Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was interviewed by the New York Times today, for their blog The Caucus. The full interview can be read here.
Q. Why are you running for president?Michael Manning/Associated PressJill Stein, a Green Party candidate for president, during her campaign for governor of Massachusetts in 2002.
A. We are in crisis and people are losing their jobs and their homes and their health care and affordable higher education and civil liberties. You name it, they are losing it. We have got a 1 percent that’s rolling in dough as much as ever and the political establishment is not fixing it. The establishment got us into this mess, in both parties. And that’s clear as day. Over 10 years, I have been a recalcitrant political challenger, a recurrent alternative that would not go away.