Reconcile This: Lessons From The Latest Legislative Debacle

So the Biden administration has achieved passage of, and signed into law, its Infrastructure Bill, and its Reconciliation/Social Spending Bill, dubbed Build Back Better (BBB), has passed the House and is awaiting decision by the Senate. Watching this process play out over…

Elise Amendola / AP

Here we go again. Now that Bernie Sanders has completed his predictable circuit of loss and capitulation, leftists — those who stand for socialist and anti-imperialist, or even serious social-democratic and antiwar, politics — again confront the quadrennial quandary: Must one vote for the thoroughly neo-liberal and imperialist Democratic presidential…

There are two things I feel compelled to say about Mike Bloomberg and his candidacy.

Thing One: Thank you, Mike!

In a few weeks, Mike Bloomberg-along with the Democratic Party and its allied media-has demonstrated the reality of class rule more clearly than reams of marxist analysis could.

The Democratic…

Jim Kavanagh

Former college professor, native and denizen of New York City. Political and cultural analysis from a left-socialist perspective. Twitter: @ThePolemicist_

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