Posts tagged: Freedom Socialist Party

Apr 21 2013

Freedom Socialist Party Activism Stops Washington State from Making Presidential Ballot Access More Difficult

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 17, Washington Governor Jay Inslee vetoed part of SB 5518. If he had signed it, it would have inadvertently increased the difficulty for new minor parties to place presidential nominees on the November ballot. The veto would not have occurred if the Freedom Socialist Party had not noticed the problem, and persuaded the Secretary of State to ask the Governor to veto part of the bill. In Washington state, Read more »

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Apr 15 2013

Freedom Socialist Party: Is The Obama Administration Itching For A New War On The Korean Peninsula?

Source: Freedom Socialist Party (via Independent Political Report)

If you read the newspaper or watch TV, you know that something dangerous is going on in the Korean Peninsula. You likely know that Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s young leader, tested a long range rocket in December and set off an underground nuclear bomb in February. Since then he’s been issuing threats to South Korea and the US on a regular basis, so often in fact that he is now more or less dismissed by the media as Read more »

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Apr 03 2013

Freedom Socialist Party: The corporate takeover of education

Source: Freedom Socialist Party

The assault on City College of San Francisco (CCSF) seemed to come out of the blue. Widely known for its innovative instruction, this community college had never received a sanction. Last July it was graded “F” by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) and given until March 15 to correct supposed defects or face closure. With Board of Trustees approval, the Interim Chancellor took Read more »

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Mar 10 2013

Freedom Socialist Party: Israeli bombs and Palestinian resistance

Source: Freedom Socialist Party

Assault on Gaza spurs further outrage and broadens anti-occupation solidarity
Monica Hill
February 2013

Palestinian loss of land, 1946-2010

Palestinian loss of land, 1946-2010. Credit: The Committee for Peace in Israel and Palestine

Palestinian loss of land, 1946-2010. Credit: The Committee for Peace in Israel and Palestine
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Mar 10 2013

Freedom Socialist Party: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished in Guatemala

Source: Independent Political Report

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished in Guatemala

Tecpán, Guatemala, February 2013

By Alfredo Zarazúa, Guatemala City

Sandra Paredes Rojas, organizer of the Joranda Médica Internacional in Tecpán,
Guatemala, is a Guatemalan health care worker who brought a group of North American Read more »

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Mar 02 2013

Freedom Socialist Party: A political critique of the Party for Socialism and Liberation

Source: Freedom Socialist Party (via Independent Political Report)

The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is an activist party that endorses popular struggles in the U.S. and raises the need for international socialist revolution. Their writings stress the fight against racism, sexism, and homophobia, as well as struggles for national self-determination, labor rights, and union militancy.

The PSL program backs up their positions against racism and sexism with support for Read more »

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Feb 03 2013

Freedom Socialist Party Explains its Differences with Party for Socialism and Liberation

Source: Ballot Access News

Five parties with “Socialist” or “Socialism” in their names ran their own presidential candidates in 2012. Generally these parties ignore the existence of the other socialist parties, in their campaign literature, and their periodicals. But the Freedom Socialist Party’s most recent newspaper, the February/March 2013 issue of “Freedom Socialist”, breaks with that tradition, and explains the political differences with the Party for Socialism and Liberation. See this article by Megan Cornish. Read more »

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Jan 01 2013

Presidential Vote Totals

Source: Ballot Access News

Because New York State released its official November 2012 vote tally, the presidential results are virtually complete. Totals appear to be: Barack Obama 65,899,557; Mitt Romney 60,931,959; Gary Johnson 1,275,559; Jill Stein 466,877; Virgil Goode 122,106; Roseanne Barr 67,349; Rocky Anderson 42,518; Tom Hoefling 40,113; Randall Terry 13,104; Richard Duncan 12,543; Peta Lindsay and her stand-in Gloria LaRiva 9,300; Chuck Baldwin 5,017; Will Christensen 4,453; Stewart Alexander 4,430; Read more »

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Dec 31 2012

New York State Posts Final 2012 Election Returns Tally; Presidential Vote Increases by 400,332 Votes

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 31, the New York State Board of Elections posted the official November 2012 election returns. The final tally includes 400,332 votes that had not been counted when the state posted its tentative returns several weeks ago.

These tickets gained the following number of votes, compared to the tentative tally: Democratic 305,843; Republican 77,769; Working Families 6,587; Conservative 5,864; Green 2,030; Libertarian Read more »

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Dec 14 2012

All Votes for Presidential Candidates Who were on Ballot are Now Counted

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 14, West Virginia and California state elections officials finished tallying the votes, so now all results are in, except that Alaska, the District of Columbia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming have not tallied any write-ins for any presidential candidates (although some of those states have tallied the total number of presidential write-ins). Read more »

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