Daily Archives: December 9, 2010

Ben Chipman, elected independent and Green activist, will be on IPR Radio Tues. Dec 14th at 8 PM EST

I, Ross Levin will be interviewing Ben Chipman, who was elected to the Maine state house of representatives in the 2010 election. Chipman has been a Green Party activist for a long time, including being an aide to Maine’s only former Green state legislator and [read more]

Green Party: Attacks on Wikileaks threaten freedom of the press, enable government officials to commit crimes with impunity

Green Party leaders called the attacks on Wikileaks by the US government a direct and deliberate assault on the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of the press…Greens expressed dismay and outrage over the decision of companies like Amazon, Pay Pal, MasterCard, and Visa, as well as several Internet hosting companies, to cooperate with US government demands for censorship. [read more]

Bernie Sanders rallies activists to sink Obama’s tax compromise: Article and video

Bernie Sanders, the independent Senator from Vermont, has emerged as the most outspoken opponent of President Obama’s tax cut compromise, threatening a filibuster. This post has an article from the Huffington Post, and a video of the speech Bernie Sanders made in the Senate. The speech has been recommended and circulated via e-mail by David McReynolds, a previous socialist candidate for President and Green Party candidate for NY Senate. [read more]