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LA Voters to Consider Creating Nation's First Municipal Public Bank

LA Voters to Consider Creating Nation’s First Municipal Public Bank

October 16, 2018

A Los Angeles ballot measure could put the city one step closer to creating a public bank, which Phoenix Goodman of Public Bank LA says could help the city “transform banking from a source of evil” to a force that fights climate change and inequality

This Political Scientist Says You Should Vote for the ‘Lying Neoliberal Warmonger’

August 29, 2016

Adolph Reed Jr.: The left needs to understand that voting should not be a site for profound political expression, but needs to be used now for keeping out Trump

Tony Benn Saw Socialism as the Culmination of Democratization

March 18, 2014
Leo Panitch on the death of Tony Benn: He conceived the need to democratize the state as the precondition for democratizing the economy

Honduras

November 24, 2013
Honduran presidential candidate and wife of ousted-leftist president Xiomara Castro cries fraud in election, as nations seen as US proxies congratulate ruling party candidate.

Wisconsin Recall

November 18, 2013
Wisconsin Republicans make a push to limit terms of recalls, after Republican Governor Scott Walker survived a recall election last year.

Seattle Suburb Passes Highest Minimum Wage in Country

November 6, 2013

David Rolf of SEIU helped organize SeaTac’s Proposition 1 to provide $15/hour to hotel, restaurant, and airport workers.

Scandal Hits Canada’s Senate, Adding to Harper Government’s List of Corruption

October 31, 2013

Yves Engler: Three of Canada’s unelected Senators filed ineligible expense claims and have been told to repay $277,000 in wrongfully claimed expenses

Crisis in the Eurozone

July 23, 2013
Wouter De Broeck: Creditors breathe a sigh a relief and ordinary people pay big price over deal, while no political party is seen as credible before discontent voters

Race, class and opportunity

June 25, 2013
Bruce Dixon: Black politicians should have pushed for a constitutional amendment to ensure that the VRA never came before the GOP-dominated court

High Turnout, Rise of Centrist Candidates Mark Iran Pres. Election

June 15, 2013

Farideh Farhi: Despite voter anger in 2009, Iranians took to the polls in high numbers and strongly supported moderate candidates in initial results