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Dear Sisters, I am writing to congratulate you, and other newly elected socialists, on your elections and to outline the lessons of our experience in Seattle since my first election to the city council in...

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The background of the current midterm elections is a chaotic situation for U.S. capitalism – an out-of-control dysfunctional regime in the White House and a growing political radicalization in society, starting first among young people...

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The recent midterm elections witnessed the lowest voter turnout since 1942. Most working-class people are completely disillusioned with the institutions of government – and indeed with all establishment institutions. They see little way of achieving...

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In the recent elections, the Republican Party made significant gains overall. However, we completely reject the narrative that this represents a shift to the right. Where there were credible left candidates in these elections, they...

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Drunk by their success in the midterm elections, Republicans aim to block Obama´s important, but overly cautious, steps toward stopping five million more deportations. Intoxicated by winning the Senate, the GOP dreams again of blocking...

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Democrats’ Failure Shows Need for Independent Working Class Politics Scott Walker has won the Governor’s seat once again in the midst of corruption scandals and investigations around criminal scheming. He easily defeated his Democratic opponent,...

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Big Gains for Republicans while Voters Support Progressive Ballot Measures The significant gains made by Republicans in the mid-term elections, in particular taking control of the U.S. Senate, have caused alarm for working-class and progressive...

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