Category Archives: Green Party

Peter Gemma: The Impact of Non-Voters

Peter Gemma at The American Thinker:

Dr. Billy Graham has observed that, “bad politicians are elected by good people who don’t vote.”

In Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District special election last week, 57 percent of registered voters stayed home. The race repeatedly made national news because it was possible that a Democrat could be elected to that seat for the first time since 1979.… Read more ...

Remarks by Ralph Nader on the United Airlines Settlement with Dr. David Dao

For Immediate Release

United Airlines speedy and secret settlement, announced today, with Dr. David Dao could not have happened without the superlawyer, Tom Demetrio, handling Dr. Dao’s case. United lawyers did not want to go to depositions and to trial with Atty. Demetrio. But they got something in return that was not that beneficial to the larger cause of airline passenger safety and respect.… Read more ...

Green Party prepares for People’s Climate March, April 29 in D.C. and across the U.S.

GP.org:

WASHINGTON, D.C.Green Party members are preparing to participate in the People’s Climate Movement March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate on Saturday, April 29, in Washington, D.C. and in related marches and events elsewhere in many cities in states.

Green Party candidates, officeholders, and leaders are continuing to promote the “Green New Deal,” a comprehensive plan to fight climate change and provide millions of new jobs by converting to a fossil-fuel-free economy.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Trump’s Hundred Days of Rage and Rapacity’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

The Lawless-loving corporatists have worked overtime to besmirch the word “regulation” (or law and order for corporations) and edify the word “deregulation,” to help bring about their dream state of dismantled or weakened regulation.

Here is one little-mentioned ongoing disaster of non-regulation costing our country. The patsy FAA, for decades after the hijacking of planes to Castro’s Cuba, refused to require the airlines to install toughened cockpit doors and stronger locks to prevent entry by terrorists bent on making the aircraft a destructive weapon.… Read more ...

Jesse Walker: Election Do-Over Poll Shows Gains for Gary Johnson, Jill Stein; No sign of third-party regrets

Jesse Walker at reason.com:

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If the people who participated in last year’s election could do it all again, Donald Trump would win the popular vote this time—but he wouldn’t actually get more support than before. Instead, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, many Hillary Clinton voters would now stay home or back a third-party candidate.… Read more ...

Does the Establishment Plant Operatives in Third Parties?

Warren Redlich is the owner of Independent Political Report.

I’m writing this to see if we can have a conversation in the comments about something that has been bugging me. Yes I know this is not a typical post for IPR and some will be annoyed, but I don’t do this often.… Read more ...

Seth Kaper-Dale: ‘Let Earth Day be Earth Day Again’

Seth Kaper-Dale, Green Party of New Jersey candidate for Governor at gp.org:

Part of the cure to the materialism and greed that rules our country and state is nurturing the gifts of nature with which we are blessed. I don’t envy the expensive properties owned and extravagant galas held by Goldman Sachs oligarchs and corrupt political bosses.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: What are the Super-Rich Democrats Waiting For?

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:

Democratic Party loyalists are always complaining about the big-money fat cats behind the Republican Party’s candidates and platform. Over the last few election cycles, the Democratic Party has lost most state legislatures, governorships, the US Senate, the US House of Representatives and the White House. Republican control of the Senate is also leading to control of the US Supreme Court.… Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...