Bill Van Auken

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(politician, journalist)
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Bill Van Auken (born 1950) is a politician and activist for the Socialist Equality Party and was a presidential candidate in the US presidential election of 2004, announcing his candidacy on 27 January 2004. His running mate was Jim Lawrence. He came in 15th for the popular vote, receiving 1,857 votes.[1]

In November 2006, Van Auken ran for the United States Senate seat held by Hillary Clinton. He finished in sixth place, with 6,004 votes.

Van Auken is a full-time reporter for the World Socialist Web Site, and resides in New York City.

In the US presidential election of 2008, Bill Van Auken was the vice presidential nominee when SEP's Jerry White ran for President.[2]


Documents by Bill Van Auken

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:Leaked phone call on Ukraine lays bare Washington’s gangsterismarticle10 February 2014Victoria Nuland
Geoffrey Pyatt
Ukraine Riots 2013-14
A short, readable resume of US foreign affairs diplomatic gangsterism, illustrated by the "Ukraine-Gate" intercepted telephone conversation between US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and US ambassador to the Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt.
Document:US charged with war crimes in Syria prison siegeArticle27 January 2022The Pentagon
Saudi Arabia
Islamic State
Syrian Democratic Forces
Syria’s state media agency Sana quoted the country’s Foreign Ministry as denouncing the actions of the US and its puppet Kurdish-led militia as tantamount to “war crimes”. It demanded the immediate withdrawal of both US troops from northeastern Syria and the Turkish military from the northwest of the country.
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