The Problem with ‘Safe State’ Strategies or Strategic Voting

By: Thursday November 1, 2012 1:21 pm

During the 2008 election, the late great people’s historian Howard Zinn wrote about “election madness.” He said every four years it “seizes the country” because “we have all been brought up to believe that voting is crucial in determining our destiny, that the most important act a citizen can engage in is to go to [...]

After Helping to Resupply Tar Sands Blockade, Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein is Arrested

By: Wednesday October 31, 2012 12:33 pm

In an effort to connect the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline being constructed by the multinational corporation TransCanada to extreme weather like Hurricane Sandy, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein showed up to support the Tar Sands Blockade. Stein chose to risk arrest by taking supplies to the tree sitters. Backpacks and warm winter clothing [...]

Two-Party System’s Stranglehold Threatens Future Where Frankenstorms Like Sandy Become Normal

By: Monday October 29, 2012 6:57 pm

As Hurricane Sandy thrashes the northeastern part of the United States, the connection between climate change and this extreme weather must be made. That connection must involve a reflection, especially one on the politics of the present that have only intensified the impact of climate change. Both President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt [...]

How Obama Boosters Delude Themselves into Accepting & Ignoring America’s Two-Party System

By: Thursday October 25, 2012 1:32 pm

A show on Al Jazeera English called “The Stream” invited me to appear to discuss third parties, supporters of third party candidates and US electoral politics in general yesterday. They did a full show on the election and how it was a close contest, highlighted the views of voters who consider Obama and Romney to [...]

Kevin Gosztola Discusses Contrast Between Third Party Debate & Obama-Romney Debates on Al Jazeera English (VIDEO)

By: Wednesday October 24, 2012 11:11 am

A nonprofit, Free and Equal, committed to promoting fairness in the US electoral process, hosted a debate last night, which included third party candidates running for president. The debate, held at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago, stood in stark contrast to the Obama-Romney debates put on by the anti-democratic and corrupt Commission on Presidential Debates. [...]

Two Men Incapable of Having a Foreign Policy Debate

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 2:16 pm

One hour and a half was the time the two campaigns agreed upon for the foreign policy debate. They had a moderator, Bob Schieffer, who would ask all questions from the point of view that America is justified in whatever it does so long as it does it. When and how to do it would [...]

Green Party Candidates for President, Vice President Arrested at Presidential Debate

By: Tuesday October 16, 2012 7:14 pm

Hours before Democratic presidential candidate President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney were scheduled to go on stage for the second presidential debate, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and her running mate, Cheri Honkala, were arrested outside Hofstra University. Video has been posted by Long Island Report that shows Stein and Honkala [...]

Leaked 2012 Presidential Debates Contract: Few Critical Points Worth Raising

By: Monday October 15, 2012 8:25 pm

A copy of the secret debate contract the campaigns for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney drew up for the 2012 presidential debates has leaked. TIME has posted it. The contract includes express limitations related to other candidates qualifying for debates, not publicly calling or participating in additional debates, not mentioning people in the audience beyond [...]

The Craven Desire Amongst Liberals to Fix America’s Deficit of Liberal Hacks

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 1:02 pm

Every year, Salon‘s Alex Pareene publishes a hack list. The list is supposed to call attention to political commentators, newspaper columnists, political news show hosts and cable news pundits, who are constantly on television. They are listed and described rudely because there is no reason to respect people who are typically “wrong about literally everything” [...]

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