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Founder of the British People/Ecology/Green Party dead at age 80

On August 21 Teddy Goldsmith died at the age of 80.  He was not a typical environmentalist, as the Guardian explains:

Over the years this belief cost him friends and allies as the green movement drifted gradually to the political left. His stubbornly conservative vision, and his commitment to “stability”, “tradition” and the teachings of ancient religions were at odds with the views of “progressive” green proponents of “multiculturalism” and “social justice”…

Goldsmith was a prominent figure on the radical wing of the international green movement and one of its most potent intellectual forces.

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Libertarian candidate for Missouri lieutenant governor debates rivals

The AP says Missouri Libertarian Teddy Fleck was left “largely on the sidelines during much of the sniping” between his Democratic and Republican rivals for lieutenant governor during a three-way debate Friday. Fleck “joined in the fray over a proposed constitutional amendment that would have created a one-eighth cent sales tax to boost funding for the state Veterans Commission.”… Read more ...