2012 US Elections

The Presidential Elections and Racism in America

November 6, 2012

Larry Wilkerson: A look in American prisons shows that racism and the ideas of the civil war are still alive

Obama’s or Romney’s Foreign Policy: Does it Matter Who Wins ?

November 1, 2012

Larry Wilkerson: All US administrations have similar foreign policy, but the neo-con group around Bush/Cheney was more dangerous and many of the same characters are advising Romney

Romney Made Multi-Millions in Detroit Bailout

October 26, 2012

Greg Palast’s article appeared in the November 5, 2012 edition of The Nation: Mitt Romney’s Bailout Bonanza

Should Progressives Vote Obama in a Swing State?

October 18, 2012

A debate with Cheri Honkala, VP candidate of the Green Party and Jeff Cohen of RootsAction.org

The VP Debate: What They Didn’t Talk About

October 12, 2012

The moderator didn’t question the right of US to project global power; no discussion about the cause of the crash or the the power of the big banks

Romney and Obama Policy to Save GM: Lower Wages

October 4, 2012

Romney plan to “restructure” GM essentially the same as the Obama plan

US Elections: Pick Your Poison

October 3, 2012

Chris Hedges: The system has not been able to respond in a rational way, the way the Roosevelt administration responded rationally through the New Deal. And because of that, we’re in deep, deep trouble. So I think all of our hope now has to be invested in acts of civil disobedience

Obama vs Romney on Human Rights

September 14, 2012

Michael Ratner: President Obama’s record on human rights is no better than George Bush

Will Obama, the Fed’s QE3 or Romney’s "Smaller Government" Create Jobs?

September 12, 2012

Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin: As long as effective demand remains low and banks demand austerity to protect their assets, the crisis will deepen

Protestors Target Democratic National Convention

September 10, 2012

Journalists allege assault at hands of undercover police at DNC

Green Party Presidential Candidate Presents a "New Green Deal"

September 7, 2012

Jill Stein: Neither Obama nor Romney have a program that will create millions of jobs

Does Obama Economic Policy "Just Need More Time"?

September 7, 2012

Jerry Epstein: The basic policies must change or recession and high unemployment will continue

Obama’s Policies Won’t Create Jobs, but Romney Will be a Disaster

September 7, 2012

Bob Pollin: The export-led recovery does not take into account a deepening world recession

Black Agenda Report Editor: "Obama is not the lesser evil"

September 7, 2012

Glen Ford: President Obama has managed the crisis on behalf of the 1% more effectively than a Republican could have

Will Disillusioned Young People Vote for Obama?

August 30, 2012

Julianne Malveaux: People do need to develop independent politics, but even if they are disillusioned, people must consider what Romney/Ryan would do to the country