The most effective deterrent against the use of chemical weapons is not the mass bombing of Syria, an action that would be illegal under international law and counterproductive, but to use the international legal system that has been built since World War I and take legal action under the Chemical Weapons Convention.Members of the Security Council should immediately pass a resolution referring the issue of the use of chemical weapons in Syria to the International Criminal Court.
August 15, 2013
Finally, after working to see the end of mandatory minimum sentencing for nearly 30 years, hearing Attorney General Holder say the obvious – that mandatory sentences don’t work, are costly, unfair and need to be ended – was welcome.
Kevin Zeese was the 2006 Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Maryland. He was also endorsed by the Populist Party and Libertarian Party in that race. On Election Day, he received 27,564 votes, or 1.55%.
In a ruling that will change racially unfair police practices in New York, a federal judge has found the NYPD stop and frisk program to be unconstitutional.
The verdict in the Bradley Manning trial has already begun to create reverberations as people start to understand its impact, beyond the impact on Manning. While the greatest threat to Manning, Aiding the Enemy, was defeated, another threat, The Espionage Act, was not.
Justice: Green Shadow Cabinet stands with Bradley Manning
May 30, 2013
Bradley Manning is a whistleblower who has exposed the policies and practices of the U.S. governmnet’s domination and hegemony. From Tunisia to Yemen, Sweden to Washington, DC, the documents expose the operation of U.S.… Read more ...
The following article was published on TruthOut on April 30th. It concerns the formation of the new Green Shadow Cabinet. Kevin Zeese was the Green Party’s candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland in 2006. He received 27,564 votes, or 1.55%. Margaret Flowers is a pediatrician and blogger from Baltimore, MD.
More people are taking action in their communities to meet their basic needs because of government corruption at all levels that protects the status quo when urgent change is needed.… Read more ...
The following letter was forwarded by Jill Stein, Green Party nominee for President.
URGENT! PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY!
FROM: David Swanson, Medea Benjamin, Leah Bolger, Bruce Gagnon, Chris Hedges, George Martin and Kevin Zeese
Dear Friends in the Peace Movement,
We can’t afford to let this opportunity slip by. By taking action over the next five days the peace community has a chance to inject a compelling and courageous peace advocate into the 2012 presidential campaign, to have a voice in the national debate over war, militarism, and military spending.… Read more ...
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Two groups called the Velvet Revolution and Voters for Peace have taken action to have twelve Bush administration officials disbarred, or lose the ability to legally practice law, for “providing legal cover for the war crime of torture.” That quote is from Kevin Zeese, a board member of both organizations, and a Green Party Senate candidate in 2006. … Read more ...
The headline calls Zeese a fusion candidate because he tried to run for Senate as the nominee of the Green, Libertarian and Populist parties, only to see the state legislature outlaw fusion, leaving him to run as a Green Party nominee only.… Read more ...