Tag Archives: 2020 presidential election

Familiar Names Announced for 2020 Lesser-Known Presidential Candidates Forum

I have received the names of the presidential candidates scheduled to participate in the 2020 Lesser-Known Presidential Candidates Forum this Tuesday at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire.  Participants include several candidates familiar to those of us who follow third party and independent politics, including former college football coach (and 2012 Constitution Party and Reform Party presidential candidate) Robby Wells, trans-humanist (and former 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate) Zoltan Istvan, and others.… Read more ...

Marianne Williamson Announces She Will Not Run as a Third Party or Independent Presidential Candidate


In the video linked below, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, spiritual leader Marianne Williamson, who ran for Congress in 2014 as an Independent, tells Fox News’ Martha MacCallum that she will support whoever wins the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, even if it’s not herself.  Williamson says she will not run as an Independent or for the nomination of a third party.… Read more ...

Adam Kokesh to Wikinews: ‘I Don’t Really Care if Someone in a Black Dress Calls my Policy Unconstitutional Because it is Unconstitutional’

Recently I conducted an interview for Wikinews with 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Adam Kokesh.

See an excerpt below:

Wikinews waves Left.pngWNWikinews waves Right.pngWhy did you join the Libertarian Party?

Kokesh: I joined the Libertarian Party first in my mind in high school because at some point I was given the choice between being a Republican or Democrat and thought, “Wait a second!
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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 ...

Hawkins FEC Report Shows H’20 on Track To Achieve Federal Matching Funds in 2019

By Staff, Howie Hawkins Campaign

The Howie Hawkins 2020 presidential campaign (H’20) is the first Green Party campaign to submit its financial report with the FEC for the 2020 presidential cycle. The report and their federal matching funds drive show H’20 is on track to accomplish Federal matching funds earlier than any other previous Green Party campaign.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: ‘Close the Camps: End the Abuse of Immigrants, Enact Humane Immigration Policies’

By Howie Hawkins

Update: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials plan to launch nationwide raids and arrest thousands of undocumented immigrants as soon as this weekend. Reportedly, 2,000 immigrants who have been ordered deported by the federal government will be targeted. Agents will also reportedly arrest people who happen to be on the scene, even if they weren’t the target of the raids.Read more ...

Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins Ignites Ballot-Access Campaign

Above: Howie Hawkins profile from GP.org

By Forward Thinking Democracy

Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins is launching his ballot-access campaign across the United States.

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Howie Hawkins: Sanders Socialism Is The Same As Old Fashioned Liberalism

By Howie Hawkins

Give Bernie Sanders props for popularizing the term “socialism.” It used to be a conversation stopper. Now it is a conversation starter.

But Sanders isn’t helping the socialist cause by confusing it with the old New Deal liberalism of FDR. As Norman Thomas, the Socialist Party’s 1936 presidential candidate, famously quipped in a radio address, “Roosevelt did not carry out the Socialist platform unless he carried it out on a stretcher.”… Read more ...

Maine Leads Nation, Moves To Ranked Choice Voting For President

Above A 2018 Ranked Choice Voting Ballot in Maine from the Office of the Maine Secretary of State.

By Howie Hawkins Campaign

This week, the Maine House joined the Maine Senate and passed a bill to expand Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) to presidential elections. Democratic Governor Janet Mills has 10 days to sign, veto, or allow the proposals to become law without her signature.… Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hawkins Announces Exploratory Committee, asks “Should I run for president?”

Above: Howie Hawkins exploratory committee announcement April 3, 2019, Washington, DC. Center Howie Hawkins, to his right Ajamu Baraka, 2016, Green Party vice presidential candidate, to his left, Cheri Honkala, Green Party 2012 vice presidential candidate. Photo by Eleanor Goldfield.

By Kevin Zeese

Howie Hawkins, a co-founder of the Green Party who was the first US candidate to run on the Green New Deal in 2010, announced an exploratory campaign to seek the nomination for president from the Green Party of the United States on Wednesday, April 3.… Read more ...