Category Archives: Green Party

Howie Hawkins: ‘On Day One, the Next President Should Declare A Climate Emergency’

By Howie Hawkins

The next president should declare a Climate Emergency, which will give the president powers to act rapidly and decisively to confront the climate crisis. The president should also create a cabinet-level Office of Climate Mobilization for the coordination of all federal agencies in mobilizing the nation’s resources to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions and 100% clean renewable energy by 2030.… Read more ...

Green Party On Public Campaign Financing Commission Meeting: “Pivotal Moment” for New York Politics

NEW YORK, Aug 21, 2019 — The Green Party of New York (GPNY) said today’s meeting of the Public Campaign Financing Commission, empaneled by the Governor and Legislature, has the opportunity to propose urgently-needed reforms to broaden and strengthen democracy in New York. GPNY officers stated they “support a system of full public campaign financing, broader than had been proposed by the Governor,” and the “banning of fusion.” Party officers also promised their members will express support of these reforms to the commission.… Read more ...

Green Party: Young Ecosocialists conference call tonight

Come and learn about the Young Ecosocialists and how you can get involved!

Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9:15 p.m. EDT / 6:15 p.m. PDT

TO JOIN THE CALL:

Meeting ID: 604 701 837

Want to dial in from a phone?

Dial one of the following numbers:
+1.408.740.7256 (US (San Jose))
+1.408.317.9253 (US (Primary, San Jose))
(see all numbers – https://www.bluejeans.com/numbers)

Enter 604 701 837#

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Green Party: Evan Greer on tonight’s A Green Way Forward

Tonight at 8:00 p.m. on A Green Way Forward, David Cobb and Michael O’Neil welcome Evan Greer from Fight For The Future and Ban Facial Recognition to discuss why mass deployment of facial recognition technology will make the police/surveillance state even more dangerous for everyone, but especially for already overly-policed and marginalized peoples.

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Howie Hawkins: ‘The US Culture Of Violence Is Reaping What It Has Sown’

Above: Protesters hold a rally against gun violence outside of New York Public Library in response to recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Denton, Ohio on August 4, 2019, in New York City. (Photo: Karla Ann Cote/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

By Howie Hawkins

The US is in the midst of an epidemic of mass killings.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: Democratic Debates Show The Need For Strong Green Party Presidential Campaign

By Howie Hawkins Green for President

Green Party Presidential candidate Howie Hawkins saw serious shortcomings in what he heard from the Democratic candidates in the recent presidential debates and provided insights on how Green policy proposals differ significantly with those of the Democrats. Howie discussed Medicare for All, immigration reform, gun violence, socializing public safety net programs, the real ecosocialist Green New Deal, international trade and nuclear disarmament.

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Greens Call for Decisive Action On Gun Violence

Green Party leaders are calling for Congress to take swift and decisive action following an horrific mass shooting on August 3 at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart location in El Paso, Texas, that has left at least 20 dead and dozens injured; and an early morning shooting on August 4 in a Dayton, Ohio, entertainment district that left 9 people dead and 16 wounded..… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: ‘Alienated, Not Apathetic: Why Workers Don’t Vote’

By Howie Hawkins

One stop that sticks out from my first campaign barnstorm through the South and Midwest was a 2 am stop on June 5 at a Waffle House in Kimball, TN, west of Chattanooga on the way to Nashville. We were on the longest leg of the trip. We had to get from an evening speaking event in Athens, GA to a 4 pm event the next day in St.… Read more ...

Hawkins Becomes First Candidate To Endorse 350.org Climate Pledge

While In Detroit Hawkins States Opposition to Enbridge 5 Tunnel Construction

Howie Hawkins, a Green Party candidate for president, is the first candidate to endorse the candidate pledge of 350.org on the climate crisis.

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First Green Party Presidential Debate in St. Paul, Minnesota

The Green Party has been running a Presidential Nomination process as other parties have, as such they have had some debates to help the members who plan to vote in their party’s primary. The first one was held on July 19.

The candidates who participated in this debate were Sedinam Kinamo Cristin Moyowasifa-Curry, Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter, David Rolde, and Ian Schlakman (Via Telephone).… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: Nuclear Disarmament Should Be a Top 2020 Campaign Issue But Is Being Ignored

By Howie Hawkins

Two years ago on July 7, 2017, 122 nations approved the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of NuclearWeapons (TPNW). The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 for spearheading this achievement. Few Americans are aware of it and none of the major presidential candidates are informing us.… Read more ...

Hawkins Criticizes Florida For Undermining Felons Right To Vote

By Howie Hawkins Green for President

Last November the people of Florida voted for democracy by restoring voting rights of people convicted of crimes. In a landslide vote, Amendment 4 passed with overwhelming support—65% of the electorate voted to reject the Florida statute that had been ushered in during the Reconstruction era for the express purpose of denying voting rights to freed slaves.… Read more ...