Tag Archives: Cynthia McKinney

A Third Party Take On News That Federal Reserve Gave Out Secret Loans

Kimberly Wilder writes: Below is an opinion piece I wrote for my family blog, onthewilderside. It has links to archival, third party discussion about the need to audit the Federal Reserve.

A fascinating piece at IBTimes. New information shows that in addition to the TARP funds and bank bailout that Americans know about, there were secret loans from the Federal Reserve to private banks.… Read more ...

Green Party activist and musician Jello Biafra’s letter announcing cancellation of show in Israel

As an addition to an earlier post about Cynthia McKinney’s and Jello Biafra’s actions in the Middle East, here is the full letter which Jello Biafra published announcing the cancellation of a concert in Israel:

Dear Friends,

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine are not going through with the July 2 date in Tel Aviv.… Read more ...

Are Cynthia McKinney and Jello Biafra, so-called ‘leading lights of the US Green Party,’ lending support to Middle Eastern tyranny?

The following is an excerpt from an interesting post on New Jewish Resistance, via a complementary post on California Greening, which calls for the Greens not to nominate anyone in 2012 who “align with the likes of Ahmadinejad, Qadaffi or Asad.”

Two leading lights of the US Green Party, Jello Biafra and Cynthia McKinney, have betrayed the party’s platform and values by loaning support to Israel and Qaddafi, respectively.

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Nader Is “Very Unlikely” To Run Again In 2012

Chris Hedges at OpEdNews features a long interview with Ralph Nader.  It is a bit heavy on editorializing but features some good quotes from the consumer advocate ranging from budget fights to neoconservatism. One bit is particularly relevant for political junkies.

When I asked Nader, who mounted campaigns for the presidency in 2000, 2004 and 2008, if he would consider running again, he answered that it was “very unlikely.”

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Green Party urges Obama to reverse decision to shun the third World Conference against Racism

Based on a national Green Party press release. As posted at onthewilderside.com

Green Party leaders urged President Obama to reverse his decision to withdraw from participation in the third World Conference against Racism (“Durban III”). US Green Party members will attend the conference.

The conference, sponsored by the United Nations, will take place in New York City on September 22, 2011, marking the tenth anniversary of the first World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance in 2001, which was held in Durban, South Africa.… Read more ...

Coalition Against the Bombing of Africa (Libya) to hold press conference in DC

Cynthia McKinney was the 2008 Green Party candidate for President of the United States. The following e-mail was forwarded via a Cynthia McKinney supporter:

Coalition Against the Bombing of Africa (Libya)!

1247 E Street NW

Washington, DC 20003

Contact: Banbose Shango at 202 340-5623,  Ronnie Branch  314-600-7089

Media Advisory

March 29, 2011   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Who:  A coalition of leaders, representing a broad cross section of the peace, Indigenous-Hispanic, African American, Arab, faith, student and youth communities. Read more ...

GreenStream: Cynthia McKinney on Wednesday March 2

Via contact.ipr@gmail.com and Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party’s online livestream show ‘GreenStream Wednesday’ will feature Cynthia McKinney, the party’s 2008 presidential nominee, and journalist Jared Ball on Wednesday evening, March 2, 10:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm PT.

Along with discussion between the two guests, the one-hour show will present Green news, interviews, video clips, and viewer participation.… Read more ...

Long Island, NY: Green Party endorses March 19th anti-war march and vigil

from a Green Party of Suffolk press release posted at onthewilderside.com:

Green Party of Suffolk Endorses March 19th Anti-War March and Vigil

The Green Party of Suffolk, the county’s largest peace organization, has endorsed the Saturday, March 19, 2011 march and vigil calling for an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.… Read more ...

CORRECTION: Previous Story titled “Daily Paul: Ron Paul says NO 3rd Party or Independent Run” was actually from 2008 article

UPDATE: In the comments, Gene Berkman pointed out that the Daily Paul story was actually from 2008. I relied on my intermediate source, and while I did go back to the original source and read it, I did not notice the date. My apologies. If anyone has any 2012 information about Ron Paul giving a definite yes or no to a third party or independent run, please post that information and your source in the comments.Read more ...

Green Party Watch: Poll for GP Prez 2012

At Green Party Watch, there is a poll about potential Green Party Presidential candidates for 2012. The list was created by the website Green Party Watch,  so it is not official. Though, the community of Green Party Watch includes many Green Party leaders and insiders.

On the list are:

Jared Ball (DC)
Rosa Clemente (NY)
Tom Clements (SC)
Howie Hawkins (NY)
Jesse Johnson (WV)
Cynthia McKinney (GA)
Jill Stein (MA)
kat swift (TX)
Laura Wells (CA)
Rich Whitney (IL)

There is also a space to vote for “Another Green Party candidate not listed here”.… Read more ...

Green Party leaders challenge the new Congress to restore the rule of law after a decade of constitutional violations and abuses of power by Presidents and other officials

Press release:

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders challenged Democrats and Republicans in the 112th Congress, as well as President Obama, to end a decade of reckless violations of the U.S. Constitution, international agreements, and other laws by the U.S. government and begin a new era of respect for the rule of law.… Read more ...