Category Archives: Green Party

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 ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Governor Cuomo: Avoid Budget Cuts by Not Rebating Stock Sales Tax to Wall Street!’

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 Friday on his website Nader.org. 

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is basking in the popularity of his meticulous Covid-19 news briefings and simultaneously predicting a pandemic-driven $61 billion state deficit over four years.… Read more ...

Libertarian national executive committee ballot access meeting tonight; LP, Green and Constitution Party ballot access maps 6/1/20

The LNC executive committee is meeting tonight to discuss ballot access. Details are at the link and towards the bottom of this article.

The LP’s current presidential ballot access map as of this writing is:

While this is an easier map than the party has ever faced at this point in the year in past presidential elections, and 50 state plus access for its presidential nominees was achieved in 2016, 2000 (albeit with a different presidential ticket in Arizona), 1996 and 1992, it fell short of that in other years.… Read more ...

Socratic Gadfly: The Libertarian Lady is not for turning

Socratic Gadfly:

Libertarians nominated Jo Jorgensen for president, a long-ago VP candidate and NOT an ex-Republican, on the fourth ballot. Libertarians did a virtual convention for president and veep ONLY; the original plan for an all-virtual convention was derailed when some legalistic LPer cited bylaws, so they’ll meet in person for other quadrennial business.… Read more ...

A day after he enters District 12 race, Chris Hedges drops out

Krystal Knapp at Planet Princeton:

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges, the Green Party candidate who announced on Wednesday that he would challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman in the 12th District race this year, said on Twitter Thursday that he was dropping out already.

Hedges, a Princeton resident, said he was informed Thursday that according to FCC rules, he can’t run for federal office and have a national TV show.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘S. David Freeman: Seven Decades of Participating in Power for All of Us’

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. 

If the planet Earth were animate, it would have shuddered at the news that S.… Read more ...

Green Party National Black Caucus Statement on the Death of George Floyd

The National Black Caucus of the Green Party today released the following statement about George Floyd, who suffocated to death as Minneapolis police officers held him down during an arrest.

Green Party US National Black Caucus Demands Accountability, Structural Changes to Save Black and Brown Lives From Police Brutality

 

Green Party National Co-Chair Trahern Crews Part of Community Response in Minneapolis

On Tuesday, May 25th Officer Derek Chauvin forced his knee on the neck of George Floyd for eight grueling, life-taking minutes until he died — as Officer Tou Thao looked on.… Read more ...

Chris Hedges to run for Congress on Green Party line

  • The Green Party of New Jersey Proudly Endorses Internationally Renowned Writer and Activist Chris Hedges for U.S. Congress in District 1

TRENTON, NJ – The Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) is excited to announce its endorsement of internationally renowned journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges as the GPNJ candidate for U.S.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Donald Trump, Resign Now for America’s Sake

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. 

Where are the calls for Trump’s resignation?… Read more ...

This weekend: Libertarian Party to be first party on the ballot in most states to hold virtual convention for presidential nomination

LP.org:

Jim Galloway, political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the 19th most popular news website in the country, wrote the following opinion piece on the upcoming Libertarian Party national convention on May 19, 2020:

Over the weekend, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan decided that he wouldn’t make a run for president under the Libertarian Party banner after all.

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Chris Hedges Interviews Howie Hawkins

Posted at Dandelion Salad:

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