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FSP recommendations for the November 6, 2012 Oregon State General Election

October 26, 2012

If you’ve been watching the presidential debates, you know that media pundits are riveted by the contrasts between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney—their lapel pins, tone of voice and body language are studied to see who comes across more “presidential.” There’s been lots of squabbling over whose statistics are true, but little clarification of substantive… Read more »

FSP recommendations for the November 6, 2012 New York State General Election

October 22, 2012

If you’ve been watching the presidential debates, you know that media pundits are riveted by the contrasts between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney—their lapel pins, tone of voice and body language are studied to see who comes across more “presidential.” There’s been lots of squabbling over whose statistics are true, but little clarification of substantive… Read more »

FSP recommendations for the November 6, 2012 Washington State General Election

October 22, 2012

Following this summary of ballot recommendations are explanations about the candidates and issues, with links for more information. Questions and feedback are welcome! President/Vice-President: Write-in Stephen Durham & Christina López Legislative District No. 43, Position 2 – Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative Initiative 1185, Maintain the two-thirds legislative vote — NO Initiative 1240 Charter Schools —… Read more »

Open Letter on the November 6, 2012 California election (Los Angeles): Vote for the Greater Good—Write in Stephen Durham and Christina López

October 3, 2012

Everyday people think: the U.S. is way overdue for change. So when they encounter the Freedom Socialist Party Durham/ López campaign, they are energized—whether it’s appreciation for concrete solutions, delight at a way to protest sham elections, or interest in an anti-capitalist perspective. Outside big-box stores, on campuses and picket lines, in barrios and at… Read more »

Open Letter on the November 6, 2012 California General Election (Bay Area): Vote for the Greater Good—Write in Stephen Durham and Christina López

October 2, 2012

Everyday people think: the U.S. is way overdue for change. So when they encounter the Freedom Socialist Party Durham/ López campaign, they are energized—whether it’s appreciation for concrete solutions, delight at a way to protest sham elections, or interest in an anti-capitalist perspective. Outside big-box stores, on campuses and picket lines, in barrios and at… Read more »

Durham-López campaign statement: Chicago Teachers Strike – A critical fight for labor and our next generation

September 13, 2012

Durham campaigning at a mass teacher’s rally on September 12, 2012.The Freedom Socialist 2012 Presidential Campaign of Stephen Durham and Christina López stands in solidarity with the 25,000 fighting members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) in their struggle to defend public education. Presidential candidate Durham arrived in Chicago on September 11 to support the… Read more »

Durham-López campaign statement: Freedom Socialist presidential candidate comes in second to last-minute celebrity entrant Roseanne Barr

August 10, 2012

Freedom Socialist Party candidates Stephen Durham for president and Christina López for vice president at the Peace and Freedom Party August nominating convention in Los Angeles. After declaring as a Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) presidential candidate only three weeks before, Hollywood comedian and actress Roseanne Barr won the PFP nomination at its convention on… Read more »