The Big Business-backed Harris earned a reputation as a friend of the police and an agent of racially disparate mass incarceration.
“It’s an old game in American politics: Democrats posing as populists and progressives when they are owned by the nation’s imperial ruling class.”
Within just moments after Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate, the Trump campaign and the American right-wing propaganda machine began portraying the California senator as a “far-left radical ” of the “Marxist ” variety.
There’s nothing wrong with being a Leftist (I am one), but the charge (I might say compliment) is ludicrous and undeserved. Harris has long been firmly lodged on the right wing of the Democratic Party, which Richard Nixon’s former strategist Kevin Phillips accurately described as “history’s second most enthusiastic capitalist party.”
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