Category Archives: Socialist/left parties

Maggie Trowe: Join with SWP to Back Strikers, Get on Ballot, Build Conference

David Rosenfeld, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Minnesota, at St. Paul rally for $15 an hour and a union April 14. SWP candidates call for solidarity with union battles.

David Rosenfeld, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Minnesota, at St. Paul rally for $15 an hour and a union April 14. SWP candidates call for solidarity with union battles.

 

From Maggie Trowe at The Militant:

 

Across the country — from Fort Morgan, Colorado; to Opelousas, Louisiana; to Rutherford, New Jersey — communist workers are explaining the Socialist Workers Party program, engaging in political discussion and making progress in several states putting the party’s presidential ticket of Alyson Kennedy and Osborne Hart on the ballot.… Read more ...

Socialist Equality Party Announces Presidential Ticket

FB_IMG_1461330197356From the SEP’s Facebook page:

The Socialist Equality Party has selected Jerry White as its presidential candidate and Niles Niemuth as its vice-presidential candidate in the 2016 elections. White and Niemuth will run on a socialist, anti-war and anti-capitalist program in the interests of the working class in the United States and around the world.… Read more ...

Kshama Sawant Urges Bernie Sanders to Join Jill Stein on Green Ticket, or Run As Independent

Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant

From Green Party Watch:

Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant has launched an online petition urging Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is currently seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, to join Jill Stein on a Green Party ticket or to run as an independent.

Sawant said, “The stakes are too high to let this moment slip through our fingers.… Read more ...

New York Times Urges Voters to Choose Working Families Party Nominee for Assembly, Special Election, Instead of the Democratic Nominee

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Yuh-Line Niou

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

New York hold a special election on April 19 for Assembly, 65th district, in Manhattan. Four parties have nominees: Democratic, Republican, Working Families, and Green. On April 8 the New York Times endorsed the Working Families Party nominee, Yuh-Line Niou.

From the article cited:

The race to replace Mr.… Read more ...

Party for Socialism and Liberation: Clinton is an imperialist, not a feminist

he following was published at Liberation News, the official newspaper website of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, on April 4th, 2016:

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Originally published in the April 2016 issue of Liberation Newspaper. 

The Clinton campaign always points to her years of “foreign policy experience” as proof of her presidential qualifications.… Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party Says It is ‘Working-Class Alternative to Brutality of Capitalism’; Will Begin Petitioning in New Jersey Later This Month

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy speaks at NY forum March 25. From left, Norton Sandler, chair, and Osborne Hart, SWP candidate for vice president.

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy speaks at NY forum March 25. From left, Norton Sandler, chair, and Osborne Hart, SWP candidate for vice president.

From Arlene Rubinstein at The Militant:

“The Socialist Workers Party is running against capitalism and its brutal consequences for working people the world over.… Read more ...

Workers World Party Salutes Chicago Teachers Strike

downloadFrom Workers World:

Workers World Party’s 2016 Presidential Election Campaign released the following statement on April 1.

On April 1, 25,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union alongside over 50 community and union organizations will launch a massive strike against the status quo, against the racist capitalist ruling class of Chicago.… Read more ...

New Presidential Sex Scandal Threatens to Explode All Over the Internet

William Saturn at The Saturnalian:

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A week after #CruzSexScandal set the Twitterverse ablaze on the heels of The National Enquirer’s exposé of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, The Saturnalian could ignite a firestorm of its own with the following report of a sex scandal involving a “longstanding, well known Progressive” presidential candidate.… Read more ...

Union Endorses Workers World Party Election Campaign

Monica Moorehead & USW 8751 president, Andre François, March 24.

From Workers World:

At the March 24 monthly membership meeting of the Boston School Bus Drivers, Steelworkers Local 8751, AFL-CIO, CLC [Canadian Labour Congress], the members voted unanimously to officially endorse Workers World Party candidate Monica Moorehead for president and Lamont Lilly for vice president in 2016.… Read more ...

Socialist Candidate Gets Hearing at Trump Event

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, left, talks with Jordan Strange about fight to win jobs and higher wages in line for Donald Trump rally March 11 in Chicago.

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, left, talks with Jordan Strange about fight to win jobs and higher wages in line for Donald Trump rally March 11 in Chicago.

From Dan Fein at The Militant:

The organized disruption that forced the cancellation of Republican candidate Donald Trump’s campaign rally here March 11 “was a blow to free speech,” Socialist Workers Party candidate for president Alyson Kennedy said.… Read more ...

Gloria La Riva Stands in Solidarity with Ongoing UC Davis Occupation

UntitledFrom Gloria La Riva at Liberation News:

Statement by Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation candidate for President. For more information, visit VotePSL.

As someone who took active part in two building takeovers at Brandeis University to defend affirmative action, I salute the student-led occupation inside the University of California Davis’ Mrak Hall.… Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party: Fight Attacks By Bosses

SWP presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, right, discusses fight to defend workers jobs, conditions with Electro-Motive Diesel worker Dwayne Johnson at plant gate near Chicago Feb. 17.

Posted to The Militant by Naomi Crane:

“I am running for U.S. president on the Socialist Workers Party ticket because the other parties don’t represent workers.… Read more ...