As progressives think about the prospect of a third party, many are looking in unlikely places for new allies – even as unlikely as the Tea Party. The Tea Party was quickly co-opted by the Republicans and the MSM, but the original feeling that gave the movement life bears some similarity to the discontent that is gripping the left.
|By: Jim Moss Tuesday September 7, 2010 11:56 am|
|By: CarolynC Saturday June 19, 2010 10:55 am|
Washington is just one state experiencing a surge in third party filings. This is just one more indication that progressives need to think outside the box and search for independents, Greens, and candidates reflecting a liberal, anti-corporatist, anti-war agenda to support in upcoming primaries and general elections.
|By: CarolynC Saturday April 3, 2010 9:03 am|
There are arguments being made in light of the left’s total lack of influence in electoral politics, despite the efforts of many over the past several years, to start a third-party movement. These are some thoughts on this, and a recommendation we look to direct non-violent organizing and coordinated action, to effectively respond to the unique political realities we face today.