Tag Archives: the 99%

Green Party NYS: Gov’s State-of-State does little for 99% of New Yorkers

Repost from onthewilderside, based on a post at GPNYS/Green Party of New York State:

Governor Cuomo’s agenda for 2012 is designed to maintain the power and wealth of the 1%, promoting austerity rather than prosperity for the vast majority of New Yorkers.

“We need a Green New Deal, financed through progressive taxes.… Read more ...

Hawkins blasts NY Governor Cuomo for arrests at Occupy Albany

(excerpt from a Howie Hawkins for Governor Press Release)

For Immediate Release: November 14, 2011

Howie Hawkins for Governor – Green Party
Media Release
http://www.howiehawkins.orghttp://www.gpny.org

Hawkins Blasts Cuomo for Arrests at Occupy Albany:
“Governor 1% Assaults Political and Economic Rights of the 99%”

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party’s 2010 gubernatorial candidate, blasted Governor Andrew Cuomo for the arrests of Occupy Albany demonstrators over the weekend.

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PSL: Are the police forces part of the 99% or tools of the 1%?

Party for Socialism and Liberation at LiberationNews.org:

The
following article was written by a participant in the
Oct. 1

Occupy Wall Street march on the Brooklyn
Bridge
, and
among the 700 protesters trapped and arrested there. Police brutality and
illegal arrests are taking place in cities and towns throughout the U.S.
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Freedom Socialist Party on Occupy Wall Street: Fight corporate rule with working-class power

Freedom Socialist Party at socialism.com:

As the Occupy Wall Street spirit of rebellion spreads
from NY to LA and around the globe, Establishment
politicians are looking for ways to turn the growing
movement into “the Tea Party of the liberals.” But
what is happening in Liberty Square can be a far
more powerful and fundamental force to remake
society.… Read more ...

Carl Person: Occupy Wall Street and 99% need the Libertarian Party

OCCUPY WALL STREET AND 99% NEED THE LIBERTARIAN PARTY AND
WE SHOULD MAKE CONTINUING EFFORTS TO INCLUDE THEM – AS
MEMBERS, CANDIDATES, VOLUNTEERS, DONORS AND VOTERS

How 99% of the Voters Were Delivered by the R/D’s to the Libertarian Party

(by Carl Person, Candidate for Libertarian Party Nomination for President)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY, October 16, 2011.… Read more ...

Green Party to Democratic apologists: The message of the Wall Street protests is not ‘Vote Democrat’

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES

http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Contacts:

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Video and Livestreaming:

Green Party Occupy America http://www.gp.org/campaigns/occupy-america/index.php

Cheri Honkala, Green candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia, visits Occupy Wall Street  http://vimeo.com/29997382

Cheri Honkala speaks at Occupy DC Â http://www.vimeo.com/30200014

Interview with New York Green Mark Dunlea at Occupy Wall Street  http://www.gp.org/video/display.php?ID=59

Interview with Michael O’Neil, Secretary of the Green Party of New York State, Occupy Wall Street  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orcQYUyfUyY

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders sharply criticized Democratic Party supporters online and in the media who have tried to turn the ongoing Occupy Wall Street, Occupy America, and October 2011 demonstrations across America into an appeal to vote Democrat and reelect President Obama in 2012.… Read more ...

Rep. Chris Pearson, Vermont Progressive Party: ‘I’m Pro Occupation’

Posted at Progressive Party Blog:

What the devil is going on on Wall Street these days? And how on earth are Wall Street protests popping up in Burlington, Asheville, Boston, St. Louis; in hundreds of cities in the US? The media certainly couldn’t tell you why it’s happening. They are befuddled by the lack of a clear agenda or concrete demands.… Read more ...

Travis Irvine: Occupy What Street?

Video sent to IPR by Travis Irvine, 2010 Libertarian candidate for Congress from Ohio and professional videographer, takes a satirical look at the Occupy movement that is growing around the nation. Toward the end of the video, Irvine has an encounter with a man in a suit who claims to be some kind of authority figure and disputes his right to film or interview people:

Jesse Ventura speaks at Occupy Minnesota

Minnesota Public Radio (excerpts):

Minneapolis — Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Minneapolis Friday for the opening of the OccupyMN demonstration, patterned after weeks of protest in New York’s financial district.

….

The protest featured an appearance by Independence Party and former Gov. Jesse Ventura, who spoke as people started to gather.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader Encourages #OccupyWallStreet

Posted at Nader.org:

Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader Encourages #OccupyWallStreet Protesters to Challenge Wall Street Abuses

Statement by consumer advocate, Ralph Nader October 8, 2011

The frustration seen in the protests on Wall Street over the past few weeks demonstrates a widespread and growing citizen discontent with the two political parties in Washington, D.C.… Read more ...