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A year later, what are the lessons from the Trump-backed insurrection of January 6?

Brian Becker, National Director of the ANSWER Coalition, talks about the insurrection of January 6, 2021, why Donald Trump has only grown more popular, and why the Democrats have failed to bring any of the true perpetrators to justice

US infrastructure bill Biden’s watered down infrastructure plan: What’s in, what’s out and what’s next?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act which was passed by the US Congress is the largest single federally-funded investment in infrastructure in over a decade. However, many of its original proposals were abandoned and a lot hinges on its implementation

Cathy Rojas is NYC’s socialist alternative for mayor

Peoples Dispatch spoke to the socialist candidate for the upcoming New York City mayoral election, Cathy Rojas, about the significance of a people-driven campaign in a largely corporate-driven electoral process and why alternatives are important for people’s movements

To find out if ExxonMobil really supports a carbon tax, just follow the money

Despite claiming to endorse a carbon tax, ExxonMobil has funneled millions of dollars to lawmakers who oppose the idea. The company’s PAC also funded 16 of the climate science deniers in the Senate and 81 in the House

Why the PRO Act is a game-changer for labor and the economy

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act is a comprehensive provision that would give workers a level playing field to organize for their rights—if Senate Democrats can muster enough votes

Outrage in US over Biden’s bid to reopen immigrant child detention facilities

Two detention facilities for undocumented immigrant minors were reopened by the Biden administration. They had been shut down during the Trump administration in the face of protests

It’s easy to fix inequality: Tax the rich

There is no better time than now to address the ridiculous levels of wealth and income inequality in the United States. It can be done with ease through aggressive taxation of the wealthiest handfuls of individuals

Dear Republicans, was your deal with Trump worth it?

The United States needs a reckoning for the dark deal the GOP has made with President Donald Trump in edging us so dangerously close to fascism

Donald Trump is impeached again

Donald Trump became the first US president to be impeached twice with the House of Representatives passing the motion by a 232-197 margin. The motion charges the president with “incitement of insurrection” over his role in the Capitol riot last week

Biden wins. What happens next?

Democratic candidate Joe Biden is set to be the next president of the United States, with most networks calling Pennsylvania and Nevada for him. However, president Donald Trump has refused to concede the elections

Trump continues campaign of lies, protests break out to protect the vote

As Joe Biden heads closer to victory, Donald Trump and the right-wing have launched a massive campaign of lies over the results. Protesters have taken to the streets across the US demanding that all votes be counted

The US elections: What lies ahead?

Claudia de La Cruz of The People’s Forum and The Popular Education Project talks about the broken US political system, the implications of the support for Trump and the path ahead for people’s movements

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