Author Archives: David Doonan

Kevin Zeese: ‘Want Progressive Government in Maryland? Vote Green Party Up and Down the Ballot’

Maryland Matters
By Kevin Zeese
September 21, 2018

The Goucher poll gives Gov. Larry Hogan (R) a 22 percent lead over Democrat Ben Jealous. This dismal result expands by 6 percent Hogan’s lead from an Aug. 14 Gonzalez poll, which had him ahead 52 percent to 36 percent.

If Jealous is able to cut Hogan’s lead in half he will still lose by a landslide.… Read more ...

Statewide Green Party Candidates Tour Mariner East Pipeline

Uwchlan Township, Chester County, PA – All three statewide candidates of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) toured a portion of Sunoco’s Mariner East Pipeline at the invitation of the Uwchlan Safety Coalition on Tuesday, September 18 (see video at the bottom of the page). Governor and Lieutenant Governor hopefuls Paul Glover and Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick and U.S.… Read more ...

New Mexico Supreme Court eliminates straight party voting

The Green Party of New Mexico agrees with and appreciates the decision of the New Mexico Supreme Court to strike straight-party or straight-ticket voting from New Mexico ballots. Straight-party voting is a device that serves the dominant party.  Minor party, unaffiliated, and write-in candidates are further disadvantaged by a mechanism that encourages voter disinterest.

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Jimmy Dore: Cuomo gives the finger to “progressive” dems

On his most recent livestream, comedian and political commentator Jimmy Dore was incredulous by Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s endorsement of Andrew Cuomo.

His response? “If I lived in New York, I would vote for Howie Hawkins“.

Dore, in response to a Sunday interview CNN with Ocasio Cortez said,  “That’s who (Cuomo) Alexandria Ocasio Cortez just endorsed on fricking Television.” He went on to sarcastically say “The best to resist Trump is to blindly support the democrats mostly likely to vote with Trump”.… Read more ...

Hawkins Progressive on Ballot, calls for Debates

Hawkins for Governor
www.howiehawkins.org

For Immediate Release
September 13, 2018

Contact:
media@howiehawkins.org

I congratulate Andrew Cuomo on his primary victory and Cynthia Nixon for raising progressive alternatives.

Now that the primary is over, I look forward to a robust debate with Cuomo, Molinaro, Sharpe, Miner, and Nixon, if she chooses to stay in the race.… Read more ...

Remembering September 11 by Mark Dunlea

I Remember. 9/11

I remember.

I remember all those who died on 9/11.

I remember my pain. All our pain.

Unity.

Fear and anger.

I remember that many of us said do not treat our cries of grief as a cry for war.

Seek justice. Treat it as a criminal act.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: Defend Democracy from corporate Democrats!

Last year a Montana Democratic Party spokesperson told the media “The Montana Democratic Party welcomes all voices to participate in the Democratic process — unlike the Montana GOP, which… has a record of trying to remove third-party candidates from the ballot.”

So when the Montana Green Party turned in enough signatures to qualify for the ballot this year, what do you think the Democrats did?… Read more ...

Latest news from the Green Party of Pennsylvania

Greetings Fellow Greens and Green Supporters! 

I am so excited to tell you that our candidates’ campaigns are off and running!  Several candidates have received endorsements from some prominent organizations such as Our Revolution and Action Together NEPA. If you want to help our candidates win, we have campaigns throughout the state, in NEPA, SEPA, and Western PA, as well as our three state-wide candidates.

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Why Laura Wells is running for Congress in California

I am running for office because another world is possible!

I live in a district and a nation facing huge problems like poor access to the basics like healthcare, housing, education, and justice. WE MUST ACT NOW and demand more from our government.

Despite the Top Two primary that usually knocks off Greens and other independent candidates who dare to challenge the establishment parties in California, we had a chance this year to be on the November ballot, because our 20-year Congressional representative, Barbara Lee, was running unopposed on the June ballot.

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Dr. Margaret Flowers endorses Andy Ellis & Glenn Ross

We currently have an opportunity for the Green Party to make a leap of progress by showing it is a viable party that can win elections and defeat the leadership of the Democratic Party in Maryland.

Andy Ellis and Glenn Ross are taking on one of the most entrenched delegations in the state, including the Corrupt Democratic Whip and a Democratic Machine Boss who are angling to become the leaders of the Democrats in Annapolis in a race that will have three winners.… Read more ...

Dunlea Joins Rise for Climate Rally in NYC

Calls for 100% Clean Energy by 2030, A Halt to Fossil Fuels, State Carbon Tax, Divestment

(NYC) Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, joined today in the Rise for Climate rally in NYC as part of the worldwide climate actions on September 8. Dunlea will speak about divestment at the September 8th event at the Governor’s mansion in Albany.… Read more ...

Paul Glover responds to Cumberland Valley Rising

Paul Glover is the Green Party candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania. There will be a Welcome Party for Paul Glover at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 15, at the William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street in Washington Square West, Philadelphia. Glover will answer your questions and organize support for his candidacy.… Read more ...