Resisting Stolen Elections: Lessons from the Philippines, Serbia, Ukraine, and Gambia
23 October 2020

Discussion has grown for months about how the upcoming U.S. election results could be contested and possibly subverted.

No one knows for certain what will happen, but there are precedents we can learn from about how attempts to overturn election results have been stopped.


Resisting Stolen Elections: Lessons from the Philippines, Serbia, Ukraine, and Gambia
23 October 2020

In 1986, the National Movement for Free Elections in the Philippines (NAMFREL) mobilized as many as 500,000 volunteers to monitor the most sensitive and vulnerable precincts in an effort to minimize violence and electoral fraud.


VIDEO: Democracy Defense
20 October 2020

Nonviolence International, Beautiful Trouble, BlackOUT Collective, and OR Books present a webinar on: “Democracy Defense: Advice from Activists Around the World.”


INTERVIEW: What Explains Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy?
20 October 2020

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Stephen Zunes, a professor of politics and international studies at the University of San Francisco. By Kourosh Ziabari & Stephen Zunes


Abortion Foes Should Vote Democratic
8 October 2020

The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court, which could result in the eventual reversal of the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, has brought this contentious issue to the forefront of the 2020 election campaign.


INTERVIEW: 2020 Election, Nonviolent Action, and More
3 October 2020

LINK:

https://www.facebook.com/joel.tyner/videos/10160419403615744/


VIDEO: Decision 2020
3 October 2020

Webinar / Interview


INTERVIEW: Prof. Stephen Zunes on the 2020 Election
1 October 2020

Download MP3 here:

https://ksqd.org/podcast-download/13679/prof-stephen-zunes-on-the-2020-election.mp3?ref=download


DNC Platform Condemns BDS But Not Israel’s Occupation of Palestine
7 August 2020

Due to a series of decisions by the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) platform committee, progressives are concerned that the Biden-led Democratic Party’s foreign policy toward Israel and Palestine will more closely resemble that of Republicans than that of the Democratic rank-and-file.


DNC Platform Condemns BDS But Not Israel’s Occupation of Palestine
7 August 2020

Due to a series of decisions by the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) platform committee, progressives are concerned that the Biden-led Democratic Party’s foreign policy toward Israel and Palestine will more closely resemble that of Republicans than that of the Democratic rank-and-file.