Category Archives: Green Party

From the Desk of Ralph Nader: Tort Law Explained with Cartoons

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, sent the following yesterday to his e-mail subscribers.

In a new video feature for Politico, Pulitzer Prize-winning American political cartoonist Matt Wuerker adds his unique artistic flair to an explanation of tort law.… Read more ...

The ‘Independent-Green Party’ Are Not Your Friends

In the 2020 Green Party Presidential Primary, lesser known candidate Chad Wilson who was dissatisfied with the process, decided he would create a new Political Party, known as the Independent Green Party. The goal of the group were to form a coalition of the people who did not support the GP’s 2020 nominee Howie Hawkins, particularly the individuals who were supportive of the movement to draft Jesse Ventura, and they intend to draft him for their nomination in 2024.… Read more ...

News & Notes: GP and LP Celebrate Election Victories, ‘The Rock’ Continues to Tease Presidential Bid

ROCK THE VOTE?  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson continues to tease the notion that a presidential run might be in his future. Would it be as a Democrat? An independent? Who knows!

Do I think he’s serious? Yes, actually I do. My guess is that Johnson is stealing a page from the Donald Trump playbook here.… Read more ...

From Earth Day to May Day: Greens, the GND and climate action

As the 51st Earth Day approaches, and as President Joe Biden prepares for an upcoming International Earth Day summit, the Green Party of the United States reminds the public that it, not the Democratic Party, introduced the Green New Deal. It, not the Democratic Party, appreciates the magnitude of the climate change crisis.… Read more ...

Robert Milnes: As a Longtime Third Party Activist, I Hesitate to Get the Covid Vaccination Because I Do Not Trust the Government

Robert Milnes, a respected longtime progressive activist, strategist, victim of the surveillance state, potential inspiration for a Simpson’s character, and highly visible candidate for the Libertarian, Green, and Boston Tea parties, recently published the following article on his cutting edge website The PLAS Place:

In 2005 my friend—with a very high I.Q.—got… Read more ...

World Report: Germany’s Green Party Experiences Surge of Support Ahead of Key Vote

WASHINGTON POST:  Germany’s Green Party has seen a strong upswing in polling support over the past few months.  That strength is now being translated to big showings in regional elections.

“What is pretty clear heading into this election year is that the main opposition on the federal level will be between the Christian Democrats and the Greens,” said Peter Matuschek, a political analyst with pollster Forsa.

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Green Party Calls on Congress to Pass a $4 Trillion Green Economic Stimulus Package

The Green Party of the United States is calling for President Biden and Congress to provide $2.7 trillion annually for a Green New Deal economic stimulus to “reboot the economy and transition the country to a 100% renewable energy system with zero emissions by 2030.”

The Greens are also calling for Biden to formally declare a climate emergency and to invest an additional $1.4 trillion annually to implement an Economic Bill of Rights.… Read more ...

Mike Feinstein Offers His Take On HR 1

Mike Feinstein, former mayor of Santa Monica and co-founder of the Green Party of California, offers his take on anti-third party provisions of HR 1. He notes that the voting rights provisions are great as a stand-alone bill. But, there’s plenty of sausage making behind that.

Many of us already know about the rise in requirements for presidential campaign funding for third party primary candidates.… Read more ...

Former Green Party Member, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Helps Kill Minimum Wage Amendment

Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, who was a member of the Green Party before 2004, was one of seven Senate Democrats (and one Independent) who voted with all 50 Republicans today to kill debate on consideration of an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.  The motion was to amend the Coronavirus Relief package, which is currently before the Senate. … Read more ...

Lavender Caucus complaint against Georgia Green Party OKed by Accreditation Committee for Nat’l Committee action

Reportedly, the Accreditation Committee of the Green Party of the United States has accepted the complaint filed by the Lavender Caucus against the Georgia Green Party over its 2020 platform and specifically, the platform’s containing the Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights, on a 24-0 vote with three abstentions. With that, it goes on to the National Committee of the Green Party for its consideration.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: New Auto Safety Report Demands Biden Strengthen Federal Programs Now

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 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial yesterday on his website Nader.org.

Today the New York Times rediscovered its previous auto safety news beat that blossomed in the 1960s after my book, Unsafe at Any Speed (1965) caused an uproar in Detroit.… Read more ...

Ante ups for Georgia Green Party

In my first post here, last week, I noted that, with the Rhode Island GP withdrawing from the national party rather than face a de-accreditation fight, and the Alaska GP losing such a fight, in both cases over lack of support for 2020 presidential nominee Howie Hawkins, a number of Greens wondered if these were dominoes specifically lined up to create momentum to boot the Georgia Green Party next, over entirely different issues, issues which defenders of the party argue aren’t even addressable by de-accreditation.… Read more ...