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Gathering in Cleveland for its third annual convention, the League for Independent Political Action (LIPA) adopted a comprehensive platform and endorsed the Socialist Party’s Norman M. Thomas for the presidency on this week in 1932. Led by the brilliant but rumpled left-wing philosopher John Dewey of Columbia University, an early signatory of the Humanist Manifesto, [...]
Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson will make a campaign swing through North Carolina over the weekend, scheduling a day of events in conjunction with the LP’s gubernatorial candidate Barbara Howe. The pair will participate in a “Liberty 5K Fun Run” in the morning, then Johnson will attend a small fundraiser at lunch. In the [...]
Last week, on the eve of their nominations, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and her running mate Cheri Honkala appeared on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman.
Former Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode, the Constitution Party’s nominee for President, was polling at 9% in his home state according to a survey released last week. However, it seems that the ex-lawmaker has had to rely on significant help from the Independent Green Party of Virginia to secure enough petition signatures to win a spot [...]
Public Policy Polling reports that former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson is still in double-digits in his home state. Polling at 13%, Johnson’s support is remarkably widespread and draws almost equally from Obama and Romney in the state. In fact, as PPP notes, among partisan voters Johnson only takes a significant share of Republicans, but [...]