Green Party will respond to Trump's State of the Union, Jan. 30, with a special GreenStream broadcast, videos, and more
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States will respond to President Trump's 2018 State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 30, with a special broadcast of GreenStream and videos from Green Party candidates and activists.
Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, the Green Party's 2016 national nominees, will comment on Mr. Trump's speech before Congress immediately after the broadcast and will take questions from viewers.
For Immediate Release:
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Scott McLarty, Green Party Media Director, 202-904-7614, firstname.lastname@example.org
Post-State of the Union commentary, Q&A with Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, 2016 national Green nominees
GreenStream online broadcast: Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. ET
The show will air on the Green Party's Facebook page on Tuesday, January 30, at 9:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 PT, and will begin with a simulcast of the President's speech.
Greens will address the president's statements and policies on a variety of issues, as well as recent actions by both Democrats and Republicans, and offer an alternative set of ideas and solutions. Green candidates have promoted the Green New Deal, a comprehensive program to boost the economy, create millions of new jobs, and provide for human needs by mounting an aggressive effort to stem the advance of climate change.
On Monday, Jan. 15, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, the Green Party published a statement urging several steps towards social, racial, and economic justice.
Greens are planning other responses to the State of the Union, to be announced.
GreenStream is the Green Party's livestream show. More GreenStream broadcasts and Green Party videos can be viewed on the party's video page.
Previous GreenStream broadcasts:
January 19, 2018: Cheri Honkala, 2012 Green vice-presidential nominee and founder and leader of Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign, interviewed by Philadelphia community activist Edgardo Gonzalez.
November 2, 2017: Merrily Mazza, Green incumbent candidate for City Council in Lafayette, Colorado, interviewed by Green Party co-chair Andrea Mérida Cuéllar.
October 5: Jabari Brisport, Green candidate for City Council, District 35, in New York City, interviewed by Green Party co-chair Gloria Mattera.
September 20: Julie Bañuelos, Green candidate for Denver School Board, interviewed by Green Party co-chair Andrea Mérida Cuéllar
August 23: Ursula Rozum, Campaign for New York Health upstate coordinator and member of the Green Party of New York State, interviewed by New Jersey Green Party member Theo Williams on the movement to enact a Single-Payer national health care program
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