Tag Archives: Electoral Politics

Electoral Politics and the Illusion of Control

By William Hawes Source: Dissident Voice We have all been told a lie. The lie that says democracy can be maintained only through voting, through purely representative, parliamentarian means. When the founding fathers set up the Constitution and Bill of Rights, … Continue reading

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‘What It Takes to Be President of the American Police State: Anti-Big Money, Anti-War, Pro-Constitution, Freedom-Loving Candidates Need Not Apply’

By John W. Whitehead Source: A Government of Wolves “The qualifications for president seem to be that one is willing to commit mass murder one minute and hand presidential medals of freedom to other war criminals in the next. One … Continue reading

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The Man Who Bought the Clintons: the Political Business of Terry McAuliffe

(Editor’s note: In light of yesterday’s announcement that Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe is being investigated by federal prosecutors for illegal foreign campaign donations made directly to him and through the Clinton Foundation, it’s worth revisiting this article … Continue reading

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Why Hillary Won the Debate (Even though She Didn’t)

By Gary Leupp Source: Dissident Voice CNN and Facebook co-sponsored last week’s Democratic presidential frontrunners’ “debate.” After the event, CNN conducted a poll. “Who won the debate?” it asked. The result: 83% Bernie Sanders; 12% Hillary Clinton. Facebook also took … Continue reading

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Lawrence Lessig on Reforming America’s Political System

In an April 10 op-ed featured in The Atlantic, Lawrence Lessig argued that the greatest challenge for a movement to reform America’s political system is “the politics of resignation”: We accept the status quo not because we want it, and … Continue reading

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