After an official announcement from President Donald Trump’s administration regarding plans to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, in place since 2012, former President Barack Obama released a statement that stands firmly in the middle, an art the Democratic Party has mastered. It had the same
Despite the aggressive pressure mounted against J20 protesters, the Washington Post attempted to frame concern for state repression as an overreaction.
The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, including an attack by a neo-Nazi that resulted in 19 injuries and the death of Heather Heyer, brought into focus the danger of white supremacy. It reminded Americans of the legacy of slavery and racism in the United States. It also catapulted resistance to white
Senator Kamala Harris is seen as the Democrats’ “rising star,” a certain candidate for 2020 presidential run. But that doesn’t excuse her neoliberal record.
Activists from the Colorado-based grassroots disability rights organization, ADAPT, were violently removed from the United States Capitol building in June while staging a protest against the Senate healthcare bill. They particularly opposed proposed Medicare cuts that would impact their communities. Protesters in wheelchairs shouted, “No cuts to Medicare!” as they
The exploitation of progressive rhetoric for the sake of advancing careers, building platforms, and launching hollow political campaigns has become part and parcel of the liberal grift. It is a long con game several are good at playing, as they boast of “resistance” but have no road map for what
A 19 year-old medical student and grassroots organizer’s account of Jon Ossoff’s campaign stop at an Islamic community center exemplifies why Democrats lose.
To the sound of chilling screams, dozens of Chaldeans and other Iraqis were detained by immigration agents on June 11 in Michigan.