Tag Archives: Boycott the 2012 Presidential Election

Consent to Tyranny: Transcript of Library Talk on 10/25/2012

by Mark E. Smith Good afternoon, good people, and thank you for caring enough about our country and our Constitution to attend this series. I’m  an election boycott advocate,one of those apathetic people who doesn’t vote, and I’m going to … 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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The 2012 US Presidential Non-election: Which Brand of Fascism this Time?

by Larry Chin Every four years, the deck chairs of the political Titanic that is the American empire get rearranged in the choreographed spectacle of another presidential “election”. The 2012 charade is particularly disgusting; the lies more blatant and shrill, … Continue reading

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“What If They Held An Election And Nobody Came?”

An interview with Election Boycott Activists Mark E. Smith and Terri Lee of the Boycott Election 2012 campaign. This interview was conducted in September and October 2012, via email, by Joe Ramsey. The responses below were co-authored by Terri Lee … Continue reading

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Now Make Me Do It: The Mythical Apathy of the Electorate

by Mark E. Smith Many liberals and progressives, not to mention conservatives and wingnuts, bemoan the apathy of the electorate. It isn’t enough to just vote, they insist, once you elect somebody you have to actively force them to represent … Continue reading

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Jill Stein: Lesser Evil – by Mark E. Smith

Jill Stein is the Green Party candidate for President of the United Capitalist Imperialist States in 2012, and she certainly appears to be the much lesser evil. Of course Stein and her running mate, Cheri Honkala, know that they can’t … Continue reading

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Boycott Action: Unregister/Cancel Your Voter ID

Write a letter to your state’s Board of Elections. Make sure you date it and sign it – by hand. In the letter clearly and simply state your wish that they remove your name from the voting rolls; that you … Continue reading

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The Burgeoning Boycott Movement: The Message Of Not Voting

by Martin Michaels (MintPress) – “Whereas both major political parties have sold out to the Wall Street banks and multinational corporations, we hereby refuse to vote in the 2012 presidential election,” write supporters of the burgeoning electoral boycott movement. As … Continue reading

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Boycott Action: Letters to the Editor

THIS LETTER TEMPLATE IS FOR YOUR USE TO WRITE A LETTER TO THE EDITOR TO PROMOTE THE ELECTION BOYCOTT To the Editor: Alternative opening #1: I was very amused by your article [article headline] by [name of author] on [date … 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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