Has the Progressive Caucus lost its bargaining power by giving in to President Biden's promise of “Trust Me.” Suppose that he is indeed able to get the Blue Dog/New Democrat Thatcherite “centrist” House members (mercenary lobbyists for corporate America and the One Percent) on board. But what about the Senate? What in the negotiated agreement will prevent Manchin and Sinema from killing the bill there? More
This content originally appeared on CounterPunch.org and was authored by Michael Hudson.