Elections

09.07.2019

Greece: New self-reliant right wing government – The Golden Dawn out of the Parliament

Greece: New self-reliant right wing government – The Golden Dawn out of the Parliament

The new Parliament, as it emerged from the results of the 7th July elections in Greece, consists of six parties. This time, the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn is out of Parliament and this is a victory for the 58% of the electorate that went to the polls. The conservative right… »

23.05.2019

Australia’s Voters Betray Themselves, Their Homeland & Mother Earth Herself

Australia’s Voters Betray Themselves, Their Homeland & Mother Earth Herself

By Jerome Irwin By re-electing their current right-wing Liberal Party government and its Prime Minister leader Scott Morrison, Australian’s have, in one fell swoop, simultaneously betrayed humanity’s higher nature that constantly seeks to heal and constantly grow beyond whatever the more limited, baser, tendencies among human… »

05.03.2019

Bernie Sanders Kicks Off 2020 Run in Brooklyn, New York

Bernie Sanders Kicks Off 2020 Run in Brooklyn, New York

On Saturday, independent Vermont senator and 2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders officially kicked off his presidential run in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York. Senator Sanders addressed a crowd of thousands at his alma mater, Brooklyn College. Sen. Bernie Sanders: “Our government will be based on justice, on economic justice, on… »

20.02.2019

Bernie Sanders announces candidacy for US presidency

Bernie Sanders announces candidacy for US presidency

Por Brasil de Fato The candidate is gaining momentum with progressive agendas and direct attacks on Donald Trump’s far-right policies. Senator Bernie Sanders confirmed his candidacy for the presidency of the United States on Tuesday (19), calling on the population to participate in an “unprecedented grassroots campaign” in the country’s… »

01.12.2018

American Voter Turnout Is Shameful, No Matter the Historic Midterms

American Voter Turnout Is Shameful, No Matter the Historic Midterms

History was made in the U.S. midterm elections, most notably the Democratic takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives. An unprecedented 100 women were elected to serve in Congress, among them Native American, Muslim, African-American, Latina and LGBTQ firsts. But what is also true, less than half of eligible voters… »

10.11.2018

After an Election of Historic Firsts, the Real Work Begins

After an Election of Historic Firsts, the Real Work Begins

“Words cannot express my gratitude to every organizer, every small-dollar donor, every working parent and dreamer who helped make this movement happen,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said to the ecstatic crowd that packed the election night party celebrating her victorious run for Congress. “That’s exactly what this is, not a campaign or… »

01.11.2018

November Elections: Hope My Ominous Predictions are Wrong!

November Elections: Hope My Ominous Predictions are Wrong!

By Partha Banerjee Next week, America will decide whether or not this country will go down on a permanent path to fascism, violence, and white supremacy. Just before Donald Trump became the president in November 2016, I had written in a leading Indian daily newspaper, predicting a Hillary Clinton win. »

30.10.2018

The Greatest Fraud in the History of Electoral Propaganda

The Greatest Fraud in the History of Electoral Propaganda

It is still too early to call Jair Bolsonaro president, because this election was the biggest farce in Brazilian history, starting with the mountain of irregularities in electoral propaganda, which has not yet been evaluated by the TSE (Superior Electoral Tribunal). The TSE has to explain to the Brazilian population… »

25.09.2018

Raise the alarm! Fascism marching through Latin America

Raise the alarm! Fascism marching through Latin America

by Javier Tolcachier The imminent election in Brazil is key to the future of Latin America and the Caribbean. Next October 7, positions of political power in the legislative chambers, the governorships will be resolved and… »

12.06.2018

Face 2 Face with Carlos Aguasaco

Face 2 Face with Carlos Aguasaco

On this show we speak with Carlos Aguasaco, Associate Professor​ at the CUNY Latin American Cultural Studies. We discuss the ​current political situation in Colombia ​and the upcoming presidential election. The eletion is perhaps the m​ost impo​rtant one​ in the​ nations’s​ history​ ​as it​ ​is the first to follow ​the… »

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