Either Meg Whitman considers herself above the law or she was knowingly breaking it.
It’s beginning to look as though President Obama is going to be run over by the train that is the Angry American Voter.
Millions of women could be pushed out of the middle class and into poverty.
President Obama and the Democrats face a rout in the upcoming midterm elections. Columnist Walden Bello explains what’s gone wrong, and how to make it right.
At the historic One Nation Working Together march, activists made the connection between unemployment and our outsize military budget.
Will the Democrats lose the House? How many seats might they lose and why? View the opinions of three experts from the Institute for Policy Studies.
In a Congress controlled by the emerging far-right wing of the Republican Party, the winners would be the people who are already winning.
Republicans are promising to solve all our problems without cost or pain.
Please join IPS associates Steve Cobble and Bill Fletcher Jr. and IPS fellow Karen Dolan for an informative discussion about what the mid-term elections might mean for progressives and our various issues. Hear projections, analysis and responses. Engage in a lively discussion.
A tense briefing on Rwanda’s August 9 elections demonstrated that politics still evoke a strong emotional response from many Rwandans, 16 years after their devastating genocide.
President Obama said, in his 2009 speech in Accra, Ghana, that America should support strong institutions and not strong men. However in the case of Rwanda, this has been no more than rhetoric. Rwandans, like most Africans, cheered Obama’s election, hoping that it might signal a new, more peaceful and cooperative relationship between the U.S. and Africa, but Obama has expanded AFRICOM, the U.S. Africa Command, and now he remains silent as Rwanda’s strongman, President Paul Kagame, prepares a sham presidential election to retain his brutal grip on power.
The elections of Sunday, July 4th, in 14 Mexican states can be seen as a struggle for Mexican territories by diverse power groups, including the drug cartels.
Voting for the lesser evil still isn’t good enough.
The sizeable DC Ethiopian diaspora protested U.S. tacit support of the corrupt Zenawi, who was recently re-elected.
Can journalists give the people the information we need to make rational decisions in elections anymore?