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Buckeye Socialist Network formed in aftermath of Socialist Dan La Botz’s run for Senate in Ohio

Read the full thing at Socialist Webzine:

Supporters of the Dan La Botz, Socialist for Senate campaign of 2010 met in Columbus, Ohio over the weekend to found a new organization and launch a campaign to fight for jobs and public services in Ohio— they also pledged to resist the policies of Republic Governor-elect John Kasich.

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Socialist Dan La Botz Surpasses 25,000 Votes in Ohio US Senate race

Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

The Socialist Party’s Dan La Botz has surpassed the 25,000-vote mark in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race. With all but fourteen of Ohio’s 9,910 precincts reporting, the former history and Latin American studies professor and ex-journalist is unofficially garnering 25,311 votes.

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Socialists Hold Organizing Conference

Socialist Webzine:

The Socialist Party USA had an excellent National Organizing Conference (NOC) this year in Madison, Wisconsin. The three-day event featured music, speakers and workshops that offered practical skills to enhance our activism. A little more than 50 people turned up for the event from all over the country.… Read more ...

Socialist Party Senatorial Candidate On Obama And Socialism

Dan La Botz is the Socialist Party of Ohio’s candidate for U.S. Senate in 2010. He was quoted in this article in the Cincinnati Enquirer discussing Obama and whether he is or is not a socialist.

Dan La Botz knows with certainty that President Barack Obama is no socialist.

He’s sure because he’s one himself, and finds little in common with the politics of the 44th president of the United States.

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Socialist candidate for US Senate in Ohio interviewed about immigration economics by The Real News

Dan La Botz, the Socialist Party USA candidate for US Senate in Ohio, was recently interviewed by The Real News Network on the subject of Mexican economics and how it affects immigration.  He talked about neoliberal policies like NAFTA and how they have created conditions which force Mexicans to immigrate.… Read more ...

Socialist Alternative: Break with the two Corporate Parties!

Read the full piece at SocialistAlternative.org:

The Obama campaign inspired millions to actively participate in politics in an era when many media commentators assumed political activism to be dead. Millions were eager to engage in the political process and to make their voices heard. They felt that they were making history by ushering in “change.”Read more ...

School Teacher and Socialist Candidate for Senate in Ohio

Socialist Webzine:

Dan La Botz, a 64-year old Cincinnati school teacher, has filed petitions with the Ohio Secretary of State to become the candidate of the Socialist Party for the U.S. Senate. La Botz, who needed 500 signatures to get on the Socialist Party primary ballot, filed petitions with approximately 1,200 signatures on Thursday, Feb.… Read more ...