Tag Archives: Cheri Honkala

Video: Gary Johnson on why he’s suing the Commission on Presidential Debates

Webber secures funding for Honkala film “Flesh and Blood”

Actor/director Mark Webber announced Friday that he has passed the $50,000 Kickstarter funding mark for a film about his mother Cheri Honkala, who was the 2012 Green Party vice presidential nominee.

In a video message, Webber says the film will be called Flesh and Blood and will feature Honkala as well as Webber and his brother.… Read more ...

Honkala’s son making “secret movie” about his mother

WebberHonkalaActor/director Mark Webber, who played Stephen Stills in “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” among other roles, has launched a Kickstarter to raise funds to make a “secret movie” drawing on his experiences growing up in poverty with his mother Cheri Honkala, who later became the 2012 Green Party vice presidential nominee.… Read more ...

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2012 Green VP candidate Cheri Honkala challenges standardized testing in Philadelphia schools

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Green Party’s 2012 Vice Presidential candidate is taking a leading role in public school parents’ challenges to high stakes standardized testing.  Cheri Honkala, the parent of a child in the Philadelphia public school system, is also the national coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign.… Read more ...

2012 Green VP Candidate Arrested Protesting Philadelphia School Budget Cuts

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Photo Credit: Harvey Finkle

Earlier this month, during a protest against school budget cuts Philadelphia police arrested Cheri Honkala, the Green Party’s 2012 Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate and National Coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign.  Honkala’s son attended the Moffett Elementary School, a Philadelphia elementary school that is scheduled to be closed, and was joined by a group of parents, students, and school district staff. … Read more ...

Green Party calls for halt on Trans-Pacific Partnership after leaked secret documents from trade deal

Green Party press release via email and Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

green party earthflowerCongress should reject President Obama’s request for fast-track authority on the secretly negotiated pact, say Greens

The Green Party today called for an immediate halt in the Obama Administration’s closed-door negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), following the publication by Wikileaks of the TPP’s intellectual property chapter on Nov.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: U.S. apology to Chile 40 years after the first 9/11

September 11, 2013

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When Barack Obama visited Chile in 2011, he was asked by reporters whether he intended to apologize for the U.S. role in the 1973 coup that ousted and killed the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. He avoided the question, and did not apologize.

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Jill Stein: Shameful, heartbreaking Trayvon Martin verdict calls for action

July 13, 2013
Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

In the hours following this heartbreaking verdict, we stand together in sadness and solidarity with Trayvon Martin and countless other victims of racial violence in all its forms. We share the pain, despair and fear this ruling brings to millions of African American parents who must now worry all the more for the safety of their children.

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Green Shadow Cabinet: In Egypt: follow the people


July 3, 2013

Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

In Egypt the voices of tens of millions of people have been heard. Following months of protests and demonstrations calling for early elections, and after weeks of intransigence by the Morsi government, the demand for a change in power has been met.

The Green Shadow Cabinet hopes this change will lead to greater self-determination and participation by all members of Egyptian society; we are concerned by early reports of summary arrests and censorship of the media.… Read more ...

Operation Green Jobs – Cheri Honkala to march on US Chamber of Commerce

The following was posted on Green Party Watch on May 10th, 2013: 

2012 Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Cheri Honkala and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, together with Shut the Chamber and organizer Carl Gibson, will march with long-term unemployed Americans from Philadelphia to Washington DC from May 18-24 to demand investment in green jobs.… Read more ...

Update on Green Campaign Schools From Jill Stein

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Ben Manski <HQ@jillstein.org> wrote:

Dear paulie,

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Our spring wave of Green Campaign Schools are done, and thanks to you, nearly 500 people took part in our regional trainings across the country, in Minnesota and Massachusetts, Oregon and Texas, New York and California.
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