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Stein or Supreme: What kind of voter am I?

I'm an Italian Bostonian from Korean Queens who's embarrassed by Caucasian corniness and loves soul food. Race isn't my big issue, though; I despise Glenn Beck and Tyler Perry equally, adore Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld, and loathe both Mitt Romney a
Scream On
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 02, 2012

Yet another Jill Stein puff piece

I meant for this to be a hatchet job — with the silver noggin of Jill Stein, the Green Party nominee for president of the United States, on the butcher block.
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and vote third party
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 24, 2012

Talking points

Maine has had a favorable history when it comes to third parties in chaotic political times.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix Editor, April 22, 2011

Purple Mass Group

There's a message in how Governor Deval Patrick and Charlie Baker laugh off Tim Cahill's venom in the gubernatorial debates: neither Republicans nor Democrats are sweating their Independent rival in the 2010 election.
Massachusetts has more Independent voters — and candidates — than ever. Will they ever make a difference?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 08, 2010

The independent herd

The big news in this election cycle is the rise of the Tea Party. Fair enough. But passing under the radar is an accompanying development that could have even more far-reaching consequences — the rise of an emboldened third force in our politics.
Is the nation in the midst of an unheralded political realignment?
By STEVEN STARK  |  October 08, 2010