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Students increasingly identify with alternative parties

Rob Nielsen in the Volante (University of South Dakota student voice) [excerpt]:

Two years ago, the College Libertarians formed. Last year the now disbanded Students Against the State organized.

And just this semester, the College Socialist have thrown their hat into the ring as well.

Richardson said the trend is part of a broader change in the political landscape of America linked to a disaffection with the two mainstream parties and the voting public’s tendency to lean Independent.… Read more ...

Free and Equal: ‘California Candidate Debates Exclude Alternative Voices’

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

MORAGA, Calif. – Saint Mary’s College of California hosted the first U.S. senatorial candidate debate, Wednesday, September 1, which included incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina, but excluded the remaining six alternative candidates.

In addition, a number of high-profile gubernatorial debates, which exclude all candidates except Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican rival Meg Whitman, have been scheduled throughout California.… Read more ...