The protests and occupation of the United States Capitol are a small taste of the kind of brazenly undemocratic power grabs the authoritarian right has executed in countries like Bolivia, writes Denis Rogatyuk.
Democratic Socialists of America member Isaac Silver addressed the Socialist Alliance national conference about Donald Trump inciting his base to storm Capitol Hill and more.
United States President Donald Trump didn’t succeed in imposing a coup, but the far-right threat remains, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
Donald Trump may leave office and return to the bowels of financial speculation from which he emerged. However, the political base which sustained and reinforced his presidency will remain a powerful political force, writes Rupen Savoulian.
Before Donald Trump, no US president had declared themselves the winner after losing, writes Malik Miah. Trump is becoming increasingly theatrical in his desperation to hold onto power. What happens next is not known.
The current upsurge of COVID-19 infections in the United States is, by far, the most serious of the pandemic to date, writes Barry Sheppard.
Two weeks on from the US Presidential election and Donald Trump is still trying to cling to power, writes Malik Miah.
Even if a COVID-19 vaccine is approved for use before Donald Trump leaves office, the job of vaccinating the US population will be largely left to underfunded local governments, writes Barry Sheppard.
As long as Donald Trump continues to refuse to accept the election results, the danger of a coup, legal or not, remains, writes Malik Miah.
Richard D Wolff argues that regardless of the United States election outcome, the challenge remains to coalesce a broad, new socialist party that can overcome the disorganisation of the left and become a voice for economic democracy.