Author Archives: David Doonan

Keith Brumley on War, what is it good for

Edwin Starr, in his 1970 hit single asked “War, what is it good for?” His catchy answer was “absolutely nothing!”

On the face of it Mr. Starr’s point seems obvious. But if so why has the United States engaged in seemingly endless war in places like Vietnam, Panama, Grenada, Afghanistan and Iraq, since Mr.… Read more ...

Reparations: What and Why

Trahern Crews will present a talk on reparations for slavery and lead the discussion. Crews is co-chair of the Green Party of the US’s working group on Reparations. He is also a member of the 4th CD Green Party and their representative to the Green Party of Minnesota Coordinating Committee.… Read more ...

Green Party members testify at State Senate hearings on climate crisis

New York – Members of the Green Party of New York (GPNY) came out in full force to demand immediate and comprehensive action to address the planetary emergency of climate change at New York State Senate hearings held the week of February 10, 2019. Greens called for the elimination of new fossil fuel infrastructure, particularly the building of new gas pipelines and gas-fired power plants, and moving to a carbon-neutral, 100% clean, renewable energy economy by 2030.… Read more ...

Green Independent and Libertarian parties release joint statement

AUGUSTA, ME — The Green Independent and Libertarian parties of Maine have agreed to work together to promote pro-democratic policies and protect individual liberties. Officers of each party held a joint press conference, at the Samantha Smith statue near the capitol building in Augusta, in front of the Maine State Museum, on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3 p.m.… Read more ...

We Can’t Compromise on Issues of Life or Death: Green Party Response to Democrat’s Green New Deal

The Green Party of the United Stateshas championed the idea of a Green New Deal to address the climate crisis and wealth inequality for nearly a decade. Given the most recent report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Changegiving twelve years to address the crisis, we need bold solutions now, not compromise.… Read more ...

“Hands Off Venezuela!” says PA Green Party

The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) has called for the U.S. to keep its hands off Venezuela. In response to a request from the Green Party local in Wayne County, the GPPA steering committee announced the Green Party’s opposition to the current coup d’état attempt by Venezuela’s Popular Will Party; the Green Party’s continued support for the people of Venezuela and their democratically elected government; and the Green Party’s desire to end all U.S.… Read more ...

Kevin Zeese & Margaret Flowers on Venezuela: What activists need to know about the US-led coup

Two things stand out about the US coup in Venezuela. First, it is unusually open. Typically, the US tries to hide its coups. Second, the coup is built on a series of obvious falsehoods, yet the bi-partisans in Washington, with a few exceptions, keep repeating them.

First, we will correct the falsehoods so readers are all working from the same facts.

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NY Green Party Denounces US-Backed Coup in Venezuela

NEW YORK — The Green Party of New York denounced the ongoing US-backed coup in Venezuela as the latest in a long line of US imperial interventions in Latin America. Party officers pointed out that the Trump administration has been enforcing crippling sanctions on Venezuela and met with military leaders last year to plot a coup, which was openly reported in US news outlets.… Read more ...

Stein / Baraka in Solidarity with Venezuela and Maduro!

High Springs, FL – “I stand in solidarity with the people of Venezuela!” says Robin Harris, co-chair of the Green Party of Florida, in response to the U.S. government’s latest maneuvers to depose the democratically elected President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, and bring in a right-wing regime that would hand over that country’s mineral wealth to the powerful oligarchs that are still a dangerous force in that country under siege.… Read more ...

Mississippi can do better, says Green Party

To the Green Party of Mississippi, it’s clear that the United States government has a long history of misleaders and interference in other countries around the world. The systems put in place – by parties and officials supported by big money in political campaigns – allow greedy people to get rich while millions lack a living wage, affordable housing and health care, good nutrition, and clean air and water.… Read more ...

Denver Green Party applauds the Denver teacher strike vote

(Denver, Colorado, January 22, 2019) – The Denver Green Party expresses solidarity and unwavering support for the members of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA), who voted last night to strike. The vote passed with 93 percent of members in favor of the move, the first strike in Denver Public Schools (DPS) in 25 years.… Read more ...

Green Party Black Caucus supports probe into MLK assassination

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a group of over 60 prominent American citizens called for a full investigation into Reverend King’s assassination.

“The Green Party of the United States Working Group on Reparations stands in solidarity with members of the King Family and advisors’ call for action to reopen the probe into the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.,” said Trahern Crews, a member of the Working Group.… Read more ...