Category Archives: Green Party

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 ...

RI, AK Green parties gone from national GP; is GA next?

2021 is already proving to be a year of change and turmoil for the Green Party and it may not be done yet.

The situation actually started at the end of last year, when the Rhode Island Green Party voluntarily removed itself from the national party rather than face a decertification vote.… Read more ...

New York Greens Call on Cuomo to Embrace a ‘Progressive Agenda’ in Coming Year

The Green Party of New York has called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to embrace “a progressive agenda for 2021, including Taxing the Rich to fund a Green New Deal COVID relief package, enactment of single payer health care, and passage of long-delayed marijuana legalization including reinvestment in impacted communities.”

In a press release prompted by the governor’s multi-day State of the State address, the Green Party noted they are currently suing the governor “over his law to kill off independent smaller parties.”… Read more ...

Green Party: COVID-19 “Rubs Salt in the Open Wound” of Longstanding Housing Crisis

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE 
FROM THE GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Green Party of the United States has announced a new congressional petition campaign for party members, candidates and allies to demand a permanent solution to the housing crisis. Greens say the COVID-19 pandemic threatening 40 million people with eviction severely aggravates a longstanding housing crisis.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Go Vote for a Long Overdue Raise!

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. 

Lots of people have Georgia and its crucial two Senate runoff elections next Tuesday on their minds.… Read more ...

Green Party: Don’t ‘Scrooge’ Us

The Green Party put out the following press release yesterday:

WASHINGTON — Green Party leaders are mobilizing their members, supporters and 2021 candidates with a petition to demand Congress act immediately to pass more comprehensive COVID-19 relief and vote on Improved Medicare-for-All. The petition references the Ebenezer Scrooge-like irony of passing such a miserly relief bill and dodging a Medicare-for-All vote entirely just before Christmas, after months of congressional inaction has left many families and communities devastated.… Read more ...

Green Party: National Green Party Women’s Caucus Releases Statement Supporting Transgender Day of Remembrance and Hosts Webinar Event Nov. 20

The Green Party put out the following press release today, two days ahead of what it claims is “Transgender Day of Remembrance”

Green Party of the United States
www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Contact:
Monica James (monicajames3409@aol.com)
National Green Party Women’s Caucus Spokesperson

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Ralph Nader: Why Did the Democrats Have a Bad Election Day?

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. 

Apart From Defeating Trump, Why Did The Democrats Have A Bad Election Day?… Read more ...

Why I’m Voting Green in 2020

It is important to realize we have had two parties of the millionaires governing the United States since its founding. People have always had to pick between which of the millionaire parties we should choose from when neither put the people’s interests first. Some people have found a successful third way that builds people’s power.… Read more ...

WATCH HERE: Free & Equal Election’s Open 2020 Presidential Debate (October 24)

The Free & Equal Elections Foundation held a debate yesterday in Cheyenne, Wyoming featuring third party and independent presidential candidates.  Video of the debate from the YouTube broadcast is embedded below.

The debate begins around the 9:17:00 mark:

Participants included:

Blankenship confirmed for the event but ultimately decided not to participate.… Read more ...