The “Fight for $15” in 2021

Marxists support even the smallest reforms and would be in favor of legislation that raised the federal minimum wage to $15. But we must be clear that in 2021, $15 is far from being a […]

Building a Mass Socialist Party: Class Independence vs. the “Party Surrogate” Strategy

Every major contradiction in US politics today flows from the fact that the working class has no party of its own. That’s why the DSA debate over the “party question” is here to stay.

We Are Not “All in This Together”

Far from offering any fundamental change needed to improve the lives of the working class, Biden’s task is to give the impression of change while leaving capitalism intact.

Biden’s “Diversity” and the Fight Against Oppression

The mainstream press has billed Joe Biden’s administration as the “most diverse ever.” Behind the rhetoric of “healing” and “unity,” the incoming cabinet has a long history of corporate ties and attacks on the working […]

Who Benefits from the Reopening of California?

California Governor Newsom lifted the stay-at-home order across the state. The contradictions of capitalism are fully revealed in the conflict between the economy and the population’s health.

The Civil War in the Republican Party

With just weeks left in his term, Trump crossed a line by fanning the flames of the riot at the Capitol. Profound divisions have surfaced within the Republican Party in the weeks that have followed.

[Video] Trump’s “Coup” and the Crisis of US Democracy

Antonio Balmer addressed a meeting of our British comrades, explaining that the storming of Capitol Hill is a graphic illustration of the deep crisis of American bourgeois democracy.

Biden Inaugurated as Democrats Take Charge for the Capitalists

Biden has been sworn in before an empty plaza patrolled by National Guards. Although the new administration will have a very different style than Trump’s, it remains a government of, by, and for big business.

Capitalist Censorship and Twitter’s Tyranny: How Not to Fight Trumpism

While many will doubtlessly celebrate the silencing of the “Commander in Tweet,” socialists must consider the real consequences of the bans by Silicon Valley billionaires, and the implications for the class struggle.

Trump’s “Insurrection” and the Chaos of US Bourgeois Democracy

The scenes of Confederate flag–waving Proud Boys storming the US capitol—egged on by the president himself—mark a dramatic escalation of the crisis of the regime less than a week into 2021.

[Video] Election 2020 and the Fight for Socialist Revolution

What will the election results mean for the US working class? What should socialists do in the aftermath of Biden’s pyrrhic victory? John Peterson introduces this discussion at our post-election Marxist School.

Revolutionary Socialism and the Fight Against Wall Street’s President

Trump may have been beaten at the polls, but Trumpism and the system he and the Democrats defend are far from finished. Only socialism defeats Trump—and Trumpism!