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The economic crisis and the Democrats’ sweeping electoral victory opens a dramatically new period in U.S. politics, filled with possibilities and pitfalls for the left. The pressing need to build a working-class resistance against layoffs,...

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Blacked out of the corporate media, barred from the debates, and facing an electoral system rigged to favor the two big business parties, Ralph Nader’s campaign for president persevered to reach millions of voters with...

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Will Obama Deliver?

November 12, 2008

Riding a tidal wave of anger at Bush, the economy, and the Iraq war, the November elections saw a sweeping victory for Barack Obama and the Democratic Party. There has been widespread celebration at the...

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“I will never concede defeat,” announced famed antiwar mom Cindy Sheehan after receiving an impressive 29,951 votes – 17 percent – in her insurgent bid for Congress. Sheehan took on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, architect...

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an edited version of this article appears in printed issue #62 of Justice On Tuesday, voters delivered a decisive, historic defeat to the Republican agenda of corporate greed, corruption, and war. While the total voter...

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The overwhelming victory for Barack Obama in the U.S. presidential elections and the major gains scored by the Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives represent a turning point for the U.S. At the...

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Americans have a decision to make on November 4, when the US presidential election is to be held. Evidently, Barack Obama’s candidature and campaign for the presidential seat has become a global phenomenon, not just...

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The two terms of George W Bush have been characterized by the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the brutality of Guantánamo Bay and ever increasing inequality in U.S. society. Now, he is presiding over...

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Cindy Sheehan, the nation’s most prominent anti-war activist, is running for Congress in California. Since Sheehan’s son, Casey, was killed as a soldier in Iraq, Cindy has been a tireless activist for social justice. Her...

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After a week of unprecedented economic and political turmoil, leaders of both political parties were stunned as their bi-partisan plan to bail out Wall Street at taxpayers expense went down in defeat on Monday. With...

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