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Peace and Freedom Party: Statement on Popular Uprisings

Photo of banner on Libyan building

Source: Al Jazeera

The Peace and Freedom Party looks forward to the success of popular uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, and in Madison, Wisconsin. We urge participation in actions in solidarity with workers in Wisconsin and elsewhere.

People of North Africa and the Middle East can and must create their own democratic institutions.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: America should stop interfering in Egypt

WASHINGTON – Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle released the following statement today:

"Media reports tell us that the Obama administration is heavily involved in the current crisis in Egypt. It shouldn’t be.

"Personally, my sympathies are with the Egyptian protesters. Our very own Declaration of Independence said that government exists to secure people’s rights, and ‘whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.’

"However, it would be wrong for me to force all Americans to adopt my point of view and support my choice in this crisis.… Read more ...