En Dem Debates, los medios corporativos impulsan una política exterior militarista: una entrevista con Sam Husseini

MintPress News habló recientemente con Sam Husseini sobre cómo los medios de comunicación promueven enfoques militaristas e incluso xenófobos de la política exterior durante los debates primarios.

Election 2020 Debate Feature photo

On Tuesday, CBS News hosted the latest Democratic debate in South Carolina. Described by mainstream media outlets as both “feisty” and “chaotic,” the debate was largely characterized by efforts by other candidates to put heat on the current frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders. It noticeably touched more on foreign policy than

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¿Deberían los terceros apoyar los "pactos de voto" para evitar "arruinar" las elecciones?

A diferencia de otros esquemas de intercambio de votos que emparejan a un votante en un estado indeciso con un votante en un estado « seguro '', un pacto de voto empareja a votantes a través de líneas partidistas, quienes prometen emitir sus votos por un candidato de un tercer partido.

Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein, foreground, meets her supporters during a campaign stop at Humanist Hall in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.

Third-party candidates are often accused of acting as “spoilers” by siphoning votes from the two major parties’ nominees and potentially tipping the balance in an election. Perhaps the most notable example of this is Ralph Nader. The former Green Party candidate is frequently accused of helping George W. Bush win the 2000 presidential election

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