Ian Wilder of onthewilderside* writes: The Green Party press release below points out that Governor Cuomo is looking to make bad law worse in the name of making it better. New York has a terrible party system, where the same candidate can clog up the ballot running on a multitude of lines.… Read more ...
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
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 ...
Excerpt from a letter by Move to Amend Brookhaven:
We are enthusiastic to share a very exciting development for Move to Amend – Brookhaven.
On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6:30pm, at the Brookhaven Town Board meeting, the Board members will have the opportunity to vote to support a resolution that calls for a 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution that states “corporations are not people and money is not speech”.
From a Green Party of the United States announcement, as posted at onthewilderside.com:
Third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Senegal, passes statement of support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements
US Greens attend the meeting, which also passes “Rio+20 Summit” resolution in advance of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development
The third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Dakar, Senegal, last weekend, has adopted a statement of support for popular democratic movements around the world, including Arab Spring, the Spanish Indignants, and the Occupy Movement.… Read more ...
Full story at Green Party Watch: here.
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Cynthia McKinney Running for Congress as a Green?
by Ron Hardy/April 2, 2012
According to Atlanta Progressive News, Cynthia McKinney will be attempting to get on the ballot for the House of Representatives in her Atlanta district where she previously served 6 terms as a Democrat.
An e-mail statement from
March 31, 2012
The U.S. Tolerates Domestic Extra-Judicial Killings, Persecution, Racial Discrimination, and Genocide: Justice for Trayvon Martin Also Means Joining the International Struggle Against U.S. Lawlessness
As a mother of a young Black man whom I pray for nightly and worry daily about his life being violently ended senselessly either by someone marginalized by the unjust social structure of U.S.… Read more ...
How many wrong things can you find in the NYT paragraph about US Green Party?
An opinion piece by Ian Wilder of onthewilderside.com
The New York Times did a positive article about the German Green Party‘s growth titled Greens Gain in Germany, and the World Takes Notice. In the article, the Times takes a paragraph to explain why the US Green Party has not had similar success.… Read more ...
from Ballot Access News
Green Party Member Elected to Oklahoma City Council Last Month
May 8th, 2011
Dr. Edward Shadid, 43, a spinal surgeon, was elected to the city council of Oklahoma City on April 5, 2011. The election was non-partisan. He had run for the legislature as a Green Party nominee in 2010, and had polled 10.5%… Read more ...
Based on a national Green Party press release, as posted at onthewilderside.com:
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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 Watch
The once and future Mayor
May 3, 2011
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Jason West was Mayor of New Paltz New York from 2003 to 2007. An active member of the Green Party at that time, West was the first official in the United States to marry same-sex couples. He was arrested and charged with “solemnizing marriages without a license”.
Green Party Watch is a green politics blog which posts many official national and state Green Party press releases, and whose administrators are Green Party insiders. They have posted an open thread about the death of Bin Laden, where several greens have already left comments.
Hope everyone is having a wonderful start to their New Year!
Tom Cleland is a third party activist and blogger from Minnesota. He was a volunteer for Green Party candidate Farheen Hakeem for Governor.
Tom posted at his blog:
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Main Lesson of 2010
We forced the recount! The main lesson of 2010 is that if Democrats ignore Green Party issues, they risk losing elections.