elections

Le Pen or Macron: plague or cholera for the working-class in France and Europe

Plague or cholera.

The French presidential election in 2017 marks a profound change in the European political situation and the approach; generalized crisis in political dominance of ruling classes and political elites over social fabric.

Why We are Occupying Bernie Sander's Burlington Office (1999)

1990 press release from the Anti War Action Group on their occupation of Bernie Sanders' Burlington office over his support for the first Iraq war and the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.

1957: Colombian General Strike

Pinilla,  is escorted to a Senate hearing to answer charges of misco

A series of protest demonstration and a General Strike led to the downfall of the Dictator Gustavo Rojas Pinilla and the restoration of free elections. Unfortunately this left Colombia still in the hands of the Oligarchy

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 ......