The 2012 US Elections
By Lawrence Porter, November 19, 2012
On Election Day, Michigan voted overwhelmingly to reject Proposal 2, a union-backed constitutional initiative promoted as a measure to defend collective bargaining rights.
By our reporter, November 16, 2012
The workers and youth who voted for the SEP made a class-conscious decision to support a socialist alternative to the two big business parties.
By Dan Conway, November 15, 2012
Even the most optimistic analysts admit that the proposition’s passage will not in any meaningful way increase public education funding.
By Barry Grey, November 14, 2012
The hour-long meeting at the White House was the first act in a carefully orchestrated campaign to convince the public that unprecedented social cuts are the only alternative to economic disaster in the form of the “fiscal cliff.”
By Joseph Kishore, November 12, 2012
With the US elections out of the way, the American ruling class is moving with remarkable speed to implement a deeply unpopular agenda.
By Andre Damon, November 10, 2012
In his first public statement since election night, Barack Obama said Friday that his main priority in the coming months will be to slash the federal budget deficit.
By Patrick Martin, November 10, 2012
The results demonstrate political crisis and dwindling popular support for both parties.
By Jerry White, November 9, 2012
With the US elections out of the way, business leaders are declaring their support for Obama in the campaign to lower corporate taxes and slash federally guaranteed health care and retiree benefits.
By Barry Grey, November 9, 2012
The full depth of reaction emerges when the Nation turns its fixation on race and gender to the subject of white people.
By Joseph Kishore, November 8, 2012
While the complete details of Tuesday’s vote have yet to be tallied, an initial analysis reveals an electorate that is increasingly alienated from the entire two-party political system.
By our reporting team, November 7, 2012
The Socialist Equality Party campaigned during Election Day, speaking to workers across the country about the need for an independent political party of the working class.
By Patrick Martin, November 7, 2012
Obama will repay those who voted for him by carrying out measures that will devastate their jobs, living standards and social conditions.