The main challenge for socialists will be to give this protest energy a revolutionary thrust, to break it from the dead-end strategy of electing neoliberal Democrats as the alternative to far-right Republicans.
Locally in Boston, Mayor “Marty” Walsh has already allowed for public school cuts to happen last year wiping out many valuable jobs and resources for mainly working class families, particularly those of Black, Latinx and immigrant families.
The draft budget submitted to Congress March 16 by Donald Trump, along with his “repeal and replace” health insurance scheme, reveal the monstrous face of his real program—not the pseudo-populist version of his election campaign.
In an exciting development on Jan. 17, two U.S. political prisoners, anti-war whistleblower Chelsea Manning and Puerto Rican freedom fighter Oscar López Rivera, had their sentences commuted by President Barack Obama.
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