Tag Archives: Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera: Can the Greens Influence the US Elections?

Posted on Green Party Watch:

Al Jazeera’s program “Inside Story” on Friday March 2 was on the subject of the Green Party in America, called “Can the Greens Influence the US Elections?”

After a short interview with Ralph Nader, the show goes to a panel discussion with Tim Dickinson from Rolling Stone magazine; Scott McLarty from the Green party; and Myron Ebell, the director of energy and global warming policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and a prominent climate change skeptic.… Read more ...

Steven Higgs comments on Al Jazeera third party panel, on CounterPunch.org

Steven Higgs, the editor of the Bloomington Alternative, takes a critical look at the media’s lack of coverage of third party candidates, in light of a panel on Al Jazeera.  Here is the video on Al Jazeera and here is the full article.  One of the more interesting aspects of the panel, which Higgs focuses on, is who it consists of and how they interact:  Justice Party presidential candidate Rocky Anderson, Democracy Now!’s… Read more ...

Al-Jazeera profiles Minnesota Green Party’s Farheen Hakeem

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Al-Jazeera English has published a detailed profile of Farheen Hakeem, a current Green Party US co-chair who has run for office several times in Minnesota, including a recent run for governor:

Every four years the US elects a new president. It is a process that is scrutinised the world over.

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Libertarian Mike Gravel interviewed on Al Jazeera

Mike Gravel, who ran to be the Libertarian nominee for president this year, was recently interviewed on Al Jazeera English. He talked about various subjects, including his presidential campaign, his book A Political Odyssey, Sarah Palin, the United States’ role as a world police, and, most notably, how the two major parties rig the system to work in their favor and against other candidates.Â… Read more ...