‘Democracy Will Be on the Ballot’

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‘Democracy Will Be on the Ballot’:

How Socialism Stopped Being a Dirty Word for Some Voters – And Started Winning Elections Across America  

The leftist Democratic Socialists of America, which helped congressional star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez get elected in 2018, looks to be a big political player again in New York City’s 2021 municipal elections.

Source: How Socialism Stopped Being a Dirty Word for Some Voters – And Started Winning Elections Across America | Portside

‘Trump is showing us his playbook’: The president tips his hand on the plan to exploit the ‘red mirage’ 

President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning openly embraced a theory put forth by analysts earlier this week that he would try to misdirect the American people on election night by claiming a “landslide” victory that doesn’t exist—leading grassroots organizers to begin planning for a chaotic post-el

Source: ‘Trump is showing us his playbook’: The president tips his hand on the plan to exploit the ‘red mirage’ – Alternet.org

Celebrity, War, and Presidential Elections 

On May 30, 1979, a letter appeared in 5 major newspapers in the US assailing the human rights record of Vietnam, a nation where the US killed about 3 million people and where about 58,000 of its own soldiers died. In bordering Cambodia, where the US war has spread besides a vicious air war over Laos, millions More

Source: Celebrity, War, and Presidential Elections – CounterPunch.org

Red America Is Becoming a ‘Democracy Desert.’ Coronavirus Threatens to Make It Worse 

The coronavirus emergency threatens to become a constitutional crisis. Several states have rescheduled primaries and other elections, amid warnings that we must act quickly to enact a national vote by mail system in case the pandemic continues toward November’s presidential election.

Source: Red America Is Becoming a ‘Democracy Desert.’ Coronavirus Threatens to Make It Worse | Portside