elections

Open Letter on the November 3, 2020 General Election – Los Angeles

As Election Day 2020 approaches, multiple crises are wreaking havoc across the country. The pandemic that has taken more than a million lives across the globe has triggered an economic crisis that will deepen, not resolve, in the months ahead. The consequences of global warming are manifesting more and more acutely. Political polarization continues to… Read more »

Open Letter on the November 3, 2020 General Election – Seattle/King County

October 14, 2020

As Election Day 2020 approaches, multiple crises are wreaking havoc across the country. The pandemic that has taken more than a million lives across the globe has triggered an economic crisis that will deepen, not resolve, in the months ahead. The consequences of global warming are manifesting more and more acutely. Political polarization continues to… Read more »

Letters to the editor, April 2020

April 2020

An update on Mumia Abu-Jamal, and readers weigh in on: popularity of Freedom Socialist, electoral remedies, a post-Brexit message, and military production and the climate.

Two parties, one playbook

April 2020

The fight doesn’t begin and end with Bernie Sanders — or at the ballot box.

Why do so few vote?

December 2019

Along with voter suppression, there’s the elephant in the room: voter disgust with the absence of real choices.