Third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Senegal, passes statement of support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements
US Greens attend the meeting, which also passes “Rio+20 Summit” resolution in advance of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development
The third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Dakar, Senegal, last weekend, has adopted a statement of support for popular democratic movements around the world, including Arab Spring, the Spanish Indignants, and the Occupy Movement.… Read more ...
1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson
GPW reports that Roseanne Barr is very active on Twitter, and had tweeted a challenge to Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to have both herself and Jill Stein on their programs.… Read more ...
An editorial from SocialistAlternative.org advocates leftist support of third party and independent candidates rather than Democrats. Read the full thing here.
Those who want to build the strongest electoral challenge to the two parties of the 1% need to act urgently. Socialists, left Greens, trade unionists, community groups, and other activists that want to fight back: We all need to organize public debates early this year.
Party for Socialism and Liberation at LiberationNews.org:
following article was written by a participant in the Oct. 1
Occupy Wall Street march on the Brooklyn
among the 700 protesters trapped and arrested there. Police brutality and
illegal arrests are taking place in cities and towns throughout the U.S.… Read more ...
As the Occupy Wall Street spirit of rebellion spreads
from NY to LA and around the globe, Establishment
politicians are looking for ways to turn the growing
movement into “the Tea Party of the liberals.” But
what is happening in Liberty Square can be a far
more powerful and fundamental force to remake
society.… Read more ...
Last February Cheri Honkala held a press conference announcing that she planned to run for Sheriff of Philadelphia with the Green Party. It was quite unconventional that a formerly homeless single mother who has been arrested over 200 times in the past 25 years for her anti-poverty work would seek the office of Sheriff however this move was almost inevitable.… Read more ...
I went by the Occupy San Francisco camp outside the Federal Reserve building at 101 Market Street yesterday. This thing is really going strong. Although it was late at night, there were maybe 30-40 people camped there, many sleeping, some sitting around talking, etc. Lots of signs, fliers, books, materials, free food that supporters have dropped off, etc.… Read more ...
“Occupy Wall Street” is becoming the big news story. But the irony is that nobody understands what is truly going on. The media, both political parties, the experts, even the protesters themselves — they’ve all got it wrong.… Read more ...