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Green Party 2020 Convention

The 2020 Green Party Virtual Presidential Nominating Convention is taking place today beginning at Noon (ET).

Watch live on Facebook, with ASL.

Watch live at www.gp.org with live text translations.

 

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Chris Hedges to run for Congress on Green Party line

  • The Green Party of New Jersey Proudly Endorses Internationally Renowned Writer and Activist Chris Hedges for U.S. Congress in District 1

TRENTON, NJ – The Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) is excited to announce its endorsement of internationally renowned journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges as the GPNJ candidate for U.S.… Read more ...

Maine Green Independent Party candidates & convention

PORTLAND, Me – Please join the Maine Green Independent Party in congratulating our candidatesvying to be state representatives in the Maine House of Representatives!

Support them by liking their social media accounts, donating to their campaigns or volunteering. Visit their sites for more information about their campaigns and how to get involved.… Read more ...

Margaret Kimberley and Alexandria Villaseñor announced as guest speakers at Green Party of New York convention

ALBANY, NY – The Green Party of New York (GPNY) is thrilled to announce guest speakers Margaret Kimberley (commentator at Common Dreams and Black Agenda Report, author of Prejudential) and Alexandria Villaseñor (climate activist, Fridays For Future NYC and Earth Uprising) for this Saturday’s online State Nominating Convention!

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Illinois Greens score major victory in lawsuit!

WHEATON, IL – Justice is something for which we constantly struggle but only occasionally obtain in the U.S. legal system. Once in a while, though, we get a measure of it. And we are pleased to announce that this just occurred in the lawsuit we recently filed in federal court in the Northern District of Illinois.… Read more ...

Ballot access victory in Illinois for Greens and Libertarians

  • If a minor party was on the ballot in either 2016 or 2018 for an office that is up in 2020, then it is automatically on the ballot for those same offices in 2020

On April 21, U.S. District Court Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer, a Clinton appointee, orally described substantial relief she intends to order for minor party and independent candidates for the Illinois 2020 election.… Read more ...

Green Party Lawsuits Allege States Are Exploiting COVID-19 to Limit Voter Options

The Green Party of the United States has announced lawsuits have been filed in Illinois and Georgia to stop Democratic- and Republican-run boards of elections from exploiting COVID-19, social distancing and shelter-in-place guidelines that prevent the Green Party from gathering petition signatures for candidates. The Green Party has been appealing to governors across the nation for emergency ballot access relief for candidates in the interest of public health and safety.… Read more ...

Green Party news for April 19, 2020


Topics include how the pandemic is affecting ballot access for the Green & Libertarian Parties, Earth Day, and how the medical system in Cuba is responding to COVID-19

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Kenneth Mejia: Tonight I tell my story from Berner to #GreenEnter

It’s been one week since Senator Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for president. Since then he has formally endorsed neo-liberal warmonger Joe Biden. Elizabeth Warren has followed suit.

I’ve heard this song before. My name is Kenneth Mejia and I was a Berner in 2016. After that travesty of a primary I #DemExitedand #GreenEntered, working to build my local Green Party in Los Angels, CA and winning over 41,000 votes running as a Green for U.S.

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Green Party: Greenfield blasts egregious DNC attempt to block NY State BOE from approving his candidacy for congress

New Paltz, NY – Steve Greenfield, Green Party of New York candidate for Congress in New York’s 19th District, was served with legal papers this afternoon by the Democratic National Committee (DNC), by way of its official counsel Perkins, Coie LLC, headquartered in Washington, DC, that name The New York State Board of Elections (BOE), along with Mr.… Read more ...

Green Party of Connecticut Says: “Close Military Plants for the Duration of Coronavirus Crisis”

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Lamont has ordered the closing of tens of thousands of businesses around the state, effective Monday, March 23, 2020, as part of the response to the coronavirus crisis. Exempt from the order are Connecticut’s military manufacturers.

The Green Party of Connecticut calls on Governor Lamont to immediately order the closing of the more than one thousand military contractors and subcontractors in the state.… Read more ...

Greens: Greenbacks Not Bailouts Cure for National Emergency

NOTE: https://www.gp.org/tags/covid_19 is a blog page containing a list of posts at https://www.gp.org related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Our economic system is not designed to assist the public in the event of emergencies. The policies of the private Federal Reserve System of banks focus only on profits of the financial and corporate sectors of the economy.… Read more ...