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Obama 2012: The Lesser Evil?


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The election of Barack Obama generated hope for a new progressive national agenda. The reality, however, has been a disappointment for many, and leaves open the question for those on the left—is voting for Obama in 2012 the best route to take? On this edition, we hear excerpts of a panel discussion at the 2012 Left Forum, titled “The 2012 Elections: Lesser Evil or Left Alternative?”

Special thanks to People of Color Organize.


Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report co-founder and editor; Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report columnist; Suren Moodliar, Massachusetts Global Action coordinator



Glen Ford Interview, 6 minutes

Exclusive Interview with Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report, conducted by Making Contact Executive Director Lisa Rudman

For More Information:
Left Forum
Black Agenda Report
Massachusetts Global Action
Green Party
Suren Moodliars blog
Encuentro 5
People of Color Organize
KPFT radio-Houston, TX
Occupy Wall Street
Americans Elect
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
Obama Biden

Fight the Power by Public Enemy
Dance with the Devil by Big Daddy Kane

Author: IreneFlorez

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