elections

Why I Won't Vote: W.E.B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois explains his decision to abstain from voting in the 1956 Presidential Election.

Socialist Party of America History and Geography

Key maps: votes, membership, newspapers, and elected officials

Courtesy Mapping American Social Movements Project, University of Washington. Find an interactive version at http://depts.washington.edu/moves/SP_intro.shtml
Here are two dozen maps and charts exploring the geography of Socialist Party activity.

1986-88: Haitians Demand Civilians Government and Democratic Election

Tonton Macoutes patrolling a Haitian street 1988

After the downfall of Baby Doc Duvalier Haiti was ruled by a US supported Junta. The campaign that toppled Duvalier continued to oppose the Junta and its campaign of violence and economic policies.

Consigned to the memory hole: the content of the DNC leaks

Hidden from the media narrative of Russian cyber sabotage is the content of the DNC leaks, and how the leaks revealed the arrogance and corruption of the Democratic Party elite.

Taking Leave of their senses: what does the Brexit vote mean? - Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti kapitálu

Boris Johnson being a twat

An analysis of the meaning of the Brexit vote in the UK, published on 20 October 2016.

A blueprint for a party of an old type

A Blueprint for a New Party recently published in Jacobin Magazine is more of a strategy for campaigning for Democrats than a path to strengthening social movements.

Do we need to talk about Donald? Living the dream on the US election

This is the latest episode of Living The Dream the podcast from The Word From Struggle Street a collaborative anti-capitalist blog from Brisbane. In this episode we look at what discussions about the US Election in Australia tell us about the state of things in Australia..... kinda ......

On the Line No. 2 (December 1994-January 1995)

The No. 2 (December 1994-January 1995) issue of On the Line, a newsletter of Workers Solidarity Alliance in the New York/New Jersey area.

Vote what for? - Errico Malatesta

1959 English translation of Errico Malatesta's pamphlet "Vote. What For?" by the New York based Libertarian League.

Electoral politics is not a gateway drug

Rather than leading to more militant and radical forms of resistance, electoral politics typically leads only to more electoral politics.