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Political Activism: Boycott the 4th of July!

This is one of those “no-brainers” that every Leftist should already be doing (or rather, not doing). U.S. Leftists should stay away from any Independence Day parades, parties, fireworks displays, or any other festivities. Don’t go shopping for things you … Continue reading

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Walmart workers are standing up for change. Will you stand with them?

When Walmart workers speak out for change, Walmart has sought to silence and intimidate them. But now they’re fighting back. Many already walked out on strike in October and many more promise to make this Black Friday a memorable one … Continue reading

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Political Activism: The Methods of Economic Noncooperation – Economic Boycotts

“Far too often people struggling for democratic rights and justice are not aware of the full range of methods of nonviolent action. Wise strategy, attention to the dynamics of nonviolent struggle, and careful selection of methods can increase a group’s … Continue reading

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All Out for May Day – International Workers’ Day!

                                The Occupy movement, in complete solidarity with Labor, has called for a General Strike on May Day (the real Labor Day)! For more information … Continue reading

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May Day General Strike!!!

                                The Occupy movement, in complete solidarity with Labor, has called for a General Strike on May Day (the real Labor Day)! For more information … Continue reading

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Boycott the 2012 Presidential Election

Just a reminder, during the current electoral extravaganza: Don’t forget to NOT vote!! Join the boycott and encourage everyone you know to do likewise. Encourage your political organization or activist group to officially endorse a boycott of the 2012 elections. … Continue reading

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Why I won’t vote (and you shouldn’t either)

by Stan (Originally posted on Feral Scholar, June 19, 2011) In the 2008 General Election in the United States, I cast my vote for Barack Obama to become the President of the United States. I stated publicly that it was … Continue reading

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Should Progressives Boycott The Presidential Elections?

(Originally posted on Progressive Context, December 22, 2011) “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” This quote, attributed to Emma Goldman, implies a much more sweeping indictment of the electoral process, in the most generic sense, than that espoused … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Quadrennial Extravaganza

by Paul Street (Originally posted on ZNet, January 25, 2012) Three Positions The presidential election year is here and along with it comes the quadrennial intra-leftist bloodletting on the unpleasant question of how to best respond to the narrow “choices” … Continue reading

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