Tag Archives: GPNYS

Green Party of NY Slams Lawmakers and [Dem] Governor for Midnight Sellout of New Yorkers

GPNYS press release, as posted at onthewilderside.com:

Green Party Slams Cuomo, Lawmakers for Midnight Sellout of New Yorkers

The Green Party of New York blasted Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers for their middle of the night votes to continue gerrymandering of state legislative districts in exchange for passing Cuomo’s assault on the pension benefits of government workers.… Read more ...

Green Party editorial: Andrew Cuomo Wants Your Child To Compete In The Hunger Games

An opinion piece by Michael O’Neil, Secretary of the Green Party of New York State:

Editorial: Andrew Cuomo Wants Your Child To Compete In The Hunger Games

Kids from rich and poor districts compete against each other in a high-stakes game designed to reinforce a rigid class system. The plot to Suzanne Collins’ smash hit The Hunger Games, or Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new scheme for $200 million in “competitive school grants”?… Read more ...

On Long Island: Green Party at Occupy/Peace Black Friday at Smith Haven Mall

As posted at Green Party of New York State and Green Party of Suffolk:

Green Party of Suffolk: Occupy/Peace Black Friday at Smith Haven Mall

A number of Green Party of Suffolk members participated in a demonstration at Smith Haven Mall on Long Island on Black Friday. The Green Party of Suffolk endorsed the demonstration, and is an organization in the Suffolk Peace Network which helped organize the action.… Read more ...

Green Party says: Eviction of Wall Street Occupation Exposes Mayor’s Corporate Collusion

Note: An unofficial, but fairly authoritative link to the Occupy Wall Street happenings is www.occupywallst.org

For Immediate Release 11/15/2011

Contact:
Michael O’Neil, Green Party NYC
michael AT greenpartynyc DOT org

Peter LaVenia, Co-Chair Green Party NY State
chair2 AT gpny DOT org

Eviction of Wall Street Occupation Exposes Mayor’s Corporate Collusion, Says Green Party

NEW YORK–The Green Party continues to stand with the nationwide Occupation movement, in the face of the NYPD’s raid on the Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park during the early hours of the morning.… Read more ...

NY Green Party Selects Peace Sign as Ballot Symbol

As posted by Ian Wilder at onthewilderside.com:

Greens Rule Out Fusion, Will Run Their Own Candidates

Since receiving the ballot line, Greens have run in three elections. Alex White received 9 percent of the vote in a three-way special election for Mayor of Rochester on March 29. Jason West, a Green Party member running on the village party Cooperative line, recaptured his position on May 3 as Mayor of New Paltz after a four years out of office.… Read more ...

Green Party joins April 9th rally against the wars

posted at the Green Party of New York State website:

Rally Against the Wars, April 9th, NYC – Join the Green Party
BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW
March & Rally Union Square
14 St & Broadway, NY City
April 9, 2011, Noon

[A project of]
The United National AntiWar Committee

The Green contingent will meet at 11:30 AM in front of “Babies-R-Us” on the east side of Union Square.… Read more ...

New York State: New voter registration forms list Green Party

In New York State, third parties earn their status during the Governor’s race. If a party receives 50,000 votes for its Governor candidate, that party is listed on the NY voter registration forms, and is a party with automatic ballot status. In the 2010 Governor’s race, the Green Party was the only third party in New York State to achieve automatic ballot status by running its own candidate.… Read more ...

Former Green Party Mayor Candidate Rev. Billy Talen at Theatre 80 in NYC

(excerpt from) NYUlocal.com
Convert To Anti-Consumerism (Or Something Like It) At The Church Of Earthalujah

by Colt Steele on January 31st, 2011

…according to the group’s website, the performances are “an urban study of indigenous wisdom, wrap[ped] with a distortion of Jimmy Swaggart and a radical gospel choir from around the world… that’s the Church of Earthalujah!

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Green Party of NYS gets excellent coverage on Capital Tonight TV show

Howie Hawkins ran for Governor of New York on the Green Party line in the 2010 campaign. On January 7, 2011, Hawkins was interviewed by Elizabeth Benjamin of Capital Tonight. The interview critiques the conservative fiscal policy of Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, and mentions that the Green Party of New York State [GPNYS] has recently regained automatic ballot status.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins for Governor: Green campaign continues in NY

Howie Hawkins – Green for Governor
Media Release
www.howiehawkins.orgwww.gpnys.org

Hawkins Says the Green Campaign Continues
November 5, 2010

“We won the ballot line. Now we aim to win our Green New Deal policies for New York State,” Howie Hawkins said Friday, reflecting on the next steps for the Green Party after it passed the 50,000 votes for Governor threshold needed to secure a ballot line in New York for the next four years.… Read more ...

New Yorkers ask “Where Are The F#$%-ing Jobs?”: A Howie Hawkins campaign video


From a Howie Hawkins press release posted onthewilderside:

Attacking the very notion of a “jobless recovery”, Green Party of New York State governor candidate Howie Hawkins latest video contrasts reports of renewed Wall Street profits with real New York citizens passionately questioning why we haven’t seen as significant an increase in employment.

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Professor Colia Clark for US Senator from NY

Colia  L. LaFayette Clark
Candidate for US Senate
June 6, 2010 New York City

I am making it official that I am running for the US Senate from the State of New York. I make this decision after much deep thought and contemplation.  I make this decision because I am deeply concerned about what the future holds for my children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.… Read more ...