Tag Archives: Green Party

Jill Stein says the media has falsely accused her of “pandering to the anti-vaccination movement”

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The following is a press release from Jill2016.com, August 2nd, 2016:

Baseless “Anti-Vax” Attacks Against Dr. Jill Stein Distract from Her Call to End the Corrupting Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry Within the FDA

This is the Jill Stein for President campaign’s official response to a recent series of attacks in the press that falsely accused Dr.Read more ...

Green Party Gains Ballot Access in Six More States

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Press release from Jill2016.com, August 1st, 2016:

Voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for Green Party presumptive Presidential nominee Jill Stein, as well as several local- and state-level Green Party candidates, in six more states as of today. Green Party ballot-access signature drives in Kansas, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, New Jersey, Vermont, and Missouri easily surpassed, and in most cases more than doubled, the required number of signatures to secure a ballot line.… Read more ...

Green Party: Community Engagement Surge Brings Ballot Access

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From GP.org:

ATLANTA, July 30, 2016 — Today, in the throes of summer heat and Saturday farmer’s markets all across the state of Virginia, ordinary people on a not-so-ordinary mission were finding ways to communicate with one another. Their mission: signing petitions to have third party/Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein’s name on the ballot in November.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: After US Airstrikes kill 73 in Syria, Time to End Military Assaults that Breed Terrorism

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Press release from Green presidential candidate Jill Stein, July 21st, 2016:

Once again our hearts are breaking – this time, with the tragic news of the deaths of at least 73 civilians, including 35 children, as a result of US airstrikes on the village of Tokkhar in Syria. This horrific attack, the deadliest assault on civilians in the military campaign against ISIS to date, happened because our military admittedly made a “mistake” in identifying these men, women, and children as Islamic State combatants.… Read more ...

Green Party: Corporate parties fail to take climate change crisis seriously

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The following is a press release from the Green Party published on July 17th, 2016:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party is calling on voters concerned about the environment and the dire threat posed by climate change to “Go Green in 2016.”

The invitation is published in an open letter written by Margaret Flowers and James Lane, Honorary Co-chairs of the 2016 Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention.

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Jill Stein: Statement on the Tragedy in Nice, France

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From Jill2016.com, July 15th, 2016:

Our hearts are breaking once again for victims of violence: this time, the eighty-four dead and several more injured in the horrific attack on Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, France. This despicable assault, as well as others in the Middle East, Africa, and in our own country, must lead us to redouble our efforts to put the world on a path of nonviolence even as we try to intercept those planning to commit such heinous crimes.… Read more ...

Mountain Party of West Virginia selects former state senator as its candidate for governor

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Charlotte Pritt (Image: America.pink)

By Krzysztof Lesiak, originally published at the American Third Party Report today:

According to an article published today on WVGazzetteMail.com, the Mountain Party of West Virginia, the state affiliate of the national Green Party, has selected Charlotte Pritt as its 2016 candidate for governor. Pritt, aged 67, served as a Democratic Party member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1984 to 1988.… Read more ...

Former Connecticut state representative to seek Green Party’s nomination for Congress

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Jonathan Pelto (Photo: Hugh McQuaid)

ATPR: Jonathan Pelto, a former member of the Democratic Party who was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1985 to 1995, has announced he will seek the Green Party’s nomination for Congress in Connecticut’s 2nd congressional district. Pelto ran as an independent candidate for Connecticut Governor in 2014 but ultimately failed to collect enough signatures to be placed on the ballot.Read more ...

Jill Stein responds to Sanders’ endorsement of Clinton

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The following is a press release from Jill2016.com:

For Immediate Release:
July 12, 2016

Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential candidate, released the following statement in response to Senator Bernie Sanders’ endorsement of Hillary Clinton today.

(Dr. Stein will host a livestream broadcast on her Facebook page on Tuesday July 12th at 8pm Eastern time on the subject “What’s next for our revolution?”)

“I join millions of Americans who see Hillary Clinton’s campaign as the opposite of what they and Bernie Sanders have fought for.… Read more ...

Jill Stein “Calls for Truth, De-Militarization, and Reconciliation After Gut-Wrenching Week of Racism and Violence”

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From Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s campaign website, July 8th, 2016:

In shock and grief, America is in an unprecedented moment of reflection.

The gut wrenching events of Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas are beyond heartbreaking. The graphic video details of the executions of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile add agony to the latest tragedies in an endless series of police violence episodes.… Read more ...

Andrea Germanos: “Green Party’s Jill Stein: Sanders Can Lead My Party’s Ticket”

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Bernie Sanders and Jill Stein

By Andrea Germanos, CommonDreams.org, July 8th, 2016:

“If he saw that you can’t have a revolutionary campaign in a counter-revolutionary party, he’d be welcomed to the Green party.”

Presumptive Green Party candidate for U.S. President Jill Stein has reiterated her offer for Bernie Sanders to head that party’s ticket instead, where—unlike in the Democratic party—she says he’d be able to continue to “build a political movement.”

Stein’s new comments to the Guardian US come as the Vermont senator hassignaled he may soon offer an endorsement of rival Hillary Clinton.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: Prosecute Clinton for Reckless Abuses of National Security

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From Green presidential candidate Jill Stein’s campaign website, July 6th, 2016:

Jill Stein made the following statement about the FBI decision regarding Hillary Clinton’s violations of national security laws as Secretary of State.

Today FBI Director James Comey described Hillary Clinton’s email communications as Secretary of State as “extremely careless.” His statement undermined the defenses Clinton put forward, stating the FBI found 110 emails on Clinton’s server that were classified at the time they were sent or received; eight contained information classified at the highest level, “top secret,” at the time they were sent.… Read more ...