Category Archives: Green Party

Green Party of New York: Greens Blast NYC Budget Capitulation

The Green Party of New York put out the following press release today about the city of New York’s passage of a budget touted to reduce NYPD funding: 

New York City – Green Party officers responded to the passage of New York City’s FY 2021 budget with the following statement:

“In the face of a massive month-long social uprising demanding the end of police violence against Black and Brown communities and a massive reduction in the NYPD budget, the Mayor and City Council instead used accounting tricks to maintain funding for the department, while attempting to claim otherwise,” said Chris Archer, chair of the Green Party of New York County. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Trump and Pence – Step Aside for Professional Pandemic Scientists and Managers

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial today on his website Nader.org. 

Major changes in society can be accomplished by a fast-emerging, broad-based civic jolt so obvious and persuasive that it overwhelms the entrenched powers.… Read more ...

Dario Hunter challenges Green Party’s alleged corruption

Former Yungstown Board Member and current Green Party runner-up Dario Hunter, released a statement decrying alleged favoritism within the Green Party in favor of presumptive nominee Howie Hawkins. Citing Hawkins given campaign opportunities while others could not, members of the Hawkins Campaign retaining high membership of the national party leadership, and candidates being removed from certain state primary ballots.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Congress Must Hold President Trump Accountable!

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial today on his website Nader.org. 

Here is an abridged version of a letter sent on June 22, 2020, by me and two constitutional law experts Bruce Fein and Lou Fisher, to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerald Nadler, and the Committee’s Vice Chairman, Jamie Raskin.… Read more ...

Wikinews Interviews Three Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the May 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published last week, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were Michigan Taxpayers Party chairman William Mohr of the Constitution Party, podcaster Spike Cohen of the Libertarian Party, and Angela Walker, the running mate of presumptive Green Party presidential nominee Howie Hawkins.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Secures 2020 Green Party Presidential Nomination

According to a Twitter post from union leader and Green Party co-founder Howie Hawkins, Hawkins has earned the requisite number of pledged delegates to secure the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  Through primaries and state conventions, Hawkins has attained 182 bound delegates, which is enough to win the nomination on the first ballot at the 2020 Green National Convention on July 11.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura Says He’ll Write-in Himself for President

Former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura, who was elected Governor of Minnesota as a member of the Reform Party in 1998 and who recently joined the Green Party, said in an interview last week with Primo Nutmeg that he will write-in his own name for president on Election Day.

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Cynthia McKinney Pens Two Open Letters to President Trump

Cynthia McKinney, the former Democratic congresswoman who ran for president as the Green Party nominee in 2008 and who has since joined the Libertarian Party, penned two open letters to President Donald Trump dated yesterday and today.  The letters, which McKinney posted on her official website, present a path forward for President Trump to earn the support of African Americans like McKinney.… Read more ...

Green Party Names National Convention Speakers, Announces Time for Presidential Nomination

Earlier this week the Green Party announced via press release that the speakers for the party’s online July 9–12 national convention will include the party’s 2016 vice presidential nominee Ajamu Baraka, Minneapolis councilman Cam Gordon, Green Party national Black Caucus co-chair Robin Harris, New South Wales (Australia) legislative assembly member Jenny Leong, and US Senate candidate Lisa Savage of Maine.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Moving Street Protests from Futility to Utility

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial Wednesday on his website Nader.org. 

The nationwide street protests following the gruesome murder of George Floyd, who was pinned to the ground and choked by a Minneapolis police officer and three accomplices, were spontaneous and diverse.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Readers think. Thinkers read.

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, yesterday released his annual recommended summer reading list 

During this “sheltered summer” empower yourself with these highly recommended books by Ralph Nader, and listen to these authors interviewed on The Ralph Nader Radio Hour.… Read more ...

Green Party of New York City: On the Response to Black Lives Matter Protests

The Green Party of New York City sent out the following press release today concerning to the city of New York’s response to the Black Lives Matter protests in the aftermath of the Minneapolis Police Department’s suffocation killing of George Floyd.

The Green Parties of Brooklyn, the Bronx, and New York counties strongly condemn the violence perpetrated by the New York Police Department (NYPD) during the past week of protests in the five boroughs of New York City, as protesters voiced their outrage over the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.… Read more ...