The Washington Power to the People Campaign is bringing Cynthia McKinney to Seattle Sunday Oct. 26 and Monday Oct. 27.
Sunday, October 26, 2008
* 3pm – 7pm
From The Day After The Election Onward: Strategies for Community Organizing, Greening & Reconstruction”
Umojafest Peace Center
24th Ave & E Spring St, Seattle
The public is invited to attend.
Free and Equal, the group that originally planned to have an alternative Presidential debate in New York City on October 19, has now confirmed Ralph Nader and Chuck Baldwin for a debate on October 23 in DC.
Contact: Christina Tobin, 312-320-4101
This morning, Christina Tobin, Director of Free and Equal, announced an Independent/Third Party Presidential Debate, which will take place on Thursday evening at 9:00pm EST on October 23 in Washington DC at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.
Democracy Now! played some of the questions and answers from the last Presidential debate with McCain and Obama, followed by a two minute reply by Green Party nominee Cynthia McKinney and Ralph Nader The host, Amy Goodman stopped the candidates when they were headed down the way-over-two-minutes path.
Breaking the Sound Barrier: Third-Party Candidates Ralph Nader & Cynthia McKinney Respond to Final McCain-Obama Debate
Senators Barack Obama and John McCain met last night for the final debate before the November 4th presidential election, sparring over the economy, tax policy, negative campaigning, trade agreements, abortion and the educational system.… Read more ...
UPDATE @ 1706 Central Time
We received another call from Christopher Thrasher, quoted in the story below. There will not be a debate at Columbia University, and he is no longer with Free and Equal. He will be releasing a statement and providing details later.
The proposed Baldwin-McKinney-Nader debate that had been planned for Sunday evening, October 19, is very unlikely to happen. It seems that none of the candidates who were originally invited (including Bob Barr, and on a theoretical basis, the major party nominees) had really committed and really wanted to participate.
Democracy Now! has a joint interview with Matt Gonzalez, running mate of Independent candidate Ralph Nader, and Rosa Clemente, running mate of Cynthia McKinney of the Green Party.
ROSA CLEMENTE: Well, I mean, I think both people up there last night were clear that they don’t have the majority of the American people’s interests at heart, including the majority of American people that have called, into the last week, telling the Democrats and the Republicans no bailout.
The founder and executive director of Open Debates – a sponsor of Thirdpartyticket.com‘s debate – and author of “No Debate: How the Republican and Democratic Parties Secretly Control the Presidential Debates” was interviewed by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now! today. You can watch the interview, or read the transcript, at Democracy Now!’s… Read more ...
This morning, independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader appeared on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman.Â The interview was about the Wall Street bailout, and it can be viewed or read at democracynow.org.Â A portion of the interview can also be read below:
AMY GOODMAN: Today, the President is holding an emergency summit at the White House with both John McCain and Barack Obama, as well as top leaders for Congress.
Amy Goodman, recently released from jail after being questionably arrested, interviewed Bob Barr on her show today.Â You can view it or read the transcript here.Â The interview is the last segment on the show.Â The rest of it features, among other reports, stories about Amy Goodman’s arrest and other protestors being abused.… Read more ...