Category Archives: Green Party

Jill Stein Stumps Georgia for Green Presidential Nomination

Jill Stein

From the Green Party website:

Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s 2012 Nominee for President of the United States who is again seeking the Party’s nod in 2016 is bringing her campaign to Georgia November 20th through 23rd. Her calendar, includes events in Atlanta, Columbus and Athens (details still pending), so far, though opportunities still exist for additional events.… Read more ...

Progressive Neighbors Now Says Flowers Was Never Invited to Debate

Update to an article ran on IPR on 11/10/2015

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

In an OpEdNews piece also published on the Margaret Flowers for Senate website, Anne Meador of DC Media Group writes, “At the first debate for left-leaning candidates in the U.S. Senate race to represent Maryland, there’s no place on the stage for the most progressive candidate on the ballot.”

Green candidate Flowers “claims she’s been forced out because one of the Democratic contenders, Rep.… Read more ...

Green Party Statement on the Attacks in Beirut and Paris

From the Green Party website:

The Green Party has released a statement in response to the mass murder of civilians in Beirut, Lebanon, on Nov. 12 and in Paris, France, on Nov. 13: “We in the Green Party of the United States express our sorrow and anger over the attacks in Beirut and Paris and deep sympathy for those who lost their lives, for the injured, for their loved ones, and for the people of Lebanon and France.… Read more ...

Citizen-Times Article on Bad Ballot Access Laws in North Carolina

From Dale Neal at the Citizen-Times:

[Jill] Stein made a fundraising and party-building stop in Asheville Sunday. She took part in a joint press conference on the steps of City Hall, calling for broadening democracy with more parties on the ballots. While the numbers of registered Democrats and Republicans are falling, unaffiliated voters are on the increase.… Read more ...

Jay Stooksberry: Is It Time for Greens and Libertarians to Join Forces?

From Jay Stooksberry at the Independent Voter Network:

When it comes to national elections, the deck is stacked against any candidate who doesn’t have a (D) or (R) next to their name.

Even third party candidates realize that they are dead in the water before they even had the chance to mount an effort against the two-party duopoly.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: Abolish Student Debt and Free a Generation

Jill Stein

Jill Stein

From Jill Stein via email blast:

Our students represent the future of our country. Yet for 40 million current and former students, their potential is shackled by crushing student debts.

It’s time to free a generation from indentured servitude to Wall Street by abolishing student debt – and making public colleges and universities tuition-free.… Read more ...

Jill Stein, Heading to North Carolina, Says Campaign “Is Going Awesome”

Jill Stein

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

Yes! Weekly, a Greensboro, North Carolina, publication, interviewed Jill Stein, a candidate for the Green Party presidential nomination, in advance of Stein’s upcoming four-day campaign tour of the state.

Stein said, “The campaign is going awesome. I’m about to head to Baltimore where we have a new candidate who is a new entry into the party and is very much at the core of the Black Lives Matter movement in Baltimore.… Read more ...

Greens Celebrate Twenty Wins in 2015 Local Elections

Mirna Martinez serving on the New London, CT Board of Education

From a Green Party email blast:

Last week 20 Green candidates across the country were elected to public office!

Over a hundred Greens ran in local and state elections, including activists from the Black Lives Matter movement, who see the Green Party as the electoral arm of the struggle for social justice.… Read more ...

Green Party: Obama’s Pipeline Rejection is a Step Forward, Trade Pact is a Big Step Backward

From the Green Party website:

Green Party leaders hailed President Obama’s decision to reject the proposed Keystone XL pipeline and said that the credit for the defeat should go to those who kept pressure on the White House, including ranchers, tribal nations, and residents near the pipeline’s route and all those concerned about the effects of fossil-fuels on the world’s climate.… Read more ...

Green Party Endorses Israel Boycott

From the Green Party website:

The Green Party of the United States is expressing support for a proposed resolution of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) urging a boycott of Israeli academic institutions, and encouraging other academic groups to pass similar resolutions as part of the effort to secure peace, human rights, and equality in Israel-Palestine.… Read more ...

Jill Stein Reports From Texas

From the Jill 2016 campaign:

Dear Friend —

I’m just back from another whirlwind tour, this time in Texas. I wanted to share with you some of the latest remarkable moments that leave me ever more humbled and honored to be part of this peaceful uprising.

Across the Lone Star State, everyday heroes are coming together for renewable energy jobs, frack-free communities, bailing out students, and an end to the real border security threat – the war on drugs!… Read more ...