Hawkins: Time For The Internet To Be Controlled By The Public Not Corporate Interests

By Howie Hawkins

It is time for the public to take back control of the Internet, a technology that was created with public dollars, so it serves the people’s interests. Under President Trump, there have been backward steps for the Internet and mass communication. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has always been corporate occupied territory.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel corrects the record on Campaign Email urging voters to donate to Howie Hawkins

In an email sent by the campaign staff of former senator and 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Mike Gravel, Mike Gravel reportedly urged supporters to donate to the Howie Hawkins Presidential Campaign with the subject line “Mike Gravel Endorses Howie Hawkins for President”

Many individuals, including Green Party Presidential Candidate Sedinam Moyowasifa-Curry questioned the “endorsement”, due to the Greens still being in the middle of their primary but the Gravel campaign reassured that this decision was all Gravel’s.… Read more ...

Green Party of Santa Clara County September Newsletter

Get Ready for Campaign Season!

Santa Clara, Ca – As leaves start to fall off trees and California Assembly and Senate members reconvene in the Capitol, we, Santa Clara Greens, get ready to fight for the causes and campaign for the bills and candidates we have endorsed. From Public Banking, Rent Control, and Ranked Choice Voting bills to the Climate Strike to our County Council elections, we are busy bringing our Green values to our communities.… Read more ...

Adam Kokesh to Wikinews: ‘I Don’t Really Care if Someone in a Black Dress Calls my Policy Unconstitutional Because it is Unconstitutional’

Recently I conducted an interview for Wikinews with 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Adam Kokesh.

See an excerpt below:

Wikinews waves Left.pngWNWikinews waves Right.pngWhy did you join the Libertarian Party?

Kokesh: I joined the Libertarian Party first in my mind in high school because at some point I was given the choice between being a Republican or Democrat and thought, “Wait a second!
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Marc Montoni: ‘The Power of One Libertarian’

By Marc Montoni

DID YOU KNOW…

Roy Scherer is only one man, but he accomplished some rather incredible things.  Medical marijuana was just one of Roy’s signature accomplishments: Virginia was the first state with it!

Roy convinced enough members of the Virginia General Assembly to liberalize the law in the late seventies — long before the California initiative that addressed the issue there in the nineties.… Read more ...

Owen Silverman Andrew: ‘Introducing the Maryland Green New Deal’

Maryland Matters
By Owen Silverman Andrew
September 13, 2019

Over the last decade, Maryland’s political establishment repeatedly expanded corporate gambling in our state, promising the tax proceeds would swell funding for public education. In fact, the reverse happened, and the new tax revenue was used to offset steep cuts to K-12 education from the general fund budget.… Read more ...

September 2019 Open Thread

The Democrats and Republicans. What can you say? There’s the Republicans:

Then there’s the Democrats, as reported in the Onion (more accurate than the “serious” mainstream media news networks):

“EMPORIA, KS—Unveiling the new nationwide messaging strategy after six months of planning and research, the Democratic Party launched its “Listen Up, Hayseeds” campaign Monday to win over rural voters.

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Florida Reform Party Chair Joe Wendt Announces POTUS Bid

Joe Wendt, Chairman of the Florida Reform Party, hasthrown his hat in the ring for the Reform Party 2020 Nomination. He joins Darcy Richardson and others who have, or soon will also announce. Joe has been active in politics for many years. He made his announcement via his FaceBook page, Joe Wendt on September 6 at 9:16 AM:

https://www.facebook.com/JoeWendtOfficial/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARARLF7iCBoEbpmlF-RSYsB3-3Iwk_8DXIlj3cdhZMwTa1NAh76NvseVFB2utNY7XWd4q44EbvAeb6Wh

“I have decided to enter the Presidential race and run for the Reform Party’s Presidential nomination.… Read more ...

Greens run in fall 2019 elections

At least 62 Greens are running in elections in September, October and November 2019. At least 43 Greens have run in winter, spring and summer 2019 elections, with 18 elected.

Most are running for a variety of positions: city and town councils, soil and water commissions, school boards, township trustees, and zoning boards.… Read more ...

Jerome Segal to run for President under Bread and Roses Party

American Philosopher, Political activist, President of the Jewish Peace Lobby, and 2018 Democratic Maryland Senate Candidate. Jerome Segal has announced his candidacy for President in 2020 under the Bread and Roses banner.

The Bread and Roses Party, founded in 2018, identifies itself as “socialistic in its ideals” and “open to New Socialists and Non-Socialist alike.” It isn’t poised to try and rival the two major parties, but rather seeks to inject, through campaigns, new ideas, new policies and new leaders.”

In response to the Spoiler Myth, they have chosen not to run candidates in Swing States.… Read more ...

Allegheny, PA, Greens Favor Civilian Police Review Board

Two members of the Allegheny County Council submitted a bill to create a countywide Civilian Police Review Board, similar to the board already in existence in Pittsburgh. A public hearing was held in August by Council, and below is testimony given by a Green Party spokesperson:

Hi, my name is Jay Walker, and I’m the chair of the Green Party of Allegheny County.… Read more ...

Greens: We’re Hiring A Ballot Access Coordinator

Thank you for your continuing support of the Maryland Green Party and the greater Green movement.

Small donors are helping us finance the position of Ballot Access Coordinator, and we are excited to announce the start of the hiring process.

This is a contract position to oversee the party’s operations for a successful petitioning drive for ballot access.… Read more ...