Tag Archives: democracy

Greens Lobby To Promote Public Funding Of Elections

By Green Party of the United States, National Women’s Caucus
Posted by Kevin Zeese

Green Party members from across the country will converge on Washington, D.C., the week of April 1-5 from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to lobby their senators and representatives to support public only funding for their campaigns.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: ‘Democracy in the Streets: Madison Mobilizes to Defeat the Anti-Labor Walker’

by Omar Mohamad, Socialist Party of South Central Wisconsin and Billy Wharton, co-chair Socialist Party USA:

The mass protests led by public employees unions in Madison, Wisconsin have been presented by some mainstream commentators as a labor’s last stand. They are not. They are a spark, a spark with the potential to create a new protest movement capable of revitalizing our unions, radicalizing student organizing and creating a space for democratic socialist politics.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: Socialism and the Spirit of Tahrir Square

By Andrea Pason and Billy Wharton, co-chairs Socialist Party USA- February 11, 2011
Socialist Webzine:


Tahrir Square transformed the idea of democracy from a stale ritual that occurs every few years to an open ended struggle for freedom.

We send greetings to the working people of Egypt on the day of their victorious struggle to depose the dictator Hosni Mubarak.… Read more ...

Greens Party press release before Mubarak resigned: ‘Obama must cut off aid to Egypt after Mubarak’s refusal to resign’

We received this press release from the Green Party earlier this morning. Since that time, President Mubarak of Egypt has in fact resigned.


GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES

http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:

Friday, February 11, 2011

Contacts:

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Green Party ‘Egypt in Revolt’ page with news feeds

http://www.gp.org/egypt.html

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on international issues

http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-foreign-policy.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders urged President Obama and Congress to cut off aid to Egypt after President Mubarak refused to step down from office on Thursday.… 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: Time for Democracy in Egypt

Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

Those politically savvy people who thought strongman, Hosni Mubarak would be out before the end of the first week of the Egyptian uprising better rethink the odds. For thirty years Mubarak has developed what can be called a deeply rooted dictatorial regime with regular White House access and annual largesse of some $1.3 billion in military equipment and payroll.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Empire, Oligarchy and Democracy’

By Ralph Nader
Nader.org

The twin swelling heads of Empire and Oligarchy are driving our country into an ever-deepening corporate state, wholly incompatible with democracy and the rule of law.

Once again the New York Times offers its readers the evidence. In its February 25, 2010 issue, two page-one stories confirm this relentless deterioration at the expense of so many innocent people.… Read more ...

Proof that Reverend Billy Talen delivered his petitions

Here’s the video – Green Party candidate Reverend Billy and his volunteers delivering petitions and talking about democracy, New York, and the race for mayor.