US Presidential election

The Movement And The 2020 Elections

Co-Written by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers The political system in the United States is a plutocracy, one that works for the benefit of the wealthy, not the people. Although we face growing crises on multiple fronts – economic insecurity,…

The Rise of Donald J. Trump and Systemic Crisis

By Arturo Ignacio Sánchez Donald J. Trump’s election as president-elect of the United States is a defining moment for the United States and the world. The Trumpian triumph, simply put, represents the unraveling of the post-World War II regime that…

Alice Slater on the US election: I’m voting Green but Big business wants Obama to win…

In the run up to the big day of voting in the US Presidential election we asked Alice Slater, one of the founders of the Abolition 2000 network of anti-nuclear organisations, to reflect on Obama’s first term and what her…

Obama or Romney: US Defense Spending Would Still Eclipse the World

One of the biggest issues in the 2012 US presidential campaign has been defense spending, as incumbent Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney battle over how much to spend on the American military. But the sheer amount the US spends…