Tag Archives: Green Party

Libertarian Party National Convention

The Libertarian Party National Convention happens a few days from now.  This thread is for factual comments on events, including liveblogging. Other comments will not pass through approval.

Similar threads will be created for the Green Party, Constitution Party, and Democratic Socialists of America, if we can find out when their national convention — however titled — is occurring.… Read more ...

News & Notes: Contested Libertarian Primary in New Mexico, Hepola Lukewarm on Basic Income

NOT SO UNIVERSAL: Supporting direct cash payments for families and individuals is a founding principle of Minnesota’s newest political party. But Cory Hepola, the first Minnesota candidate endorsed by Andrew Yang’s Forward Party, has questioned the idea in the past and isn’t sold on implementing the policy on the state level.… Read more ...

Green Party: Leaked Roe v. Wade Decision Could Mean Massive Danger to Reproductive Healthcare

The Green Party of the United States has expressed alarm and calls to organize for the right to safe, legal and confidential access to abortions, following reports of a leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.

“This is an extremely disturbing decision from the Supreme Court,” said Green Party National Women’s Caucus Spokesperson Holly Hart.… Read more ...

Green Party says U.S. Complicit in Yemen Humanitarian Crisis; Arms Sales to Saudis Must End

Green Party leaders called on President Biden to take advantage of the April 2nd cease-fire among warring parties in Yemen, to follow through on his promise to end support for all offensive operations, to end weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and to help end the blockade of Saudi warships off the coast of Yemen to allow humanitarian aid to enter the country.… Read more ...

Green Party National Committee Co-Sponsors Earth Day Strike 2022, Calls for Gas Boycott

The National Committee of the Green Party of the United States voted on March 27 to endorse and co-sponsor the Earth Day Strike 2022 and Gas Boycott.

The Green Party joins the coalition of citizen activist groups calling for a Gas Boycott as part of a ten-day program of nonviolent action to advance the causes of peace, environmental protection, and social justice from Earth Day, April 22, through May Day.… Read more ...

Green Party on IPCC Report: U.S. Must Halt Fossil Fuel Emissions, Enact a Green New Deal

The Green Party of the United States said today that world leaders must interpret the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as highlighting the need to immediately halt the burning of fossil fuels.

Greens said it was critical for the Global North, starting with the U.S., to dramatically increase its funding for climate mitigation and adaptation by the Global South.… Read more ...

News & Notes: Internal Fighting Consumes Colorado Green Party, Salt Lake Mayor Backs Evan McMullin

ROCKY ROAD FOR COLORADO GREENS: Fighting within the Green Party of Colorado has resulted in yet another cycle without candidates.

According to Gary Swing, who joined the Green Party in the 1990s, the party’s last legitimate assembly was in 2016, before Mérida’s complete takeover.

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Former Socialist Presidential Nominee Brian Moore Running for Governor of Florida as a Green Party Candidate

Brian Moore has announced that he is seeking the Green Party’s nomination for governor of Florida in 2022. Moore, who received 6,582 votes as the Socialist Party’s presidential nominee in 2008, will need to raise $8,050.86 to qualify for a spot on the ballot.

Somewhat curiously, his campaign manager is Joe Wendt, a registered Republican who has previously been involved with the Reform Party and Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

News & Notes: Cory Hepola Hits Campaign Trail, Parties Sue Indiana, Brock Pierce Spending Big in Vermont

HEPOLA HITS THE TRAIL: Forward Party gubernatorial candidate Cory Hepola “revealed his three main campaign ‘pillars’ during a meeting of the Perham Noon Rotary on Thursday, March 24.”

“I am running for governor of Minnesota because we deserve better,” said Hepola during his speech. “We are allowing the 10% of extreme voices hijack the conversation and to push this conversation into bad places and into inactivity … and I just couldn’t sit by anymore, I couldn’t wait anymore, as this was continuing to happen, this lack of progress.”… Read more ...

News & Notes: Tlaib to Speak for Working Families Party, Seder Slams Andrew Yang, Greens Call for Ceasefire

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE: “The Green Party condemns Russia’s military incursion, which is in violation of international law, regardless of real or perceived provocations.  We also recognize the US government and Western powers are responsible for 30 years of provocations by failing to respect the promise to not expand NATO after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.… Read more ...

Green Party Offers Early Campaign Development Webinar

The Green Party’s Coordinated Campaign Committee is hosting a webinar for candidates who are at the very early stages of organizing their campaigns. The event will be held on February 22, 2022 at 9pm Eastern.

The session will focus on topics like assembling a campaign team, initial financial set-up (i.e.… Read more ...