Posts in: elections

Open Letter on the November 8, 2011 San Francisco Municipal Election

October 18, 2011

Dear Friends, The November 2011 San Francisco election demonstrates how desperately working people need radical change. The recession rages on, unemployment remains at a record high and families fight to keep a roof over their heads. The growing Occupy Wall Street/San Francisco movement is a loud expression of the desire for systemic change. Have the… Read more »

New Alliance Party’s sinister song & dance

July 1990

Merle Woo lost to her opponent, New Alliance Party (NAP) candidate Elizabeth Munoz, in the Peace and Freedom Party (P&FP) primary June S. Woo took San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Nevertheless, second-time gubernatorial Munoz’ greater name familiarity helped her statewide, as did the fact that NAP was able to mail campaign lit to the entire… Read more »

Merle Woo’s dramatic run for the California statehouse

July 1990

The following interview is reprinted from San Diego’s Gay and Lesbian Nation newspaper. During a recent phone conversation with Merle Woo, candidate for Governor of California in the Peace and Freedom Party’s June primary, I was impressed not only by her assessment of the issues, but by her quiet optimism and conviction that change can… Read more »

Passion and principles: Introducing FSP candidate Stephen Durham.

February 2012

For a downloadable copy of this article, click here. [PDF, 94kB] Stephen Durham brings abundant experience and a generous heart to the electoral arena. Dedicated to changing conditions at their root, he is a lifelong radical in the best sense of the word. In the 1970s and ’80s Durham, now 64, was the Freedom Socialist… Read more »