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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.

On Voting- W.H. Glazer

An piece edited by W.H. Glazer of various opinions on voting from IWW members.

International Council Correspondence Volume 2, Number 5

International Council Correspondence, Vol. 2, no. 5, April 1936

On Trump, fascism, and stale social science - Matthew Lyons

Donald Trump's rise as a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination set off a flurry of articles labeling him a fascist. These pieces -- which have appeared on sites as varied as Newsweek, Common Dreams, and CounterPunch -- are misguided. Calling Trump a fascist promotes a distorted understanding of fascism and obscures the fact that Trump's demagogic hate-mongering is deeply rooted in mainstream U.S. politics.

Trump: “anti-political” or right wing? - Matthew Lyons

Some leftists have declared recently that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is fundamentally “anti-political” rather than right wing. But the evidence they offer actually highlights the similarities between Trump and earlier right-wing populist candidates Patrick Buchanan and George Wallace. This debate also highlights the need to combat both Trump’s demagoguery and the political establishment he is railing against.

Washington Post offers pathetic excuses after its bias is exposed

The Washington Post published 16 negative Bernie Sander's stories in 16 hours.

Excuses were made as the paper tried to explain away a viral article criticizing it for publishing 16 negative Bernie Sanders stories in 16 hours.

So it's come to this.

Clinton's supporters are embarrassing themselves by describing her as a "progressive"

Unison paid officials caught sabotaging leadership election

Crooked bureaucrat: Linda Perks

A whistleblower within Unison's London region has leaked an audio recording of a meeting of paid officials flagrantly breaching the union's rules by working for the election campaign of the incumbent general secretary, Dave Prentis.