October 28, 2016

Clinton: “I love having the support of real billionaires”

In a speech Wednesday in Lake Worth, Florida, near West Palm Beach, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gushed about her support from the super-rich, praising her billionaire supporters and contrasting them to Republican candidate Donald Trump. An excerpt is worth quoting as a demonstration of the abject subservience of the Democratic candidate to the capitalist financial aristocracy. According to the …

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October 24, 2016

The 2016 elections and the dead-end of “lesser evil” politics

The final two weeks of the US presidential election campaign will be dominated by appeals to working people and young people from unions and liberal publications and organizations to vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Given that Clinton is widely despised as a creature of Wall Street and the political establishment and an advocate of a more aggressive and …

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October 15, 2016

The great diversion: Democrats focus on sex scandal as conflict with Russia escalates

With media coverage in America dominated by allegations of sexual assault against the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, one would never know that the United States is on the verge of a massive escalation of operations against Syria and is preparing for a military conflict with Russia. Friday’s wall-to-wall coverage of Trump’s alleged sexual transgressions featured a speech full of …

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September 29, 2016

Sri Lankan students and workers discuss US SEP’s election intervention

The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) and International Youth and Student for Social Equality (IYSSE) in Sri Lanka are conducting an extensive campaign for the forthcoming Colombo public meeting on the US elections. Entitled “The threat of world war and the US presidential election,” the event is on October 30 and will be addressed by US SEP presidential candidate Jerry White …

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September 26, 2016

US autoworkers speak out on war, inequality and the 2016 elections

Less than seven weeks remain before the US presidential elections, and polls show a close race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. For over a year, the American population has been subjected to a bombardment of lies and propaganda surrounding the two candidates, aided by the corporate media. Despite the fact that both campaigns have spent tens of …

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September 13, 2016

Minnesota nurses strike at critical juncture

The strike by nearly 5,000 nurses at Allina Health hospitals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area of Minnesota has entered its second week. The struggle has reached a critical juncture. Nurses have demonstrated their determination to beat back Allina’s attack on their healthcare benefits and dangerously increase their workloads. In the face of the company strikebreaking operation and slanders by the …

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September 12, 2016

SEP presidential candidate discusses elections with striking Minnesota nurses

Striking nurses at Allina Health Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota gave a warm welcome to Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White when he visited their picket line on Sunday afternoon. White expressed his solidarity with the striking nurses and explained how the fight to defend the right to health care required a socialist alternative to the for-profit health …

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September 10, 2016

SEP presidential candidate Jerry White kicks off fall campaign with meeting in Chicago

With two months to go until the US presidential elections, the Socialist Equality Party (SEP) began its speaking tour for Jerry White and Niles Niemuth, the SEP’s candidate for US president and vice president. White traveled to Chicago, Illinois to speak on “Socialism and the 2016 Elections” Thursday night. The candidate held a successful meeting at the University of Illinois …

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September 10, 2016

Clinton steps up appeals to Republicans, military

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is focusing her campaign on appeals to Republican politicians and the national-security establishment, arguing that Republican Donald Trump is too friendly to Russian President Vladimir Putin and has repeatedly insulted the military. Commenting on Wednesday night’s Commander-in-Chief Forum in New York City, broadcast by NBC, where the two candidates made back-to-back half-hour appearances, Clinton told …

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