Green Party Convention Comes To NOLA

Jill Stein

 

Local pols aren't the only ones strategizing this week. Dr. Jill Stein came to New Orleans on Friday, and the Green Party leader discussed a shift from the two-party system. Stein, the 2012 presidential nominee, spoke before a packed room at the Healing Center for the Green Party of Louisiana's 2014 statewide convention.

Citing recent democratic uprisings in the Middle East, Brazil, Turkey, Ukraine, and even the Occupy movement and fight against tar sands here in America, Stein applauded these examples of "people power rising up" and felt optimistic that more would come.

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