Author Archives: David Doonan

Green Party: Maryland’s 45th District delegate should be elected, not appointed

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Green Party: Socialists and the 2020 Election

Solidarity
By Linda Thompson and Steve Bloom
January/February 2020 issue


PROSPECTS FOR SOCIALISM are off in the future. The 2020 presidential election is here and now, and confronts us with a right-wing menace unlike any that has been faced before.

When asked what our goals are in the 2020 elections the majority of left activists in the USA will say: “to defeat Donald Trump.”… Read more ...

Indiana Green Party Statement

INDIANAPOLIS –  The Indiana Green Party condemns the recent unilateral U.S. killing of Qasem Soleimani, the escalating use of military force and might, and the above reproach aggression by the military-industrial complex and its enablers. Our actions facilitate a decline in stability in the Middle East resulting in a cycle of violent aggression and retaliation.

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Latest news from the Green Party of the United States

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Keeping Green Party candidates off ballots

The United States Green Party issued a press release Thursday announcing it is seeking “to get ballot lines for all 50 states and DC and the U.S. territories in 2020.” This would be an improvement over the 2016 US general election. The press release states that the party had ballot access in 47 states then, with access in three of those states just for write-in votes.… Read more ...

Mark Dunlea: Green New Deal can slow destruction

How do you respond if you believe that the likely outcome of climate change is the collapse of civilization as we know it?

This is the existential question that many climate activists and scientists increasingly face. How do you speak the truth without paralyzing people with a sense of hopelessness?


Times Union
By Mark Dunlea
December 20, 2019


Last year the International Panel on Climate Change warned that we have 12 years left to take worldwide dramatic action.

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Green Party launches ballot line initiative for 2020 elections

WASHINGTON, DC – The Green Party has launched an initiative to get ballot lines for all 50 states and DC and the U.S. territories in 2020. Green Party leaders said that increasingly restrictive ballot requirements were setting the stage in an attempt to eliminate all competition against the Democratic and Republican candidates in the 2020 presidential election.… Read more ...

PA Greens support formation of Federal Renewable Energy Commission (FERC)

PHILADELPHIA – On December 1, the Steering Committee of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) endorsed the formation of a Federal Renewable Energy Commission (FREC). This newly created national agency would have the mission of organizing the Green New Deal and creating a sustainable energy structure for the U.S.


Green Party of Pennsylvania
www.gpofpa.org/

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Green Party and Libertarian Party Ballot Access Press Conference

ALBANY. NY – The Green Party of New York and Libertarian Party of New York will hold a joint press conference to discuss their next steps in challenging the unjust ballot access thresholds implemented by the Public Campaign Finance Commission. Green speakers will include Mark Dunlea, former Comptroller candidate, and Peter LaVenia, state party co-chair.… Read more ...

Today’s news from the Green Party

Injunction news and last week of candidate filing

Statement on Bolivia
https://www.gp.org/statement_on_bolivia
https://latinx.gp.org/statement-on-bolivia

The Green Party was a minor force in Maine politics. This activist could help revive it.

Annual Meeting for the Green Party of New Orleans

How third party candidates could upset US presidential election

Jill Stein sues to reopen election security case in Pennsylvania

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The Green Party was a minor force in Maine politics. This activist could help revive it.

PORTLAND, Maine — It has been 13 years since a Green Party candidate qualified for a statewide election in Maine, the first state to enshrine such a party in 1984. It has seen some local success in Portland, though just one Green has been elected to the Legislature and the party lists six local officeholders of the hundreds across the state.… Read more ...

Jill Stein sues to reopen election security case in Pennsylvania

  • Issues flagged by election security experts when the settlement was reached a year ago figure prominently in the filing to reopen the case.

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit that prompted Pennsylvania’s mass voting machine upgrade want a federal judge to reopen the case because they say state officials are violating the settlement.… Read more ...