Tag Archives: Howie Hawkins

Third Green Party Presidential Debate in Muncie, Indiana

The third of the Green Party Presidential Debates was held on September 20 in Muncie, Indiana and hosted by the Green Party Black Caucus.

The candidates in attendance were Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter, Ian Schlakman, Dennis Lambert, David Rolde, and Chad Wilson.

Topics covered include: How each of the candidates would grow the Green Party, combating Racism, how they would combat Climate Change, among others.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Supports Striking GM Workers

US auto workers have shut down General Motors. I support the strike of 48,000 General Motors workers who walked out at midnight Sunday evening. The shutdown of 35 manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Kansas, Texas, and New York will cost GM as much as $400 million in lost production each day.… Read more ...

Hawkins: Time For The Internet To Be Controlled By The Public Not Corporate Interests

By Howie Hawkins

It is time for the public to take back control of the Internet, a technology that was created with public dollars, so it serves the people’s interests. Under President Trump, there have been backward steps for the Internet and mass communication. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has always been corporate occupied territory.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel corrects the record on Campaign Email urging voters to donate to Howie Hawkins

In an email sent by the campaign staff of former senator and 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Mike Gravel, Mike Gravel reportedly urged supporters to donate to the Howie Hawkins Presidential Campaign with the subject line “Mike Gravel Endorses Howie Hawkins for President”

Many individuals, including Green Party Presidential Candidate Sedinam Moyowasifa-Curry questioned the “endorsement”, due to the Greens still being in the middle of their primary but the Gravel campaign reassured that this decision was all Gravel’s.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: ‘On Day One, the Next President Should Declare A Climate Emergency’

By Howie Hawkins

The next president should declare a Climate Emergency, which will give the president powers to act rapidly and decisively to confront the climate crisis. The president should also create a cabinet-level Office of Climate Mobilization for the coordination of all federal agencies in mobilizing the nation’s resources to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions and 100% clean renewable energy by 2030.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: ‘The US Culture Of Violence Is Reaping What It Has Sown’

Above: Protesters hold a rally against gun violence outside of New York Public Library in response to recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Denton, Ohio on August 4, 2019, in New York City. (Photo: Karla Ann Cote/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

By Howie Hawkins

The US is in the midst of an epidemic of mass killings.… 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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Howie Hawkins: ‘Alienated, Not Apathetic: Why Workers Don’t Vote’

By Howie Hawkins

One stop that sticks out from my first campaign barnstorm through the South and Midwest was a 2 am stop on June 5 at a Waffle House in Kimball, TN, west of Chattanooga on the way to Nashville. We were on the longest leg of the trip. We had to get from an evening speaking event in Athens, GA to a 4 pm event the next day in St.… Read more ...

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 on the climate crisis.

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First Green Party Presidential Debate in St. Paul, Minnesota

The Green Party has been running a Presidential Nomination process as other parties have, as such they have had some debates to help the members who plan to vote in their party’s primary. The first one was held on July 19.

The candidates who participated in this debate were Sedinam Kinamo Cristin Moyowasifa-Curry, Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter, David Rolde, and Ian Schlakman (Via Telephone).… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: Nuclear Disarmament Should Be a Top 2020 Campaign Issue But Is Being Ignored

By Howie Hawkins

Two years ago on July 7, 2017, 122 nations approved the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of NuclearWeapons (TPNW). The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 for spearheading this achievement. Few Americans are aware of it and none of the major presidential candidates are informing us.… Read more ...

Hawkins Criticizes Florida For Undermining Felons Right To Vote

By Howie Hawkins Green for President

Last November the people of Florida voted for democracy by restoring voting rights of people convicted of crimes. In a landslide vote, Amendment 4 passed with overwhelming support—65% of the electorate voted to reject the Florida statute that had been ushered in during the Reconstruction era for the express purpose of denying voting rights to freed slaves.… Read more ...