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2020 Green National Convention to Take Place in Cyberspace

As reported at Ballot Access News, the Green Party has decided to move its 2020 national convention from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan to the virtual world.  The originally scheduled dates of July 9 through July 12 remain in place for the event.

This comes as Wayne State University says it will not be able to accommodate the party in light of the coronavirus pandemic that has put most of the nation on lockdown since mid-March.… Read more ...

GP.org List of Green Party Presidential Candidates

GP.org, the Green Party’s official website, lists the following individuals as candidates for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination.   Each candidate name link below downloads an official questionnaire the candidate filled out for the party:

The party does not explain what criteria it uses for candidate inclusion.… Read more ...

Update on Scotty Boman’s Candidacy for City Clerk and His Assault in Detroit

As was posted earlier in the month by Krzysztof Lesiak, Libertarian Scott A. Boman was assaulted by police and arrested when he arrived at a debate for the city clerk position in Detroit, Michigan. You can read the story here . I asked him for an update, and he sent me quite a bit of information.Read more ...

Darrell Castle on Bailouts for Bankrupt Cities and Silencing of Whistleblowers


Darrell Castle talks about the efforts of Detroit, Chicago and other cities to transfer unfunded health costs to Obamacare. Castle was the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential nominee and is considering seeking the CP’s nomination for president in 2016. (August 2, 2013)


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Constitution Party of Wisconsin Opposes Federal Bailout of Detroit

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Constitution Party of Wisconsin says “Absolutely Not!” to federal bailout for Detroit

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By Andrew Zuelke (state party officer)

With Detroit recently declaring bankruptcy and with perhaps other municipalities to follow, some have suggested the federal government provide them with bailouts. 

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Darrell Castle: Drop Dead Detroit!


Darrell Castle talks about the city of Detroit filing for bankruptcy relief.  Castle was the 2008 Constitution Party vice-presidential nominee and a former three-time national vice-chairman of the party.


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Freedom Socialist Party: The heroic story of working-class Detroit

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June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

The heroic story of working-class Detroit

Linda Averill
June 2013

A city worker on strike at Detroit’s Wastewater Treatment plan, Sept. 30, 2012. Photo: Diane Bukowski

A city worker on strike at Detroit’s Wastewater Treatment plan, Sept.

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Ballot Access News: Socialist Party Member Elected to Detroit Citizens’ District Council

From Ballot Access News:

On April 5, Detroit elected members of Citizens’ District Councils in non-partisan elections. The city has 19 districts for this office, and each district elects six members every year, for three year terms. Each council has 18 members.

Matt Erard, a leader of the Socialist Party, was elected this year in the Downtown District.

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Green Party Meetings (Feb 14-21, 2011)

Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch (with amendments from comments):

Tuesday Feb 15, the Logan Square Green Party in Chicago Illinois are meeting at the Green Party office on Fullerton Ave.

The Northeast Ohio Greens will meet tonight at Mac’s Backs Bookstore 1820 Coventry Road in Cleveland Heights – 7pm-9pm.

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Green Party of Michigan Meetings and Events

Originally posted at Green Party Watch:

From the GPMI Newsletter, upcoming State & Local Party meetings and events:

Detroit Greens are teaming up with Greens in the tri-county area for Metro Detroit Greens Meetings. These meetings give us an opportunity to build on the networking, connections and solidarity we developed in the 2010 elections.

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Scott Boman running for Detroit Board of Education

Although this press release does not identify him as such, Scott Boman has been an activist in the Libertarian Party for many years.

Detroit, MI – At least one of the looming vacancies on the much-maligned Detroit Board of Education is now destined to be filled. On Thursday September 2nd, local educator Scott Boman officially declared his intent to be a write-in candidate for the Detroit Board of Education Voting District 7.… Read more ...

Greens to Obama: Gulf spill should kill ‘Drill, baby, drill’; BP & Halliburton must be held liable for spill costs

Press release emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

President Obama must cancel his plans for Atlantic and Alaskan offshore drilling, and hold BP and Halliburton liable for the Gulf spill’s damage, say Greens

• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on energy
policy, climate change, and related issues:

• The Green Party’s 2010 Annual National Meeting, Detroit, Michigan,
June 24-27 http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com… Read more ...