The rhetoric about asylum seekers may have changed under Biden, but the policies leading to separations, not so much.
The department had recently pledged $5.5 million in aid to help Gaza recover from the latest Israeli bombing campaign.
Rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making it impossible for Biden to maintain the same pro-Israel platitudes.
Biden is claiming that Israel’s war crimes against Palestinian civilians are justified in the name of “self-defense.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders and other progressives are urging Biden to take action to halt Israel’s latest attacks on Gaza.
Democrats are pushing to negotiate lower drug prices through Medicare and expand global COVID vaccine production.
Defense firms have spent about $127 million a year on lobbyists, and $25 million per election on campaign donations.
The potentially seismic move came after weeks of tireless campaigning by progressive lawmakers and advocacy groups.
Progressives uniting as a block to resist out-of-control military spending would be a no-nonsense exercise of raw power.