After the “interim president” ousted popular President Vizcarra, protests rocked the country for a week. Now the new government in stepping down in the face of a mass rebellion. Continue reading Peru’s Coup Leader Resigns After Police Kill Two Protestors, Injure Dozens
Private interests invest millions of dollars in our elections every year. at every level of government. Continue reading Chances Are, You Voted for a Candidate You Hate (Again). Here’s Why It Keeps Happening.
FTP-Long Beach As millions wait with bated breath for the 2020 US election to finally conclude, the old words of Shakespeare come to mind: “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” For all the bourgeois hype about saving or defending democracy, and all the astonished gasps at voter turnout and this or that state flipping, nothing that has happened … Continue reading Beyond the Electoral Hell: A View from Long Beach
FTP-Twin Cities Another election, another war-mongering imperialist elected to the highest office of the so-called united states. The dictatorship of the bourgeoisie remains in power, prolonging its parasitic existence. Biden and Harris will maintain the colonies (both internal and external) of this country. The military will continue dropping bombs and terrorizing the world abroad, while funding other States which support such campaigns of terror and … Continue reading So, The Election Spectacle is Over. Now What?
Subcomandante Blanco No matter who wins tonight in the presidential election of the so-called “United States of America”; we, the masses, the proletariat, and especially the colonized people of the world, will lose. If Biden wins, as the liberals across the globe pray for, what gains will we, the working people, see? For those of us who didn’t see the U.S. as a fascist state … Continue reading No More Brunch: Once Again on the Electoral Farce
The Democratic Party is divided and split. There is a center-social democratic wing, and a right wing. The centrist wing, which can not appropriately be called a “Left”, is represented by Bernie Sanders. His policies and rhetoric are a blend of old New Deal and new DSA social democracy. Joe Biden is an out and out, rabid imperialist and racist whose record in the Senate is scarred with such things as opposition to busing for racial equity and support for de facto segregation. The Democrats, we know, can not be Socialists. To be a Socialist means being a Communist. There are no Communists in the Democratic Party. There are, however, many people that claim to be Communists who, for whatever reason, continue to maintain belief in the electoral system. We see these politics as petit-bourgeois nihilism, cynicism, alarmism and rightist pragmatism. Continue reading What Happened On Super Tuesday? A Maoist Analysis of the 2020 Electoral Cycle.
By Sabine Lebrón January 30, 2020 “Only short-sighted people can consider factional disputes and a strict differentiation between shades of opinion inopportune or superfluous. The fate of Russian Social-Democracy for very many years to come may depend on the strengthening of one or the other ‘shade.’” -V.I. Lenin, What Is to Be Done? John Beacham’s article, ‘Revolutionary Socialists for Bernie Sanders,’ recently published on ‘Mass … Continue reading Revolutionary Socialists for Revolutionary Socialism: Against the Electoral Road