Author Archives: Wang Tang-Fu

Green Party to join the March for Science, April 22 in Washington, D.C. and other locations


http://www.gp.org/science_march
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Green Party of the United States will participate in the March for Science on Saturday, April 22, in Washington, D.C., as well as simultaneous satellite marches across the U.S.

The Green Party has endorsed both the March for Science and the People’s Climate Movement March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, April 29, also in Washington, D.C.… Read more ...

Ohio Supreme Court Won’t Rehear Libertarian Party Ballot Access Case


Ballot Access News:

On April 19, the Ohio Supreme Court refused to rehear State ex rel Fockler v Husted, 2016-1863, one of the Libertarian Party’s ballot access cases. This case involved whether the Gary Johnson vote in November 2016 created a new ballot-qualified party. The request for reconsideration had been pending since January 2017.… Read more ...

Delaware Libertarian town councilman Ed Zielinski running for reelection in Elsmere

LP.org:

Ed Zielinski

Ed Zielinski, who switched from the Republican to the Libertarian Party last year, is running for reelection to the Elsmere, Delaware Town Council.

The election will take place on Saturday, April 29.

Mr. Zielinski has fought against all tax increases brought up by the town council, and last year was successful in stopping a tax increase.… Read more ...

Arvin Vohra: ‘Don’t Make Your Message Small Enough to Fit Inside the Cult of the Omnipotent State’

Arvin Vohra at LP.org:

Arvin Vohra

Don’t make your message small enough to fit inside the cult of the omnipotent state. Don’t make your message small enough to be squashed or ignored.

What do we want? To replace government schools with true free market education, so that families can discover education that works, instead of being forced to pay for nonsense that does not.… Read more ...

2018 Ballot Access Maps: Constitution Party vs Libertarian Party vs Green Party

Here’s how ballot access is coming along for the three leading US alternative parties for 2018:

https://www.constitutionparty.com/elections/ballot-access/:

http://www.lp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-04-15_LNC_Meeting_Ballot_Access_Committee_Report.pdf page 3:

http://www.gp.org/ballot_access:

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Green Party helps fight Islamophobia: publishes guide for Green candidates and activists

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party’s Coordinated Campaign Committee has released a briefing paper titled “Islamophobia: Another Social Construction of Racism”. The paper is a guide for use by Green candidates and activists.

“We are very pleased indeed to offer this new tool for Green Party candidates and activists,” said Hillary Kane, co-chair of the committee.… Read more ...

Thomas L. Knapp running for Libertarian Party of Florida exec com

Thomas L. Knapp at Kn@ppster:

Subject: Notice of Candidacy
From: Thomas Knapp
To: selection [at] lpf.org

To whom it may concern:

It is my intention to seek election to the position of Director At Large (1) at the Libertarian Party of Florida’s 2017 state convention.

Best regards,
Thomas L. Knapp

Elsewhere at his blog, Knapp also offers a proposed LPF bylaws motion and rationale and analysis of a recent LPF exec comm meeting.… Read more ...

Alaska Top-Two Bill Passes One Committee 4-3, is Sent to Another Committee

Ballot Access News:

On Saturday, April 15, the Alaska top-two bill, HB 200, passed the House Judiciary Committee 4-3. But it must now go to the State Affairs Committee. The bill’s sponsor, Representative Gabrielle Ledoux, is a member of the House Judiciary Committee.

All the testimony taken on the bill on Friday, April 14, was opposed to the bill.… Read more ...

Mark Anderson: ‘Satanism in the Libertarian Party’

Mark Anderson at Freedom Gulch:

How offended are you that the national Libertarian Party Facebook page posted a meme that quoted the Satanic Temple?

If your answer is anything but “I’m not at all offended”, then just stop.

If you didn’t know, the Libertarian Party Facebook page published a meme that did in fact, quote the Satanic Temple.… Read more ...

Kn@ppster: ‘We’re going to shut it down’

Thomas L. Knapp at Kn@ppster:

That’s a gang calling themselves “Libertarians United Against Fascism.” What they’re threatening to shut down, unless they get their way, is the Libertarian Party of Florida’s state convention. And their two demands relating to that threat are designed to be impossible to meet.

Here’s their threat in full.… Read more ...

Seven Members of the Illinois Green Party Elected or Re-Elected to Non-Partisan Office on April 4

Ballot Access News:

On April 4, seven members of the Illinois Green Party were elected or re-elected to local non-partisan office. […] Thanks to Joshua for the link.

The link http://www.ilgp.org/2017_election_results:

2017 Unofficial ILGP Election Results as of April 5, 2017

Seven out of eleven Illinois Green Party 2017 endorsed candidates across the state from McHenry County to Carbondale won their April 4, 2017 races!

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Ralph Nader: ‘The Savings and Stability of Public Banking’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

As a society obsessed by money, we pay a gigantic price for not educating high school and college students about money and banking. The ways of the giant global banks – both commercial and investment operations – are as mysterious as they are damaging to the people.… Read more ...