election

Why Are Colombian Election Candidates Auditioning in Washington?

Staging a vice-presidential candidates debate in the runup to Colombia’s May 29th national elections was entirely appropriate. Nevertheless, the location of the event in Washington and its promotion by US-state functionaries requires some explanation. Because of its venue and sponsors,…

There’s No Debating It: Trump Encourages Violent White Supremacists

“Proud Boys, stand back and stand by,” President Donald Trump declared at his first presidential debate with Joe Biden. Trump was asked by Fox News moderator Chris Wallace to denounce white supremacists. Instead, Trump issued a clarion call to the…

U.K. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn to Challenge PM Boris Johnson in Dec. 12 Election

In Britain, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has formally announced he will challenge Prime Minister Boris Johnson in an election scheduled for Dec. 12. Jeremy Corbyn: “Today we launch the most ambitious and radical campaign our country has ever seen…