Category Archives: Green Party

Jill Stein Says Corporate/Political “Leviathan” is Collapsing

Jill Stein

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

Chris Hedges writes at Truthdig about his recent meeting with Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Gayle McLaughlin, the former Green Party mayor of Richmond, California.

Stein told Hedges, “A hostile corporate force occupies us all. Corporations are polluting our air and our water.… Read more ...

Richard Winger: Maine Libertarian Party Registration Drive Seems Likely to Succeed

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Maine requires a group that wishes to become a qualified party to obtain 5,000 registered members. This requirement was created in 2013, and replaced the old, very difficult 5% petition that had been in the law starting in 1976. The Maine Libertarian Party has been carrying on a voter registration drive for the last six months, and now has over 5,000 registrations, although they have not all yet been submitted to election officials.… Read more ...

Ohio Green Party Withdraws Support of Issue 2

Press release from the Ohio Green Party:

The Ohio Green Party, upon closer analysis, has withdrawn our support of Issue 2, the Ohio Initiated Monopolies Amendment. We have received input from various attorneys who have read the text of the proposal from a legal standpoint. It is now our opinion the ambiguous wording of the actual proposal raises too many potential problems.… Read more ...

Baltimore Minister Arrested in Gray Demonstrations Seeks Council Seat as Green

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

The Baltimore Sun reports that Westley West, a minister at Faith Empowered Ministries in West Baltimore, Maryland, “who recently was arrested after a demonstration outside of a pre-trial hearing for the Freddie Gray case,” is seeking the Green Party nomination for Baltimore City Council.… Read more ...

Syracuse College Columnist: Voting Green Not a Waste

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

In her column in The Daily Orange of Syracuse University, Keely Sullivan writes that while Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein “doesn’t have the name-recognition of a Bush or a Clinton, she’s the type of candidate voters are waiting for.”

Sullivan writes that “for candidates like Stein, a lack of media coverage adds to the bigger issue: third-party politics has a bad rap.… Read more ...

Michigan Greens Welcome Pope’s Efforts for Peace, Justice, and the Environment

Pope Francis

From the Green Party US website:

At their statewide membership meeting in Grayling this weekend, members of the Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) discussed Pope Francis’ visit to the US this week and welcomed the attention he has brought to the inequalities in our economic [and political] system[s] and to our mistreatment of the Earth.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Takes Stand Against Illegal Immigration

The Constitution Party is using banners, brochures and handouts to spread the Party’s message on the precinct level.

From Mark Wachtler at Opposition News:

The Constitution Party is finding success with its Voter ’16 Project. And some of the Party’s newfound popularity is coming from its staunch position against illegal immigration.… Read more ...

Fair Debates lawsuit filed against Commission on Presidential Debates


Supporters are being urged to change their profile images on social media.

Press Release from Our America Initiative: 
Gov. Gary Johnson and Jill Stein Join to Demand Fair Debates

September 29, 2015, Washington, DC – 2012 presidential candidates Gov. Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, along with the Libertarian and Green parties and their vice-presidential candidates, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington, DC, today charging that the exclusion of qualified candidates from the general election presidential debates by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) violates federal anti-trust laws.… Read more ...

Jill Stein Appears on PBS’s Tavis Smiley

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein appeared on PBS’s Tavis Smiley Thursday evening for an interview that ran about 25 minutes. The complete video is available here.

Stein discussed her call to open the presidential debates to alternative party presidential candidates, saying the current debates are “basically a sham…that’s been orchestrated and controlled by the big political parties.… Read more ...

Green Party: US Must Normalize Relations with Venezuela

From the Green Party US website:

The Green Party of the United States urged President Obama to normalize relations with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and to lift the sanctions against the latter.

Greens called for friendly and constructive engagement with Venezuela and other Latin American countries, especially to help Venezuela move towards economic diversification and away from reliance on oil for the country’s wealth.… Read more ...

Green Party of Pennsylvania Welcomes Pope Francis

From the Green Party US website:

The Green Party of Pennsylvania welcomes His Holiness Pope Francis to our beloved Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. His much-anticipated visit to Philadelphia is a joy to so many.

In Pope Francis’s recent encyclical about climate change and the environment, Laudato Si’ (Praise Be to You), he has shown his passion to live up to his adopted papal name Francis, after the Christian patron saint of animals and the environment.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: CPD Offers Token Response Under Pressure to Open Presidential Debates

From the Libertarian Party website:

In response to public pressure, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) may soon lower the polling threshold from 15% to 10% for inclusion in next year’s final presidential debates according to Presidential Debate News published by Level the Playing Field.

“Don’t be fooled” it warns, noting that the new rule would ensure that independents will remain excluded.… Read more ...