election

Blue Wave or Red Wave? No Way to Tell

November 6, 2018

By Barbara Koeppel / Truthdig. Based on a 1,500-mile interviewing trek that I took outside the Beltway for 12 days two weeks ago—to Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Rock Island, Ill., Toledo and Akron, Ohio, and several points in between—one thing seems certain: Don’t hold your breath on election eve for crossovers. On a single issue, Democrat and…

What Does López Obrador’s Cabinet Say About His Upcoming Presidency?

What Does López Obrador’s Cabinet Say About His Upcoming Presidency?

October 22, 2018

By Tom Hansen / Socialist Project. On July 2, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) of the recently formed Morena Party swept to victory in Mexico’s presidential election with 53 per cent of the vote, the first time since 1982 that a candidate won more than half the vote. His closest competitor, Ricardo Anaya of the National…

Gubernatorial Candidate Madaleno Blasts Gov. Hogan on Climate Change Following Ellicott City Flooding

June 4, 2018

Democratic candidate affirms his belief in public education and says that the historic Ellicott City flood is evidence that we must address the threats posed by climate change and overdevelopment

Twitter Bans RT and Sputnik Ads, Who’s Next?

October 26, 2017

Twitter has announced it will ban advertising from the Russian-backed media outlets RT and Sputnik. We speak to journalist and best-selling author Max Blumenthal

Russia Sanctions: Congress Obstructs Trump’s ‘One Good Policy’

August 2, 2017

Blaming Russia for the 2016 election outcome is an “extraordinarily dangerous game that’s leading us into a very dangerous new Cold War with a nuclear power,” says Richard Sakwa, professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent

Russians See Sanctions Regime as a Blessing in Disguise

August 1, 2017

Despite existing sanctions against Russia, German exports to Russia have gone up by twenty percent, and investments are increasing in the domestic economy, says Richard Sakwa, professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent

Do Trump Jr.’s Russia Emails Live Up to the Hype?

July 11, 2017

Journalist Marcy Wheeler says Donald Trump Jr.’s newly released emails are a big development, but we should be careful to distinguish normal opposition research from collusion

British Columbians go to the Polls in the ‘Wild West of Canadian Political Cash’

May 8, 2017

Canadian political commentator Murray Dobbin examines the alternatives confronting voters in British Columbia’s May 9 election

Crisis in Congo

December 20, 2016
Friends of the Congo’s Kambale Musavuli says the fate of Congo’s democracy hangs in the balance

Is North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Trying to Steal the Election?

November 23, 2016

Two weeks after Election Day, McCrory is losing the popular vote, refusing to concede, and now he’s demanding a recount. Investigative journalist Alex Kotch breaks it down.