The Mountain Party’s (that is, the West Virginia affiliate of the Green Party) candidate for US Senate Jesse Johnson participated today in an anti-mountaintop removal protest at the White House. More than 100 people were arrested at the protest in an act of civil disobedience, although Johnson does not appear to be one of them.… Read more ...
After losing the race to represent the Democrats in a special US Senate election, former Democratic politician (and arguably, institution as far as West Virginia is concerned) Ken Hechler has endorsed Jesse Johnson. Johnson is the nominee for US Senate of the Mountain Party, West Virginia’s affiliate of the Green Party.… Read more ...
Press release emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org:
President Obama must cancel his plans for Atlantic and Alaskan offshore drilling, and hold BP and Halliburton liable for the Gulf spill’s damage, say Greens
• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on energy
policy, climate change, and related issues:
• The Green Party’s 2010 Annual National Meeting, Detroit, Michigan,
June 24-27 http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com… Read more ...
Press release from GP.org:
Two fossil-fuel dangers threaten America’s economic health, public health and natural habitats: coal and offshore drilling for oil, say Greens on Earth Day 2010
• Greens demand an end to mountaintop removal mining, poisoning of water such as the Flint water crisis, lethal worker safety violations, and industry corruption and control over government policy
• Obama’s offshore drilling plans threaten Alaska and the Atlantic coast with public health disasters and devastations of natural habitats
WASHINGTON, DC — On Earth Day 2010, Green Party candidates and leaders said that coal and offshore drilling for oil represented two severe threats to America’s public and environmental well-being, and urged President Obama and Congress to reverse course on both.… Read more ...