Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

Ralph Nader: Corporatist Judge Barrett – Two More Senate Abstentions Needed to Stop Trump

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. 

In a 1995 book review published in the University of Chicago Law Review, Elena Kagan (now Justice Kagan) wrote about judicial nominees avoiding disclosing their views on legal issues.… Read more ...

National Prohibitionist Updates on Ballot Access and Includes Article on President Rutherford B. Hayes

In the latest edition of The National Prohibitionist, party chairman and presidential nominee Phil Collins reveals the party has officially secured ballot access in Colorado and Vermont, adding to the ballot access already achieved in Arkansas and Mississippi.  This is the most states the party’s nominee has appeared on since 1984. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Ginsburg Institute for Justice Needed for Our Depleted Democracy

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. 

Jean Monnet – a founder of the European Union once said: “Nothing is possible without men, but nothing is lasting without institutions.”… Read more ...

Alliance Party October 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter yesterday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

As we enter into the final weeks of the 2020 campaign we can reflect on where we have traveled. We entered the year without any real desire to enter the Presidential race, mostly due to being unsure if we were ready.… Read more ...

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 ...

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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Alliance Party September 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter yesterday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month: 

The publication of this newsletter is generally scheduled for the first Tuesday of each month, however we decided to postpone until after Labor Day which would offer us a better view of our 2020 ballot situation.… Read more ...

American Shopping Party Picks Brock Pierce as 2020 Presidential Nominee

The American Shopping Party, which has ballot access in Hawaii, nominated independent presidential candidate Brock Pierce for president and Karla Ballard for vice president, according to the Hawaii Office of Elections.

Pierce is a former child actor who has had success as cryptocurrency entrepreneur.

According to Wikipedia, the Pierce/Ballard ticket currently has ballot access in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York (Independence Party), Oklahoma, Utah, Vermont, Washington, D.C.,… Read more ...

American Shopping Party Shopping for a Presidential Candidate, Favors Jason Momoa

A couple days ago, Ballot Access News reported that the American Shopping Party (ASP), which has ballot access in Hawaii, is considering nominating a presidential ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president and entertainer Kanye West for vice president.  This is the same ticket the American Independent Party (AIP) nominated for the California ballot last month. Read more ...

Wikinews Interviews Three Additional Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the July 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published yesterday, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were teacher Amar Patel of the American Solidarity Party, filmmaker John de Graaf of the Bread and Roses Party, engineer Eric Bodenstab of the Unity Party.… Read more ...

AIP Nominates Rocky De La Fuente/Kanye West Ticket; Darcy Richardson Responds

Earlier today the California ballot-qualified American Independent Party (AIP) nominated Reform Party and Alliance Party presidential nominee Rocky De La Fuente for president and rapper Kanye West for vice president.  According to Ballot Access News, the decision was unanimous save for one abstention among twenty delegates.   Even though Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins had won the party’s nonbinding presidential primary in March, De La Fuente, who finished second in the primary, paid AIP vice chairman Mark Seidenberg cash, according to FEC records, which likely improved his chances of winning the nomination.… 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 ...