Tag Archives: Green Party

Jill Stein responds to Russian environmentalists

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Press release from Jill2016.com, September 11th, 2016:

September 10, 2016

Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential candidate, responded today to an open letter from Russian environmentalists Yevgeniya Chirikova and Nadezhda Kutepova:

Dear Yevgeniya Chirikova and Nadezhda Kutepova,

First of all, thank you for your courageous actions to protect our planet and fight for political freedoms.… Read more ...

Jill Stein calls for a new investigation into 9/11 attacks

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Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president, has called for a new investigation into the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001 on the eve of the 15-year anniversary. Stein released the following statement on her website:

On the 15th Anniversary, We Need to Learn the Full Story of 9/11 and to End the Catastrophic Wars on Terror That Followed

Fifteen years ago the world reacted in horror as more than 3,000 individuals were murdered.

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Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka speak to enthusiastic crowd in Chicago

American Third Party Report: Yesterday, Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, the Green Party’s presidential ticket, spoke to well over 300 supporters in the main hall of the People’s Church in Chicago. This ATPR editor attended the rally, and filmed the entirety of Stein’s and Baraka’s powerful and extremely well received speeches.… Read more ...

Green Party, celebrating Labor Day, “promotes Green agenda for working people”

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Press release from GP.org, September 5th, 2016:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Labor Day 2016, Green Party leaders and candidates called for living wages, Single-Payer health care, cancellation of student debt, defeat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a Green New Deal to end growing economic inequality, and conversion to a system based on ecological economics.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: How the Debates Got Corrupted

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From Jill2016.com, September 2nd, 2016:

Here’s the story of how the elites deceived the American public:

1988 was a milestone year.

Up until then, the League of Women Voters impartially sponsored presidential debates.

That setup didn’t cut it for Democrats and Republicans, which had corporate interests in mind.

So they teamed up to create a corporation called the Commission on Presidential Debates.… Read more ...

Jill Stein rebuffs Al Gore’s “baseless attack on Green Party”

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(Via ATPR): Press release from Jill2016.com, September 1st, 2016:

Challenges former VP to support ranked choice voting

Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential candidate, responded today to former Vice President Al Gore’s recent statement repeating the myth that Ralph Nader cost Gore the 2000 election. At the same time, Gore urged voters concerned about climate change to vote for Hillary Clinton.… Read more ...

Green Party releases newsletter for August 2016

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The Green Party of Minnesota released its August 2016 newsletter, the Sunflower Seed, on August 24th, 2016 (via ATPR):

Welcome to the August 2016 issue of the Sunflower Seed! In this issue you will find out how to become a sustaining donor, get a report from the Green Party National Convention, read more about Jill Stein making ballot access and her visit to Minnesota, more on local candidates, and how to get involved at the Minnesota State Fair!… Read more ...

Green Party calls for a cutoff of aid to Saudi Arabia, citing carnage inflicted on Yemen with U.S. arms

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Press release from the Green Party, August 29th, 2016:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party is calling for an immediate cutoff of aid to Saudi Arabia and for intense diplomatic pressure to halt the Saudis’ war in Yemen.

“Saudi Arabia is using weapons purchased from the U.S. in a campaign of indiscriminate killing in Yemen, with mass civilian casualties, including children, and attacks on medical facilities,” said Robin Laverne Wilson, New York Green candidate for the U.S.… Read more ...

Mint Press News: Jill Stein -The Term Spoiler Means We Are a Threat to the Establishment

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Jill Stein speaking at the Green Party Presidential Candidate Town Hall hosted by the Green Party of Arizona in Mesa, Arizona. March 12, 2016. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)

Posted to Mint Press News
August 24, 2016

With public opinion showing that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two most unpopular presidential nominees ever to be nominated by their respective parties, this could be the year of the third party.… Read more ...

Green Party candidate: “A bullet should cost as much as a cigarette”

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The Green Party of Illinois’ U.S. Senate candidate, Scott Summers, posted the following statement on his campaign website on August 15th, 2016:

A bullet should cost as much as a cigarette

The tobacco settlement some years back was based on the premise that smokers, and not U.S. taxpayers as a whole, should be the ones responsible for healthcare costs associated with smoking.… Read more ...

Jill Stein calls for halt to Dakota pipeline construction

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Photo: NPR (via Jill2016.com)

Jill Stein press release, August 24th, 2016:

Stein and Baraka call for halt to Dakota Access Pipeline construction, say US must honor treaties with Native Americans

Dr. Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, Green Party Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates, joined the call for an immediate halt to construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would violate US treaties by endangering the drinking water and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.… Read more ...

Green VP Ajamu Baraka Decries “Intolerable Neglect of Flood Victims in Louisiana”

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From GP.org, August 21st, 2016:

Green Party VP Candidate Ajamu Baraka Decries Intolerable Neglect of Flood Victims in Louisiana

Crucial Context: The Floods in Louisiana

When Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast 11 years ago, the entire world bore witness as the homes of the primarily poor and black residents of the region washed away.… Read more ...