Inviting this gun-brandishing couple to speak at the RNC is straight out of the Ku Klux Klan playbook in the era of Jim Crow.
Our challenge is to incorporate an internationalist vision within every progressive battle, electoral and non-electoral alike.
We need to create an urgency that puts pressure on Senators to finalize a robust relief package and pass it now!"
The pathologies afflicting the U.S. body politic today have deep roots in the history and underlying structure of the country.
By Max Elbaum The COVID-19 pandemic and the uprising to defend Black lives have cast a spotlight on a level of deep-rooted inequality, ruling class degeneration, and public-health-be-damned behavior that makes the U.S. unique even among capitalist countries. My next column will examine the sources of these pathologies in a nation founded on racial slavery […]
The Movement for Black Lives' call for action on Juneteenth is a key next step to orient the progressive front toward organizing for the long haul.
In cities across the nation, we are seeing an anti-racist front emerge with the power to defeat Trump and inaugurate a Third Reconstruction.
Danger from the Trump administration has reached a turning point, argues Max Elbaum in his latest "This is Not a Drill" dispatch.
By Max Elbaum Donald Trump tweets so many outrageous things and tells so many lies, it’s easy for any particular statement to get buried in the shitstorm. But a presidential call to “liberate” states led by elected officials of the opposition party while Trump supporters carry guns into their state capitols shouldn’t be one of […]
In the 9th installment of his election column, Max Elbaum argues that the struggle for racial equality, with voting rights at the center, is key to expand the scope of democracy for all, to the special benefit of workers and society's most vulnerable members.