It was reported Saturday the Reform Party postponed its presidential nomination during its national convention. IPR has now learned the party rescheduled the nomination for June 20. This is due to many of the delegates being unaware there were choices for the presidential nomination other than businessman Rocky De La Fuente, the Alliance Party presidential nominee and 2016 presidential nominee of the Reform Party. … Read more ...
Electoral reform organization, Free & Equal Elections is set to host a multi-party open Presidential Debate on March 4th, co-hosted by Open the Debates, an organization with similar intentions.
All 2020 Presidential candidates are invited to participate, however only 18 have been confirmed to attend:
- Robert Ardini, Republican Party
- Ken Armstrong, Libertarian Party
- Don Blankenship, Constitution Party
- Brian Carroll, American Solidarity Party
- Mark Charles, Independent
- Souraya Faas, Libertarian Party
- Erik Gerhardt, Libertarian Party
- Howie Hawkins, Green Party
- Zoltan Istvan, Republican Party
- Jo Jorgensen, Libertarian Party
- Adam Kokesh, Libertarian Party
- Charles Kraut, Constitution Party
- Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation
1. Q: I love your platform. It is different, it is futuristic, it’s trailblazing. You want to explore space and by that I don’t mean what were doing now, you want to do much, much more.… Read more ...
American Third Party Report: From an email sent by Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan to ATPR yesterday (video below is from July 26th, 2016 – 6 minutes):
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I am likely to get 5th overall in the US Elections, accoring to reports and media. We were recently at both the RNC and DNC.
When John McAfee declared his candidacy for President of the United States last September, he did so on the notional ticket of a new “Cyber Party.” In December, he chose instead to seek the Libertarian Party‘s 2016 presidential nomination.
Last Friday, another putative “new party” candidate — Zoltan Istvan, who declared himself a “Transhumanist Party” candidate for the presidency in 2014 — recommended, in a column for The Huffington Post, “To Grow Third-Party Politics in America, Make John McAfee the Libertarian Party Nominee”:
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The good news for America is that the Libertarian Party will probably be on all 50 state ballots, meaning it’s possible that the Libertarian Party presidential candidate could significantly alter the outcome of the elections.
From Zoltan Istvan at Tech Insider:
As part of my 2016 US Presidential campaign representing the transhumanist party, I’ve spent much of the last month in America’s highly religious South, traversing the Bible Belt and spreading the news that soon radical science and technology will overcome biological death.
From Eric Mack at CNET:
The question of allowing Syrian refugees in to the United States has created a political firestorm in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and one Presidential candidate proposes a novel, high-tech solution, but it’s also likely to make plenty of Americans uncomfortable.
Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan suggests that small microchips could be implanted under the skin of Syrian refugees as part of the process of admitting them into the United States or other countries around the world.… Read more ...
From Nevada Transhumanist Party Chief Executive Gennady Stolyarov II at The Rational Argumentator:
“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance
Extensive discussions have recently occurred in transhumanist circles on the desirable strategies, tactics, and directions for transhumanist political activity in the United States.… Read more ...
From the Rational Argumentator blog:
You can send all inquiries regarding the Nevada Transhumanist Party, membership possibilities, and activities to Mr.… Read more ...
Cryptocoins News recently ran this article on presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan and the newly-created Transhumanist Party. Given the site’s focus, CCN specifically asked Istvan about his and the party’s thoughts on bitcoin. Istvan responded:
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Basically, I’d say most Transhumanists support cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin and new technologies that are coming that way.
From Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan at the Huffington Post:
A wave of ethical discussions and admonitions recently appeared after Chinese scientists reported successfully editing an embryo’s DNA. Many large media outlets interviewed scientists around the globe who chimed in on the ethical implications of the science, which ultimately could lead to designer babies.… Read more ...
From Xavier Symons at BioEdge:
Zoltan Istvan is an American writer, futurist and philosopher. He is also perhaps the best-known proponent of transhumanism movement. He spoke with BioEdge earlier this week.
Q. The latest news in transhumanist circles, I gather, is that you will be running for President of the United States in 2016.… Read more ...