Politics

Two-Party System, Same Coin

By Shevone Torres In this climate, the two-party system has morphed into tribalism. Each day it gets more and more “us vs. Them.” Unfortunately, the marginalized communities are the one who suffer.  For us, we already knew what the Republican Party was about: dog whistles, a penchant for lying and blaming people of color for everything wrong, protecting the rich and big companies.  Today, we have people spouting the line…

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Ranked Choice Voting In NJ

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution Heather interviews Craig Cayetano about Ranked Choice Voting, a remarkable voting system that could revolutionize NJ’s elections. Craig Cayetano advocates for a Ranked Choice Voting system. In his role as co-chair of the Green Party of NJ, he educates and organizes around this issue. What is Ranked…

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Ranked Choice Voting In NJ
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Run Like A Woman

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather talks to Madelyn Hoffman and Angela Walker about what it means to run for higher office as a socialist woman. Running as a socialist woman Angela Walker was the Vice Presidential candidate for The Socialist Party in 2016. Madelyn Hoffman ran for the Green Party of…

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Run Like A Woman
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HR-676 is dead. What now?

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather interviews healthcare icon Dr. Margaret Flowers. They talk about the death of the Medicare for All “gold standard” HR-676. Then, they discuss where the fight for Medicare For All has to go next. Why Become An Activist? Dr. Margaret Flowers started her career as a pediatrician…

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HR-676 is dead. What now?
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Gerrymandering the Garden State

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution Heather delves into all things gerrymandering in New Jersey and the Country. In the close of 2018, Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey tried a very undemocratic thing. They tried to pass a redistricting bill near the close of session that could alter how New Jersey would draw…

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Gerrymandering the Garden State
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#WTF With Pat and Brian: Choke it Down and Buy a Mug.

Legal Weed…………Not. The Democrats control the State Senate, the State Assembly and the Governors office. They promised legal weed, 15 dollars an hour and to protect the environment. None of it is happening. So What the F@#? “Choke it Down.” The endorsement given by NJ.com for Bob Menendez has a title that must make people…

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#WTF With Pat and Brian: Choke it Down and Buy a Mug.
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Tanzie Talks! An Interview with Former CD-2 Candidate, Tanzie Youngblood

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution (The Socialist Podcast) Heather breaks from her usual policy and interviews a former Democratic candidate for CD-2, Tanzie Youngblood.  Heather does not and will not endorse any candidates from the corporate duopoly, but this is a story that needs to be told. *Disclaimer* Heather is the campaign…

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Tanzie Talks! An Interview with Former CD-2 Candidate, Tanzie Youngblood
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An Interview With Mahmoud Mahmoud: Candidate For Congress CD-8

Mahmoud understands the immigrant struggle first hand and is able to work with people from all backgrounds. His experiences in his community provided the impetus for a life in public service.

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An Interview With Mahmoud Mahmoud: Candidate For Congress CD-8
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Diane Moxley – Super Activist

  In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution (The Socialist Podcast) Heather interviews Diane Moxley. Diane is a socialist, congressional candidate, green, and long-time activist. Diane is also a comrade of NJRR and you can hear her other appearances here  and here The Meme The Woman Diane has been a part of the activist…

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The CIA Democrats- An Interview With Patrick Martin of WSWS

Our guest on the #NJRR Livestream this week is Patrick Martin, a Senior Political writer for the World Socialist Web Site and a member of the National Committee of the Socialist Equality Party in the United States. He has been an active participant in the socialist movement for more than 45 years. In this interview…

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The CIA Democrats- An Interview With Patrick Martin of WSWS
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Clean Money vs Dirty Politics

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution (The Socialist Podcast) Heather hosts a panel on clean money and politics. She is joined by Dr. Steven Fenichel and Chris Crapello. Dr Fenichel is a long-time activist and currently a candidate for Congress for NJ’s 2nd congressional district. Chris Crapello is a clean money advocate and had…

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Clean Money vs Dirty Politics
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John McCain, Death, and Politics

On the 100th episode of A Different Lens, we sit down with national co-chair of the Green Party, Andrea Merida, and post-doctoral fellow and friend of the show, Bryant William Sculos, to discuss the recent death of John McCain and have a larger conversation about how we talk about people after they die, especially politicians…

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Corruption, Cronyism, And Why You Should Run Outside The Duopoly

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather in joined in the studio by Dr Steve Fenichel. Steve is running as an independent candidate for Congress in CD-2 in NJ. He reveals an exciting endorsement he received from NJ Weedman. Steve talks about why he decided to run independent in the first place. He…

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Corruption, Cronyism, And Why You Should Run Outside The Duopoly
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Madelyn Hoffman And The Fight For World Peace, Not World War

In this episode Heather interviews Madelyn Hoffman, Green Party Candidate for US Senate in New Jersey. She talks about her inspiration to run, and why peace is such a critical issue for her. Madelyn has been a lifelong fighter against the devastation of war, and the damage it does both across the nation and across…

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Madelyn Hoffman And The Fight For World Peace, Not World War
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U.S. Senate Candidate Speaks Out Against Supreme Court Ruling

Statement from the Madelyn Hoffman For Senate Campaign First they came for the Muslims….. “I am appalled at today’s Supreme Court ruling,” said Madelyn Hoffman, New Jersey Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate in New Jersey. “U.S. foreign policy continues to wreak havoc in the world – causing tremendous death and destruction in many Muslim…

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Henry Green plans To Revitalize Atlantic City, Block By Block

In this episode, Heather joins Henry Green in his studio and they discuss Atlantic City, cannabis legalization, politics, race, and a his run for Mayor. Henry is an inspiration to many  people in the South Jersey community and its a pleasure to introduce him to my listeners. His vision for what he can transform Atlantic…

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Henry Green plans To Revitalize Atlantic City, Block By Block
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Hoffman for Senate 2018 Speaks Out Against Potential Corporate Takeover of Camden’s Public Schools!

On Thursday, June 21st, the Assembly will vote on the Camden Renaissance School Expansion bill (A-4181). This bill and its companion in the Senate (S-2722) will bring the Camden public schools under greater control of private corporations instead of granting greater and improved accountability to the public. “The State of New Jersey is currently dealing…

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WTF Is Going On In Trenton? With Pat Noble and Brian Powers

The budget shutdown looms and the Democratic Party shows that even with total 1 party control of the government we can still have battles over a millionaires tax and marijuana laws. Pat brings up the unlikely vote totals in the big Senate Primary race where a relatively unknown challenger made a very real showing against…

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WTF Is Going On In Trenton? With Pat Noble and Brian Powers
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Excluding People of Color Atlantic County Dems Preserve The Establishment

Atlantic County Dems Reorg In this special breaking news episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather is joined on the phone by Helen Duda and Gail Biel to discuss last night’s Atlantic County Democrat Party reorganization meeting. To call the reorganization meeting confusing would be an understatement. Many committee members from the towns of Atlantic…

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Excluding People of Color Atlantic County Dems Preserve The Establishment
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WTF Is Going On In Trenton? Budget Fights With Pat Noble and Brian Powers.

Pat brings news of early signs the budget fight between Democrats are headed towards the usual back and forth between power brokers in Trenton, although the strategy of horse trading for deals is not as effective as it use to be. The new Governor goes public with the shenanigans early, using a new political front…

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WTF Is Going On In Trenton? Budget Fights With Pat Noble and Brian Powers.
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