An uprising of Democratic voters in Connecticut delivered a stunning victory to peace candidate Ned Lamont over three-term incumbent U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman in the Aug. 8 primary. It was a revolt against the policies of the Bush administration and the Republican-controlled Congress.
Connecticut Democratic voters took a dramatic stand that shook the nation in last Tuesday’s primary. Their vote to send Joe Lieberman home and put Ned Lamont in the U.S. Senate changes the political landscape and adds to the growing upsurge in the country
From 1961 to 1999, Victor Perlo’s “People vs. Profits” column in the Daily World and the People’s Weekly World set the standard for a Marxist analysis of U.S. capitalism.
Action in Congress on immigrant rights legislation is suspended at least until the fall session. But action is intensifying in state legislatures, in municipal councils and within the nooks and crannies of our social system.