Category Archives: Green Party

Statewide Meeting to Revitalize the Kansas Green Party in Emporia, Kansas May 30, 2015

Posted at GP.org:

If there is to be a future, it will be Green! The Kansas Green Party!

Our planet is in a profound crisis, facing global problems of a scale never before witnessed in the evolution of humans. The problems are all interrelated and part of one profound crisis: Economic – Political – Environmental & Spiritual.Read more ...

Michigan Greens Look to Future, Elect New Officers

From the Green Party website:

With spring approaching, the Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) looked to the future at its state membership meeting last weekend in East Lansing. The party elected new officers and adopted a plan to reach out to voters and groups across the state.

New party chair Chris Silva of East Lansing comments, “I look forward to helping guide the Green Party of Michigan through an exciting period of growth and new activity.… Read more ...

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Ralph Nader: ‘Going Along with the Donkey as Long as the Elephants are Worse’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

When the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has its annual howling convention in the Washington, DC area, the mainstream mass media expands its coverage like an accordion from the weeks leading up to the gathering to the analysis of the aftermath. Why? Because a demanding CPAC summons all the Republican contenders for the presidential nomination and woe be the potential candidates who excuse themselves.… Read more ...

Green Party Calls for a Halt to Endless-War Policies

James Lane

Press release from the Green Party of the United States:

Green Party leaders said that provocation and aggressive posturing by the U.S. against Iran, Venezuela, and Russia should be understood as dangerous attempts to assert U.S. political and economic hegemony abroad while maintaining a domestic wartime economy.

Many Greens are participating in “Spring Rising,” March 18-21, four days of anti-war and pro-peace events in Washington, D.C., that will mark the twelve-year point since the 2003 U.S.… Read more ...

Plaintiffs Against Commission on Pres Debates to Speak at UWSF ‘15

From Free & Equal:

Judge Jim Gray (2012 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate) and Dr. Jill Stein (2012 Green Party Presidential Candidate) are confirmed to speak at the United We Stand Festival 2015 (UWSF ‘15), this Fall in Colorado. These individuals have dedicated their lives to the service of a brighter, more just and compassionate United States of America.… Read more ...

Texas Hearing on Bill to Require Minor Party Candidates to Pay Filing Fees

Kat Swift

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On March 16, the Texas House Elections Committee heard testimony on HB 464, the bill to require candidates nominated by minor party convention to pay filing fees. Currently, only candidates running in a partisan primary pay filing fees in Texas.

Mark Miller, from the Libertarian Party, testified against the bill.… Read more ...

The Saturnalian Presents: Unofficial 2016 Green Party Presidential Candidates Forum

William Saturn, who also writes here at IPR, has posted a new forum for candidates seeking the Green Party presidential nomination at his blog, The Saturnalian.

All individuals seeking the Green Party’s 2016 presidential nomination are invited to this page to participate in The Saturnalian‘s second presidential candidates forum. Last month, The Saturnalian held a similar forum for Libertarian Party presidential candidates.

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“Change the Rule” would rig debate rules against ballot-qualified third parties

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., former CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden, former Sens. Bob Kerrey and Joe Lieberman, former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman and retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal are all among the 50 high-profile signatories of Change The Rule’s open letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates. They are advocating the inclusion of a qualified third candidate in the debates.… Read more ...

Alabama Ballot Access Hearing Set for Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11 AM

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Ballot Access News:

The Alabama Senate Constitution, Ethics & Elections Committee will hear SB 221 on Wednesday, March 18, at 11 a.m. This is the bill to ease the number of signatures for newly-qualifying parties and independent candidates, and also to set a later petition deadline for new parties.

Members of the Constitution Party, and possibly members of the Libertarian Party and/or other parties, plan to be in attendance.… Read more ...