Category Archives: Green Party

How Do Greens Run For President In An “Anybody But Trump” Election Year?

By Kevin Zeese

Above: Screenshot from On Contact with Chris Hedges with Howie Hawkins.

The 2020 election cycle is going to be a very challenging one for the Green Party especially when it comes to running for president. President Trump is an unpopular president who is very divisive. Indeed, he seems to govern by dividing the nation over issues like immigration, racism and women’s rights.… Read more ...

Green Party Says New York Needs to Declare a Climate Emergency

  • Faults Democrats for Delay on Single Payer Health Care, Marijuana Legalization, Rent Control

ALBANY — The Green Party of New York (GPNY) demanded that New York State Democrats in Albany enact the strongest climate change legislation possible rather than taking half-steps that would not prevent catastrophic climate change.

The Greens also chastised the Democrats for their delay in delivering on the progressive agenda that they promised New York voters including single payer healthcare, marijuana legalization, labor rights for farmworkers and expansion of rent control and tenants’ protection.… Read more ...

May News from the Illinois Green Party

Action Alert: Stop HB 1633!

As reported in our last newsletter, we are still in a struggle to defeat Illinois House Bill 1633 in the State Senate. Thank you to all who filed witness slips or contacted your State Senator to urge a “no” vote.

Unfortunately, the fight is not yet over.… Read more ...

People’s Demand for Climate Action Drives Green Party Vote Surge Throughout Europe

Posted by Kevin Zeese

Above: European Green parties rode a green wave in the European elections because of their policies for action climate chaos were consistent with the people’s demands for action on climate.

The Green Party of the United States congratulated Green Parties throughout Europe for their strong showing in the recent elections for European Parliament, where the Greens won 71 seats, up from 52.Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Announces Campaign for Green Party Nomination for President

Posted By Kevin Zeese

Hawkins Releases Budget for an Ecosocialist Green New Deal 

Howie Hawkins announced in Brooklyn today that he is seeking the Green Party nomination for president.

The centerpiece of Hawkins’ campaign for president is an ecosocialist Green New Deal. He is calling upon the nation to declare a climate emergency and mobilize a crash program to convert the economy to 100% clean renewable energy with zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.… Read more ...

Kevin Zeese: Greens Show Leadership Against US Coup In Venezuela

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance

Above photo: Embassy Protection Collective members before they were arrested: Margaret Flowers, Kevin Zeese, Adrienne Pine and David Paul from the People’s Dispatch. All four voted for Stein-Baraka in 2016.

One of the things the final four people in the Venezuelan Embassy who were arrested had in common was that they all voted for Stein-Baraka in 2016.… Read more ...

Green Party: Abortion Rights are Human Rights!

Mobile Bay, Alabama – A woman’s right to bodily autonomy is not to be trifled with. These regressive laws being passed by our out of touch state government to restrict women’s rights will not go by without hearing our voices!

Sexism and women’s oppression are blights on our society that go deep.… Read more ...

Green Party of the United States Statement – Venezuelan Embassy

The Green Party strongly protests the arrests today of individuals inside the Venezuelan Embassy. Members of the organization Embassy Protection Collective had been staying inside the embassy since April 10, 2019, with permission of the embassy. Their objective was to help prevent a U.S. administration-aided effort by the Venezuelan opposition to take over the embassy.… Read more ...

Green Party: News from the Embassy of Venezuela

National Mobilization at the Venezuelan Embassy in DC!

The Embassy Protection Collective is calling on all peace and social justice organizations and people from all over the United States to join together next Saturday, May 18, for a massive mobilization in Washington D.C. at the Venezuelan Embassy.

Right-wing and fascist thugs have laid siege to the Venezuelan Embassy.… Read more ...

May 13, 2019 – News from the Embassy Protection Collective

To: US State Department
Venezuelan Foreign Ministry
From: Embassy Protection Collective
Re: Exiting the Venezuelan Embassy
Date: May 13, 2019

This is the 34th day of our living in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC. We are prepared to stay another 34 days, or however long is needed to resolve the embassy dispute in a peaceful way consistent with international law.… Read more ...

Texas Green Party Action Alert: Stand up for Voter Freedom in Texas

As you know, Texas election law is currently among the most undemocratic and restrictive in the country, prohibiting people from their democratic right to vote for alternatives to the Democratic and Republican parties. Recent estimates show that some 83,000 petition signatures would be needed, from people who have not voted in a previous primary, in order to put the Green Party on the ballot in Texas.… Read more ...

Green Party of New Jersey To Hold Its Annual Convention

The Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) is excited to announce its annual convention on May 4th, 2019. The Annual Convention is the time when GPNJ reflects on its past year’s activities, hears about what is happening today, and plans for the next year. GPNJ is committed to supporting local grassroots organizing on issues of concern and to running electoral campaigns.… Read more ...