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

BRAZIL: Fascist Voted to Presidency in Electoral Farce

By Mike Talavera This past weekend, fascist Jair Bolsonaro won the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, the reactionary result of a failing bourgeois process which has been attacked fervently over the past two months by a militant election boycott campaign. At the polls in several locations around Brazil, voting machines were smashed and set aflame by the rebellious masses. The number of people … Continue reading BRAZIL: Fascist Voted to Presidency in Electoral Farce

AUSTIN: Proposition A and How Capitalism Always Wins When You Play Its Game

By Ed Dalton Collaboration with the ruling class will never produce social benefits, wage increases, or affordable housing, even on the city government level. There are many who still believe that the cost of housing will improve in Austin by voting for Prop-A, a measure on the city ballot during this year’s midterm elections, yet every single time the city has been entrusted with money … Continue reading AUSTIN: Proposition A and How Capitalism Always Wins When You Play Its Game

US: Election Boycott Ramps Up as Early Voting Begins

By Mike Talavera Early voting for the midterm elections began this week in the United States in a lead up to November 6, official voting day. As bourgeois politicians hurriedly make their false promises in an attempt to fool more people into voting, militants across the country have taken up an unprecedented election boycott campaign. Whether it’s online or on the street, the average working … Continue reading US: Election Boycott Ramps Up as Early Voting Begins