All Articles on Joe Biden

We will not rescue our country from the iron grip of the military-industrial complex by picking the lesser evil and hoping for the best. (Photo: CD/CC BY 2.0) Views
A New Anti-War Mobilization Must Topple Trump—and Challenge Biden
Building a new anti-war movement that is connected to the domestic anti-police struggle is the only thing that can rein in US militarism.
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Progressive Groups Say Biden-Warren Ticket Best Way to Excite Voters and 'Win the White House'
"For voters and activists who supported Bernie Sanders in the primary, it's vital that Biden choose a running mate with a longstanding progressive track record of fighting for the working families of this country."
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Thousands gather in Caracas to protest Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. April 2019 (Photo: Helena1 / Shutterstock.com) Views
Joe Biden Should Not Try to Out-Hawk Trump on Venezuela
The first task for a Biden administration would be to take military intervention off the table.
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In 2020, Reviving the Spirit of FDR
In a new book, John Nichols outlines tragic decisions that quashed past progressive dreams but offers hope for the years ahead.
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After Attacking Medicare for All as 'Unrealistic' During Primary, Biden Says Healthcare a 'Right for All' Amid Pandemic
" And the natural idea that follows from that is....?"
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By January 2021, the U.S. is likely to have been in material breach of the JCPOA for 32 months and will have very little credibility or leverage to insist on changes to the agreement or a grand bargain addressing all of the international community’s concerns about Iran. (Photo: Ron Adar / Shutterstock.com) Views
Biden Can Reverse Trump’s Failures on Iran
It will be important for a Biden administration to act swiftly to restore international confidence in U.S. policy toward Iran.
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'Dismal' and 'Grim' Sign for Trump as National Poll Shows Biden Leading by 14 Points
"One of the most grim polls I can think of seeing recently for an incumbent."
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Let’s hope this letter from over 100 organizations shows Biden the widespread support for him to shed his ”Israel-right-or-wrong” position and instead openly and explicitly distinguish right from wrong. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Will Biden Remain Tone Deaf to Palestinian Rights?
Biden’s unconditional support for Israel’s rightwing government is not only less and less popular among Americans, but it guarantees continued repression against Palestinians and continued unrest in the region.
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Women chant slogans and gesture as they march with Palestinian flags during a demonstration in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019 against the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity. News
115+ Groups Urge Biden (and Trump) to Support 'Fair and Just Foreign Policy Regarding Israel and Palestinian Rights'
"Palestinians have been campaigning for over 70 years for their basic rights and freedoms. It is far past time for the U.S. to stop carrying water for the Israeli government and instead support justice and equality for all people."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) holds hands with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during his speech at a campaign rally in Queensbridge Park on October 19, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Views
If You Want Joe Biden to Govern More Like FDR Than Jamie Dimon, Vote for Bernie Sanders on Tuesday in New York and Kentucky
The progressive base of the Democratic has to let Biden—and the rest of the party's leaders—know which way the wind is blowing.
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