Tag Archives: Green Party politics

Green Party of New York State and Onthewilderside responses to Cuomo’s ‘Unconstitutional Fraud on Voters’

NY State 2008 Presidential Ballot

NY State 2008 Presidential Ballot

Ian Wilder of onthewilderside* writes: The Green Party press release below points out that Governor Cuomo is looking to make bad law worse in the name of making it better. New York has a terrible party system, where the same candidate can clog up the ballot running on a multitude of lines.Read more ...

Green Party challenges Obama corruption on Keystone XL Pipeline

As posted at onthewilderside by Ian Wilder:

Green Party challenges Keystone XL pipeline conflict of interest in US State Dept. consultant’s environmental impact statement

• Green Party notes recent pipeline ruptures, including Friday’s Canadian crude-oil spill in Arkansas

Keystone XL demonstration, White House,8-23-20...The Green Party of the United States has sent the U.S. State Department a strongly worded objection to TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline.… Read more ...

A local Green Party part of “Move To Amend” action in Long Island, New York

Excerpt from a letter by Move to Amend Brookhaven:

We are enthusiastic to share a very exciting development for Move to Amend – Brookhaven.

On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6:30pm, at the Brookhaven Town Board meeting, the Board members will have the opportunity to vote to support a resolution that calls for a 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution that states “corporations are not people and money is not speech”.

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Global Greens support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements

From a Green Party of the United States announcement, as posted at onthewilderside.com:
Former logo of the Global Greens

Third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Senegal, passes statement of support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements

US Greens attend the meeting, which also passes “Rio+20 Summit” resolution in advance of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

The third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Dakar, Senegal, last weekend, has adopted a statement of support for popular democratic movements around the world, including Arab Spring, the Spanish Indignants, and the Occupy Movement.… Read more ...

Cynthia McKinney Running for Congress as a Green?

Full story at Green Party Watch: here.

Cynthia McKinney Running for Congress as a Green?
by Ron Hardy/April 2, 2012

According to Atlanta Progressive News, Cynthia McKinney will be attempting to get on the ballot for the House of Representatives in her Atlanta district where she previously served 6 terms as a Democrat.

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2008 GP Prez Candidate writes about Trayvon Martin and the international struggle against US lawlessness

An e-mail statement from
Cynthia McKinney
March 31, 2012

The U.S. Tolerates Domestic Extra-Judicial Killings, Persecution, Racial Discrimination, and Genocide: Justice for Trayvon Martin Also Means Joining the International Struggle Against U.S. Lawlessness

As a mother of a young Black man whom I pray for nightly and worry daily about his life being violently ended senselessly either by someone marginalized by the unjust social structure of U.S.… Read more ...

Green Party member writes opinion piece about NY Times coverage

How many wrong things can you find in the NYT paragraph about US Green Party?

An opinion piece by Ian Wilder of onthewilderside.com

Ralph Nader, speaking at BYU's Alternate Comme...

When was the last time this man was a Green Party candidate?

The New York Times did a positive article about the German Green Party‘s growth titled Greens Gain in Germany, and the World Takes Notice.… Read more ...

Green Party Member Elected to Oklahoma City Council Last Month

from Ballot Access News
Green Party Member Elected to Oklahoma City Council Last Month
May 8th, 2011

Dr. Edward Shadid, 43, a spinal surgeon, was elected to the city council of Oklahoma City on April 5, 2011. The election was non-partisan. He had run for the legislature as a Green Party nominee in 2010, and had polled 10.5% in a race against a Democrat and a Republican.… Read more ...

Green Party: With Osama bin Laden’s Death, Rapid Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Based on a national Green Party press release, as posted at onthewilderside.com:

Green party anti-war poster

Image via Wikipedia

Green Party leaders on Monday expressed hope that news of the killing of Osama bin Laden marks a new stage, in which US troops are withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan; air assaults on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya are halted; the US presses Israel to observe full human rights and justice for the Palestinian people; and violations of domestic civil liberties are overturned.

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Jason West wins for Mayor in New Paltz

Green Party Watch
The once and future Mayor
May 3, 2011

Jason West was Mayor of New Paltz New York from 2003 to 2007. An active member of the Green Party at that time, West was the first official in the United States to marry same-sex couples. He was arrested and charged with “solemnizing marriages without a license”.

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Unofficial Green Party response to death of Bin Laden

Green Party Watch is a green politics blog which posts many official national and state Green Party press releases, and whose administrators are Green Party insiders. They have posted an open thread about the death of Bin Laden, where several greens have already left comments.

Open Thread at
Green Party Watch
“Now that bin Laden is dead, what do we do next?”

Green Party Watch also posted an article as the news was unfolding:

(excerpt from)
Is Bin Laden Dead?
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New Year’s reflection from an electoral activist

Hope everyone is having a wonderful start to their New Year!

Tom Cleland of Minnesota

Tom Cleland is a third party activist and blogger from Minnesota. He was a volunteer for Green Party candidate Farheen Hakeem for Governor.

Tom posted at his blog:

Main Lesson of 2010

We forced the recount!

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