Neither McCain Nor Obama Means Change

Posted by Katherine | Monday, July 28th, 2008

PJ Chmiel from Louisville, Kentucky, is a vegan graphic/web designer who'd like to make his own clothes someday. He was rooting for Kucinich, but now he'd be happy with a choice of Ralph Nader or Cynthia McKinney. He thinks the two-party system is "bullshit" and has no love for McCain ...

Libertarian Convention

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 30th, 2008

Libertarians held their nominating convention last weekend in Denver, CO. They picked, as their candidate, former Georgia Republican representative Bob Barr. Apparent Libertarian Carlos attended the convention and recorded the scene on the floor: [is a brahmin / Flickr] Much of the post-convention talk seems to center on whether or not Barr ...

Does Nader Play Cricket?

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

One more perspective on Ralph Nader's 08 campaign, this time from Riaz Haq, a South Asia watcher and high-tech expert in California. Haq equates Nader's commitment to orphan issues with that of Pakistani cricket-legend-turned-politician Imran Khan: Ralph Nader reminds me of Imran Khan in Pakistan. Imran Khan is a well-meaning, well-respected, ...

He’s Baa-aaaack

Posted by Katherine | Monday, February 25th, 2008

So Nader's running again. Johnny Camacho, a teenaged Virginia Democrat, defends Nader's bid against the tidal wave of Democratic vitriol that followed yesterday's announcement. He argues that Nader didn't cost Al Gore any votes in 2000 and believes Nader may actually have handed the Democrats extra votes that year. As to ...