The Libertarian Party of Colorado (LPCO) invited Muslim liberty activist and former Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate Will Coley to accompany Party members to visit local mosques over this holiday weekend in order to talk to the Colorado Muslim community about libertarianism and freedom for people of all faiths. During this same time, the LPCO will be hosting a booth at the Western Conservative Summit in order to teach voters that there is an alternative to the two wildly unpopular candidates offered by the old parties.… Read more ...
Dear Alicia Mattson,
Please post this message online on the LNC Business list:
Alicia Dearn (the highest vote getter in convention) served as interim chair of the Judicial Committee until we elected a permanent chair.
Chuck Moulton has unanimously been elected permanent chair of the Judicial Committee by email ballot (Moulton – 7, NOTA – 0).… Read more ...
Last weekend, the second annual Politicon convention was held at the Pasadena Convention Center in Los Angeles County, CA. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson gave the keynote address on Saturday morning, and local Libertarians plus others from across California came to rally for Johnson and work the Libertarian booth in the exhibit area.… Read more ...
From the Green Party’s website, June 28th, 2016:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party has published an appeal to supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement, written by Margaret Flowersand James Lane, Honorary Co-chairs of the 2016 Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention.
The letter encourages “all people who care about protecting and empowering black lives to work with us to build political power outside the corporate duopoly through the Green Party” and invites Black Lives Matter supporters to attend the Green convention.”
The letter is addressed to Black Lives Matter supporters instead of the movement itself, out of respect for the movement’s nonpartisan nature and decision not to endorse parties and candidates.… Read more ...
I have news on volunteer projects! One is recent! One is ongoing! One is NEW!
The RECENT project is putting our Presidential candidate on the ballot. The Libertarian hero managing this project is State Committee member Cris Crawford. Cris.Crawford@LPMass.org If you are willing to collect signatures, contact her now!… Read more ...
Photo: Illinois Green Party Facebook page
From Jill2016.com, June 27th, 2016:
Today, Monday, June 27, the Illinois Green Party will be submitting petitions to gain ballot access as a party and for candidates Jill Stein for President,William Kreml for Vice President,Scott Summers for US Senate, andTim Curtin for State Comptroller.… Read more ...
Today, as reported on their Facebook page, the Libertarian Party of Illinois turned in 53,000 signatures to satisfy, with a more than healthy margin for validity rate, the ballot access requirement of 25,000 signatures.… Read more ...
The following press release was sent to ATPR today:
LIBERTARIAN TONY JONES ANNOUNCES
CANDIDACY FOR NORTH KINGSTOWN TOWN COUNCIL
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RHODE ISLAND (June 27, 2016) – Pledging to repeal ordinances that require unnecessary permits and licenses, Wickford resident Tony Jones today announced his candidacy for the North Kingstown Town Council.… Read more ...
Robert Stark and co-host Rabbit talk to Zoltan Istvan. Zoltan is a trans-humanist and futurist writer, philosopher, and journalist. He has written for Vice, Newsweek the Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and was a reporter for the National Geographic Channel, and is the author of The Transhumanist Wager.
Visit his official campaign site Zoltan Istvan for US President 2016
Why Zoltan is running primarily to raise awareness about Trans-humanism
The importance of investing in science and technology
Addressing the ethical reservations about Trans-humanism and whether it could lead to dangerous outcomes
The Trans-humanist goal of life extension
The Trans-humanist goal to eliminate human flaws and whether that could lead to a boring existence
Trans-humanist breackthroughs in healthcare
How to make Trans-humanism affordable and accessible to the public
Psychologist Timothy Leary as a precursor to Trans-humanism and his work to expand human consciousness
Zoltan’s support for a basic income, how it will become necessary due to automation, and how to implement it
The ideological divides within the Trans-humanist movement and how Zoltan considers himself fairly CentristRead more ...
From the Green Party’s website, June 25th, 2016:
PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Green Party of New Jersey congratulates workers, but demands more from the State Legislature on the minimum wage. The New Jersey State legislature missed a critical opportunity to immediately improve the living standards of working people throughout the state when it voted on S-15.… Read more ...
By Caroline Wallace at FactCheck.org, June 24th, 2016:
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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson claimed that “no politicians outside of Bernie Sanders and myself support legalizing marijuana” at the “congressional, gubernatorial, senatorial level.” He’s wrong.
There are at least 20 other members of Congress and one governor who, as Johnson and Sanders do, support the legalization of marijuana.
By Harper Neidig, TheHill.com, June 25th, 2016:
Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson hailed the outcome of the Brexit vote, applauding the United Kingdom for rejecting “crony capitalism” by choosing to leave the European Union.
“I think what the Brexit vote represents is Britain saying, look they’ve had an end to the crony capitalism of the European Union,” he said during a speech at Politicon on Saturday, adding that EU regulations had hampered trade for the U.K.