elections 2018

Midterms 2018: What’s There to Hope For?

August 17, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Between now and Election Day, November 6, expect to hear a lot about how politics is “the art of the possible.”  Then, as the results sink in and are processed, expect to hear more. That old bromide is true, of course, but also ambiguous because “possible” can mean anything from…

Obrador and Mexico’s Watershed Election

July 1, 2018

Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui / Socialist project. Uncertainties, Contradictions and Struggle The July 1 national election in Mexico is likely to be a watershed in Mexican history. The splintering of the three old parties, their unprincipled tactical electoral alliances across party boundaries, the rapid movement of key party figures from one party to another,…