Category Archives: Electoral Strategy for 2016

Russia-gate: The Dead But Undead

Attention all Russia-gaters! Under the cover of pandemic, the US finally dropped charges against those dastardly Russian meme-bombers!  Just in case you think this is yet another conspiracy led by Trump’s DOJ to hide something, the case against the troll farm … Continue reading

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The Sanders Campaign, Greater Appalachia and Young Workers

This article also appeared in CounterPunch. Tenth in the Series: Organize the White Working Class! The white working class is ready. Are you? The 2016 Democratic primary gives us a way of assessing the potential for organizing among white workers. This … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Discourse on White Privilege

Fourth in the series: Organize the White Working Class! Reclaim The Discourse on White Privilege The idea of White privilege is an indispensable tool for teaching white people how we had been blinded and bribed into becoming the tools and … Continue reading

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Dumbass Democrats

  This article also appeared in CounterPunch Dumbass Democrats Congratulations, you played yourself! Ok, this is rant from my working-class heart, but it is due time for a rant. Well, who the hell are the Democrats going to blame now? … Continue reading

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Do We Vote for the “Lesser of Two Evils” or to “Recapture the Revolutionary Spirit.”

“The future of the deep structural changes we seek will not be found in the decaying political machines.” – Martin Luther King* The scale of our problems are far too great. There is far too much at stake. The problems we … Continue reading

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Letter to My Nephew: On Power, Privilege and Passage

Letter to My Nephew: On Power, Privilege, and Passage This article also appeared in CounterPunch. I wish I could tell you that the road ahead was going to offer clear choices, or change without risk, but that is highly unlikely. … Continue reading

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5% for Jill Stein Means More than 55% for Clinton or Trump

A Vote for Jill Stein is a Vote for Democracy A vote for Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for President, is anything but a wasted vote because it’s a vote for democracy. In a land where democracy is lost, … Continue reading

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Elevating Trump

  This article also appeared in Counterpunch Elevating Trump The new evidence provided by Wikileaks Podesta files makes a convincing case that the Clinton team wanted extreme Republicans as the best possible opponents. They wanted not rational discourse but exactly … Continue reading

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The Democrats Must Attack Democracy to Serve the Corporate Power

This article also appeared in Counterpunch Insatiable You might think that pervasive election fraud, the conversion of mass media into propaganda, and the already insignificant role that everyday people play in federal government would be enough to satisfy the elite’s … Continue reading

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Grassroots Rap for Jill Stein

  We grow from the grassroots! Let’s help each other send Jill Stein to the White House. It’s in our hands! The following is a one minute script for face-to face organizing. I am a local activist and this is … Continue reading

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