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Jill Stein and Rocky Anderson Will Participate in Democracy Now!’s Live Broadcast from Denver on October 3; Debate Interface Planned

Ballot Access News:

The first Commission on Presidential Debates event this year is at the University of Denver, on Wednesday, October 3. The Obama-Romney debate starts at 7 pm Colorado time and runs 90 minutes, and covers domestic issues.

That same evening, Jill Stein and Rocky Anderson will appear at a Democracy Now!… Read more ...

Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala interviewed by Democracy Now

Prior to the Green Party national convention, Green Party candidate Jill Stein and her choice for VP Cheri Honkala were interviewed by Amy Goodman on the War and Peace Report on Democracy Now.

“We need big solutions, you know, not solutions around the margins. We really need to end unemployment. We need to put 25 million people back to work with good-paying jobs,” says presumptive presidential nominee Dr.

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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 Amy Goodman, and Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: Occupy Wall Street!

The Peace and Freedom Party issued the following statement on September 24, 2011. To download this statement as a flyer to print and distribute click here.

Peace and Freedom Party of California, the only working class, feminist-socialist party on the ballot in California, expresses our solidarity with the activists participating in the Occupation of Wall Street, now entering its second week.… Read more ...

San Francisco Libertarian Activist Starchild at Protest of Solidarity with the People of Egypt

San Francisco Libertarian Activist Starchild attended a protest of solidarity with the people of Egypt. The protest took place Saturday, February 5, and took place at United Nations Plaza in San Francisco. Starchild’s rough estimate is perhaps three or four hundred people were present. Starchild writes:

I encourage people to get these and similar images up on as many Libertarian and libertarian sites as possible, including LP.org, for LNC members who — unlike ordinary Libertarian Party members, shamefully — are the only ones currently able to post content to our national party website.

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Ralph Nader: Dems Face Losses to “Most Craven Republican Party in History”

Democracy Now:

With total campaign spending projected to hit $4 billion, the 2010 election is on track to be the most expensive non-presidential contest in US history. For analysis of the 2010 midterms, we speak to former presidential candidate and longtime consumer advocate and corporate critic, Ralph Nader. [includes rush transcript]

11/2/2010: Ralph Nader makes Election Day appearance on Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!, a Pacifica Radio program that broadcasts on stations including WBAI 99.5FM in New York City, has announced via Twitter and FaceBook that Ralph Nader will be a guest on their show for Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Moments after the morning taping, DN! will usually have a rush transcript and/or video posted at its website.… Read more ...

Green Party activist Ian Wilder comments on Kucinich and health care

My co-blogger, Ian Wilder, posted this at onthewilderside.com:

Is Kucinich just herding sheep to slaughter?

IW: While faux progressive sites like Daily Kos and MoveOn have threatened Kucinich for not voting for the toothless health insurance bill, independent media site like Black Agenda Report and Democracy Now! have lobbed softballs his way.

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Cindy Sheehan on Democracy Now! tomorrow, Friday, March 19

Cindy Sheehan will be on the independent radio and television program Democracy Now! on Friday talking about her new project Camp OUT NOW, an encampment on the national mall, and the peace march on Saturday in Washington DC.  An email sent to supporters:

On the 7th tragic commemoration of the uneccessary invasion of Iraq, Cindy will be on Democracy, Now!… Read more ...

Canadian Green leader protests detention of Amy Goodman, an American journalist

Amy Goodman is the co-host and producer of Democracy Now!, which originated out of WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City, and is now a part of the wider, Pacifica Radio community. Amy Goodman is notable as a journalist who has been willing to interview independent and third party candidates such as Ralph Nader.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader on Democracy Now on Tuesday, June 2nd

This Tuesday, Ralph Nader appeared on the nationally broadcasted television and radio show Democracy Now!, hosted by Amy Goodman.  He appeared alongside Professor Harley Shaiken to discuss the bankruptcy of General Motors, and he briefly discussed his accusations of bribery against Terry McAuliffe, the leading candidate in the upcoming Democratic primary for governor of Virginia. … Read more ...

Green Party Congressional candidate Malik Rahim on Democracy Now!

Malik Rahim is the Green Party candidate for Congress in Louisiana District 2. The election will be on December 6. It was delayed because of Hurricane Gustav.

IPR previously covered Rahim here, here, here, here and here.