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Socialist Party USA: ‘Democracy in the Streets: Madison Mobilizes to Defeat the Anti-Labor Walker’

by Omar Mohamad, Socialist Party of South Central Wisconsin and Billy Wharton, co-chair Socialist Party USA:

The mass protests led by public employees unions in Madison, Wisconsin have been presented by some mainstream commentators as a labor’s last stand. They are not. They are a spark, a spark with the potential to create a new protest movement capable of revitalizing our unions, radicalizing student organizing and creating a space for democratic socialist politics.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: Socialism and the Spirit of Tahrir Square

By Andrea Pason and Billy Wharton, co-chairs Socialist Party USA- February 11, 2011
Socialist Webzine:


Tahrir Square transformed the idea of democracy from a stale ritual that occurs every few years to an open ended struggle for freedom.

We send greetings to the working people of Egypt on the day of their victorious struggle to depose the dictator Hosni Mubarak.… Read more ...

Supporters of former Libertarian candidate Ron Paul heckle Cheney, Rumsfeld, call them war criminals at CPAC

Via John Grooms at Atlanta’s Creative Loafing:

Yesterday at CPAC, the big conservative conference in D.C., Ron Paul supporters and other libertarians in the crowd spoiled a sweet Bush-era reunion by launching a shouting match and protest action. First, Donald Rumsfeld was brought onstage, where CPAC was to present him with, unbelievable as it sounds, its “Defender Of The Constitution” award.

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Darryl Perry: You Can’t Spell “Hosni Mubarak” Without U.S.A.

From Darryl W. Perry, Chair, Boston Tea Party National Committee:

Hosni Mubrak has resigned as President of Egypt, now there is talk of whether or not he will be tried for “Crimes Against Humanity.” The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Explanatory Memorandum states, Crimes Against Humanity “are particularly odious offenses in that they constitute a serious attack on human dignity or grave humiliation or a degradation of one or more human beings.… Read more ...

Green Party’s statement on Egypt: New government must be Egyptian

Posted by Ian Wilder at onthwilderside.com:

Green Party celebrates Egyptian democratic victory, asserts new government must be Egyptian, not US

US Green Party celebrates Egypt’s giant step towards democracy, asserts that the Egyptian people must build a new government according to their own interests, not US strategic demands

The Green Party of the United States congratulated the Egyptian people and called President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation a huge step towards democracy, human rights, and stability for their country.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Mubarak Ego Plunges Egypt into Tragedy

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author

On Thursday Egyptian President Mubarak turned a crisis into a tragedy. His disastrous decision not to resign could very well lead to the end of Egypt as we know it and will almost certainly lead to Egypt burning. Mubarak is so tone deaf that he stoked the flames of the anti-Mubarak revolution.… Read more ...