US labor law is designed to prevent railroad strikes like the kind that shook America in the past. But the constant cuts to staffing levels and erosion of conditions for rail workers could produce a national rail walkoff by September.
During the cold war, armageddon was avoided by compromises which now seem to be rejected on principle by Nato states. This endangers us all. Only a stronger peace movement can counter militarism. All socialists should work to build such a movement.
Since Bernie Sanders’s defeat in 2020 and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US left has been largely disorganized. The time is ripe for Bernie and the Squad to create a new mass organization to confront today’s crises.
Volunteers, who have welcomed new arrivals with food and shelter draw comparisons between Republican governors and the D.C. mayor because they similarly punt towards the Biden administration. “Washingtonians are present, but their government is not."