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 ...
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:
Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine are not going through with the July 2 date in Tel Aviv.… Read more ...
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.
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.”
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
People in Atlanta don’t drive well when it rains, why in the world would anyone down here want to drive in the snow/sleet/ice today? And yet, I can see drivers outside my window! As for me, I’m going to watch videos and read until it all melts.… Read more ...
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 ...