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A House Visit From Obama

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Our Mission Whether We Choose to Accept It Or Not: Reflections on the 2012 Election Boycott

        by Mark E. Smith In several areas the Election Boycott Movement succeeded in 2012. We managed to make boycotting elections part of the discussion and an acceptable option for many who hadn’t considered it before. Turnout … Continue reading

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The disillusioned and dissatisfied electorate

8 November 2012 An initial analysis of the results of Tuesday’s presidential election reveals one overriding element that is little noted in the American media: the staggering decline in voter turnout, and in particular the vote for President Barack Obama. … Continue reading

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Already? Obama Tells Supporters to Expect ‘Bitter Pills’

        by Common Dreams staff In a conference call with key supporters Tuesday night, President Obama urged Democratic activists to stay engaged in the coming budget negotiations concerning the so-called “fiscal cliff” but also telegraphed plainly his … Continue reading

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The Real 2012 U.S. Election Results

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Ass Won!

              by Linh Dinh So Americans have voted for more of the same, not because they reelected Obama, but because they went to the polls at all. As expected, the two corporate and eternal … Continue reading

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What Crime Would Obama Have to Commit for You to Stand on Principle and Refuse to Vote?

Revolution newspaper – revcom.us You know Romney is a fascist and that the racist lunatics are all whipped up against Obama.  So you are thinking of voting for Obama.  But before you do—and before you put your money and energy … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Not Voting for Obama

      by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley The top Democrat and Republican have clashed face-to-face three times – and emerged far more alike than different. “Given this degree of collusion, why would it be so terrible … Continue reading

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Where we stand on the election

      by Editor October 15, 2012 Workers World says don’t look to the capitalist elections to bring about any of the changes that workers, oppressed peoples, women, the LGBTQ community, youth, the elderly and immigrants so desperately need … Continue reading

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WWP Leader: “It doesn’t matter who wins”

      by Larry Holmes October 15, 2012 The following excerpts are part of opening remarks given at a Workers World Party forum entitled “The 2012 Capitalist Elections: A Marxist View” in New York City on Oct. 5, two … Continue reading

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