Month: August 2020

What To Expect From A Biden Administration
Opinion, Politics

What To Expect From A Biden Administration

As a democratic socialist, voting for Joe Biden come November will not be one of my brightest moments. He is emblematic of a broader neoliberal consensus within the Democratic Party, and has contributed to the growth of mass incarceration, the subprime mortgage crisis, and the rejuvenation of the Libyan slave trade over the course of his 48 years in elected office.  Nonetheless, within the painfully dichotomous structure of American electoral politics, we have been provided a painful ultimatum, one that former Bernie Sanders campaign co-chair Nina Turner described as, "having to eat half a bowl of s*** instead of the whole thing."  While I caution voters to avoid complacency, a Joe Biden administration seems all but likely at this point in time. Every day that Tr...