Stein/Baraka Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the Illegal immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA)

The US immigration nightmare began 20 years ago today. The media writes a lot about how Trump and the Republicans are the party of hate and fear-mongering against immigrants. Less known is the story of how Clinton and the Democrats actually created "Trumpismo" in immigration: deportations, detentions, death in the desert and night raids. It all began with President Bill Clinton. Continue reading

Greens Invite Progressives, Activists, & Voters to Meeting in Glassboro On Oct. 3rd

Join your fellow progressive neighbors in Gloucester County, New Jersey and learn how we can build the Green Party in our area. The Green Party is growing rapidly in New Jersey, and we are forming local chapters across the state that can organize and take the bold steps needed to end the domination of the 2 corporate parties. At this meeting, we will also be recruiting volunteers for Jill Stein's presidential campaign. Jill is the only candidate who puts people over profits every time. She’s also the only candidate in the race that stands with the American voter on common-sense policies including: Continue reading

D.C. Statehood Green Party says YES to statehood but urges NO on the Nov. 8 statehood referendum as written

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The D.C. Statehood Green Party is urging voters to reject the proposed "Constitution/Advisory Referendum on Statehood" ( http://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B21-0826 ) to be voted on in the Nov. 8 general election unless the draft Constitution is revised, requiring a Constitutional Convention upon achieving statehood. Party leaders said that the D.C. Statehood Green Party fully supports statehood, but objects to the referendum as written because the process it advances for approving a new Constitution violates basic democratic principles. Continue reading

Green Party of NJ joins Jill Stein's protest at closed presidential debate

The Green Party of New Jersey condemns the decision by the Commission on Presidential Debates to exclude Green Party candidate Jill Stein and other "third-party" candidates from the first debate, to take place on Monday. Democracy requires that we have the diverse range of political perspectives held by the citizens of this country represented on the debate stage. The debates must include candidates, such as Dr. Stein and her running mate Ajamu Baraka, who are not funded and controlled by wealthy corporations and who have the support of diverse working class people across the country. The Stein/Baraka ticket is on the ballot in 45 states, including New Jersey, and is an official write-in option in 3 additional states. The Green Party already had ballot access in 18 states prior to 2016. Dr. Stein gained ballot access in 27 additional states thanks to the tireless efforts of hundreds of petitioners, who collected nearly 250,000 signatures from registered voters nationwide. Continue reading

Despite Exclusion from Hofstra Debate Stage, Jill Stein Will Participate in First Debate by Making her Case Directly to the American People

Hundreds of supporters of Dr. Jill Stein will be attending the venue of the first presidential debate at Hofstra. They will seek to escort Stein to the debate venue. If she is prevented from participating in the debate, supporters will hold a "People's Debate" outside of the Hofstra venue. Some have pledged to engage in dignified non-violent civil disobedience as a way to protest the Commission on Presidential Debates. Continue reading

Greens Call for Special Session to Pass Strict Ethics Reforms After Indictments of Cuomo Confidants

Albany - After US District Attorney Preet Bharara's indictments of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's confidants Joseph Percoco and President Alain Kaloyeros of SUNY Poly, the Green Party of New York called on the Governor to bring the legislature back into session to pass strict ethics reform laws. These reforms include: closing the LLC loophole, a ban on all campaign donations from state contractors (like Congress), disclosure of all outside income (like Congress), a cap on all outside income to a maximum of 15% of the highest sitting legislator salary (like Congress), eliminating leadership stipends except majority and minority (like Congress), capping the maximum allowable donation level to state candidates at the Congressional level, and instituting a system of full public campaign financing like Maine and Arizona. Continue reading

Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential Candidate Touring I-4 Corridor and Miami, Florida

The Presidential Candidate of the Green Party of the United States for 2012 and 2016, Dr. Jill Stein will be speaking at upcoming events scheduled in the I-4 Corridor and Miami, Florida. These events are FREE! Donations for Jill's campaign will be gratefully accepted! Local Green Party members will be in attendance. Press conferences are also being scheduled at all event locations. Continue reading

Green Party Presidential candidate Dr Jill Stein returns to Providence on September 23

Dr Jill Stein, Presidential candidate of the Green Party, returns to Providence for a September 23 1 PM speech in Sapinsley Hall on the Rhode Island College campus in an event sponsored by the RIC Environmental Club. Dr Stein, fresh from standing with the Standing Rock Sioux confronting the Dakota Access Pipeline will have tales from the resistance to the fossil fuel companies all over the country. Her campaign college tour is focusing on how eliminating student debt when combined with a Green New Deal, can put our communities back on their feet, something that bailing out the banks never did. Continue reading

Korean and U.S. Green Parties joint statement against deployment of U.S. missile program in Korea

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Korean Greens and the Green Party of the United States published a joint statement on Monday, Sept. 19 against deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea. The statement follows below. THAAD is a U.S. Armed Forces anti-ballistic missile system designed to shoot down short, medium, and intermediate range ballistic missiles. On Sept. 9, 2016, President Obama announced that THAAD batteries would be sited in South Korea and Japan in the wake of a North Korean nuclear bomb test. Continue reading

Green Party urges widespread protest by voters against decision by the Commission on Presidential Debates to bar alternative-party nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Green Party leaders are urging voters across the U.S. to express their anger in response to an announcement from the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) on Friday that alternative-party candidates would be barred from the debates. "Voters deserve the right to know about all the candidates who'll be on the ballot on Election Day. The CPD has violated that right by rigging the debates. Americans should protest loudly and demand that control over the debates be taken away from the CPD," said Dr. Cecile Lawrence, co-spokesperson for the Green Party's National Women Caucus and 2010 candidate for U.S. Senator from New York. Continue reading