Trumpism Can’t Be Voted Away. We Need Radical Social Transformation. 

Even as votes are still being counted, a chorus of pundits and politicos have begun attacking the left for allegedly scaring people away from the Democratic Party, jeopardizing Biden’s victory and weakening down-ballot races. Nothing could be further from the truth.Many Democratic candidates had lackluster showings, because they were, in many cases, lackluster candidates, offering nothing new or hopeful. In contrast, bold and forward-thinking progressives, like Cori Bush from St. Louis and Jamaal Bowman from New York, did quite well against the odds.

Source: Trumpism Can’t Be Voted Away. We Need Radical Social Transformation. | Portside

Trump and a Republic That We Could not Keep 

Donald Trump refuses to concede and claims the 2020 election was rift with fraud.  American democracy is in peril. Then the GSA will fund the Biden presidential transition.  His lawsuits are coming to an end.  The electoral college will soon cast its ballots.  And Donald Trump will no longer be president of the US.   The More

Source: Trump and a Republic That We Could not Keep – CounterPunch.org

Kshama Sawant: Democrats and the Right Are Attacking Me — And Left Movements Everywhere

For Seattle’s ruling class, having even one socialist, Kshama Sawant, on city council is far too many. Which is why, Sawant writes in Jacobin, since she first won office in 2013, the attacks from Democrats, the Right, and corporate juggernauts like Amazon haven’t stopped.

Source: Kshama Sawant: Democrats and the Right Are Attacking Me — And Left Movements Everywhere