Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Socialist Party of Michigan Set to Begin Statewide Ballot Access Petition Drive

A statement by the Socialist Party of Michigan

31 May 2011

Beginning on Saturday May 28th, 2011, the Socialist Party will be conducting a statewide petition signature drive to finally return the Socialist Party’s long displaced party column and vignette to its rightful space on the Michigan ballot, and to restore the right of all Michigan voters to cast their votes for a socialist alternative at the ballot box...

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Guaranteed Employment in Charlottesville!

A statement by Brandon Collins, Socialist Party Candidate for Charlottesville City Council (Virgina)

27 May 2011

Imagine a world where — instead of unemployment, under-employment, and poverty; instead of wages so low that people can’t afford to live where they work; and instead of 60-hour work weeks — everybody who wanted to work had a decent job, a living wage, prosperity, a 30-40 work week, and extra leisure time...

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Workers of the World, Please See Our Web Site

27 May 2011

Joseph Berger
The New York Times

"The Socialists sometimes do have candidates who run in states where the rules for getting on the ballot are not too onerous; Greg Pason, the national secretary, ran for governor of New Jersey in 2009..."

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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Changing city council may tip water plan

07 May 2011

By: Graham Moomaw
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA)

"In 2006, both the City Council and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors approved a $142 million plan to ensure an adequate water supply to the area for the next 50 years by building a concrete dam at the Ragged Mountain Reservoir that would raise its pool by 45 feet. A bloc of city residents insisted that dredging the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir and making incremental improvements to existing infrastructure would accomplish that goal without the need for a costly new dam. The roiling controversy came to a head early this year when, in a set of split votes, the council approved a plan for an earthen dam that would raise the existing reservoir by 30 feet. Construction on the new dam could begin as early as mid-October, but the political battle over the issue doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon. Self-described Socialist Party candidate Brandon Collins, running as an independent, lists his position as 'Dredge the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir now, don't dam' on his campaign website...."

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

WINA Newsradio Interview with 2011 SP Charlottesville City Council Candidate Brandon Collins (Audio)

03 May 2011

1070AM WINA Newsradio (Charlottesville, VA)

Socialist Party Candidate Brandon Collins for was interviewed on WINA Newsradio's "The Schilling Show" about his 2011 campaign for the Charlottesville City Council. Fast forward to the 20 minutes point to hear the interview."

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Monday, May 2, 2011

Socialist Party Monmouth County, NJ Freeholder Candidate Interviewed on Underground Progressive Radio (Audio)

02 May 2011

Underground Progressive Radio, 530AM (Brick, NJ)

To play to the podcast recording, click on the fourth listed episode within the podcast player, titled "The Local Burner: Interview with Monmouth/Ocean Socialist Party Chair Pat Noble."

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