What Can We Learn from MLK About US Elections

By Richard Moser, www.befreedom.co -

By Richard Moser for Be Freedom - The scale of our problems are far too great. There is far too much at stake. The problems we face are dangerous, deeply embedded, institutionalized. There is no [...]

Putin Challenger Almost Entirely A Creature Of The US State Department

By Andre Damon, wsws.org -

Over the past year, the Democratic Party and leading American media outlets have been monomaniacally focused on unsubstantiated allegations that the 2016 US elections were undermined by Russian [...]

Class Struggle On Rise Following Venezuela’s Local Elections

By Chris Gilbert, counterpunch.org -

This Sunday, on the 187th anniversary of Simón Bolívar’s death, grassroots leader Angel Prado voiced the concern that he and his supporters had been, like that historical figure, abandoned by the [...]

OAS Calls For New Honduras Election After Coup-President Declared Winner

By Sarah Kinosian, TheGuardian.com -

The Organization of American States has called for fresh elections in Honduras, hours after President Juan Orlando Hernández was declared the winner. Luis Almagro – the secretary general of the [...]

Honduras Election Court Sides With ‘Fraud’ Candidate

By Telesur -

Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla has accused the government of committing a major fraud and "whitewashing" of a corrupt electoral process. The Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Honduras or TSE [...]

Chavistas Take 17 Of 23 States In Venezuelan Regional Elections

By Lucas Koerner, www.venezuelanalysis.com -

By Lucas Koerner for Venezuela Analysis - Caracas, October 15, 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) – President Nicolás Maduro’s United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) won 17 of 23 states in Sunday’s [...]

Indigenous Woman Registers To Run For Mexican Presidency

By Staff, www.reuters.com -

By Staff of Reuters - MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An indigenous woman backed by Mexico’s rebel Zapatista movement registered on Saturday to run as an independent candidate in next year’s presidential [...]

Top German Politicians Want US Nuclear Weapons Out

By John Laforge, www.counterpunch.org -

By John Laforge for Counter Punch - A series of anti-nuclear weapons actions between March and August at Air Base Büchel in Germany brought widespread media attention to the 20 US nuclear weapons [...]

Youngstown Residents Push To Oust Corporations From Election Campaigns

By Staff, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Staff of In These Times - Today, a long-standing community rights group in Youngstown, Ohio, submitted over 1,900 signatures to qualify their Youngstown Fair Election Bill of Rights initiative [...]

Clinton Lost Because PA, WI, And MI Have High Casualty Rates And Saw Her As Pro-War

By Philip Weiss, www.mondoweiss.net -

By Philip Weiss for Mondoweiss - Last fall I winced whenever Hillary Clinton or her surrogates promised regime change in Syria. Don’t these people get it? Americans don’t want to be waging more [...]

The Latest Sneaky Attempt To Increase Corporate Political Power

By John Light, www.billmoyers.com -

By John Light for Moyers and Company - “If you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring,” John Oliver said in 2014 of the tireless efforts of telecomm monopolists to get rid of [...]

Venezuelan Opposition Electoral Stunt Backfires, Shows Their Weakness

By Ricardo Vaz, www.counterpunch.org -

By Ricardo Vaz for Counter Punch - The opposition “plebiscite”, or “referendum”, which in reality was nothing more than a non-binding “consultation” without any legal status, was predicted as a [...]

Venezuela Votes: Will The World’s Media Ever Get It Right?

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - International coverage entirely ignores Sunday's demonstration of support for a Constituent Assembly. Did you hear the one about a practice election in Venezuela, where [...]

How A Federal Program Is Destroying Public Housing

By Taya Graham, www.therealnews.com -

By Taya Graham for The Real News. Taya Graham: If there's a single issue that illustrates Baltimore's economic divide, it's housing. While developers continue to reap generous tax breaks to build [...]

‘Democracy Vouchers’ Amplify Low-Income Voices

By Josh Cohen, www.theguardian.com -

By Josh Cohen for The Guardian. If money amplifies the voices of wealthy Americans in politics, Seattle is trying something that aims to give low-income and middle-class voters a signal [...]