Howie Hawkins Applauds The Victory Of Kshama Sawant In Seattle City Council Race

Above image: Sawant declares victory in front of Tax Amazon banner November 2019

By Howie Hawkins

Kshama Sawant has served on the Seattle City Council for six years as its first socialist elected in nearly a century. She has taken on big business interests and worked on behalf of working people and the poor.… Read more ...

Greens to State Department: Respect Bolivia’s Self -Determination

The Green Party expresses outrage at Sunday’s coup against Bolivian President Evo Morales, and calls on the U.S. States to refrain from interfering in Bolivian elections.   On Sunday, November 10, Morales resigned under duress due to protests orchestrated by a right-wing opposition and the Organization of American States. USAID had provided funding to opposition groups for over a decade until being expelled by Morales in 2013.… Read more ...

SF Public Defender Backed By Libertarians, Greens, Wins District Attorney Race

In a closely fought race ultimately decided by only 2,825 votes out of over 190,000 cast, deputy San Francisco public defender Chesa Boudin, running with the support of the Libertarian Party and Green Party among other community groups, has been declared San Francisco’s next district attorney.

Boudin’s top campaign issues included an end to money bail, mass incarceration, and the “War on Drugs”, and he also supports decriminalization of sex work.… Read more ...

Don Blankenship Seeks Constitution Party Presidential Nomination

Back in March, IPR contributor JR Myers said of Don Blankenship, “He has the passion, and the personal understanding of what a corrupt system can do to a person. Don is known to have the resources to fund a serious POTUS campaign.” Now Blankenship, pictured in his 2018 GOP Senate primary campaign, has taken the leap and is seeking the Presidential nomination of the Constitution Party.… Read more ...

American Free Soil Party Candidate Gets 47% of Vote

The Rev. Dr. James W. Clifton, National Chair of the American Free Soil Party and the first AFSP candidate to get gain a ballot position, received 47% of the vote for Town Council in Millersburg, IN on November 5 against his GOP challenger. Millersburg is a strongly GOP.

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November 2019 Open Thread

Welcome to November, 2019. It’s too bad she won’t live; but then again, who does?

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Marc Montoni: ‘Libertarians: Decriminalize Sex Work’

By Marc Montoni at Free Virginia:

Larimer County Cops?

In Larimer County, CO, this year, over 300 men have been arrested for attempting to have voluntary sex.  Here’s what the cops and their media parrots said about one week’s haul: “An operation to help reduce the demand for human trafficking in Larimer County led to the arrest of eight men who are accused of patronizing prostitutes.”


But yet there’s no “war on men” going on.… Read more ...

Hawkins Announces Unity Campaign To Unite The Left Against The Corporate Duopoly

HOWIE HAWKINS WINS SOCIALIST PARTY USA NOMINATION

GREEN CANDIDATE SEEKS TO BUILD LEFT UNITY WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS

Oct 28, 2019 | EcosocialismMedia Release | 0 comments

Howie Hawkins, who is seeking the nomination of the Green Party won the nomination of the Socialist Party of the United States this weekend.

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Howie Hawkins and His Campaign Team Answer Questions from Independent Political Report

Note from Paulie: My apologies, we’ve been sitting on this one for quite a while. The big hangup has been inserting the photos that were sent along with the interview. I decided after all this time to go ahead and at least publish the text portion of the interview and hopefully will still insert the photos later.Read more ...

Howie Hawkins wins nomination of the Socialist Party

At the 2019 Socialist Party Convention held in Newark, has chosen to nominate Howie Hawkins as their nominee.

Hawkins was one of two candidates to seek the Socialist Party’s nomination, the other being 2016 Green Party Presidential candidate Elijah Manley. Manley cited certain delegates not being in attendance as the reason he wasn’t nominated by the party.… Read more ...

Green Party Supports Chicago Teachers Strike

The Green Party stands with the Chicago Teachers Union in their strike demands, including lowering class size and hiring more support staff such as nurses, librarians, social workers, special education case managers and bilingual teachers. We support their demands for affordable housing for new teachers and more than 16,000 homeless students, and their demands for higher raises and more school funding.… Read more ...

Green Party: WE need YOU to run for office in Texas!

The Green Party of Texas (GPTX) is now recruiting Green candidates for the 2020 general election ballot. For detailed information on running as a Green, please review our candidate FAQ.

Local Green groups must operate precinct nominating conventions on March 10, and these events must be posted with GPTX and your county clerk by February, so please register your county’s consolidated precinct nominating conventions with GPTX by emailing secretary@txgreens.org.

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