Tag Archives: NYC politics

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 ...

Former Green Party NYC Mayor candidate will celebrate Bank Transfer Day, November 5th

Bank Transfer Day has not been officially endorsed by the Green Party of The United States. Though, there are official Green Party positions on the value of credit unions. And, you can celebrate Bank Transfer Day with Reverend Billy Talen, the 2009 Green Party candidate for Mayor of New York City.… Read more ...

Green Party and Working Families Party to defend Occupy Wall Street from eviction

Occupy Wall Street has been occupying Liberty Square/Zucotti Park for over three weeks. Mayor Bloomberg and the owner of the park have threatened to force demonstrators to leave for a cleaning, and after the cleaning, to not allow any sleeping bags or personal items on the ground after that time. The demonstrators are basically being threatened with eviction early tomorrow morning.… Read more ...

In NYC: Former Governor Candidate Charles Barron among activists arrested at school-closings protest

Charles Barron ran for Governor of NY State in 2010 on the “Freedom Party” ballot line. Barron is an elected, Democratic official, serving on the New York City Council.

(excerpt from) NY1.com
Two Dozen Protesters Arrested During Rally Against School Closures

Two dozen demonstrators, including two City Council members, were arrested in Downtown Manhattan Monday as they protested the proposed closing of 25 public schools that the Panel for Educational Policy will vote on this week.

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Bronx Greens: Green Party teachers to apply for Cathie Black’s position at Hearst Magazines

posted at The Green Light
Green Party Teachers to Apply for Cathie Black’s Position as Chair of Hearst Magazines
November 27, 2010

Greens Oppose Black’s Nomination, Launches Campaign to Restore Community Control of Schools

What: Teachers to Apply for Cathie Black’s job at Heart Magazine; Greens Launch Campaign to Restore Community Control of Public Education

Who: Green Party, teachers and ex-teachers and their supporters

When: Tuesday, November 30th, 11:00 am

Where: In front of Hearst Tower, 300 West 57th St.

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