Author Archives: Kimberly Wilder

Harkin & Hughes petitioners falsely claim Green Party backing

Posted by my co-blogger, Ian Wilder, at onthewilderside.com:

The audio file above was recorded about 8:20pm on June 30, 2015, when two petitioners came to my door looking for me. They were collecting signatures on petitions for candidates for Suffolk County Family Court Judge to run on the Green Party line.… Read more ...

In New York: Major party judicial candidates maneuver to take Green Party line

Green Party of SuffolkThe Green Party of New York State has a ban on the policy of endorsing Democratic and Republican candidates, because those parties do not agree with the Green Party’s worldwide Four Pillars of Social and Economic Justice; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom, and Nonviolence/Peace.

Democratic and Republican Party insiders have taken advantage of New York State Election law to place their candidates on the Green Party line.… Read more ...

Local Green Party in New York seeks 3rd State Senate District candidate

From a Green Party of Suffolk press release:

Green Party seeks 3rd State Senate District candidate to support women and fight corruption

Democratic Party insiders have petitioned to open a write-in primary  for the Green Party line  in the New York Third (3rd) State Senate race.  Green Party members interested in running as a candidate in the primary can contact 631-925-6104 or info@gpsuffolk.org.  … Read more ...

Nader appears on local ballot

Ralph Nader’s name showed up in local news for Long Island, New York. In a disputed local election, one of the contested ballots had a message about Nader scribbled on it.

from Newsday
Ralph Nader named on disputed ballot
December 6, 2013

The name of consumer advocate Ralph Nader made a surprise appearance Friday during a court hearing on disputed Brookhaven [Suffolk County, Long Island, New York] election ballots.

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Local Green Party calls for an end to bullying of the homeless

Based on a GPoS press release and reposted from onthewilderside.com…

Green Party of SuffolkThe Green Party of Suffolk calls for the prosecution of Suffolk County Leg. John H. Kennedy (R-Hauppauge) under New York State anti-bullying laws, for his ostracization of homeless school children in his district. Leg. Kennedy’s actions remind the Green Party of the atmosphere of hate that was created against Latinos in Suffolk County, by form​er County Executive Steve Levy (D/R), which ultimately led to violence.… Read more ...

Nader to Obama: You Cannot Start a War by Yourself

Syria comments by Ralph Nader, who was the Green Party presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000, and an independent presidential candidate in 2004 and 2008.

(excerpt from) Nader.org
Obama: You Cannot Start a War by Yourself

Dear President Obama:

Before you decide to attack Syria, yet another Arab or Islamic country that does not threaten U.S.… Read more ...

Matthew Wootton: Green Party member among those on lost New Zealand schooner

Excerpt from BBC
Matthew Wootton: Green Party activist feared drowned
July 1, 2013

A leading member of the Green Party [of England and Wales] has been named as one member of an eight-person crew feared drowned in a schooner which set sail from New Zealand three weeks ago.

Matthew Wootton, from Lancaster, was on the final leg of a three year eco-friendly round the world trip…

Matthew Wootton had been previously mentioned on Independent Political Report, back in 2010.… Read more ...

Green Party of New York State and Onthewilderside responses to Cuomo’s ‘Unconstitutional Fraud on Voters’

NY State 2008 Presidential Ballot

NY State 2008 Presidential Ballot

Ian Wilder of onthewilderside* writes: The Green Party press release below points out that Governor Cuomo is looking to make bad law worse in the name of making it better. New York has a terrible party system, where the same candidate can clog up the ballot running on a multitude of lines.Read more ...

Rebecca Rotzler elected New Paltz Trustee again

Rebecca Rotzler is a longtime, Green Party activist, who has served as a Co-Chair of the Green Party of the United States. Rotzler previously served as a New Paltz Village Trustee from 2003 to 2007.

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Rebecca Rotzler was elected to serve again on the New Paltz Village Board.… Read more ...

May Day 2013: Updates, including third party mentions

May Day 2013 was celebrated by workers, activists, and occupiers around the world. Occupy Wall Street set up a May Day 2013 NYC website for scheduling events.

Some of the news coverage of May Day included third party mentions. The PressTV story and video below include reflections from socialist party members, as well as from Jimmy “Rent Is Too Damn High” McMillan, who ran for Governor of New York on an independent line.… Read more ...

Green Party challenges Obama corruption on Keystone XL Pipeline

As posted at onthewilderside by Ian Wilder:

Green Party challenges Keystone XL pipeline conflict of interest in US State Dept. consultant’s environmental impact statement

• Green Party notes recent pipeline ruptures, including Friday’s Canadian crude-oil spill in Arkansas

Keystone XL demonstration, White House,8-23-20...The Green Party of the United States has sent the U.S. State Department a strongly worded objection to TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: How Big Corporations Are Unpatriotic

Ralph Nader was the Green Party presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000 and an independent presidential candidate in 2004 and 2008.

Nader has published this commentary at his website, www.nader.org:

How Big Corporations Are Unpatriotic
Posted March 28, 2013
By Ralph Nader

Many giant profitable U.S. corporations are increasingly abandoning America while draining it at the same time.… Read more ...