Robert “Beto” O’Rourke: No “Son of the Border,” Only An Heir to Imperialism

By The Incendiary Editorial Board After a lauded performance at the third Democratic presidential debate last week, candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke has watched his favorability ratings jump in the polls after having low numbers for most of the campaign season. This boost is largely thanks to his response to a question about gun control, where he enthusiastically asserted that he supported a mandatory buyback program … Continue reading Robert “Beto” O’Rourke: No “Son of the Border,” Only An Heir to Imperialism

HOUSTON: Activists Agitate Against O’Rourke Rally

By Jennifer Kelly Robert Francis O’Rourke staged a rally in Houston at the Texas Southern University campus in the Third Ward (a working class, majority Black neighborhood) as the second leg of his Texas tour in his presidential campaign. Local activists agitated outside of the rally. They unfurled a banner and passed out leaflets explaining their opposition to O’Rourke and to bourgeois elections generally. Several … Continue reading HOUSTON: Activists Agitate Against O’Rourke Rally