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.
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.
Our opposition to Trump has nothing in common with the opposition to him from the CIA, the Democratic Party leadership, or its liberal followers now echoing the reactionary claims that Trump should be opposed as a “tool of Russia.”
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