Tag Archives: Kimberly Wilder

Coverage varies on the release of FEC 2008 election results

from an opinion piece by IPR Contributor Kimberly Wilder at Onthewilderside.com:

FEC releases 2008 prez/congressional vote count: mixed media response

Ballot Access News is a site which focuses on why and how independent and third party candidates have so many ballot access hurdles to overcome. So, when the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) released its report on votes in the 2008 US Presidential race and Congressional races this week, Ballot Access covered the story in a straightforward way, and the FEC link was given.

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‘Top Ten Reasons to Like Third Parties’

Here is a video of a speech IPR’s very own Kimberly Wilder gave in April:

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Thursday, April 23, 2009: “Do we need a national third party?” debate in Long Island, NY

A third party event will be held Thursday, April 23rd at 7 PM at the Huntington Public Library 338 Main Street Huntington, NY. The event, hosted by The Huntington Chapter of the Long Island Progressive Coalition is part of their “Patriot Games” series.

The topic at hand is “Do we need a national third party?”… Read more ...

IPR’s Kimberly Wilder to speak on Swedish feminist political party

Movie showing with panel discussion about the creation of a feminist party

The Feminist Initiative film and discussion
last in the series…
Women’s Herstory Across the Globe

The Feminist Initiative
Sunday, April 26 at 2pm
Cinema Arts Centre

423 Park Avenue Huntington, NY

Guest Speakers:

Hedda Marcus, Professor of English, Women’s Studies and Multidisciplinary Studies at Nassau Community College

Kimberly Wilder, writer at Independent Political Report, third party activist

Andrea Callan, Executive Director of the NYCLU Suffolk County Chapter

Moderator: Charlotte Koons, board member of NYCLU, member CODEPINK

Some of the topics to be covered: feminism, third parties, coalition building, media messaging, platform creation

$9 Members / $12 Public / Includes Reception

Tickets can also be purchased at the box office during theatre hours or by calling Brown Paper Tickets toll free at 1-800-838-3006.… Read more ...

Kimberly Wilder’s good-bye message to the Green Party

Posted at On The Wilder Side. Reposted to IPR by Paulie. Kimberly Wilder has been a frequent source of Green Party news for IPR.

It is with some regret, and many mixed feelings that I am announcing my resignation from the Green Party.

Some of the background reasons are a shift in personal focus.… Read more ...

On The Wilder Side: What is Green?

On The Wilder Side:

On the national Green Party list, every once in awhile, we get in a cycle of self-reflection. The piece below is from a post that les evenchik made on a national Green Party list. With his permission, I edited it in hopes of crystallizing one definition of green politics.… Read more ...

Kimberly Wilder: Proposal to restructure the national Green Party (GP-US)

Posted at On The Wilder Side by Kimberly Wilder

Kimberly Wilder

As some (but not all) readers may know, the national Green Party (GP-US) is experiencing some money problems. Some of it is simply debt from the national convention. But, still, there are discussions about if we have to cut back on spending or rethink how operations are run.

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IL Green Party Issues Statement on Arrest of Governor

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested this morning by the FBI on corruption charges concerning statements he made about “selling” the open US Senate seat in Illinois. Apparently the FBI has him, on tape, making a number of outrageous statements regarding how the US Senate seat was to change hands, and what he was to get in return for it.… Read more ...