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

Bernie Sanders Opens the Door to Social Fascism

By Mike Talavera Entering the sixth week of his 2020 campaign, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has raised over $18 million, according to a Tuesday announcement. This momentum demonstrates that Sanders intends to make good on his promise and finish what he started in 2016, what he calls “political revolution” but what is actually political theater, a hoax. Sanders speaks to the suffering of the masses, … Continue reading Bernie Sanders Opens the Door to Social Fascism

LOS ANGELES: Turn the Defeat of Prop. 10 into a Revolutionary Lesson

By Ulrike Salazar Proposition 10, the proposed statute that would have made universal rent control more possible in California, failed to pass in last week’s midterm elections. For the last three years, Los Angeles has been an epicenter of the anti-gentrification and tenants rights movement. With big rent hikes, mass displacement, urban redevelopment and evictions, working-class tenants of Los Angeles have organized and fought back. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Turn the Defeat of Prop. 10 into a Revolutionary Lesson

CHARLOTTE: Revolutionary Organization Boycotts the Election

By Gabriel Roshan On November 6th, a group of militants and revolutionaries took up the slogan “Elections, No! Revolution, Yes!!” by holding a picket in front of a polling site in Charlotte, NC. Serve the People—Charlotte (STP-C) picketed for an hour, passed out flyers and had conversations with the masses about why voting will not make life easier for the working class. The picketers also … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Revolutionary Organization Boycotts the Election

KANSAS CITY: Activists Mobilize to Boycott the Elections

by Juliza Summers Last weekend local activists mobilized across different working class neighborhoods all over Kansas City to knock on doors to conduct surveys and to distribute anti-electoral propaganda. While the capitalist media dominates the airwaves and encourages the masses to participate in the circus that is the midterm elections, supporters and members of Serve the People Kansas City (STP-KC) went to the masses to … Continue reading KANSAS CITY: Activists Mobilize to Boycott the Elections