Category Archives: Green Party

Ralph Nader: Why Do Americans Give Away So Much Control to Corporations?

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 last week on his website Nader.org. 

The American people own most of the wealth – private and public – and most of the information in the country.… Read more ...

Green Party Message for International Day of Peace: Support UN Call for Global Ceasefire, Repeal Authorization for Use of Military Force Act

The Green Party observes the 39th anniversary of the United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21 by affirming support for the UN General Assembly Resolution 36/37 to “commit to peace above all difference.” The 1981 Resolution established the International Day of Peace with unanimous support.

Green Party leaders condemn the perpetual state of war launched, with bitter irony, on the 19th anniversary of the Day of Peace Resolution with the passage of the post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF).… Read more ...

Book Review: Call the Exterminator!

Subscribers to the email updates for Nader.org, received the following review yesterday of Ralph Nader’s latest release, the fictional The Day the Rats Vetoed Congress:

Congress is infested with rats!

In this heavily illustrated fable written by the influential public advocate Ralph Nader, rats invade Congress — and the citizens revolt!

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IPR Contributor Dies

Kevin Zeese, an attorney and IPR contributor who posted 44 articles on this site, has died, Ballot Access News reports.  Zeese was heavily involved in the Green Party and the Howie Hawkins 2020 campaign for president.  He reportedly died suddenly of a heart attack on September 6 at the age of 64.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Needed: Indicators for Measuring Injustice and Societal Decay

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. 

Economic indicators – data points, trends, and micro-categories – are the widgets of the big information industry.… Read more ...

Green, Libertarian Parties file suit against New York’s new ballot rules

In a rider passed in the last state budget, the legislature upped the ante for minor parties in New York. So, two of those minor parties, the Greens and the Libertarians, are suing.

In the past, to achieve ballot status, minor parties needed to earn 50,000 votes for their gubernatorial candidates.

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Green Party and Libertarian Party file joint lawsuit fighting ballot access restrictions

ALBANY, NY, July 27, 2020 – The Green Party of New York (GPNY) and the Libertarian Party of New York(LPNY) filed a Federal lawsuit today in the Southern District of New York to invalidate restrictive ballot access provisions passed as a rider to the FY2021 State Budget.

Since 1936, minor political parties in New York have been required to obtain 50,000 votes for their gubernatorial candidate every four years in order to achieve and maintain ballot status.

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Ralph Nader: Fed Guarantees Unproductive Debt and Perilous Speculation

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 yesterday on his website Nader.org. 

The Federal Reserve Board – our unaccountable Central Bank – needs more citizen and Congressional supervision.… Read more ...

Mark Charles chooses Sedinam Moyowasifza-Curry as running mate

In a livestreamed Washington Convention to gain ballot access Independent Presidential Candidate Mark Charles has formally nominated former Green Party Candidate Sedinam Moyowasifza-Curry to be his running mate.

Moyowasifza-Curry’s decision comes after many candidates, including now Independent Dario Hunter, have voiced criticisms over the Green Party’s Presidential Primary

The event is linked down below and Charles Campaign website can be found here

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DC Activists Support Shahid Buttar, Call Accuser Troubled Person With History Of False Accusations

(Note added by IPR editor: some of the letter writers have run as Green Party and independent candidates, worked on such campaigns and served on Green Party committees, etc)

Open Letter of Support for Shahid Buttar

We, the undersigned, wish to express our complete support for Shahid Buttar regarding all
aspects of his character, integrity and leadership.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: The Day The Rats Vetoed Congress — Available Now!

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,  has authored at least 40 books in his lifetime including the classic Unsafe at Any Speed (1965) and the fictional Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!Read more ...

Green Party: Howie Hawkins/Angela Walker Presidential Ticket Nominated

With the conclusion of the 2020 Green National Convention, the party released the following statement about its nomination of Howie Hawkins for President and Angela Walker for Vice President. 

At approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on July 11, Greens chose Howie Hawkins and running mate Angela Walker to be the party’s presidential and vice-presidential nominees.… Read more ...