Tag Archives: environment

ROOT: Why Obama’s ‘New Math’ is a Jobs Killer

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/16/why-obamas-new-math-is-a-jobs-killer/

President Obama’s math skills leave something to be desired. As a matter of fact, based on Mr. Obama’s recent interview on “60 Minutes,” the president deserves a grade of F in math. When confronted by the reporter with the reality that his economic stimulus package failed, he decided to lie to the American people.… Read more ...

Nader Comments on: Tar Sands Arrests, Obama, Environmentalists, Green Party, etc.

Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently, as an independent candidate. Nader recently posted an excellent piece of commentary on the Tar Sands Arrests at The White House…

Tar Sands Arrests on Obama’s Doorstep
by Ralph Nader, Reader Supported News / August 30, 2011

 

his is the second week of protests, led by Bill McKibben, in front of the White House demanding that President Barack Obama reject a proposed 1700 mile pipeline transporting the dirtiest oil from Alberta, Canada through fragile ecologies down to the Gulf Coast refineries.

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Mary Ruwart: ‘How Liberty Saves the Environment’

Mary Ruwart at LP.org:

If you’d like to hear some free market solutions to green problems, check out Dr. Mary J. Ruwart chat with Bob Zadek on Fox News radio at:

http://bobzadek.com/environmentalism-the-libertarian-way/Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: Socialism and the Spirit of Tahrir Square

By Andrea Pason and Billy Wharton, co-chairs Socialist Party USA- February 11, 2011
Socialist Webzine:


Tahrir Square transformed the idea of democracy from a stale ritual that occurs every few years to an open ended struggle for freedom.

We send greetings to the working people of Egypt on the day of their victorious struggle to depose the dictator Hosni Mubarak.… Read more ...

Nader and Associates Letter to President Obama on GM’s IPO

Open letter from Ralph Nader and several other people (see end of article for list) to Barack Obama posted at Nader.org:

Dear President Obama,

The U.S. government bailout of, and acquisition of a majority share in, General Motors was an exceptional action, taken in response to exceptional circumstances. The U.S. stake in GM obviously poses novel managerial challenges to the government.… Read more ...

Rich Whitney: A final campaign message to supporters

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

From Illinois Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney:

November 4, 2010 – 12:34 am

Don’t Lose Heart! Cause for Hope Amidst the Disappointment

A “Final” Campaign Message (But Read On!)
by Rich Whitney, 2010 Green Party Candidate for Governor

To the hundreds of people who supported me in my campaign for Governor, and to the roughly 100,000 or so who saw fit to vote for me, despite the politics of fear that swept Illinois this election season, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.… Read more ...

DeMint in bed with BP, takes money from foreign polluters, blocks BP probe, says Green US Senate candidate Clements

From Clements for Senate (H/T GPUS):

COLUMBIA, SC — U.S. Senate candidate Tom Clements of the S. C. Green Party condemned Jim DeMint’s acceptance of corporate donations from British Petroleum (BP), saying “DeMint’s taking money from BP shows he’s in bed with the dirty industry Congress is supposed to regulate. DeMint has sold out to the highest bidder and stands with polluting companies against the environment and working people.”

A recent report published by the Climate Action Network found that leading European polluters are giving donations to members of the U.S.… Read more ...

Steve Kubby: ‘Protecting the Environment v. Defending The Constitution’

By Steve Kubby

Recently, I was sworn in as an official candidate for the South Lake Tahoe City Council, by City Clerk Susan Alessi. Take a look at what I have sworn to do:

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter.”

Taking such an oath is a serious matter to me and it has already changed how I view the world.… Read more ...

MI-1: Independent Glenn Wilson, Green Ellis Boal in race to succeed Stupak

From the Michigan Messenger: via TPID:

Now that Stupak’s seat is open, Republicans are eager to win it back, Democrats are struggling to hang on to it, and candidates from outside these parties are trying to get voters to rethink the fundamentals of how government operates. . . . Glenn Wilson, owner of a telecom business in the small Northeastern Lower Peninsula town of Rose City, is running as an independent .

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Green Party garners reaction across PA from natural gas protests

Yesterday, local Green Parties and Greens across Pennsylvania participated in protests against natural gas drilling in the state.  There was a protest at each regional Department of Environmental Protection, including one in the state capital, Harrisburg.  A press release announcing the protests can be found here.

I (Ross Levin) attended the rally in Norristown, which is the county seat of Montgomery County. … Read more ...

Cynthia McKinney posts video of snow in Georgia

2008 Green Party candidate for US President, Cynthia McKinney on February 13, 2010:

Well, it appears that I will not make it to DC in time to participate in the U.S. Prisons seminar due to SNOW in Atlanta!!!!! I was born and raised in Georgia and this is the most snow I have seen except for that freak blizzard a generation ago!!

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In California, Green mayor and Republican governor agree on green jobs

Republican California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently visited the city of Richmond, which has a population of about 100,000 and is the largest city in the United States with a Green Party mayor.  Schwarzenegger was visiting a solar power system factory in order to promote a tax plan that encourages green businesses to stay in California. … Read more ...