SWITZERLAND: Election Boycott Initiated by Revolutionaries

Photo: Graffiti reads in English: “Boycott the Elections! Combat and Resist!” By Ed Dalton Through September and October, Swiss revolutionaries led the country’s first election boycott campaign. A massive amount of posters, banners and graffiti could be seen across the country, mainly in the larger cities of Zurich, Lausanne and Basel. The main posters read “Elections No! Revolution Yes!,” a slogan of international importance and … Continue reading SWITZERLAND: Election Boycott Initiated by Revolutionaries

Nuevas Políticas de la Administración de Trump Persiguen a los Inmigrantes y Recolecta ADN

Foto: El presidente de los EEUU, Donald Trump, ha intensificado sus políticas reaccionarias de inmigración en un intento de impulsar su campaña de reelección Este artículo es una traducción. Por Nélida Tello La administración Trump anunció el viernes pasado que se propone rechazar las solicitudes de visado de los inmigrantes que no puedan probar que tienen seguro médico o que podrán pagar los gastos de salud … Continue reading Nuevas Políticas de la Administración de Trump Persiguen a los Inmigrantes y Recolecta ADN

New Trump Administration Policies Persecute Immigrants, Collect DNA

Photo: US President Donald Trump has stepped up his reactionary immigration policies in an attempt to boost his reelection campaign By Nélida Tello The Trump administration announced last Friday that it is moving to reject visa applications from immigrants who cannot prove that they have healthcare insurance or that they will be able to pay healthcare costs starting November 3. This followed the introduction of … Continue reading New Trump Administration Policies Persecute Immigrants, Collect DNA

Robert “Beto” O’Rourke: No “Son of the Border,” Only An Heir to Imperialism

By The Incendiary Editorial Board After a lauded performance at the third Democratic presidential debate last week, candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke has watched his favorability ratings jump in the polls after having low numbers for most of the campaign season. This boost is largely thanks to his response to a question about gun control, where he enthusiastically asserted that he supported a mandatory buyback program … Continue reading Robert “Beto” O’Rourke: No “Son of the Border,” Only An Heir to Imperialism

EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

By Jakob Stein The general parliamentary elections begin today in the European Union and are expected to last until May 26. The elections for European Parliament are a farce, not only in the way that all “democratic” elections under the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie are tools of the ruling class, but also in their complete impotency in everything except legitimizing the decisions of the European … Continue reading EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

INDIA: Low Voter Turnout Amid Maoist-Led Election Boycott

By Mike Talavera As the election for India’s lower house of parliament continues over several phases this month, a militant election boycott promoted by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) was followed by large sections of the masses, with several polling stations not being visited by a single voter. Areas with a strong Maoist presence saw a significantly lower voter turnout than in 2014. In … Continue reading INDIA: Low Voter Turnout Amid Maoist-Led Election Boycott

ECUADOR: Boycotts Impede Local Elections

By Ed Dalton Elections in Ecuador are mandatory by law, but this has not stopped the masses from rebelling against the bourgeois electoral farce last month. Revolutionary and democratic organizations, mainly Frente de Defensa del Luchas del Pueblo (FDLP) issued calls for the 2019 election boycott. These local elections were held to elect mayors, deputy mayors, urban councilors, and other legislative offices. Due to mass … Continue reading ECUADOR: Boycotts Impede Local Elections