Libertarian Party Chairman Candidate Debate Planned

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Libertarian Party Chair Debate

Wednesday, May 4 at 9 PM in EDT
Liberty Underground Show in Clearwater, Florida

The 1787 Network is hosting a debate between the candidates for LNC Chair Wednesday, May 4th at 9:00 pm EST.

This will be done over Google Hangouts and stream live on the 1787 Network YouTube channel.… Read more ...

US Senate Candidate from LP of California Gail Lightfoot Discusses Being a Libertarian

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No one today understands what it was to be a Conservative or why we, as Libertarians, came together in support of freedom.

Most of us awakened to the ideas of freedom during the Goldwater Campaign.

That position was not Right or Left, it was a pure expression of hunger for something we knew should be available to each of us.… Read more ...

Open Thread for May 2016


As the Presidential campaign heats up, there might be info from the major parties that might interest the people who read IPR. This would be a good place to post it.
There might be information from independent or other third-party candidates that a reader might wish to share. Or, there may just be something one of our readers want to say that doesn’t follow any of the threads from our articles.… Read more ...

Rob Loggia (Libertarian Party): Why So Serious?

lighten-upThis opinion piece was sent to this IPR editor by Rob Loggia. Full disclosure: Rob Loggia is involved with the John McAfee campaign. This opinion piece is his alone and NOT a statement from the McAfee Campaign.

At the New York State Libertarian Party presidential candidate debate this weekend Gary Johnson made a slip.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Colorado: CO Lawmakers Considering Legislation Potentially Harmful to Third Parties

lpcowebheaderThe Colorado House of Representatives has once agian laid over HB16-1454, concerning primary elections, restoring a presidential primary election in Colorado and allowing unaffiliated voters to temporarily affiliate with a political party in order to vote in primary elections. The Libertarian Party of Colorado is opposed to the potential legislation for the following reasons:

  1. The piece of legislation is being rushed through the final days of the General Assembly without taking time and consideration what the potential ramifications could be for all political parties major and minor.
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Libertarian Party: Outright Libertarians to Meet in Orlando

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Greetings Members,

The 2016 Libertarian Party National Convention is almost upon us, and with that our Biennial General Conference Meeting has been scheduled. Join us on May 29th as we usher in new leadership and continue to build a bridge between the Libertarian Party and the LGBTQ+ community.… Read more ...

Maggie Trowe: Join with SWP to Back Strikers, Get on Ballot, Build Conference

David Rosenfeld, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Minnesota, at St. Paul rally for $15 an hour and a union April 14. SWP candidates call for solidarity with union battles.

David Rosenfeld, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Minnesota, at St. Paul rally for $15 an hour and a union April 14. SWP candidates call for solidarity with union battles.


From Maggie Trowe at The Militant:


Across the country — from Fort Morgan, Colorado; to Opelousas, Louisiana; to Rutherford, New Jersey — communist workers are explaining the Socialist Workers Party program, engaging in political discussion and making progress in several states putting the party’s presidential ticket of Alyson Kennedy and Osborne Hart on the ballot.… Read more ...

Harris, Wallace Win Contested Green Primaries in Maryland


harrisJoshua Harris has won the contested Green Party primary for Baltimore mayor, and Nancy Wallace has won the contested primary for the Green nomination in Maryland’s Eighth U.S. House District.

Though the Maryland Green Party is ballot-qualified, the state of Maryland only sponsors Democratic and Republican primaries, so the state, county, and city Greens held by-mail balloting throughout April and in-person voting on April 30.… Read more ...

Green Party Watch: Talk of Stein as Possible Alternative to Sanders Gets Louder

From Green Party Watch:


With Hillary Clinton’s emergence as the likely Democratic presidential nominee, online chatter about Green Party candidate Jill Stein as a November alternative for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders is getting louder.

Myles Hoenig, Green Party candidate for U.S. House in Maryland’s Seventh District, told PressTVthat Stein “is a true revolutionary politician in the United States, not Sanders or [Republican Donald] Trump.” Hoenig said, “Where will Sanders’ supporters go if they won’t go to Clinton?… Read more ...

Jill Stein: My May Day Message for Working People Everywhere

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Jill Stein


From Jill 2016 email blast:

This November, I’ll be facing a Republican candidate who loves to scapegoat immigrants and a Democratic candidate funded by Walmart and Wall Street to serve the needs of the 1%.

I choose to stand with those fighting for workers’ and immigrants’ rights.

May 1st is International Workers Day, a global holiday recognizing the historic struggle of working people throughout the world, which is interconnected with the struggles being led by immigrants, climate justice activists, the Black Lives Matter movement, young people and the LGBT community.… Read more ...