Tag Archives: US economy

On Long Island: Green Party at Occupy/Peace Black Friday at Smith Haven Mall

As posted at Green Party of New York State and Green Party of Suffolk:

Green Party of Suffolk: Occupy/Peace Black Friday at Smith Haven Mall

A number of Green Party of Suffolk members participated in a demonstration at Smith Haven Mall on Long Island on Black Friday. The Green Party of Suffolk endorsed the demonstration, and is an organization in the Suffolk Peace Network which helped organize the action.… 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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Green-Rainbow Party says: Keep hands off protesters

A press release from the Green-Rainbow Party, the national Green Party affiliate in Massachusetts:

Keep Hands Off Protesters, Says Green-Rainbow Party

BOSTON – In response to the arrest of over 120 people early Tuesday morning, the Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) called for the City of Boston to find ways to accommodate the Occupy Boston demonstrators who have been gathering in the Dewey Square area of the City. … Read more ...

Nader’s warnings to rating agencies

Via onthewilderside.com
Published at Nader.org

Ralph Nader ran for President with the Green Party, and more recently as an independent candidate. Below is an excerpt from a 7/28/2011 post at Nader’s nonpartisan website. It is an Open Letter he wrote to the heads of Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s Corp, and Fitch’s Ratings:

Now your lobbyists are pressing members of Congress to weaken further the provisions affecting rating agencies in the Dodd-Frank law in ways that will raise the risk-consequences for the savings and investments of innocent people.

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