Green Party leaders on Monday expressed hope that news of the killing of Osama bin Laden marks a new stage, in which US troops are withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan; air assaults on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya are halted; the US presses Israel to observe full human rights and justice for the Palestinian people; and violations of domestic civil liberties are overturned.
Green Party leaders assert that aid to Haiti must not be delivered under the barrel of a US machine gun; Greens thank Obama for granting long overdue Temporary Protected Status to Haitians in the US
Green Party Black Caucus contacts: http://www.gp.org/committees/black
WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders expressed sympathy and solidarity with the people of Haiti in the wake of Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake, and urged President Obama to make peace, political self-determination, and economic self-sufficiency part of US relief efforts for Haiti.
As posted at onthewilderside.com
Global Greens forum on December 13 to address global warming during UN Copenhagen Climate Conference
Green Party leaders from around the world–including Wangari Maathai, José Bové and Elizabeth May–to participate; US Greens challenge Obama to stop appeasing corporate polluters and peddling inadequate measures.
Disclosure: Ian Wilder is IPR blogger Kimberly Wilder’s husband.
Press Release from the Green Party of Suffolk. November 5, 2009:
Green Party of Suffolk
14 Robin Drive Huntington, NY 11743-4712
Roger Snyder, Chair 631-351-5763
Three Green Party of Suffolk members elected chairs of national committees
The Green Party of Suffolk is proud to announce that its Chair Roger Snyder and Secretary Ian Wilder have been elected to be Co-chairs of the Green Party of the United States (GP-US) Accreditation Committee (AC) and Presidential Campaign Support Committee (PCSC) respectively.
KW writes: The Green Party of the United States (GP-US) held is Annual National Meeting in Durham, North Carolina. It was an off election year and non-presidential prep year, so the focus was on workshops, issues, local candidate elections, and internal elections.
The Green Party of the United States (GP-US) has a national office in Washington, DC which is home base for a handful of staffers. Emily Citkowski is a staff person who has been involved in various tasks such as communications, administrative work for the Steering Committee, etc. at various times over the years.… Read more ... “Long time Green Party national office staffer leaves”
The Green Party of the United State National Committee, which includes representatives from the affiliated states and caucuses, recently finished a round of voting which passed some important resolutions.