It’s been an exciting week for the Jill Stein for President campaign, with media outlets from Democracy Now! to USA Today reporting on Dr. Stein’s unfair exclusion from the presidential debates – and bringing her message to millions of Americans. Here are some highlights from the week:
Democracy Now!: Expanding the debate with Jill Stein and Rocky Anderson (10/4) Democracy Now! aired the Obama/Romney debate and paused after questions to include responses from two presidential contenders who were shut out of the official debate: Jill Stein of the Green Party and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party.
Black Agenda Report: Why this black man is watching the debates, and voting Green (10/3) I still believe my voice and my vote mean something. Kwame Toure used to say the thing to do is find an organization you’re in substantial agreement with and join it, or if it does not exist, start one and recruit your neighbors.
Free Speech Radio News: In Denver, Green Party ticket, Occupy activists protest exclusion of third party candidates from debates (10/4) Last night in Denver, activists and members of the Occupy Movement gathered to protest Governor Romney and President Obama… Green Presidential candidate Jill Stein and Vice Presidential candidate Cheri Honkala joined them at a rally.
USA Today: Jill Stein’s response to the presidential debate (10/4) My mandate, if elected, will be to end mass unemployment once and for all. I will do this in my first term through a Green New Deal — the centerpiece of my campaign — which will create 25 million jobs through direct public works programs and support for cooperatives and community businesses.
NPR: The third-party candidate debate (10/5) Jill Stein and Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson joined moderator Guy Raz of All Things Considered for a debate focusing on domestic issues: the economy, health care and the role of government.