When I was first approached to seek preselection as a Socialist Alliance (SA) candidate for the Victorian State elections I was filled with trepidation. How was I going to cope with being thrown into the spotlight? But then I remembered that I am a member of Radical Women and could not allow silly fears to… Read more »
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Putting popularity over principle in a numbers game.
“My campaign is about building a movement to stop the attacks on unions, public education, civil rights and social services.”
Trump certainly deserves it, but let’s talk about impeaching the system that spawned him.
A 2015 Guardian article, taken from Nicole Aschoff’s excellent book “New Prophets of Capital,” decodes Winfrey’s fundamental message of accommodation to the status quo.
Dear Friend, These are the days of “alternative facts” and nasty tweets as public policy, with the hard right in the catbird seat. They are also the days of tens of millions of people pouring into the streets to push back! Serious times require serious journalism. The Freedom Socialist provides honest news and insightful analysis… Read more »
This election features a sea of candidates vying for a spot on the general election ballot, but only one who names capitalism as the problem: Mary Martin, who is running for governor on the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) ticket. There are also two ballot measures that deserve your attention. Below are our recommendations. Governor –… Read more »
It’s been a rough few weeks. Police violence escalated in July with the deaths of at least three Black people, four Latinos, and a Latina in just one week. An outpouring of racism followed the killings of cops in Dallas and Baton Rouge, climaxing in an ugly “law and order” Republican convention. In the middle… Read more »
For information on our national positions on the elections, click here. A shorter summary of these positions is available at the bottom of this article. You may take the “cheat sheet” into the voting booth with you. San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 11 Berta Hernandez is a socialist running for the Board of Supervisors… Read more »
Once again, the U.S. two-party system has left us with two horrible choices. Playing on people’s fear and resentment over acute social and economic problems, bombastic bigot Donald Trump has positioned himself as an anti-establishment populist. But he is an enemy, not a friend of the people – a braggart about his sexual assaults and… Read more »