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From Earth Day to May Day: Greens, the GND and climate action

As the 51st Earth Day approaches, and as President Joe Biden prepares for an upcoming International Earth Day summit, the Green Party of the United States reminds the public that it, not the Democratic Party, introduced the Green New Deal. It, not the Democratic Party, appreciates the magnitude of the climate change crisis.… Read more ...

Green Party Calls on Congress to Pass a $4 Trillion Green Economic Stimulus Package

The Green Party of the United States is calling for President Biden and Congress to provide $2.7 trillion annually for a Green New Deal economic stimulus to “reboot the economy and transition the country to a 100% renewable energy system with zero emissions by 2030.”

The Greens are also calling for Biden to formally declare a climate emergency and to invest an additional $1.4 trillion annually to implement an Economic Bill of Rights.… Read more ...

Green Party of New York: On May Day, Green Party Calls for New York to Collect Stock Transfer Tax to Avoid Deep Budget Cuts

The Green Party of New York sent out the following press release today, May Day, calling for the collection of a stock transfer tax to avoid budget cuts.  It is also posted on the Green Party of New York website.

05-01-20, Albany — The Green Party of New York today — May Day — said that the crippling austerity of $10 billion in cuts proposed by Governor Cuomo to offset $13.3 billion in lost revenue due to the COVID-19 crisis should be offset by a halt to rebating of the Stock Transfer Tax.… Read more ...

Green Party: Economic Stimulus Must Help Average Americans While Solving Climate Change

The Green Party published the following release today about the economic stimulus in response to the coronavirus pandemic:

An online copy of this release is available at gp.org.

Green Party of the United States
gp.org

For Immediate Release:
April 22, 2020

Contacts:
Michael O’Neil, Communications Manager, meo@gp.org, 202-804-2758
Holly Hart, Co-chair, Media Committee, media@gp.orgRead more ...

Green Party of New York: Earth Day at 50: Only A Green New Deal Can Rebuild a Post-COVID-19 ‘New’ New York

The Green Party of New York released the following statement today, April 22, Earth Day: 

On the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, the Green Party of New York said that rebuilding a ‘New’ New York from COVID-19 should be done by building a healthier, cleaner, and more equitable ecosystem. Green officers stated that a Green New Deal would begin to address the twin problems of the economic depression caused by the coronavirus crisis and the looming threat of catastrophic climate change.… Read more ...

Super Tuesday: American Samoa Democratic Presidential Caucus Results and Third Party Implications

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, an independent from 2007 until last year, won the American Samoa Democratic Presidential Caucus on Super Tuesday.  He received 175 votes or 49.9 percent of the total, entitling him to four of the territory’s six delegates to the Democratic National Convention.  The remaining two delegates went to the second place finisher, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, who earned 103 votes or 29.3 percent of the total.… Read more ...

Hawkins: Workers Need More Rights and Economic Democracy

Above image: People participate in a workers’ rights protest on September 14, 2017. By Ben Smith for The Daily Iowan.

By Howie Hawkins

As someone who has been a union member since I was a Marine with the American Servicemen’s Union until I retired last year as a Teamster as well as a member of the Industrial Workers of the World, I have lived the reality of mistreatment of workers in the United States.Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: Democratic Debates Show The Need For Strong Green Party Presidential Campaign

By Howie Hawkins Green for President

Green Party Presidential candidate Howie Hawkins saw serious shortcomings in what he heard from the Democratic candidates in the recent presidential debates and provided insights on how Green policy proposals differ significantly with those of the Democrats. Howie discussed Medicare for All, immigration reform, gun violence, socializing public safety net programs, the real ecosocialist Green New Deal, international trade and nuclear disarmament.

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Hawkins Becomes First Candidate To Endorse 350.org Climate Pledge

While In Detroit Hawkins States Opposition to Enbridge 5 Tunnel Construction

Howie Hawkins, a Green Party candidate for president, is the first candidate to endorse the candidate pledge of 350.org

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People’s Demand for Climate Action Drives Green Party Vote Surge Throughout Europe

Posted by Kevin Zeese

Above: European Green parties rode a green wave in the European elections because of their policies for action climate chaos were consistent with the people’s demands for action on climate.

The Green Party of the United States congratulated Green Parties throughout Europe for their strong showing in the recent elections for European Parliament, where the Greens won 71 seats, up from 52.Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Announces Campaign for Green Party Nomination for President

Posted By Kevin Zeese

Hawkins Releases Budget for an Ecosocialist Green New Deal 

Howie Hawkins announced in Brooklyn today that he is seeking the Green Party nomination for president.

The centerpiece of Hawkins’ campaign for president is an ecosocialist Green New Deal. He is calling upon the nation to declare a climate emergency and mobilize a crash program to convert the economy to 100% clean renewable energy with zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: ‘Earth Day 2019: The Necessity of an Ecosocialist Green New Deal’

By Howie Hawkins

Posted By Kevin Zeese

Note: Howie Hawkins, who is exploring whether to run for the Green Party nomination, puts forward the dangerous situation the Earth is facing with many environmental disasters occurring. Hawkins was the first Green New Deal candidate in 2010. Since then more than 60 Greens have run in support of the Green New Deal.Read more ...