The US presidential election: what should socialists say?

Submitted by AWL on 18 October, 2020 - 6:54
Biden and Trump

Workers' Liberty advocates a vote for the US Green Party's presidential candidate, socialist activist Howie Hawkins; but not all our members and supporters agree. We have carried a series of articles with different positions and perspectives, which are collected together below.

Democrats: no space for radicals, by Mark Obsorn
Democrats: the danger of co-option, by Daniel Randall
This election is different in two ways, by Martin Thomas
Hawkins and Walker: socialist candidates (statement by AWL)
Why socialists should not support Hawkins, by Jim Denham
Trump: not fascist, maybe pre-fascist, by Matt Cooper
The threat from Trump, by Thomas Carolan
A socialist vote for Biden, by Thomas Carolan
Not just hope, action, by Jim Denham
What Hawkins can build, by Simon Nelson
The case for backing Hawkins, by Daniel Randall
Donald Trump is a fascist, by Thomas Carolan
A socialist voice in difficult times, by Keith Road

See also:

Don't support Biden, even against Trump, on the website of the US socialist publication New Politics
Why I'm voting for Biden and urge you to do so, on the New Politics website
The lesser evil trap, on US socialist website Tempest
Debate with US socialists, on the website of the Australian socialist publication Red Flag

"A stronger vote against Trump": interview with Howie Hawkins in our paper Solidarity

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