Cindy Sheehan for California Governor, 2014, is thrilled to announce that despite the attack from the political establishment in California against alternative political parties and voices, the Sheehan campaign has a combination of enough signatures [read more]
CPUSA Chairman Sam Webb
“The Communists fight for the attainment of the immediate aims, for the enforcement of the momentary interests of the working class; but in the movement of the present, they also represent and take care of the future of that movement.”
- Communist Manifesto
How do socialists and communists engage in the day-to-day struggles like the fight to raise the minimum wage or reinstate unemployment insurance while keeping an eye on long-term vision? In a period where working people and [read more]
Dee Davis, president of the United Tenant Council of Councils (UTCC) opened a meeting last Friday with a warm welcome to Lawrence Porter, the assistant national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party, who was invited to speak about the February 15 [read more]
Charlie Earl, Libertarian for Governor
Via Ballot Access News:
February 5 was the Ohio deadline for candidates seeking a place on a primary ballot this year. This story mentions the statewide candidates who filed. It appears the Libertarian Party is running a full slate for the statewide partisan races (there is no U.S. Senate race this year in Ohio). The Green Party has only one statewide entry, a joint ticket for Governor/Lieutenant Governor.
Although no Socialist Party filed for statewide office, a Socialist filed to run for U.S. House in the Ninth District. It is not known whether anyone filed to run in the Constitution Party primary.
Ohio permits write-ins in primaries, so parties could potentially run more candidates if they obtain enough write-ins in the primary. Statewide write-in candidates need 500 votes, and district candidates need 25. The primary is May 6.
The Ohio Secretary of State’s Office released this [read more]
February 20th is the deadline for “Signatures in Lieu” of filing fee to get Cindy Sheehan on the ballot for Governor here in California.
The campaign has been working since January 1st to collect the signatures, and we really do not have a clear idea [read more]
Patrick Ayers on the Socialist Alternative party website:
In his State of the Union address, Obama spoke to two audiences. While at times striking a populist tone, raising his voice against inequality, and attacking Republican obstructionism, the president’s attempt [read more]
Cindy Sheehan, Mark Levy, and Friends
in Celebrating Her EPIC Campaign
End Poverty in California
Eliminate the Prison Industrial Complex
Empower People Instead of Corporations
7 P.M. Thursday, February 13th
Resource Center [read more]
By Andrea Bauer
The weather may be balmy in sunny Los Angeles, but the political climate is anything but.
Police are targeting immigrants, unionists, and radicals; 58,000 people are homeless, 30 percent of them women; the right wing is in a frenzy over LGBT [read more]
By Ramy Khalil, Vote Sawant Campaign Manager
Everybody knows you have to accept corporate money and work within the corporate-dominated two-party system to get elected, right? Not so with Kshama Sawant. In November, nearly 100,000 voters elected her to Seattle City Council – as an [read more]
From the Communist Party USA’s People’s World:
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama strongly argued for progressive and pro-worker initiatives in the face of a wall of obstruction by the Republican-dominated Congress. As he noted, the Republican/tea-party bloc has stymied even the most basic [read more]
Supporters of the Militant are campaigning to expand the paper’s readership, taking it, along with books on working-class politics published by Pathfinder Press, door to door in working-class neighborhoods. They bring it with them as they join strikers’ [read more]
LASD top cop Lee Baca announcing his resignation
By Doug Kauffman at the PSL’s Liberation News:
Abolish the LASD!
“In my opinion, your Sheriff’s Department is the greatest law enforcement agency in the world,” said Sheriff Lee Baca during a press [read more]