Tag Archives: third party politics

Harkin & Hughes petitioners falsely claim Green Party backing

Posted by my co-blogger, Ian Wilder, at onthewilderside.com:

The audio file above was recorded about 8:20pm on June 30, 2015, when two petitioners came to my door looking for me. They were collecting signatures on petitions for candidates for Suffolk County Family Court Judge to run on the Green Party line.… Read more ...

In New York: Major party judicial candidates maneuver to take Green Party line

Green Party of SuffolkThe Green Party of New York State has a ban on the policy of endorsing Democratic and Republican candidates, because those parties do not agree with the Green Party’s worldwide Four Pillars of Social and Economic Justice; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom, and Nonviolence/Peace.

Democratic and Republican Party insiders have taken advantage of New York State Election law to place their candidates on the Green Party line.… Read more ...

Nader appears on local ballot

Ralph Nader’s name showed up in local news for Long Island, New York. In a disputed local election, one of the contested ballots had a message about Nader scribbled on it.

from Newsday
Ralph Nader named on disputed ballot
December 6, 2013

The name of consumer advocate Ralph Nader made a surprise appearance Friday during a court hearing on disputed Brookhaven [Suffolk County, Long Island, New York] election ballots.

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Nov 4th Prez Debate in DC (and info for Nov 5th Debate)

Free & Equal Presidential Debate link – here –  scheduled for TONIGHT, Monday, November 5th at 9pm EST

Re: Nov 4th Debate in DC:
At onthewilderside, Ian Wilder has produced and posted exclusive interviews with 4 presidential candidates and moderator Ralph Nader.

Taped at the 11/4/12 third party debate moderated by Ralph Nader at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC, The candidates from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) met for a two-hour debate

Videos include:

Ralph Nader on How to Improve the Debate Process

Jill Stein on What is a Wasted Vote

Gary Johnson on Media Blackout of Non-corporate Candidates

Rocky Anderson on Needed Changes to Election System

Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil Goode on Needed Changes to Election System

Photos of the DC event at onthewilderside Flickr:
Nader Presidential Debate photo gallery

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Info on the upcoming, November 5th Free & Equal Debate:

Monday: November 5th
Free & Equal Debate

9pm to 10:30pm EST

Streaming at
freeandequal.org/liveRead more ...

Hofstra Debate Protest: Third Party Round-Up

Photo Gallery of third party images from the Hofstra 2012 Presidential Debate Protest: click to Flickr here.

Mike McDermott for Congress: Long Island

Above video and photo: Mike McDermott for Congress at the Hofstra Presidential Debate Protest. Mike McDermott is on the ballot, as a Libertarian, for Congress, 3rd District, Long Island, NY. Even though he is ballot-qualified, News12 is excluding him from their debates.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: “Get ready to strip for unpaid traffic ticket”

From a national Libertarian Party announcement and press release, at the LP website: here.

LP Chair: “Get Ready To Strip For Unpaid Traffic Ticket”
April 4th, 2012

WASHINGTON – The Libertarian Party denounces a U.S. Supreme Court decision,
which on Monday struck down a legal complaint by a New Jersey man who was
subjected to invasive strip searches after being erroneously detained on
suspicion of an unpaid fine.… 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 ...

Prez Candidate Roseanne Barr’s first campaign appearance

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 06:  Roseanne Barr prom...

from a San Fernando Valley Greens press release:

Presidential candidate Roseanne Barr to deliver keynote at “Rally in the Valley” with local Green Party candidates

Comedian-turned-presidential-candidate Roseanne Barr, whose name will appear on the California Primary Ballot as a Green Party candidate for President of the United States, will be appearing at a “Rally in the Valley” for local Greens and Los Angeles-area Green Party congressional candidates, Michael Powleson, David Steinman, and Anthony Vierya.… Read more ...

Green Party seeks abolition of prison nation and police state abuses in the US

From a Green Party of the United States press release: here.

Green Party seeks abolition of Prison Nation and
Police State abuses in the US

Green Party of the United States / Friday, March 16, 2012

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Greens promote sane justice system and security policies, including a halt to the War on Drugs and constitutional violations

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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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Green candidate for mayor based in Occupy Tucson tent

(excerpt from) Reuters
Green candidate for mayor based in Occupy Tucson tent

…The Green Party candidate for mayor of Tucson [Mary DeCamp], who is days away from losing her home to foreclosure, is flanked by fellow Occupy Tucson activists as she directs her long shot bid for public office from a borrowed tent in a local park.

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