Tag Archives: Margaret Flowers

Press Release: Green Party of the U.S. Presidential Nominating Convention

The Green Party sent out the following press release today regarding the upcoming Green National Convention this weekend:

Green Party of the United States
www.gp.org

For Immediate Release
July 6, 2020

Contact:

Michael O’Neil, Green Party Communications Manager, meo@gp.org, 202-804-2758
Holly Hart, Green Party Media Committee Coordinator media@gp.org | 202-804-2758
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Green Party: Corporate parties fail to take climate change crisis seriously

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The following is a press release from the Green Party published on July 17th, 2016:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party is calling on voters concerned about the environment and the dire threat posed by climate change to “Go Green in 2016.”

The invitation is published in an open letter written by Margaret Flowers and James Lane, Honorary Co-chairs of the 2016 Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention.

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Green Party publishes appeal to Black Lives Matter supporters

From the Green Party’s website, June 28th, 2016: 

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party has published an appeal to supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement, written by Margaret Flowersand James Lane, Honorary Co-chairs of the 2016 Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention.

The letter encourages “all people who care about protecting and empowering black lives to work with us to build political power outside the corporate duopoly through the Green Party” and invites Black Lives Matter supporters to attend the Green convention.”… Read more ...

Maryland Green U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Flowers “calls for tax justice”

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Green Party Watch, April 11th, 2016:

Maryland Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Flowers is calling for congressional action “to enforce tax justice and stop the hiding of trillions of dollars of individual and corporate wealth in ‘offshore’ accounts in the more than 90 countries and US states such as Delaware, Nevada and Wyoming that serve as tax havens,” according to a release from her campaign.… Read more ...

Stein, Flowers sign open letter to FERC seeking fossil fuel infrastructure halt

flowerssteinGreen Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Maryland U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Flowers are among the more than 80 health professionals who have signed an open letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission urging a halt to the approval of new oil and gas infrastructure.

They write in part, “Based on scientific evidence of the health and public safety risks associated with fossil fuel infrastructure such as oil and gas drilling, refineries, pipelines and compressor stations and of their contribution to the further escalation of climate change and its associated risks to public health and safety, there must be a moratorium on new permits and a hold on construction for projects that have not been completed until a plan is made to move completely to energy sources that do not cause harm.”… Read more ...

Jill Stein & Margaret Flowers on Moyers & Company: Fighting the Good Fight

This past Sunday, 2012 Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein & Green Shadow Cabinet member Margaret Flowers were featured on the PBS show Moyers & Company to talk about their activism for progressive causes. From the show transcript:

BILL MOYERS: You have so much to do here at home on the political issues that concern you, why did you take on the Fukushima Nuclear Plant?… Read more ...

Green Shadow Cabinet: The ACA is the Wrong Direction, Time for Medicare for All

October 21, 2013

Margaret Flowers, Secretary of Health

In what is perhaps the greatest corporate scam ever, not only did the health insurance corporations write the federal health law, called the Affordable Care Act (ACA), to enhance their profits, but now they also have the government and non-profit groups doing the work of marketing their shoddy products.… Read more ...

Green Shadow Cabinet: Making a choice at 48: Medicare for all, or no Medicare at all

August 5, 2013
Margaret Flowers, Secretary of Health

The Medicare program just reached its 48th birthday. Events were held in 27 cities across the nation to celebrate, but we will have to do more if we hope to preserve this national treasure. The very real attacks on Medicare from both Democrats and Republicans raise concern about its future survival and the direction that our healthcare system is going in the United States.

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Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Another Government Is Necessary: The People Can Rule Better Than the Elites

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 ...

Videos from Green Party of Monmouth County, NJ regional conference on healthcare and labor

Below are videos posted on Youtube from the Green Party of Monmouth County.  On February 27th, they hosted a regional conference on “the Greens, labor, and healthcare,” featuring speakers and performers including Hugh Giordano of the Green Party of Philadelphia, folk singer Tom Neilson, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party of New York, and Margaret Flowers of Physicians for a National Health Program.… Read more ...