Category Archives: Green Party

Jill Stein: The Panama Papers Should Be the Last Straw

Jill Stein

Jill Stein

From a Jill 2016 email blast:

The bombshell Panama Papers leak reveals where the global economic and political elite converge in the shadowy world of tax havens. It’s a wake-up call that today’s world has become the textbook definition of oligarchy: rule by a few wealthy elites.

And the stage was set for rampant secrecy, corruption and inequality by trade agreements championed by Democrats and Republicans alike.… Read more ...

North Carolina Green Party Condemns State’s Anti-Transgender Law

Let-Them-Pee-Sign-768x479Green Party press release:

The North Carolina Green Party (NCGP) stands with the LGBTQIA+ community in condemning HB2, a sweeping ordinance that pretends to legally assign gender based on the bias and prejudice of the GOP-controlled legislature and governor’s office.

In an expansive special session, the legislature pandered to the most regressive elements of the state in an election year to undo Charlotte’s municipal ordinance (and eight other municipal ordinances), highlighting the GOP’s contempt for trans and gender non-conforming citizens, workers, and local control.… Read more ...

Maryland Green Party Primary Features Two Contested Races

April 5th, 2016 press release from the Green Party:

The Maryland Green Party will hold its primary during the month of April. For the first time the party will have contested primary races as it continues to grow and attract younger voters. Since Maryland only lets its two top vote getting parties on the state run ballot, the Green Party will be organizing its own statewide primary which will take place during the month of April.… Read more ...

Colorado Green Party Announces “Robust Challengers” to Bennet, Polis

The following is an April 5th, 2016 press release from the Green Party:

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Magnetic Colorado politician targets vulnerable U.S. Senate seat

Centennial, CO — The Green Party of Colorado nominated candidates to run against several federal incumbents representing the Centennial State, as well as a state legislative seat, at their state nominating convention on Sunday, April 3. … Read more ...

Green Presidential Candidates to Debate at University of New Mexico Saturday

candidates-300x189From Green Party Watch:

The Green Party of New Mexico and Students Organizing Actions for Peace will host a debate between the five candidates for the Green Party presidential nomination — Darryl Cherney, William Kreml, Kent Mesplay, Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry, and Jill Stein — on Saturday, April 9, at 4:00 p.m.… Read more ...

Anonymous #OpJillStein urges Americans to “spread everything they can find” about Stein

PJO at GPW:

A video purporting to be from Anonymous says the collective supports the launch of #OpJillStein regarding Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. However, Anonymous released no personal information on Stein as it has on Republican Donald Trump.

Instead, Anonymous said, “We have seen many ops to expose corruption of US presidential candidates in the interest of creating an informed voting public.… Read more ...

Global Greens Women’s Network to launch first webinar

PJO at GPW:

GGWNThe Global Greens Women’s Network will launch its first-ever webinar on April 16 as part of the program of the Global Greens Women’s Academy. Speakers will include Global Greens coordinator Keli Yen, and Green Party activists and leaders Julia Duppre (Brazil), Robinah K. Nanyunja (Uganda), Metiria Turei (New Zealand), and Maria Wetterstrand (Sweden).… Read more ...

New Presidential Sex Scandal Threatens to Explode All Over the Internet

William Saturn at The Saturnalian:

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A week after #CruzSexScandal set the Twitterverse ablaze on the heels of The National Enquirer’s exposé of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, The Saturnalian could ignite a firestorm of its own with the following report of a sex scandal involving a “longstanding, well known Progressive” presidential candidate.… Read more ...

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Dr. Margaret Flowers, Candidate for U.S. Senate from Maryland, forcefully ejected from Baltimore forum

Despite being invited twice, then dis-invited twice, to participate in Monday evenings senatorial debate at Goucher College, Dr Margaret Flowers took the stage anyhow.

Afterwards Dr. Flowers said “Many times during the first half of the forum, the moderator and Republican candidates emphasized that in this political moment voters are fed up with the status quo and are looking for alternatives.… Read more ...

Green Party National Committee Votes to Establish Animal Rights Committee

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

The Green Party of the United States National Committee has voted 67-14 to establish a GPUS Animal Rights Committee. There were eight abstentions. The National Committee voted to establish rules for the Animal Rights Committee by a similar margin.

According to the approved proposal, the Animal Rights Committee will “inform and advise Green Party candidates and officeholders on animal rights issues,” “develop resolutions and official position statements on animal rights issues, consistent with the GPUS Platform, for consideration by the National Committee,” “develop amendments to the GPUS Platform on animal rights issues, for consideration by the National Committee,” and “ropose endorsement of legislation of national and state significance, as well as endorsement of marches, demonstrations and similar actions of national significance, that support animal rights and are consistent with the GPUS Platform, for consideration by the National Committee,” among other tasks.… Read more ...