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Are New Zealand’s Greens worth a socialist vote? Three perspectives

From Fightback‘s upcoming issue on Electoral Politics. To subscribe, please visit https://fightback.zoob.net/payment.html

Fightback asked for three perspectives from social justice campaigners over whether they would advise anti-capitalists to vote Green in the New Zealand election this October. 3,071 more words

2008 Election

Eyes Off the Prize

It’s poignant to recall today that, after the election of Barack Obama to the US presidency in 2008, some commentators wrote hopefully of an impending “post-racial” American society, wherein historic divisions between black and white citizens would at last be surmounted. 569 more words


Painful introspection

Well, I am seeing a LOT of anger on political twitter. Example:

Bernie supporters want their participation trophies 😂😂😂🙄 pic.twitter.com/rNtCy9E2mL

— Sally Albright (@SallyAlbright) March 4, 2020…

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I Awaken every Morning Asking Myself the same Question; “How did our Nation Go from having a Great Man as our President to the Worst?

In 2008 the American people elected a brilliant patriot who inherited the worst situation in modern times. Barrack Obama faced a near depression; the result of another Republican’s failed fiscal policies; two unwinnable wars; and a growing deficit. 894 more words

Can Bernie Do It?

We are a week out from the Iowa caucus now and my hopeful 2015 self should be starting to re-emerge in full blossom. Bernie Sanders is leading. 1,123 more words