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PoliticsDead party walking
November 14, 2004
by Jeffrey St. Clair
Buried in the ossuary of roadkill from the November election you will find all that remains of the once brawny Green Party, now splattered into a micro-stain on the electoral scorecard with evidence of its passing barely detectable by even the most expert political forensic scientist.
The Green Party, notorious spoiler of Democratic aspirations in 2000, not only wasn't a factor in this election; its very existence was scarcely mentioned by the press ... or by anyone else.
This sorry state of play was hardly surprising since the Green Party's presidential candidate, a mortician-like lawyer named David Cobb, told CounterPunch a few weeks ago that he wasn't the least bit concerned about how many votes might come his way on election day.
Well, Mission Accomplished, Commander Cobb. And, in case you missed it, you and your running mate, Pat LaMarche, only convinced a mere 106,264 voters nationwide to pull your lever or punch your chad.
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In the Alternative print edition
April 12, 2006
by Brian Garvey
This Modern World
by Tom Tomorrow
On love and awe
Scott Russell Sanders' new book, A Private History of Awe, is a personal journey through some of his formative experiences.
by Thomas P. Healy
Artist Eldzier Corter celebrates the African-American woman in exhibit at IU Art Museum.
by Brian Miller
Catfights and bullfights, and a little burlesque
The opera Carmen is about liberation, not just violence an death.
by Lisa Golda
- The Shortlist
by Melissa McReynolds
- Biweekly calendar of events
Astrologer Gary Paul Glynn's biweekly forecasts.
The Alternative Table
Lively discussion, wonderful flavors
The Table serves up a menu of food and food-related politics.
by Steve Chaplin
Wellness with Millie Jackson
Millie says observing your breathing can help you respond to your body's needs.
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