Author Archives: David Doonan

Green Party Response to Poverty in PA

Members of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) were saddened by the recently released U.S. Census Bureau report showing persistent poverty across Pennsylvania. The data indicate that there were more than 1.5 million Pennsylvania citizens living in poverty over the past year. That’s 12.5% of the population or 1 in 8 people.… Read more ...

Green Party of New York announces 2019 Legislative Agenda

The Green Party of New York announced its 2019 Legislative Agenda on December 13 in a press conference held Legislative Office Building in Albany, NY.

Speakers included Mark Dunlea, recent candidate for Comptroller on the Green Party line, CJ Chapman, local health care organizer and activist and Peter LaVenia, co-chair of the Green Party of New York.… Read more ...

Ajamu Baraka: ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Time to De-Colonize Human Rights!’

“. . . recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world”

These are the words in the preamble the of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) promulgated 70 years ago on December 10, 1948.… Read more ...

Jill Stein: Huge victory for election integrity!

Great news! Today we ended our recount lawsuit in the state of Pennsylvania with a settlement guaranteeing that Pennsylvania will provide new voting systems using paper ballots by 2020, followed in 2022 by automatic audits after every election to confirm the accuracy of the vote before results are certified.

This is a critical victory for everyone concerned with the integrity of our elections, and we accomplished it together.… Read more ...

Green Party Outraged By Attacks On Migrants

The Green Party of the United States expresses its outrage over the recent tear gas and rubber bullet attack on immigrants seeking legal asylum, as authorized by U.S. law, causing severe injury to asylees and creating mayhem in what should be an orderly process of intake and application.

Further, as a party of peace, we call for the immediate suspension of the tear gas attacks being launched over the border with Mexico, as this action constitutes unprovoked aggression against a sovereign nation and may be classified as an act of war.… Read more ...

North Carolina Greens Statewide Meeting

I’m writing to remind you that the North Carolina Green Party (NCGP) Fall/Winter Gathering is just two weeks away. Join us for music, food, refreshments, and radical politics December 7-9 at the Seedbed in Mebane.This is our first statewide gathering after our four historic Green Party campaigns, in which we earned over 100,000 votes.… Read more ...

Green Party of California’s Fall General Assembly

Please join us for the Green Party of California GPCA Fall General Assembly, held on Saturday and Sunday November 17-18, in Porterville, Tulare County, at the Porterville High School located at 465 W Olive Avenue in Porterville CA 93257

The General Assembly is open to all members of the Green Party, and is the party’s primary decision-making body.… Read more ...

Keeping the Momentum going in Oregon

Eugene, OR – These elections have brought some needed fresh air into the political discourse – but it is only a brief respite. Thank you to all of you who blockwalked, called, organized and were seen in action or online; your contributions made a difference.

Please save the date for the upcoming Pacific Green Party Convention, Skills Share and Social.… Read more ...

Ohio Greens State Committee Meeting

The Ohio Green Party will hold a central committee meeting focusing on debriefing the mid-term elections.

The meeting will take place at 1021 East Broad Street in Columbus. It begins 10:15 AM and is expected to wrap-up by 2:00 PM. For additional information, write to ohio@gp.org.

Agenda

Check in 10:00 – 10:15 / General Meeting 10:15-11:15

1) (5 mins) Review meeting process and facilitation (co-chairs Nathan Lane and Anita Rios will facilitate, take the stack, and keep time)

2) (5 mins) Quorum check

3) (5 mins) Agenda review and add any additional items

4) (5 mins) Approval of previous minutes

5) (5 mins) Treasurer Report

6) (5 mins) Car donation, tabled until after the election.… Read more ...

There’s A New Political Party In Massachusetts!

We are pleased to announce that in the November 6th statewide election, the Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) statewide candidates earned enough votes to be formally recognized as an official party in the state of Massachusetts. The GRP expects to receive its elevated status later this month once the results are fully certified by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.… Read more ...

The Green Party of Florida Slate 2018, laying the Foundation

In reporting on the Green Party of Florida (GPFL) election results for the August 28, 2018 primary, we reported that Elijah Manley got 43,000 votes (18.49%) for Broward County at-large School District 8 and Robin Harris netted 4,720 votes (24.8%) for Orange County Commission District 6. We remarked:

“To put it simply, this year’s numbers show that where Greens run and run hard, they now represent an identifiable voting bloc that duopoly candidates can only ignore at their peril.… Read more ...

Hawkins for 3rd time wins ballot status in NY

Hawkins Declares Mission Accomplished As He Wins Ballot Status for Greens for Third Time in a Row

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, declared “mission accomplished” tonight as his vote total surpassed the 50,000 votes needed to maintain a ballot line for the Green Party in New York.… Read more ...