In Brief

Biden’s COVID Vaccine Pledge: A Half Measure

On Wednesday President Biden announced new plans to help the global vaccination effort, saying now is not the time for “half-measures or middle-of-the-road ambitions. We need to go big and we need to do our part.” This is an ironic statement, considering the U.S.’s repeated lack of commitment to the measures that would be needed to end this global pandemic.  

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Racist Border Policies Show Viciousness of Capitalist World

The waves of migrants coming to the U.S. southern border is a sign that capitalism is not working for people. throughout the world. And Democratic and Republican politicians continue to carry out the same policies at the border. Both parties represent the same economic system, which benefits from racism deeply entrenched in American society and in our world, dividing working people by race and nationality while our real enemies are the bosses who exploit us all.

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What Is Possible? That Depends on U.S. Government’s Priorities

This is the capitalist system – highest efficiency and ingenuity when the goal is invading and committing murder in other countries, but unable to provide basic necessities, housing, utilities, education, healthcare and safety for its own population. The problems that we face having nothing to do with what is and isn’t “possible.” They have everything to do with this system’s priorities.