Green Party: International law prohibits preemptive U.S. military action against North Korea and other countries

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Green Party leaders said today that threats of preemptive strikes and military intervention are placing the U.S. in the role of aggressor nation and undermining any chance of maintaining peace and international security. North Korea, Iran, and Venezuela have been the targets of recent belligerent threats from the Trump administration. Greens also strongly opposed sanctions against Russia, North Korea, and Iran and bipartisan efforts to ignite a new Cold War, calling such policies an invitation for World War III. Continue reading

Green Party urges prosecution of white supremacist groups for domestic terrorism in the wake of racist violence in Charlottesville

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States is calling for vigorous prosecution of white supremacist groups responsible for the violence, injuries, and deaths that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, August 12. Greens said that the violence inflicted on anti-racist counter-protesters, including a car driven into a crowd that killed one person and injured more than two dozen others, was a deliberate act of domestic terrorism. Continue reading

Ohio Green Party responds to Charlottesville

The Ohio Green Party unequivocally condemns the attack on anti-racist and anti-fascist protesters yesterday in Charlottesville, Virginia and are saddened by the death and injuries. The Green Party is an anti-racist organization continually working to create a just and fair society for all. The Green Party fully supports the fundamental right of counter-protesters to free speech, freedom of assembly and redress of grievances. The Party holds, as its Black Caucus states, that “In recognition of the central role of racism in the creation of our country's governmental, social, and economic systems and the use of race as a means of dividing and destroying progressive movements for fundamental change, we are actively antiracist. We oppose institutional, interpersonal, and cultural racism.” Continue reading

Hate Groups Not Welcome In Charlottesvile — Or In Virginia

RICHMOND, VA - Hundreds of haters will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, and the Green Party of Virginia joins with millions of our citizens in proclaiming that there is no place for them in our commonwealth. They represent what the Southern Poverty Law Center describes as "a broad spectrum of far-right extremist groups – from immigration foes to anti-Semitic bigots, neo-Confederates, Proud Boys, Patriot and militia types, outlaw bikers, swastika-wearing neo-Nazis, white nationalists and Ku Klux Klan members," rallying under the banner "Unite the Right." Continue reading

Green Party of New York Publishes Open Letter to Schumer and Gillibrand Opposing Israel Anti-Boycott Act - S.72

The below letter can be viewed online and shared via Scribd from:http://www.gpny.org/open_letter_to_schumer_and_gillibrand_opposing_israel_anti-boycott_act_-_s_720 RE: Oppose S.720 – Israel Anti-Boycott Act Continue reading

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of Korea and Green Party of the United States have published a joint statement against the decision to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea. The statement follows below. Jill Stein, 2016 Green nominee for President of the U.S., traveled to South Korea in July along with a peace delegation to support Koreans protesting deployment of THAAD. Continue reading

Green Party of Philadelphia Endorses the National Housing Day of Action

The membership of the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) endorsed the National Housing Day of Action at its July monthly meeting in Fishtown. Green Party members will join the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) and other activists at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 29, to defend housing rights. Greens will join PPEHRC for a press conference at 3554 North 6th Street in Philadelphia and then help distribute food to residents in public housing. Continue reading

Green Party condemns Trump's ban on transgender people in the military: statement from the Lavender Green Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Lavender Green Caucus of the Green Party of the United States has released a statement responding to the ban on military service by transgender people that was announced by President Trump on July 26. The statement, which represents the Green Party's position, strongly condemns the ban. The text follows below.  The Lavender Green Caucus is the party's advocacy group on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual issues. The Green Party, in its national platform, supports full legal and political equality for all persons, regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity, characteristics, and expression. Continue reading

Green Party Of Philadelphia Joins The Fight For Housing Rights

Green Party of Philadelphia joins the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign for the national housing day of action PHILADELPHIA, PA. -- On July 29th 2017 at 10:00 am the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) will join the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) and other activists for a national day of action to defend housing rights. Greens will join PPEHRC for a press conference at 3554 N 6th St in Philadelphia then participate help distribute food to residents in public housing. Continue reading

Final schedule of events for news media at Green Party's Annual National Meeting in Newark, July 13-16

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Jill Stein, the Green Party's 2016 presidential nominee, New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Seth Kaper-Dale, and other Green candidates and officeholders will speak at press conferences during the Green Party's 2017 Annual National Meeting in Newark, New Jersey, this week. Greens will convene from Thursday, July 13, until Sunday, July 16, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. The 2017 meeting will feature Green Party panels, workshops, meetings of the Green National Committee, and other events. Continue reading