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Trump is the Symptom, Clinton is the Disease

  • Now is the time to vote for someone who reflects our politics and begin the protracted process of building an opposition movement outside the two corporate parties.
  • “[Voting for] the lesser evil paves the way for the greater evil.” --Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate 

Roger Harris, CounterPunch If you like reading this article, consider joining the crew of all reader-supported Evergreene Digest by contributing the equivalent of a cafe latte a month--using the donation button above—so we can bring you more just like it. September 16, 2016 | I asked you who is the lesser evil when even the Washington Post posits Hillary Clinton to the “political right” of Trump on international issues?

And you responded: “So I guess I should vote for Trump?”

Gimme Shelter: Fleeing Trump to the Democrat’s Big Tent

You are right that there are differences between the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. No one recognizes that better than the ruling elites who are tripping over each other to join the Clinton bandwagon.

Roger Harris is on the State Central Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party, the only ballot-qualified socialist party in California.

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Greasing The Outstretched Palms Of The Candidates

Jim Young / Reuters

  • (Sen.Elizabeth) Warren believes “personnel is policy.” She and her colleagues have reserved an especially hot place for the Wall Street big shots and corporate nabobs who fancy a job in the Clinton administration. It’s called the “Hell No” list.
  • Attention must be paid to that list or with a Clinton back in office it’s four more dreary years of greased palms and the status quo. That could be a recipe for disaster almost but not quite as horrific as an egotistical know-nothing with his fingers in the piggy bank and worse, near the button.
  • Related: Corrupt and Deranged

Michael Winship, Huffington Post 09, 2016 | The recipe could not be simpler. Mix cynicism with greed, quickly stir and voila! American politics and government served up on a platter to the highest bidder.

Call it low cuisine. And it doesn’t get any lower than what we’ve seen during this wretched campaign season — a presidential contest that, as one friend in Washington recently said, pits “the unethical versus the unhinged.”

Michael Winship: Senior writer, Former senior writing fellow, Demos. President, Writers Guild of America, East.

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Corrupt and Deranged, Robert Gore, Straight Line Logic

Truth can awaken minds and rouse people to action, posing an obvious threat to the corrupt and deranged. Should Trump win the election, he will assuredly be presented with the same choice as the child in the story: get with the program or die. Odds are he folds, in which case those of us rooting for meaningful change will be left with the hope that the inevitable collapse occurs before we die.


Series | Presidency 2016, Part 5: Libertarian Party

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Call for Protest Movement to Demand Open Debates with Four Candidates

  • 76% Want Four-Person Debates. Why Are Establishment Elites Preventing It?
  • We Are Calling for People to Occupy the Debates

Kevin Zeese To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up here to receive the latest updates from all reader supported Evergreene Digest  September 11, 2016 | A recent USA Today poll found 76% of voters want debates with four candidates including not just the two most hated candidates in history, the Republican and Democratic nominees and their vice presidential running mates, but Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka of the Greens, and Gary Johnson and Bill Weld of the Libertarians.

Any candidate on enough ballots to achieve 270 electoral college votes should be in the debates. The people have a right to see all candidates debating the issues who are on their ballots.

Kevin Zeese (with partner Margaret Flowers) are participants in Popular Resistance <>, an online daily news and information service for people who want to play a role in improving the country, creating economic and social justice as well as to protect the environment. They also co-direct It’s Our Economy and are co-hosts of Clearing the FOG, shown on UStream TV and heard on radio.

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