neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics In the years following the collapse of the federal levees after Hurricane Katrina, activist Malik Rahim was busy organizing one of the most influential recovery organizations in the Gulf […]

Sat. Dec 6th: Elect Malik Rahim to Congress (Louisiana)

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. New Orleans, Louisiana holds elections on Saturday! Hurrah for the working people! Come out to vote, Saturday, December 6, 2008! Malik Rahim is running on a platform of environmental peace and justice. Malik is a Green […]

Good news for electoral activists: 6th Circuit issues excellent opinion

(excerpt from) Ballot Access News 6th Circuit Issues Excellent Opinion on Need to Treat All Voters Equally On November 26, the 6th circuit issued an opinion in League of Women Voters v Brunner, no. 06-3335, which has excellent philosophy about the protection given to each voter by the U.S. Constitution. This specific case was filed […]

Even my mom wants to throw the bums out…

My mother is not that into politics. I was very amused and heartened that instead of the usual e-mail forward from her — make your own Christmas light postcard, the difference between men and women, etc. — I got the e-mail below, which she had cc’d to dozens of her suburbanite friends. Watch out Congress! […]

Young people: Choosing no party or third parties

Many young voters not picking political parties By KEVIN HAAS GateHouse News Service Posted Oct 19, 2008 @ 01:14 AM Although a record number of young people is expected to vote in the upcoming election, they’re not necessarily choosing sides. “There are so many things wrong with the Republicans and Democrats that, picking a party, […]