June 17, 2016

Hillary Clinton and the “Spirit of 9/12”

By Niles Niemuth—SEP candidate for vice president   Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, responded to Sunday’s mass killing in Orlando, Florida by cynically and ominously invoking the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon. Just one day after 29-year-old Omar Mateen carried out the worst mass killing by a single …

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June 12, 2016

SEP vice presidential candidate Niles Niemuth visits scene of fatal fire in Manchester, New Hampshire

At dawn on Monday, a fire in a wood-framed building in Manchester, New Hampshire killed a young family and left 30 other people homeless. Ten-year-old Joshua Harrison II and his eight-year-old stepbrother, Jay Garon, died of smoke inhalation. Their parents, Joshua Harrison and Ailene Moody, were also killed. The building was at 198 Wilson Street in Manchester’s east side, a …

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May 26, 2016

Young people in America: A lost generation stuck at home

For the first time in the last 130 years, Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 are more likely to be living with their parents than with a spouse or partner. This according to a Pew Report released on Tuesday, further exposing the lie peddled by President Barack Obama that the American economy is “pretty darn great.” The demographic …

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May 21, 2016

Race and class in American history: A reply to a false explanation of the Trump phenomenon

Earlier this week, the New York Times published an op-ed by ThinkProgress economic policy editor and Nation magazine blogger Bryce Covert, titled in its online version “Make America Great Again for the People It Was Great for Already.” The article, passed off as a serious piece about the current state of American politics, exposes the Brown University graduate and the …

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May 17, 2016

Obama to American youth: Stop complaining, things have never been better!

US President Barack Obama used his commencement address Sunday at Rutgers University in New Jersey to express contempt for those who are supporting either the campaigns of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump or self-proclaimed socialist Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders. While the media has focused on Obama’s thinly-veiled swipes against Trump’s promise to build a wall along the Mexico border and …

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May 14, 2016

Oppose Obama’s assault on immigrants!

As the Socialist Equality Party’s candidate for vice president of the United States, I call on workers and students in the US and internationally to support our election campaign and build a socialist movement to fight back against the unrelenting attack on immigrants. A Reuters news report revealed this week that the Obama administration is preparing to launch a month-long series of …

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