This article was published in the most recent issue of Solidarity.
The latest issue of Solidarity contains two articles about the American presidential elections, offering two different perspectives with the aim of stimulating debate. That’s certainly positive, except for one thing. I can’t tell the difference between the two points of view.
In one corner, Malik Miah argues for not voting for Obama and possibly backing Nader or the Greens. In the opposite corner, Sacha Ismail urges socialists to … not vote for Obama.
I can still remember the excitement we felt upon discovering Goldwater’s bookshop on an upper floor of a small office building on east 12th street in New York City.