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An Open Letter To Those Caught Up In—As Well As Those Disgusted By—The Hype Surrounding the Midterm Elections

An Open Letter To Those Caught Up In—As Well As Those Disgusted By—The Hype Surrounding the Midterm Elections

Look around you. The planet is burning beneath our feet; exoduses of refugees flee for their lives on nearly every continent; the drums of war, from East Asia to the Middle East beat louder; and all over, from Brazil to Poland, from the Philippines to Italy and, of course, to the U.S., fascists move toward, seize and/or further consolidate power.[Read More…]

 Trump Calls Out the Army Against the Refugee Caravan

 Trump Calls Out the Army Against the Refugee Caravan

Donald Trump has now declared the caravan of refugees from Honduras and other Central American countries making their way on foot to the U.S. border an “invasion of our country” that has created a “national emergency.” “We have no choice,” he bellowed from the White House on November 1. “We will defend our borders. We will defend our country.” And[Read More…]

Some Basic Points of Orientation on the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the Heightened Dangers Internationally

Some Basic Points of Orientation on the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the Heightened Dangers Internationally

  On October 2, Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, while there on personal business. He was mobbed in the embassy by over a dozen high-ranking security officials who flew in from Saudi Arabia specifically for this purpose, and Turkish intelligence maintains that he was tortured and dismembered. At the time of this writing,[Read More…]

Some Initial Points on the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi…

Some Initial Points on the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi…

Editors’ note: The storm around Saudi Arabia’s murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a fast-developing situation. We thought that the following initial points would be helpful for our readers. On October 2, Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on personal business. While there, he was attacked and murdered by high-ranking agents of the Saudi government. The murder[Read More…]

 Trial of Killer Chicago Cop Turns into Attempted Second Execution of Laquan MacDonald

 Trial of Killer Chicago Cop Turns into Attempted Second Execution of Laquan MacDonald

 We’ve seen the horror movie over and over—cops murder people in cold blood, and then walk free almost every time. In the very few cases where one is put on trial, the killer cop gets off scot-free, or with a slap on the wrist, by claiming he feared for his own safety. The prosecutors—so skilled at sending Black and Latino[Read More…]

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 Ominous and Illegitimate Persecution of 11 Members of Refuse Fascism, LA and the Revolution Club, LA

 Ominous and Illegitimate Persecution of 11 Members of Refuse Fascism, LA and the Revolution Club, LA

In Los Angeles, 11 members of Refuse Fascism and the Revolution Club have been criminally charged for engaging in and/or supporting non-violent civil disobedience and political protests which took place from September 2017 through March 2018. These protests included holding banners across the length of the Los Angeles 101 Freeway, with one stating “Trump/Pence Must Go!” and several protests at[Read More…]

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Opposing Israel Is NOT Anti-Jewish: Major Fascist Move to Repress  Criticism of Israel on U.S. Campuses

Opposing Israel Is NOT Anti-Jewish: Major Fascist Move to Repress  Criticism of Israel on U.S. Campuses

The Trump/Pence regime, acting through the Department of State has officially adopted a definition of anti-Semitism (racist hatred of Jewish people) that classifies a broad range of opposition to the state of Israel and/or the ideology of Zionism as, by definition, anti-Semitic. And now the Department of Education is using this definition to attack and suppress campus protests in support[Read More…]

Trial of Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Begins with Only ONE Black Person on Jury

Trial of Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Begins with Only ONE Black Person on Jury

   It was almost four years ago that Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke fired his gun and struck 17-year-old Laquan McDonald as he was walking away from Van Dyke and other cops, with his arms at his side. Laquan was spun around by the impact of the bullet and fell to the ground, motionless. But the killer pig did not[Read More…]

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 The Three Purposes of the Funeral of John McCain

 The Three Purposes of the Funeral of John McCain

The past 10 days have seen an extraordinary spectacle around the death of Senator John McCain. The press gave a remarkable celebration of McCain’s entire life and character and implicitly, as well as in some instances explicitly, contrasted this with Trump. There was a weeklong series of commemorations, in different parts of the country. McCain himself planned his own funeral[Read More…]

The “Brennan Affair” : Sharp Infighting at the Top as Trump Moves to Forge Full Fascist Control

The “Brennan Affair” : Sharp Infighting at the Top as Trump Moves to Forge Full Fascist Control

   In a Nutshell: Donald Trump’s move to revoke security clearances of former high-level CIA and other “intelligence agency” officials is a major move to consolidate a fully fascist regime able to wield compliant repressive institutions of the capitalist-imperialist state against its foes. Sharp struggle has erupted over this involving other ruling class—that is, imperialist—forces that fear Trump’s approach could[Read More…]

Trump’s Nazi Assaults on Immigrants Aren’t a Repudiation of America’s History and Values—They’re a Concentration of Them!

Trump’s Nazi Assaults on Immigrants Aren’t a Repudiation of America’s History and Values—They’re a Concentration of Them!

Trump and his cohorts are justifying their war on immigrants by viciously demonizing them as “rapists” and “vermin” from “shithole countries” who are “infesting” America. This is the same language Adolf Hitler used to target and dehumanize Jews, Roma people (gypsies), and others in Nazi Germany. Laura Ingraham of Fox News recently chimed in to the fascist chorus, expressing her[Read More…]

 Four Years After Pigs Murdered Mike Brown Will Electing Black Officials Stop Police Murder and Terror?

 Four Years After Pigs Murdered Mike Brown Will Electing Black Officials Stop Police Murder and Terror?

  Can electing Black district attorneys stop police murder and terror? That’s what the system’s media is telling us. On Tuesday, August 7, Wesley Bell, a young Black city councilman, defeated longtime St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch in the Democratic Party primary. Bell will now run, unopposed, for district attorney in the general election. McCulloch is white and had[Read More…]

The “Stand Your Ground” Murder of Markeis McGlockton and the Epidemic of White Supremacist Assaults on Black People Sweeping America

The “Stand Your Ground” Murder of Markeis McGlockton and the Epidemic of White Supremacist Assaults on Black People Sweeping America

On July 19, Markeis McGlockton, a 28-year-old Black man and his five-year-old son were in a convenience store in Clearwater, Florida, when he heard his girlfriend Britany Jacobs and two other young children were being accosted in their car parked outside. Michael Drejka, an older white man, was aggressively berating Jacobs for being in a handicapped parking place. Markeis came[Read More…]

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Ugly American Anti-Immigrant Offensive Continues to Ramp Up

Ugly American Anti-Immigrant Offensive Continues to Ramp Up

   Immigrant prisoners forced to choose between separation from kids or indefinite detention together, as government prepares military bases for concentration camps The whole world watched in horror in June as the Trump/Pence regime showed what “zero tolerance” looks like in the hands of sadistic, cold-blooded fascists. The images of terrified immigrant children torn from parents who’d just been arrested[Read More…]

 Israel’s “Jewish Nation-State Bill,” Escalating U.S.-Israeli Crimes Against the Palestinian People, and Threats of War Against Iran

 Israel’s “Jewish Nation-State Bill,” Escalating U.S.-Israeli Crimes Against the Palestinian People, and Threats of War Against Iran

On Thursday, July 19, Israel’s Knesset (parliament) passed a new law proclaiming that Israel is the “Nation-State of the Jewish People.” This bill legally enshrines—and heightens—the racist oppression and subordinate status of Israel’s 1.9 million Palestinian citizens. And its declaration that only Jewish people have the right to “national self-determination” and its call for more settlements ominously opens the door[Read More…]

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U.S. Ratchets Up War Threats Against Iran

U.S. Ratchets Up War Threats Against Iran

On Sunday night, July 22, the Trump/Pence regime ratcheted up its gangster threats against Iran to new, even more dangerous levels. In response to the Iranian regime’s warning against the U.S.’s moves toward war, Trump tweeted out that Iran would “SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE.” Trump was threatening Iran and its 80[Read More…]

Brett Kavanaugh—This Confirmed FASCIST Must NOT Be Confirmed to the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh—This Confirmed FASCIST Must NOT Be Confirmed to the Supreme Court

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is often described by liberal pundits and Democratic Party leaders as threatening to “restrict women’s right to abortion” and “erode our civil rights and liberties.” This is wildly underestimating the danger. Kavanaugh’s outlook and legal positions are to a great degree in line with the Trump/Pence fascist regime and its[Read More…]

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 3 Points for This Week in Fascism

 3 Points for This Week in Fascism

  This coming week will witness a major step towards the U.S. courts being put more firmly in the grip of the fascists. We will see the fabric of the “grand (imperialist) alliances” of the past 70 years being pulled apart and resoldered on an increasingly fascist and obscurantist basis. We will witness the rabid dog of xenophobia further unleashed[Read More…]

Trump Escalates Fascist Barbarism on the Border, Sparking Massive, Growing Resistance

Trump Escalates Fascist Barbarism on the Border, Sparking Massive, Growing Resistance

Less than two weeks after Trump signed his executive order supposedly halting the separation of families arrested at the border, three things are apparent. First, the Trump/Pence regime’s depraved and deliberate cruelty is not only continuing, but in some ways escalating. Second, this is not only generating massive revulsion and outrage, it has begun to reveal this regime’s fascist intent[Read More…]

Four points on the retirement of Anthony Kennedy and the storms now looming

Four points on the retirement of Anthony Kennedy and the storms now looming

1) Anthony Kennedy was a so-called “moderate” Supreme Court justice who voted against voting rights for Black people, who voted against union rights, who voted for unlimited corporate financing of political campaigns, and on down the line. In other words, he could only be called “moderate” in the context of the Dark Ages fascists that now make up the solid[Read More…]

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 Supreme Court Legalizes Religious Bigotry, Xenophobia, Fascist Presidential Powers:

 Supreme Court Legalizes Religious Bigotry, Xenophobia, Fascist Presidential Powers:

June 26, in a 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court upheld the Trump/Pence regime’s openly bigoted, xenophobic Muslim Ban, which severely restricts travel from seven countries. Five of the countries are predominantly Muslim (Yemen, Iran, Syria, Somalia, and Libya), and the two others are North Korea and Venezuela. This decision came on the same day the Supreme Court also ruled[Read More…]

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America’s Jaws Drip with the Blood of Yemen’s Children

America’s Jaws Drip with the Blood of Yemen’s Children

As we write, troops commanded by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), backed by Saudi Arabian warplanes, are fighting to take control of the port city of Al Hudaydah on Yemen’s western coast, now held by Yemen’s Houthi movement. Aid flowing through Al Hudaydah is the only thing standing between 22 million Yemenis and starvation. And now it’s being threatened by[Read More…]

 Multiple arrests in one week: Serious Escalation in Repression against Revolution Club by Chicago Authorities

 Multiple arrests in one week: Serious Escalation in Repression against Revolution Club by Chicago Authorities

In a serious escalation of repression, authorities in Chicago are arresting revolutionaries on bogus charges.  In one week, at two public festivals, 11 people with the Revolution Club have been arrested on ridiculous pretexts.  In one case, they are mainly charged with misdemeanor obstructing/resisting a peace [sic] officer.  This is punishable by up to one year in jail.  There were[Read More…]

 America Targets Yemen’s Children for Death by Starvation

 America Targets Yemen’s Children for Death by Starvation

On its border with Mexico, America is ripping children from their parents’ arms. In Yemen, for the last three years the U.S. and its allies have bombed, starved, and sickened millions of children, forcing tens of thousands of parents to watch them die before their eyes. Now these criminals are deliberately cutting off the meager food aid in Yemen that[Read More…]

 The U.S. Has No Right to Threaten Korea (and the World) 

 The U.S. Has No Right to Threaten Korea (and the World) 

The extremely dangerous situation in which the U.S. had been threatening North Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) with annihilation unless they dismantled their nuclear weapons and submitted to intrusive inspections throughout the country has temporarily simmered down after the Trump-Kim negotiations.  At the same time, very little is known about what actually was and was not said and/or[Read More…]

Trump is now trying to make a big deal out of offering a “pardon” to Muhammad Ali

Trump is now trying to make a big deal out of offering a “pardon” to Muhammad Ali

Number One: In no way, shape, or form does Muhammad Ali need your pardon. You have the blood of Black people dripping from your jaws and now you want to pose as some kind of savior? You insult and demonize those who stand up, you attack and threaten Black communities around the country, you step up and rev up the[Read More…]

Rachel Maddow Is Setting You Up…to Go Along with a Very Possible Nuclear War Against North Korea, If or When Trump’s ‘Negotiations’ Fail

Rachel Maddow Is Setting You Up…to Go Along with a Very Possible Nuclear War Against North Korea, If or When Trump’s ‘Negotiations’ Fail

On Friday, June 1, a top North Korean official, Kim Yong-chol, made a surprise visit to the White House to meet with Donald Trump about the on-again, off-again U.S.-North Korea summit meeting. That night on the “liberal” MSNBC, Rachel Maddow devoted the first 24 minutes of her show to “sounding the alarm” about the situation. Rachel Maddow Gives You the[Read More…]

Insane Euphoria over Royal Wedding Celebrates “Inclusion” in Blood-Soaked Monstrosity—the British Empire

Insane Euphoria over Royal Wedding Celebrates “Inclusion” in Blood-Soaked Monstrosity—the British Empire

The May 18 wedding of British Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, an African-American woman, set loose an astonishing display of euphoria among many progressives and people of color. They were “swept away” by Markle and elements of Black culture—a Black preacher, a gospel choir, a young Black cellist—that broke the mold… that is, the form—of the usually all-white and deadly[Read More…]

Border Patrol Murders Young Guatemalan Woman: Justice for Claudia González!

Border Patrol Murders Young Guatemalan Woman: Justice for Claudia González!

Up and down the Rio Grande A thousand footprints in the sand –From “Across the Borderline,” by Ry Cooder, John Hiatt, James Dickinson Claudia Gómez González had studied to be an accountant. But she was unable to earn a living in her homeland, a country wracked by extreme poverty and violence; reeling from decades under the thumb of U.S. imperialism,[Read More…]

Shithole Trump Calls Immigrants Animals… But Who Are the World’s Most Savage Beasts?

Shithole Trump Calls Immigrants Animals… But Who Are the World’s Most Savage Beasts?

This week Nazi Shithole Trump called immigrants subhuman “animals”: “We have people coming into the country, or trying to come in…. You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are. These aren’t people. These are animals.” Leave aside Trump’s hollow excuse that he was talking about gangs. He was talking about people—immigrants, in many cases driven here by what the U.S.[Read More…]

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 Probable Installation of Torture-Monger Gina Haspel as Head of CIA Will Mean More Open Torture from America

 Probable Installation of Torture-Monger Gina Haspel as Head of CIA Will Mean More Open Torture from America

Donald Trump—who brags gleefully that “torture works,” wants to “go much stronger than waterboarding,” and advocates murdering the families of “terrorists”—has nominated Gina Haspel to head the CIA. Haspel is a long-time CIA operative steeped in “black ops,” who in 2002 ran a secret CIA torture chamber in Thailand. It is expected that she will be confirmed. This is both[Read More…]

 Open Letter to Kanye West

 Open Letter to Kanye West

In the face of the storm that broke out from your remark that slavery was “a choice” for the enslaved, you say in your own defense that you’re being “attacked for presenting new ideas.” No, your ideas are not fucking “new”—you’re just recycling the same shit that the white supremacist capitalist oppressors who run this place have spewed out from[Read More…]

 “America-First” Inhumanity: Refugee Children Torn from Parents

 “America-First” Inhumanity: Refugee Children Torn from Parents

“She could hear her daughter in the next room, screaming, ‘Mommy, don’t let them take me!’” Imagine you and your seven-year old daughter, having survived a terrible journey of escape from the violence in your homeland, suddenly are arrested and torn apart after applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Is this not every parent’s nightmare, to have your child[Read More…]

 Roger Cohen Is Appalled by Israel’s Killings—Now He Must Face What’s Really Led to “The Insanity at the Gaza Fence”

 Roger Cohen Is Appalled by Israel’s Killings—Now He Must Face What’s Really Led to “The Insanity at the Gaza Fence”

  Israel’s use of live fire against unarmed demonstrators at the Gaza border is generating outrage across the world. And the demand of the protests for the Palestinian “right of return” is shining a spotlight on the core nature of Israel as a settler state and bastion of Western imperialism, built on violent ethnic cleansing. This is also giving rise[Read More…]

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Palestinians Again Stand Up To Israel’s Murderous Violence!

Palestinians Again Stand Up To Israel’s Murderous Violence!

For the fourth week in a row, unarmed Palestinians stood up against Israel’s murderous violence. Some 10,000 demonstrated in Friday’s “Great March of Return” at the Gaza-Israel border. They demanded the right to their land, taken seven decades ago when Israel was founded. They called for end to the slow, torturous death imposed on Gaza’s 1.8 million inhabitants by Israel’s[Read More…]

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10 Days, 6 Outrages: What This Says About AmeriKKKa

10 Days, 6 Outrages: What This Says About AmeriKKKa

April 3: University of Chicago Police shoot a Black/Asian student who is clearly having a mental health crisis and then charge him with assault. April 5: A young Black man convicted of burglary and theft is also found guilty of murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison for the death of his friend who was murdered by the police.[Read More…]

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Report Exposes the Strategy and Practice of the U.S. Border Patrol That Has “Disappeared” Thousands of Immigrants

Report Exposes the Strategy and Practice of the U.S. Border Patrol That Has “Disappeared” Thousands of Immigrants

“There is a crisis of disappearance in the Southwest borderlands.” With this introduction, a recent joint report by two humanitarian groups in Arizona—No More Deaths and La Coalición de Derechos Humanos—examines the connection between the policing strategy and practice of the U.S. Border Patrol today and what they describe as “the disappearance of tens of thousands of migrants and refugees[Read More…]

 Trump Condemns Iran, Russia for Being Associated with Mass Murder, Supporting Brutal Tyrants… Yeah, but Who’s No. 1?

 Trump Condemns Iran, Russia for Being Associated with Mass Murder, Supporting Brutal Tyrants… Yeah, but Who’s No. 1?

On Friday, April 13, in justifying the illegitimate U.S., British, and French attack on Syria, Trump warned Syria’s sponsors: “To Iran and to Russia I ask: What kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women and children? The nations of the world can be judged by the friends they keep. No nation[Read More…]

U.S., Britain, France Attack Syria: THIS Is a Crime of Imperialist Monsters!

U.S., Britain, France Attack Syria: THIS Is a Crime of Imperialist Monsters!

Friday, April 13, 2018. Tonight the U.S., along with British and French forces, launched bomber and missile strikes on Syrian facilities the Trump/Pence regime claims are linked to chemical weapons production. It’s not known at this writing how many Syrians have been killed or wounded, but there are breaking news reports that at least one strike, on the science institute[Read More…]

Palestinians Again Courageously Face Israeli Bullets

Palestinians Again Courageously Face Israeli Bullets

  Thousands and thousands of unarmed Palestinians, defying Israeli snipers, tanks, tear gas, and drones, again protested at the Gaza-Israel border. They demanded their right to return to lands stolen from them and an end to the cruel and crippling blockade imposed on them by Israel and Egypt—and to assert their humanity. Once again, Israel responded with tear gas and[Read More…]

April 1968: The Black Rebellion That Shook America And The World

April 1968: The Black Rebellion That Shook America And The World

Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was cut down by an assassin in Memphis, Tennessee. King was 39 years old and the foremost leader of the civil rights movement. King preached and fought for change, especially against the poverty and discrimination pressing down on Black people, within the framework of this existing system. Before he[Read More…]

Massacre in Gaza

Massacre in Gaza

On Friday, March 30, Israeli forces opened fire on thousands of unarmed Palestinians at a non-violent protest along Gaza’s border with Israel. According to available reports, at least fifteen protesters were killed by Israeli troops. The Palestinian Ministry of Health reports that 805 were wounded by live ammunition. Over 1,400 were injured—with bullets, tank rounds, rubber bullets, and tear gas.[Read More…]

Emergency Program to Defend Revolution Books Berkeley Against Fascist Attacks

Emergency Program to Defend Revolution Books Berkeley Against Fascist Attacks

On March 3, several Trumpite thugs tried to barge into Revolution Books in Berkeley, located near the University of California campus. They  verbally assaulted staff members who stopped them, and threatened, “We’re going to burn down your bookstore.” The store has been targeted by “alt-right” fascists before, but this is the first time a threat like this was issued. Pls[Read More…]

 Under the Radar:Constructing the Gallows of All-Out Fascist Repression in the U.S.

 Under the Radar:Constructing the Gallows of All-Out Fascist Repression in the U.S.

Outside the spotlight of Washington politics, without passing a major piece of legislation like the notoriously repressive Patriot Act of the George W. Bush era (still in effect), the fascist forces led by the Trump/Pence regime are escalating political repression, and laying the legal and ideological groundwork for an unprecedented clampdown on political protest. The recent threats by Trump’s attorney[Read More…]

Trump, Sessions Escalate Attacks on Sanctuary for Immigrants

Trump, Sessions Escalate Attacks on Sanctuary for Immigrants

Major immigration raids swept across Northern California recently. Hundreds of people were arrested and deported. As this nightmare was underway, Libby Schaaf, mayor of Oakland, went on the airwaves and alerted people of an impending Gestapo (oops, make that ICE) assault upon that city. Donald Trump, his attorney general Jeff Sessions, and other officials in the fascist regime he heads[Read More…]

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Trump/Pence Ratchet Up War Threats—Democrats Second the Motion

From North Korea and Iran, to Russia, China, and beyond, the Trump/Pence regime—largely backed by the Democrats—is belligerently escalating its “America First” military, economic, and political threats. Global tensions are rising as other reactionary powers react and make their own moves. Flashpoints where conflicts could break out are intensifying. The danger of unimaginably cataclysmic war is looming larger and larger,[Read More…]

 Defying the Fascist Regime…  

 Defying the Fascist Regime…  

It was meant to be another day in the normalization of the Trump/Pence Regime. Steve “The Mouse” Mnuchin came to the UCLA campus to speak and “politely” converse about the regime’s cruel and brutal Tax Plan. But students and professors had been organizing to greet him. And in the midst of protest, boos and hisses from the audience, women from[Read More…]

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 New Nightmare Looming for the Middle East: U.S. and Israel Escalate Threats of War on Iran

 New Nightmare Looming for the Middle East: U.S. and Israel Escalate Threats of War on Iran

  For the last 16 years, the U.S. and a host of other reactionary forces have bombed, shot, and tortured their way across Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and other countries in the greater Middle East. Literally millions of lives have been damaged or destroyed. It’s hard to imagine how the situation could get even worse—possibly much worse—for the people. But that’s[Read More…]

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DACA Deadline Looms, 1.8 Million Lives at Stake— This Fascist Horror Must be Defeated!

DACA Deadline Looms, 1.8 Million Lives at Stake— This Fascist Horror Must be Defeated!

Noon, February 26. The US Supreme Court today declined to clear the way for the Trump regime to end DACA on March 5 and immediately begin deporting those whose DACA status has expired.   Two federal district judges ruled that DACA recipients should be allowed to renew their status while Trump’s order to end DACA is being appealed. This Supreme Court[Read More…]

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The School Shooting in Parkland, Florida: Why Do These Atrocities Keep Happening?

The School Shooting in Parkland, Florida: Why Do These Atrocities Keep Happening?

  On February 14, 2018, it happened again. Young people, full of potential, their futures before them, shot down… at school, supposedly a place for learning, growing, having fun, making friends, even falling in love. This time the murderous violence struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. A former student wielding a semiautomatic rifle massacred 17 people—14 students,[Read More…]

The “Memo Affair”—An Act Towards A Fascist America

The “Memo Affair”—An Act Towards A Fascist America

On February 2, acting with the authorization of Donald Trump, the Republican leadership of the House Intelligence Committee released a four-page memo produced by its Republican majority on alleged FISA abuses. FISA (Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act) courts are the arm of the judiciary that approves electronic surveillance, based on evidence provided by law enforcement. The memo’s central charge is that[Read More…]

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Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review: Expanding and Strengthening the Imperial Death Machine

Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review: Expanding and Strengthening the Imperial Death Machine

  A draft “Nuclear Posture Review” (NPR), prepared under the direction of James Mattis, secretary of “defense” in the Trump/Pence fascist regime, has been posted on the Huffington Post website (Jan. 11). The NPR, which will be finalized in February, is a strategic document that lays out the direction for the development and use of nuclear weapons. It regards nuclear[Read More…]

 Trump’s State of Union Address… A Nazi-Like Rally

 Trump’s State of Union Address… A Nazi-Like Rally

  Tuesday night, January 31, Donald Trump began his first State of the Union message by declaring, “Each day since [he took office], we have gone forward with a clear vision and a righteous mission—to make America great again for all Americans.” Then for 80 bellicose minutes he made clear what that meant. Trump threatened to unleash America’s “unmatched power”[Read More…]

The Time Is Now! Stand Against the Fascist Assault on Immigrants

The Time Is Now! Stand Against the Fascist Assault on Immigrants

In recent months, weeks, and now practically every day, our immigrant brothers and sisters have been going into the streets and into the halls of Congress, risking arrest and deportation to challenge “business as usual,” and resist the most vicious, blatant, and criminal assault on the rights, the dignity, the humanity, and the very lives of immigrants in this country[Read More…]

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Urgently Needed—A BROAD Outpouring in Support of Immigrants!

Urgently Needed—A BROAD Outpouring in Support of Immigrants!

  Millions of immigrants, including 800,000 DACA recipients (“Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants brought here as children), were betrayed and dealt a very serious blow today when the Democrats caved in to the Republicans and voted to reopen the government. Already last Friday, top Democrat Senator Schumer, in trying to make a deal with Trump, agreed to link the fate of Dreamers[Read More…]