SEP (US) 2008 Election Campaign
9 December 2008
The ISSE submitted a letter to the Strathclyde Telegraph, the student newspaper of Strathclyde University in Glasgow, in response to its attack on the meeting organised for the SEP’s US presidential candidate, Jerry White.
6 November 2008
Barack Obama won the US presidential election Tuesday riding a wave of popular opposition to the Bush administration and the Republican Party.
5 November 2008
The election outcome is a massive repudiation of the Bush presidency, the Republican Party and nearly three decades of right-wing domination of American politics. It is a watershed election, one which reflects in the electoral framework the massive demographic, socio-economic and cultural shifts over the past quarter-century.
By our reporter, 4 November 2008
SEP candidate Jerry White spoke to high school students at a candidates’ forum in Dayton, Ohio on Monday.
“Socialism and the Future of Humanity”— SEP (US) meeting on 70th anniversary of the Fourth International
By Tim Tower, 3 November 2008
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Fourth International, the Socialist Equality Party held a meeting at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Saturday, November 1.
By Tom Eley, 3 November 2008
Socialist Equality Party candidates Jerry White and Bill Van Auken have completed a successful tour in the month leading up to the US general elections, speaking at meetings across the US and Canada, as well as in Britain and Germany.
By our correspondent, 3 November 2008
The SEP candidates for president and vice president addressed meetings in Toronto and Montreal last week.
28 October 2008
A selection of recent letters sent to the World Socialist Web Site.
25 October 2008
The SEP’s candidates for president and vice president will be speaking at meetings in Montreal and Toronto next week.
By Patrick O’Connor, 18 October 2008
Industrial and manufacturing firms in the US and Europe are sharply curtailing production and laying off workers as world economic growth stalls.
Jerry White in Berlin: “At the heart of the financial crisis lies the historical decline of US imperialism”
By our reporter, 18 October 2008
SEP presidential candidate Jerry White spoke Thursday evening at the Technische Universität in Berlin.
By Robert Stevens, 15 October 2008
Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White addressed successful meetings this week in London and Manchester, England, and Glasgow, Scotland.
By Bill Van Auken and Socialist Equality Party candidate for vice president, 15 October 2008
On the eve of the Bush administration’s announcement that is injecting another $250 billion into the banks, Barack Obama unveiled his “rescue plan for the middle class.”
By Bill Van Auken (Socialist Equality Party candidate for vice president), 10 October 2008
Faced with dwindling poll numbers and an increasingly hostile political environment created by the economy's dizzying downward spiral, the Republican campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin has responded with a virulently right-wing appeal directed to the most politically backward layers in America.
By of Jerry White and Socialist Equality Party candidate for US president, 9 October 2008
As presidential candidate of the Socialist Equality Party, I appeal to you to donate as generously as possible to the SEP Campaign Committee.
By Jerry White and Socialist Equality Party candidate for US president, 4 October 2008
Jerry White, SEP candidate for US president, issued a statement to the 27,000 Boeing workers on strike for a month to defend their jobs and living standards against the giant aerospace company.
SEP election meetings
4 October 2008
Between now and Election Day, Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White and vice presidential candidate Bill Van Auken will speak at a series of meetings throughout the country. The candidates will also address meetings in Canada, Germany and Britain.
SEP election meetings
3 October 2008
Between now and Election Day, Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White and vice presidential candidate Bill Van Auken will speak at a series of meetings throughout the country.
By our reporting team, 3 October 2008
SEP candidate Jerry White spoke to workers at the American Axle & Manufacturing plant in Detroit explaining his opposition to the Wall Street bailout being orchestrated by the Bush administration with the full support of the Democrats.
By Bill Van Auken (Socialist Equality Party vice presidential candidate), 2 October 2008
Recriminations have continued to reverberate internationally over the vote in the US House of Representatives Monday to reject a $700 billion bailout package for the Wall Street banks.
28 September 2008
Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White went with a team of supporters to speak with workers at a crowded farmers market in downtown Detroit on Saturday, September 27. Many spoke with the World Socialist Web Site and contributed to the campaign.
22 September 2008
Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate denounces Wall Street bailout and the support for it given by the Democratic Party. Jerry White declares that working people are being forced to pay the debts of the very people responsible for the economic crisis.
19 September 2008
Jerry White, presidential candidate of the Socialist Equality Party, spoke today on moves by the Federal Reserve to bail out Wall Street speculators while workers face deepening hardship.