A debrief and discussion with observers about what Venezuela's October presidential elections mean for Venezuela, and for the U.S.
Anyone who thinks that choosing a "better" leader for the U.S. empire will somehow bring about "radical transformations" has been watching too many campaign infomercials. Only powerful social movements can do that.
The recent elections in Mexico have created a youth-led movement for change.
Many of the secular activists and organizations who had played such a central role in the Arab Spring uprising came together with the Muslim Brotherhood in a unified front to challenge the military's continuing seizure of power.
It's too simple to say that money bought this election.
Egypt's presidential election ought to be celebrated as a great success for the forces of democracy in Egypt and the Arab world.
We spend world-class sums on our elections. Why don't we get world-class results?
Dress them up in black, put some Goth makeup on them, give them a name like The Apocalyptics, and the Republican candidates would fit right in with the head-banger crowd.
All right, lady; on your marks...
African-American churches can make a difference in 2012.