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Cynthia Mckinney

Six Black Politicians You Probably Didn't Learn About In School

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

African-Americans have been monumental -- and often controversial -- forces in the political realm since Reconstruction. Americans are hip to Marti...

Turning Off The Daily Show

Esther Iverem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Esther Iverem

Recently I decided -- for probably the third or fourth time -- to stop watching The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the Comedy Central cable channel. B...

"Only the mood music has changed": Tariq Ali on Obama's presidency

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christian Avard

Is president Barack Obama the change America has been waiting for or is he another corporate Democrat representing elite interests? According to Tari...

The Defamation of Cynthia McKinney and the Violation of Her Civil Rights

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

McKinney should be released immediately and the medicine and food and clothing she was trying to bring to the besieged and brutalized civilians of the Gaza Strip should be delivered.

Ladies, If Sarah Palin Ever Makes Sense Again on Issues Impacting Women, We Must Move More Quickly to Support Her

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

For the first time since she has been in the public spotlight, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was able to talk her way into an issue that really resonated with the masses.

Cynthia McKinney: Boat Attacked By Israeli Forces

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ha'aretz reports that a boat carrying aid to Gaza clashed with Israel's navy. The activists on board the boat say they were shot at; an Israeli spokes...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Should Bow Out for Obama's Seat

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The whispers and rumors about Jackson Jr. will swirl no matter what the FBI and the U.S. attorney ultimately decide about the extent of his involvement in the scandal.

Green Party Admits Soldiers Testing Positive to Depleted Uranium

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. B. Stuart

While soldiers in Iraq/Afghanistan are being exposed to the invisible radiological airborne dust, the Depleted Uranium issue fails to be raised by neither major political party.

No Time for Nader: A Letter to Nader and McKinney Voters

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

After eight years of Bush, it's a dangerous game to assume there's no significant difference between McCain and Obama.

Neighborhood Polling Place Displays McCain Sign, and It's Legal

Hoa Quach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hoa Quach

Presidential candidates are spending millions on a campaign, and I'm questioning if I can afford to spend 42 cents on a ballot that I'm not even sure will be counted.

Green Party Presidential Hopeful Rallies Downtown

Chicago Public Radio | Mike Rhee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Green Party's US Presidential hopeful continues to make the rounds in the Chicago area Wednesday. Last night, the Illinois Green Party hosted an e...

Needed for This Election: A Great Rejection

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

People's votes are entirely their own, to do with as they see fit. But the right to do something is distinct from the wisdom of doing it.

Distorting Obama's Views on Israel

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Rather than being necessary for getting him to the White House, Obama's right-wing positions regarding Israel and its neighbors are actually hurting him.

Third-Party Candidates Find Some Support In Blogosphere

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ari Herzog

Despite the media's focus on Barack Obama and John McCain, they are not the only candidates running for the office of President of the United States o...

McKinney: "Leave the oil in the soil"

Grist | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney sums up her energy policy with a simple, memorable rhyme: "Leave the oil in the soil." "Right now...

Libertarian Candidate Bob Barr: A Day Late And A Few Million Short

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

I favor libertarian stands on civil liberties and limited government, so I eagerly read the Libertarian Party emails. Yet I base my view of reality on logic and evidence. Sadly, I'm not seeing much of either from the Barr campaign.

Green Party VP Candidate: "The Hip-Hop Community Has To Go Green"

Tamika Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tamika Thompson

Green Party Vice Presidential nominee Clemente says the goal now is to court young people, African-Americans, Latinos and marginalized members of the working class. Look out Obama.

Oh, Sweet Cynthia, Silence Thy Siren Song!

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Wellen

I refuse to be guilt-tripped into thinking I was complicit in Gore's loss, but if I declined to vote for Obama and he lost, no matter how far right of center he leans in the coming weeks, there's no way I could shake off the blame this time.

Can McKinney Really Hurt Obama?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

At first glance there's no reason to think that she can: she's not Ralph Nader, whose credentials as a consumer crusader were impeccable. But that doesn't mean McKinney can't toss a curve at Obama.

Cynthia McKinney Launches Green Party Presidential Bid

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cynthia McKinney formally launches her Green Party campaign in a Web video. "The Republicans have deceived us, the Democrats have failed us," she say...