Author Archives: David Doonan

Tomorrow is Election Day in Indiana

Don’t Forget to Write-In “George Wolfe” for Secretary of State on Tuesday, November, 6.

Verify your voting location and hours on the state website and take your ID!

Here is a video showing how to write-in George’s name on an electronic voting machine:

This was recorded in Marion County and will likely be slightly different in your area.… Read more ...

Vote Green November 6th in Wisconsin

Election Day is almost upon us, and we encourage you to vote if you have not done so already. Thankfully, the Wisconsin Green Party has some great candidates carrying our Green message with them on the campaign trail, and if you haven’t been acquainted with them, please meet our candidates:

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Ian Schlakman: We knocked Early Voting out of the Park! Now let’s Vote Tuesday & Vote Green!

This is the last email you’ll get from us before election day, so please read carefully to find out how you can volunteer and help us in these final days!

We are so proud to be at the top of the ticket for this record-setting year. The Green Party is running more candidates than ever in this year’s election.… Read more ...

Chris Hedges endorses Howie Hawkins

Chris Hedges explains why it is important to get Howie Hawkins the 50,000 votes needed for Green Party to be on Gubernatorial ballot in New York State.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges was in Troy Saturday night to speak about his new book, America: The Farewell Tour.

Chris laid out how the Democrats have been as responsible for the rise of fascism, corporate plundering, and the Trump Presidency as the Republicans.… Read more ...

Kurland Responds to Super-PAC Mailers

It came to the attention of our campaign Friday afternoon that unauthorized mailers are being distributed via a Super-PAC with ties to the Republican Party of Michigan. Thanks to the excellent reporting at Eclectablog, the funding for these mailers were funneled through three separate Super-PACs, in a manner most banks would consider to be laundering money.… Read more ...

Restoring public trust and healing the deep wounds

This year, I have had the honor of representing the Indiana Green Party as their candidate for Secretary of State. I chose to ally myself with the Green Party because I personally resonate with its core values of grassroots democracy, ecological wisdom, social justice and nonviolence.

I have traveled around the state over the past nine months meeting many thoughtful and concerned citizens, people of all colors and creeds, from many ethnic backgrounds and economic levels.… Read more ...

Green Party candidates call to cut military budget 50% to re-invest in NY domestic needs

Albany, NY – Green Party candidates in New York called today for at least a 50% cut in the federal military budget in order to free up funds to invest in combatting climate change and meeting other domestic needs such as education, infrastructure and housing.

“Cutting the military budget is far more important to the well-being of New York residents than Cuomo’s attempts to enable wealthy taxpayers to continue to deduct state and local taxes.… Read more ...

Invisibility of Incumbency – When Congress does not speak for you.

This race is about a crisis — a crisis in justice, ecology, peace and democracy. The time is now to change our habits, raise our expectations, and stop accepting the status quo. The status quo is not what we want or need, and that was true even before Trump’s terrible time in office.… Read more ...

PA Greens Condemn Recent Hate Attacks

This has been a horrendous week of hate: Beginning with the Administration’s efforts to persecute and threaten the lives of millions of transgender people through a change in the official definition of gender, and ending with the unspeakable, anti-semitic tragedy in Pittsburgh.

Green Party of Pennsylvania members extend our deepest sympathies and offer our support to the victims of these acts of violence.… Read more ...

Latinx Caucus Statement on Central American Refugee Caravan

The Latinx Caucus of the Green Party of the United States calls on all Americans to take a stand for justice and compassion and to take responsibility for the human rights crisis created by decades of abusive and exploitative American foreign policy. We must allow the refugees flooding out of Central America to apply for political asylum.… Read more ...

The Local Role Of Third Parties In The 2018 Midterms

Election Day is just two weeks way, and Washingtonians across the region are preparing to cast ballots. Not all of them, though, are voting for Democrats or Republicans. We check in with representatives from the Libertarian and Green Party, and find out why the D.C. Metro branch of the Democratic Socialists of America is running candidates for Advisory Neighborhood Commissions in Washington, D.C.… Read more ...

A Debate for Auditor: What the Papers Wouldn’t Say

By Don Fitz
October 15, 2018

Why does the Green Party elect so few people in the US while similar parties have elected representatives across the globe? Some have suggested it is the way Greens organize or problems with the leadership. While these may be contributing factors, they could hardly be a complete explanation since the Democrats and Republicans have elected thousands of incompetent, disorganized candidates.… Read more ...