitution, and establish a dictatorship in the United States.
6 January 2021
5 January 2021
By Patrick Martin, 5 January 2021
US President Donald Trump doubled down on his efforts to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election in a speech in Georgia Tuesday, pledging, “They are not taking this White House, we are going to fight like hell.”
Ocasio-Cortez and fellow “progressives” supply votes to reelect Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House
By Jacob Crosse, 5 January 2021
The reelection of Pelosi thanks to the votes of Democratic “progressives” has once again demonstrated the bankruptcy of all claims that the Democratic Party can be transformed into an instrument of progressive change.
By Patrick Martin, 4 January 2021
The US president demanded Georgia state officials “find” the votes required to overturn the result of the November 3 election, threatening retaliation if they refused.
4 January 2021
By Patrick Martin, 31 December 2020
The Vermont senator has watered down his supposed “political revolution” to a slightly larger pittance for working people.
In “major speech” on the coronavirus pandemic
By Barry Grey, 30 December 2020
The Biden administration will continue to force workers into unsafe factories and workplaces and double down on Trump’s efforts to reopen the schools, so as to free working class parents to resume pumping out profits for the corporations.
By Kevin Reed, 30 December 2020
Thurston County Superior Court Judge Carol Murphy ruled in favor of a motion by the sheriff’s office to stop the release of police records about the execution of Portland protester Michael Reinoehl on September 3.
By Patrick Martin, 29 December 2020
The veto override, which has the effect of approving a record outlay for the US military machine, had the support of the entire Democratic leadership, from Speaker Nancy Pelosi on down.
As Wall Street hits record high
By Jacob Crosse, 29 December 2020
The bipartisan measure signed into law by Trump Sunday night provides a mere pittance for the unemployed and millions of others devastated by the pandemic.
By Kevin Reed, 29 December 2020
As more details about the unprecedented hack of SolarWinds become available, questions continue to mount about the nature of the “supply chain attack” and how it is being presented by the corporate media and the US political establishment.
By Jacob Crosse, 23 December 2020
Several hundred far-right anti-lockdown protesters, led by the fascist patriot Prayer group, attempted to occupy the Oregon Capitol on Monday, where a closed session of the legislature was discussing measures related to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Evan Blake, 23 December 2020
While education commissioner in Connecticut, Miguel Cardona has been a forceful advocate of reopening schools, which Biden has stated will be a top “national priority” upon taking office.
By Jacob Crosse, 21 December 2020
The miserably inadequate social assistance is arousing popular anger. A jobless worker posted a message to Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declaring: “$600 stimulus. Thanks for not delivering on what you’ve promised for 8 months. Don’t tell us you care, you don’t.”
By Patrick Martin, 21 December 2020
The president and his aides discussed the possibility of declaring martial law and rerunning the presidential election in key states during a meeting Friday in the Oval Office.
By Bill Van Auken, 19 December 2020
The unfounded charges of Russian hacking dominating the media along with talk of war and retaliation by leading Democrats constitute a deadly warning of what is to come.
By Jacob Crosse, 19 December 2020
The bipartisan bill being thrashed out in Congress lacks any significant aid to highly indebted state, local and tribal governments, setting the stage for mass layoffs of educators, transit workers, firefighters and other public service workers, as well as school closures and cuts in social programs.
As ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn urges military intervention
By Kevin Reed, 19 December 2020
The acting defense secretary, Christopher Miller, cancelled meetings with the Biden transition team late Thursday as President Trump and his fascistic supporters continued their efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
By Kevin Reed, 18 December 2020
The CISA issued a warning on Thursday that the hacking of US agencies posed “a grave risk” to the federal government, but no evidence has been presented to support assertions that the breach was the work of Russian intelligence.
By Andre Damon, 18 December 2020
The massive spread of COVID-19 in the United States is the result of a deliberate policy of sacrificing lives to protect the profit interests of major corporations.
By Dan Conway, 17 December 2020
The California Attorney General and former congressman has been selected to lead the federal department that will play an enormous role in the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Jacob Crosse, 17 December 2020
Despite Monday’s electoral college certification of Joe Biden’s victory, Trump continues to push forward with his efforts to subvert the election results, claiming his loss was fraudulent and inciting his supporters against those who claim otherwise.
Attorney General Barr resigns as Trump considers appointing special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden
By Jacob Crosse, 16 December 2020
Barr carried out some of Trump’s most notorious unconstitutional abuses, including the assault on protesters in Washington, D.C.’s Lafayette Square and the state assassination of Michael Reinoehl.
By Kevin Reed, 16 December 2020
Democratic Party President-elect Joseph Biden offered clichés at an Atlanta drive-in rally on Tuesday, proposed no actions to stem the escalation of deaths across the country from COVID-19 and said nothing about the dire condition of American democracy coming out of the 2020 elections.
16 December 2020
After Electoral College confirms Democratic Party victory
By Patrick Martin and Joseph Kishore, 15 December 2020
In his remarks Monday night, Biden sought to cover over the collapse of American democracy with appeals for “unity.”
By Kevin Reed, 15 December 2020
Although no evidence or proof has been provided to substantiate the allegations, unnamed government officials and tech experts quickly concluded that the attack was “believed to be” the work of Russian intelligence.
By Jacob Crosse, 15 December 2020
The Democratic leadership previously endorsed the $908 billion framework released at the beginning of the month; the newest split package proposal leaves out stimulus checks and caps rental assistance, while refilling the Paycheck Protection Program
By Peter Symonds, 14 December 2020
President-elect Joe Biden has made clear that he will continue the aggressive confrontation with Beijing that was launched by the Obama administration a decade ago and stepped up under Trump.
14 December 2020
Jacobin complains of being frozen out of Biden administration while promoting illusions in the Democrats
By Barry Grey, 14 December 2020
The brazen indifference of Jacobin to the struggles and sufferings of the working class and the onslaught on democratic rights is a function of its class position and its right-wing, pro-capitalist politics.
By Patrick Martin, 14 December 2020
The New York Times, which serves as the main mouthpiece for the Democratic leadership, elaborated the case for bipartisanship in a lengthy editorial Sunday, under the headline, “Build on Common Ground.”
By Jean Shaoul, 14 December 2020
President Donald Trump’s recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara was the quid pro quo for Morocco’s formal recognition of Israel.
By Genevieve Leigh, 14 December 2020
The Times is attempting to dig up completely irrelevant episodes from Jones’ past in order to discredit her work in exposing the state cover-up of COVID-19 cases.
14 December 2020
By Jacob Crosse, 12 December 2020
The court ruled that Texas had no standing to object to the election procedures in another state.
12 December 2020
By Patrick Martin, 11 December 2020
While Texas and 17 other states are challenging the results of the election, four battleground states and 20 others are defending the legitimacy of the vote won by Democrat Joe Biden.
11 December 2020
By Chase Lawrence, 11 December 2020
The disciplinary actions were one of the single largest taken by the Army in history, indicating that the Pentagon is well aware of deep disillusionment and anger within the ranks.
11 December 2020
By Alex Findijs, 11 December 2020
Hunger in the US has risen considerably during the pandemic. In 2019, an estimated 34 million people suffered from food insecurity. That number is expected to rise to 54 million by the end of the year.
By Steven Brust, 10 December 2020
A satirical poem by the novelist Steven Brust on identity politics and the election of Democrat Joseph Robinette Biden.
By Patrick Martin, 10 December 2020
In a country with “no money” for schools, the unemployed or the health care system being destroyed by COVID, there are effectively unlimited funds for the world’s largest military establishment.
10 December 2020
By Statement of the Socialist Equality Party, 10 December 2020
The SEP condemns the fascistic police raid on Jones’ home, meant to suppress her work exposing the spread of COVID-19 in Florida and in schools across the US.
Boise, Idaho health district meeting canceled by police after armed protesters threaten board members’ homes
By Jacob Crosse, 10 December 2020
Police, citing “public safety,” called for the meeting to be canceled before the health board could vote on an order instituting limited COVID-19 restrictions.
By Jacob Crosse, 9 December 2020
Trump continues to refuse to concede even as his increasingly unhinged lawsuits seeking to nullify the elections fail in the courts.
9 December 2020
By Bill Van Auken, 9 December 2020
The media and the Democrats have hailed the choice of Lloyd Austin as the first African American nominee for secretary of defense, glossing over the implications of another general being tapped for the Pentagon’s top civilian post.
By Patrick Martin, 8 December 2020
Taking their cue from Trump, far-right supporters have threatened violence against officials in swing states where Trump is seeking to overturn the popular vote for Biden.