On May 7, The New York Times ran an article comparing Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to independent candidates in past elections like Ross Perot in 1992, Gary Johnson in 2016, and John Anderson in 1980, who functioned as spoilers or gave people the option of a protest vote. Previous...
For the so-called “greatest democracy on Earth,” elections in the United States are a mess of regulations and laws that differ by state...
While we are still waiting for some election outcome, the results of the midterm show that the anti-democratic movement of the far right has been rejected by the majority of voters. Sean Blackmon, co-host of the daily radio show By Any Means Necessary, joins to talk about how he analyzes the results of last week’s elections and referendums. Sean shares his thoughts on how the GA Senate race got so close, the failures of the Democratic Party to excite voters, and impending threats to democracy.
Did they have outside help? Two former CIA officers, Abigail Spanberger and Elissa Slotkin, won reelection on Tuesday night, while anti-CIA candidate Geoff Young was defeated in Kentucky’s 6th district. Spanberger, a Democrat, defeated her Republican challenger Yesli Vega with 51.9 percent of the vote in Virginia's 7th district, while Slotkin,...
The stakes are both high, and the danger of violence or voter fraud stark, as Bolivians go to the polls this Sunday, October 18, to elect their next president. Bolivia has experienced pronounced social unrest and economic retrogression since the November 2019 coup d’état which brought down Socialist President Evo...
By now you have probably been told innumerable times by friends, colleagues and progressive commentators why holding your nose and voting for Joe Biden is absolutely necessary to save America from four more destructive years of Donald Trump. I agree with all those voices. And I endorse all their reasons—which...
Some people on the left have been confused about what to do in November. So much so, that former members of Students for a Democratic Society felt compelled to write an open letter urging a vote for Biden against Trump. We agree. A Trump victory would further exacerbate inequality, sexism...
Part 1: Old Nazi Networks and Cold War Crooks While voter support for Germany’s most powerful party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), had been crumbling in the course of the current legislation period (2017-2021), with the onset of the coronavirus crisis, the tables have turned importantly in favor of the...
In CovertAction Magazine’s prior Paris Dispatches, we explained that the “union of the rights” (UoR) project was a political venture aimed at blurring the barriers between the right and far right. It is based on the premise that we are currently experiencing a redistribution of the political forces in France,...
In CovertAction Magazine’s prior Paris Dispatch titled "Linking the Right and Far Right: Marion Maréchal's Plan for France" (dated April 12, 2020), we explained that the “union of the rights” project was a political venture aimed at blurring the barriers between the right and far right. This creates, instead,...