Posts in: elections

The un-millionaire presidential campaign: FSP’s answer to a rigged political system

February 2012

For a downloadable copy of this article, click here. [PDF, 274kB] 2011 will probably register in history, as it did on Time magazine’s cover, as the year of the protester. Unionists confounded in the past by leaders’ conservatism asserted themselves. Populations under the heel of dictators made revolutions. “Occupy” became the rallying cry for a… Read more »

Freedom Socialist presidential campaign: What is a vote worth?

April 2012

Does your vote matter? Not much if you don’t challenge capitalism and its rigged electoral system. The best way to do this is by voting socialist. This way you can say no to wage exploitation and discrimination. You can address issues affecting your life and the lives of the working-class majority — women, people of… Read more »

Freedom Socialist presidential campaign: their platform and ours

April 2012

This feature highlights a few of the fundamental stances of Freedom Socialist Party candidates Stephen Durham for president and Christina López for vice president, and contrasts them to the platforms of Republican candidates and President Obama. For positions relating to other major issues, such as civil liberties, police abuse, environmental preservation, the war on drugs,… Read more »

Freedom Socialist presidential campaign offices

April 2012

Baltimore: Email fspbaltimore@hotmail.com Los Angeles: 2122 W. Jefferson Blvd. Phone 323-732-6416. Email fspla@earthlink.net Newark, NJ: Phone 973-643-0499. New York City: 113 W. 128th St. Phone 212-222-0633. Email fsp@nyct.net Port Angeles, WA: Phone 360-452-7534. Email lfdanks@yahoo.com Portland, OR: 6834 NE Glisan St. Phone 503-240-4462. Email fsp@igc.org San Francisco: 747 Polk St. Phone 415-864-1278. Email bafsp@earthlink.net Seattle:… Read more »

Making Latino votes count

April 2012

Republican candidates and President Obama are spending thousands of dollars on Spanish-language outreach to Latino voters, whose numbers are huge and growing. But Latinos are among those hurt worst by the actions of Democratic and Republican politicians: cuts to social services and education, wars that drain the budget and destroy lives, and massive deportations. All… Read more »

Haciendo que valga el voto latino

abril de 2012

Los candidatos republicanos y el presidente Obama están gastando miles de dólares para alcanzar a los electores latinos, cuyos números son enormes y siguen creciendo. Pero los latinos son uno de los grupos más afectados por las acciones de los políticos demócratas y republicanos: recortes en los servicios sociales y educación, guerras que drenan el… Read more »

2012: a year for revolt — events in April and May

April 2012

April & May — Durham-López fundraisers. Support the FSP presidential campaign! Contact local offices listed in supplement for info. April 7-May 19 — “Chicago Spring.” Events build to May 19-21 NATO/anti-war protests. See Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda (CANG8) and Occupy Chicago April 14 & 22 — Peace and Free­dom Party debates, Cal…. Read more »

La biografía de Christina López, candidata a vicepresidente de EE.UU.

abril de 2012

Desde temprana edad, Christina López, candidata del Partido de Libertad Socialista (FSP) para vicepresidenta, ha mostrado su espíritu guerrero. Cuando crecía en Phoenix, aprendió de su madre a defender a la gente del barrio en asuntos como la vivienda justa. Su familia de clase trabajadora ha vivido en el suroeste desde antes que EEUU se… Read more »