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Obama's Latino Mandate
Posted on: Nov 19, 2008, Source: The Nation
Latinos backed Obama by a 2-to-1 margin on election day and could be the biggest force behind a longterm, center-left political realignment.
Posted on: Jan 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet
Democrats cannot continue to have two almost-all-white states – Iowa and New Hampshire – determine their presidential nominees. The next nominee must be able to activate and inspire a multi-racial, multi-cultural base.
This Time, the People Are Watching
Posted on: Oct 24, 2004, Source: AlterNet
It's time to get prepared for Nov. 3 and the following weeks – the counting and manipulation could really get started after election night.
Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet
It's time to end the "soft bigotry of low expectations" that President Bush is afforded in presidential debates.
Blue States, Latino Voters
Posted on: Jan 14, 2004, Source: The Nation
The Democratic nominee will have to chart a new path to the White House: through four key states in the Latino Southwest.
Brazil: Notes on a Democracy Rising
Posted on: Oct 22, 2002, Source: AlterNet
A victory for Lula will mean bottom-up change for Brazil -- and make it clear to the U.S. that Brazilians are not impressed with the free trade experiment.
The Most Important Election of 2002?
Posted on: Jul 28, 2002, Source: The Nation
The progressive community's role is not to intervene in the upcoming Brazilian elections, but to keep corporate actors and their allies from mucking up Brazilian democracy.
Teach Your Children Well: Bush Lost, Democracy Lost
Posted on: Jun 11, 2001, Source: AlterNet
The "neutral observers" who tallied votes in Florida's election debacle seemed to miss the fundamental point -- no matter how you slice it, Bush really did lose.
Resisting President-Select Bush
Posted on: Apr 2, 2001, Source: AlterNet
Sometime very soon, major media recounts of the Florida vote will show that the election was a fraud; that Bush lost the state and thus the nation. The question is -- how shall citizens respond?
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