September 7, 2016

Clinton denounces Russian “interference” in US elections, calls for escalation in Syria

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton this week publicly accused the Russian government of intervening in the American election on behalf of her Republican opponent Donald Trump. She cited an investigation by US intelligence agencies, first reported Monday night by the Washington Post, into alleged Russian government hacking into the computer systems of the state election officials in the United States. …

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September 5, 2016

Green Party presidential candidate seeks to corral antiwar sentiment

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein held a campaign rally in Detroit Saturday afternoon. While the event attracted a couple hundred supporters, including students and workers who had backed Bernie Sanders and had been shocked and angered by his endorsement of Hillary Clinton, the Green presidential candidate offered them no way forward. Jill Stein The Green Party has pitched itself …

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September 2, 2016

Trump outlines ten-point plan for mass deportations and martial law

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered a major policy address on immigration Wednesday in which he laid out a ten-point plan to forcibly deport millions of undocumented immigrant workers currently living in the US. Trump spoke in Phoenix, Arizona hours after returning from a visit with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City. “For those here illegally today, who …

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August 27, 2016

West Virginia Supreme Court to weigh independent ballot access

West Virginia independent candidates who petitioned to appear on the November 8 ballot are currently waiting to be notified of their eligibility due to a pending appeal in the state Supreme Court of Appeals in Charleston. The appeal comes from former state Senator Erik Wells, who petitioned to run for Kanawha County Clerk, but was denied by the county’s circuit …

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August 24, 2016

Twenty years since the Clintons gutted the federal welfare system

On February 17, 1993, Bill Clinton addressed the Congress in his first State of the Union Address. While the 1991 recession which brought down his predecessor, George H.W. Bush, was easing, unemployment was actually on the rise. He briefly acknowledged this in his address, urging bipartisanship to help the country improve the economy. Then he got down to business. “If …

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August 24, 2016

Haiti: What the Clinton e-mails reveal about US election-rigging

In November 2010, Haiti held a first round of presidential elections in which no candidate received an absolute majority. The leading candidates were Mirlande Manigat, an academic and widow of politician Leslie Manigat; Jude Célestin of outgoing President René Préval’s Inite party; and Michel Martelly, a musician with ties to members of the Duvalier regime. Preliminary results showed that Manigat …

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August 23, 2016

International Socialist Organization promotes Jill Stein, Green Party as “anti-capitalist”

In an article posted August 9, titled “A new road ahead for the Green Party,” the International Socialist Organization (ISO) gives its full endorsement to the Green Party of the United States and the proceedings at its national convention, where Jill Stein was nominated as the party’s presidential candidate. The convention was held at the University of Houston August 4-7. …

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August 23, 2016

Clinton campaigns among the millionaires and billionaires

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton raised millions of dollars in a weekend of appearances at fundraising events on Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod, including one appearance with the singer Cher. All five events were invitation-only with the press excluded, so there is no public record of what Clinton said to the millionaires and multi-millionaires who flocked to see her. …

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August 22, 2016

Media, Democrats cover up Trump’s fascistic politics

The corporate-controlled media and the Hillary Clinton campaign have chosen to downplay the political significance of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s appointment of a figure with close ties to “white nationalist” and other ultra-right tendencies as his new campaign chief. They are deliberately covering up the orientation of the Trump campaign toward the consolidation of a fascist-type movement in the …

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