Archive for July 19th, 2012

Time Capsule: John Dewey’s Liberal Group Endorses Socialist Ticket in ‘32

Time Capsule: John Dewey’s Liberal Group Endorses Socialist Ticket in ‘32

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 […]

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Johnson to Campaign with Howe in North Carolina on Saturday

Johnson to Campaign with Howe in North Carolina on Saturday

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 […]

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WATCH: Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala on Democracy Now

WATCH: Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala on Democracy Now

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.

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Independent Greens Help to Put Virgil Goode on Virginia Ballot

Independent Greens Help to Put Virgil Goode on Virginia Ballot

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 […]

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“With a June unemployment rate of 9.2% and the fewest new jobs added in nine months,  it’s time for Washington to stop fiddling while Rome is burning," said former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson.

RECENT POLLING: Gary Johnson at 13% in New Mexico, 5% Nationally

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 […]

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