Daily Archives: August 14, 2009

Socialist Workers Party runs slate in New York City

The Militant reports on the Socialist Workers Party’s three candidates in New York City this year: “For mayor: Dan Fein, 64, a veteran trade unionist who works at a garment plant in Brooklyn. For public advocate: Maura DeLuca, 30, a unionist and sewing-machine [read more]

Damon Eris: ‘A Rough Guide to the Third Party and Independent Blogosphere’

Posted by Damon Eris at Poli-Tea:

Is there such a thing as the third party and independent blogosphere? A web search for “third party blogosphere” returns less than ten results. Certainly there are innumerable blogs devoted to third party and independent politics across the political spectrum, but taken together they lack the cohesion characteristic of the networks dedicated to pushing the Democratic and Republican Parties and the two-party system. Of course, this is to be expected as reflective of reality under the conditions of the reigning two-party state. [read more]