Daily Archives: December 14, 2009

Chris Hedges: ‘Gravel’s Lament’

Following a protest outside the White House featuring many antiwar leaders, from Cynthia McKinney to Dennis Kucinich to Lynne Williams to Mike Gravel, journalist Chris Hedges wrote a piece titled “Gravel’s Lament.” A video is also included here featuring Gravel’s speech and him leading a chant, saying, [read more]

Socialist Webzine: Memphis Socialists Protest Obama’s Escalation

Socialist Webzine reports:

Two dozen people braved the cold and rain last week in Memphis to protest against Obama’s escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Memphis Socialist Party members participated in the demo and joined thousands of others across the country in [read more]

Nader 2000 campaign manager publishes article on discriminatory ballot access laws

Posted at Green Party Watch by Dave Schwab:

Theresa Amato, who served as campaign manager for Ralph Nader’s 2000 Green and 2004 independent runs for president, has an opinion piece in the Harvard Law Record entitled “The Two Party Ballot Suppresses Third Party Change”. She notes that although Nader wrote a [read more]

Libertarian Joe Kennedy: Democrats and Republicans are Two Sides of the Same Coin

Posted at Poli-Tea:

The Boston Herald reports on recent appearances by independent libertarian candidate for US Senate in Massachusetts, Joe Kennedy, and highlights his campaign to be included in upcoming debates:

The long-shot candidate at the center of a Senate campaign spat yesterday dismissed the [read more]