Brian Doherty of Reason interviewed former Senator and Governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chafee, about his withdrawal from the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential race. Chafee marvels at the lack of support for his campaign and questions whether the Libertarian Party really prioritizes an anti-war message. Additionally, he offers tepid support for former opponent Jo Jorgensen, and hints he may run for president again.… Read more ...
Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson will abandon his GOP presidential bid and seek the White House under the Libertarian Party banner.
Johnson has drawn scant attention in the race for the Republican Party nomination and barely registered in national public opinion polls, which are often used as a criteria for participation in debates.… Read more ...
As posted by my co-blogger at onthewilderside.com:
Lindenhurst, NY – Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities. The full text of the resolution is at the bottom of this post.… Read more ...
Based on a national Green Party press release, as posted at onthewilderside.com:
… Read more ...
Green Party leaders on Monday expressed hope that news of the killing of Osama bin Laden marks a new stage, in which US troops are withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan; air assaults on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya are halted; the US presses Israel to observe full human rights and justice for the Palestinian people; and violations of domestic civil liberties are overturned.
posted at the Green Party of New York State website:
Rally Against the Wars, April 9th, NYC – Join the Green Party
BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW
March & Rally Union Square
14 St & Broadway, NY City
April 9, 2011, Noon
[A project of]
The United National AntiWar Committee
The Green contingent will meet at 11:30 AM in front of “Babies-R-Us” on the east side of Union Square.… Read more ...
By Ralph Nader at Nader.org:
George W. Bush is on a roll—a money roll with a $7 million advance for his book Decision Points and a rehabilitation roll to paint his war crimes as justifiable mass-slaughter and torture.
His carefully chosen interviewers—NBC’s Matt Lauer and Oprah Winfrey—agreed to a safe pre-taping to avoid demonstrations and tough questions.… Read more ...
(excerpt from) Information Week
WikiLeaks Servers To Be Hosted By Pirate Party
by Antone Gonsalves
August 18, 2010
… Read more ...
Julian Assange’s organization will received free hosting and bandwidth from a Swedish political party that advocates copyright reform and abolishing the patent system.
Sweden’s Pirate Party has agreed to host several new servers of WikiLeaks, an international group denounced by the U.S.