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Handcuffing Democracy: Jill Stein Sues Presidential Debate Commission
Having been arrested and chained to a metal chair for nine hours during last week's presidential debate, Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein is suing the Presidential Debate Commission, Federal Elections Commission and both major parties for excluding Third Party candidates from the "closed-door...
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Foreign Policy Really Is Foreign to Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney’s just not that into foreign policy. The hapless Republican nominee for president spent most of the only foreign-policy debate of the 2012 fall campaign mumbling lines like: “I want to underscore the—the same point the president made…” “That was something I concurred with…” “I supported...
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From Hope to Fear: 2008 vs. 2012
In 2008, Barack Obama rekindled faith in the America electoral process for many, and revived the deeper promise of American democracy, bringing to the foreground of the national political experience a brilliant and compassionate African American candidate. When Obama actually won the presidency, it...
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US Election Concern: What Is There To Vote For?
As Americans prepare to go to the polls, the airwaves are littered with paid advertising of the crassest and most manipulative kind. Political issues packaged by ad agencies are flooding the arena of politics with nasty negative ads. So far, the two parties and their backers have spent a half...
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Binders Full of Women, and Two Women Bound
You may have noticed that the Green Party presidential candidate, Dr. Jill Stein, was absent from the “town hall” presidential debate at Hofstra University the other night. That’s because she was shackled to a chair in a nearby New York police facility, along with her running mate, Green Party vice...
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Green Party Candidates Arrested Outside Presidential Debate
Presidential candidate Jill Stein and running mate Cheri Honkala barred from attending then arrested
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Progressives Score Presidential Debate
Citing "all of the scientific polls," The Nation magazine's Greg Mitchell reports that President Obama came out the clear winner in his debate with Republican Mitt Romney Tuesday night. The New York Times headline reads, "Rivals Bring Bare Fists to Rematch ," but their editorial, entitled " Mr...
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Barry Commoner: The Greatest Environmentalist of the 20th Century
Dr. Barry Commoner, equipped with a Harvard PhD in cellular biology, used his knowledge of biology, ecosystems, nuclear radiation, public communication, networking scientists, political campaigning, and community organizing to become the greatest environmentalist in the 20th century. He died on...
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Listen to Third-Party Candidates: This is What Democracy Sounds Like
A few miles south of the campus arena in the Mile High City where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met in their first debate, "Democracy Now!" news hour broke the sound barrier by expanding their gated debate to include two third-party presidential candidates. Dr. Jill Stein, of the Green Party, and...
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The Illegitimate Debates of 2012
Imagine going out to dinner in a restaurant that only served Coke and Pepsi to drink. What if the establishment had strict rules against the serving of coffee, tea, juice, water, milk, or any other beverage, and was the only restaurant in town? Wouldn’t it be better to just find a new restaurant...
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