Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Make Your Vote Count for Socialism

February 28, 2012

By Scott Tucker

"Stewart Alexander believes fair elections are worth a fair fight and he’s asking for your vote. The Occupy Wall Street movement encouraged a more honest discussion of class and capitalism in this country, but Alexander is not simply a critic of big banks and high finance. He is a democratic socialist, an African-American community activist and the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party in 2012..."

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Who is Stewart Alexaner? Meet the black man running for president who's not Obama

February 28, 2012

By: Cynthia Gordy
The Root

"'People should also control the means of production and distribution, as the collective owners and managers of worksites in their communities,' said Alexander. He argues that instead of a few executives and stockholders wielding control over industry and manufacturing, the people who work at the facilities should run them as cooperatives.

'It's the difference between being gainfully employed while taking care of the needs of society, versus only accommodating big corporations who are making huge profits,' he said.

The Socialist Party USA also emphasizes public rights to social services, such as a single-payer health care system and free college education, both of which Alexander says he would be committed to if elected president. 'But the top thing on my agenda, as it should be for any person who's running for president, is the economy,' he said, proposing a public-works program that would invest public funds into businesses, owned and managed by working people, to directly create jobs in infrastructure and high-speed rail. 'The economy under capitalism is in shambles...'"

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Monday, February 27, 2012

SP Presidential Candidate Alexander Speaks to Palm Springs High School

2012 Socialist Party presidential candidate addressed the students of Palm Springs High School in California on February 27, 2012.

An eight minute video clip from Alexander's presentation can be viewed by clicking here.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Independent Examiner Interview with Stewart Alexander

23 February 2012

By Mark Wachtler
Independent Examiner

"Stewart Alexander: We are definitely part of a global struggle, but we are also very connected to an American socialist tradition. We see our organization and the political organizing we are carrying out as closely connected to the global movement for political change – the Occupy movements, the Arab Spring and other anti-capitalist movements. Simultaneously, we are proud of our American Socialist tradition. In fact, this year is the 100th anniversary of the monumental Presidential campaign of Eugene Debs. Debs gained nearly 1 million votes in that election and provided the most powerful electoral challenge every mounted against American capitalism. We hope to build upon these foundations..."

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Socialist Party MOC Nominates Pat Noble for Red Bank Regional Board of Education

16 February 2012
Socialist Party of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
monmouthocean [at] njsocialistparty.org

The Socialist Party of Monmouth and Ocean Counties would like to announce that, at our most recent general meeting on February 11th, we voted unanimously to nominate and endorse Pat Noble to run for the Red Bank Regional High School Board of Education in Red Bank, NJ.

Pat, who is the Chair and a co-founder of the SPMOC, went through the Red Bank public school system from Pre-K through eighth grade, and attended the Academy of Allied Health and Science during his high school years....

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

SP Presidential Candidate Alexander Interviewed on the Lou Show

Socialist Party 2012 Presidential candidate Stewart Alexander was interviewed on The Lou Show on February 12, 2012. Click here to listed to the podcast.

Stewart Alexander Releases Video Statement on Education

12 February 2012

A statement by Stewart Alexander, Socialist Party candidate for President of the United States.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Stewart Alexander Releases Video Statement on Healthcare

03 February 2012

A statement by Stewart Alexander, Socialist Party candidate for President of the United States.