Author Archives: David Doonan

Green Party of New York demands justice for Eric Garner

NEW YORK – The Green Party of New York (GPNY) renewed its call for justice for Eric Garner in response to the Justice Department’s announcement that it would not bring federal civil rights charges against the New York City Police Department officer responsible for killing Garner, an unarmed citizen, five years ago today.… Read more ...

Green Party of Pima County victorious in ballot access lawsuit against city of Tucson

TUCSON, Az., July 5, 2019 — On June 12th the Green Party of Pima County (GPPC) filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson for depriving the party of ballot status in the upcoming City elections. Late this Wednesday afternoon, July 3, the court order ruling was made from the Pima County Superior Court.… Read more ...

Supreme Court Majority says they can’t fix gerrymandering; Greens say the people can

The Green Party (GPUS) opposes yesterday’s 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Rucho v. Common Cause, in which the majority opinion ruled that partisan gerrymandering presents issues “beyond the reach of the federal courts.” Instead of getting mired in the back-and-forth politics of gerrymandering, the GPUS calls for a system of true voter representation–a proportional voting system that virtually eliminates the possibility of gerrymandering instead of countering its effects on one party or another.… Read more ...

Green Party: Send Pennsylvania’s Voice to Salem

PHILADELPHIA – The 2019 Annual National Meeting of the Green Party of the United States will be held July 25th-28th on the campus of Salem State University in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Last year, Pennsylvania Greenssent a clear message that it’s important for GPPA to send a delegation to this conference.… Read more ...

Power Up Green 2019 Green Party Annual Meeting

  • Salem State University, July 25-28, 2019

  • Seize the moment for the party that puts people, planet & peace over profit!

  • Register Now for $130!, Price increases July 1

The Green Rainbow Party of Massachusetts will be hosting the Green Party at its Annual National Meeting July 25-28, 2019 in the beautiful, historic coastal city of Salem, Massachusetts.… Read more ...

Green Party demands the United States follow the U.N. protocol regarding the humanitarian treatment of migrants; asserts that humanitarian assistance to migrants is not a crime

The Green Party of the United States, expressing outrage over deplorable and inhumane conditions in migrant camps, demands the U.S. government follow U.N. protocols regarding the humanitarian treatment of migrants and refugees, and further condemns the criminalization of humanitarian assistance to migrants.

Green leaders are especially dismayed over reports of inhumane conditions in which children are being held.… Read more ...

2019/2020 Call For Green Party Candidates

Would you like to see changes in public policy?

Do you want a government that reflects your values?

Are you inspired to take action to make your community a better place for everyone to live?

Do you imagine a world where people, planet and peace are more important than profit?

If the answer to any of the above questions is yes, then we need YOU to run for office with the Green Party!… Read more ...

Green Party: Ranked Choice Voting May Come to New York City … But Not for Everyone

June 13, 2019, New York City — The Green Party of New York said last night’s vote on ranked-choice voting (RCV) for New York City Elections was disappointing, as commissioners voted 8-6 against applying RCV to general elections. Party officers praised the six commissioners, including Sal Albanese and Stephen J Fiala, who made a strong case for RCV in all elections for all New Yorkers.… Read more ...

PA Green Party Says, “Shut Down Berks Detention Center, NOW !”

The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) Steering Committee has urged the closing of the Family Detention Center in Berks County, PA, where immigrants have been imprisoned for the last five years. To accomplish this closing, GPPA has joined the PA Immigration and Citizenship Coalition.

“The Green Party will break the deadlock created by the two corporate parties,” said GPPA Co-chair Sheri Millerfrom Adams County.… Read more ...

Green Party: Arrest and Conviction of Green Party activist, Cheri Honkala, is an attack on 1st Amendment rights

Green Party leaders responded to yesterday’s ruling in the case of United states vs. Honkala with strong words of condemnation for government officials involved and strong support for Honkala. On June 10, 2019, a federal court in Washington, D.C., issued a guilty verdict in the case, finding former Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Cheri Honkala guilty of charges of trespassing.… Read more ...

Green Party of the United States 2019 National Meeting In Salem, MA

  • Schedule of Events for Media at the Green Party’s 2019 Annual National Meeting in Salem, Massachusetts, July 25-28

CONTACTS:
Holly Hart, media@gp.org | 202-804-2758
Craig Seeman, media@gp.org
Darlene Elias, Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts, mialmavive@gmail.com
Deeanna Taylor, tamar Yager, Green Party National meeting Committee, anm_info@gp.org

When: Thursday, July 25, to Sunday, July 28, 2019
Where: Salem State University Central Campus, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970
Meeting Details: Website | Directions | Draft Schedule

Media events at the Green Party’s 2019 Annual National Meeting in Salem will include three press conferences with meeting organizers and candidates, and a forum for candidates seeking the 2020 Green Party presidential nomination.… Read more ...

Book Release: Double Dads One Teen

  • Pennsylvania Green and Judge of Elections Dr. Stuart Chen-Hayes publishes Queer family memoir on 25 years of activism in USA and Taiwan: Double Dads One Teen

Double Dads One Teen: A Queer Family’s Trailblazing Life in the USA and Taiwan has been published by Dr. Stuart Chen-Hayes, a Green Party Judge of Elections in Newtown, PA, and professor of Counselor Education at CUNY Lehman College as a celebration of his 25 years of activism with his husband, Dr.… Read more ...