Tag Archives: GP-US

Green Party challenges Obama corruption on Keystone XL Pipeline

As posted at onthewilderside by Ian Wilder:

Green Party challenges Keystone XL pipeline conflict of interest in US State Dept. consultant’s environmental impact statement

• Green Party notes recent pipeline ruptures, including Friday’s Canadian crude-oil spill in Arkansas

Keystone XL demonstration, White House,8-23-20...The Green Party of the United States has sent the U.S. State Department a strongly worded objection to TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline.… Read more ...

Green Party: With Osama bin Laden’s Death, Rapid Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Based on a national Green Party press release, as posted at onthewilderside.com:

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leaders on Monday expressed hope that news of the killing of Osama bin Laden marks a new stage, in which US troops are withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan; air assaults on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya are halted; the US presses Israel to observe full human rights and justice for the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.

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Green Party: No US/NATO military intervention in Libya

Hat/tip to Ian Wilder of onthewilderside.com, based on a press release from the Green Party of the United States.

Green Party: No US/NATO military intervention in Libya

Green Party leaders strongly urged the White House not to launch a military intervention in Libya, saying that democracy must be achieved by Libyans without meddling by the US or NATO.… Read more ...

Haitian aid effort blocked: Green Party issues press release

The January 19, 2010, latest update from Doctors Without Borders is: here.

From a Green Party of the United States press release:

Greens: Make peace, political self-determination, and economic self-sufficiency part of the US aid for post-earthquake Haiti

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Sunday, January 17, 2010

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.

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Green Party: National Committee news posted at GPW

Two recent posts on Green Party Watch:

Green National Committee news
January 4th, 2010 by Gregg Jocoy

The Green National Committee (GNC) is responsible for decision making between Annual National Meetings.  Over the holidays they have been busy, and several proposals are now in the voting phase.

In the not too distant past, some proposals and appointments have failed due to a lack of a voting quorum.… Read more ...

In Copenhagen: Global Greens forum to address global warming

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.

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders from every corner of the globe will participate in a public forum in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Sunday, December 13, during the United Nations Copenhagen Climate Conference.… Read more ...

Greens from Suffolk, LI, NY elected chair on three national Green Party committees

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
631-351-5763
info@gpsuffolk. org
www.gpsuffolk. org

Contacts:

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. 

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On The Wilder Side: Green Party National Meeting wrap-up

Original post here:

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.

Attendance: There has not been an official attendance report.… Read more ...

Long time Green Party national office staffer leaves

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 ...

GP-US and Green Party of Pakistan issue joint press release against US drone attacks in Pakistan

h/t to Ian Wilder of onthewilderside.com

Green Parties in Pakistan and the US are demanding an end to US military attacks within Pakistan’s borders, which have killed 900 civilians and left villages in ruins.

Pakistan Green Party leader Liaquat Ali Shaikh, in a recent tour of American cities, met with American Greens and discussed major points of agreement, especially on the need to end the drone attacks. … Read more ...

Green Party to Obama: Don’t obstruct justice on Bush Administration torture

from Ian Wilder at Onthewilderside.com
based on a GP-US press release
Green Party: Justice Department must appoint a special prosecutor to investigate and prosecute Bush officials who OKed torture

  • Any attempt by the White House to limit investigation will be an obstruction of justice, says Green Party
  • Witness Against Torture protests planned for April 30

Green Party leaders called on Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department to investigate evidence of torture and punish any and all Bush White House officials who broke the law. 

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Green Party (GP-US) National Committe vote update

This story is based on a report at Green Party Watch.

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.

Resolution 382, which restates the GPUS opposition to the death penalty in light of recent support for the death penalty by the Mexican Green Party was passed with a vote of 80 in favor, 35 opposed and 17 abstentions

Resolution 383, which would allow annual meeting delegates not at the meeting in person to vote on party leadership via the Internet failed with a vote of 56 in favor, 48 opposed and 14 abstentions.… Read more ...