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Gather up, Greens! Left Forum, May 20 Meetup, Greens in DC and More

Green Party of New York Newsletter With news of Trump's airstrikes in Syria continuing the destructive US policy of permanent war around the world, it is even more important for Greens to gather, learn from each other and get stronger. We have many opportunities to do just that in the coming months. In This E-blast: Continue reading

International Seeds Day

Organizations, activists and people from various professional and linguistic backgrounds will observe April 26 as International Seeds Day (ISD) advocating for patent-free seeds, organic food and farmers' rights. ISD will be an educational day for the public to learn about genetically modified food and its health hazardous effects and the agribusiness of major US and European companies and their monopoly over the agriculture in Africa and Asia with emphasis on India, Iraq and Afghanistan. It will be a day of solidarity with farmers in countries devastated by war (Afghanistan, Iraq & others) and of resistance. Join us to endorse and publicize April 26 as International Seeds Day and/or organize an event on April 26. Final deadline to endorse and/or organize an event is: April 12 Continue reading

Green Political Organizer to address 12th Annual Peace and Justice Gathering

Adrián Boutureira, the National Political Organizer of the Green Party of the United States, will be one of the keynote speakers at Saturday's 12th Annual Peace and Justice Gathering. Adrian came to the US in 1973 following the consolidation of the brutal right wing military regime in his native country of Uruguay.  He has since spent his adult life in the US engaged in the struggle for social justice: racial, economic and environmental justice, Latin American struggles, Palestinian Liberation, and human rights. Adrián supported Jill Stein for President, where he served as Field Director and Special Advisor on Palestinian and Latin American Affairs. He is presently serving as National Political Organizer for the Green Party, and lives in Austin. Continue reading

Local Michigan parks commission passed a resolution opposing Nexus pipeline

The Ypsilanti, Michigan Township Park Commission passed a resolution on April 3 opposing the construction of the Nexus natural gas pipeline through Michigan The Nexus pipeline is being constructed by Enbridge, Inc., a Canadian corporation.  The pipeline will be used to distribute natural gas from the Appalachians to Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Ontario. Natural gas would be supplied by fracking in the Appalachians, a process that will destroy sensitive natural areas.  The majority of fracked gas will be going to Canada, and the pipeline has the potential to irreversibly destroy waterways that feed directly into the Great Lakes.  Continue reading

Green News Network schedule for the first week of April

Last week on the Green News Network we went GLOBAL, bringing you perspectives on the fight for justice from around the word. Make sure you check out anything you missed at WatchGNN.tv and tune in for what we have coming up! Watch GNN live at Facebook.com/drjillstein and join the conversation in the chat Tonight, Monday 4/03 at 8pm ET: David Cobb will dig deep into the powerful revolutionary tools of Pedagogy and Theater of the Oppressed with Reg Flowers, and you can learn about the Pedagogy and Theater of the Oppressed Conference in Detroit, coming up in June! Continue reading

Vote Green this Tuesday, April 4th!

From McHenry County to Jackson County, Illinois Greens are running solid, competitive campaigns for local office. Don’t forget to vote for these candidates on April 4th! And if you can help out during the final push this weekend, please contact the campaigns as indicated below. Continue reading

Greens continue to organize in New York State

With the presidential election months in the past, Green Party members in New York are continuing to organize and work towards forming new state party chapters. The Hudson Valley Green Party is planning on holding an organizational meeting in June in Beacon, New York. They're planning on adopting bylaws and electing officers. The counties involved are Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester, Ulster and Orange. Continue reading

Friday is Lobby Day in Texas!

Just a last minute reminder about Our Water, Our Land, Our Elections Lobby Day at the Capitol in Austin on Friday March 24. You can come anytime between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to Room E2.002 to pick up materials and visit with your legislators. Note cell service is iffy in the Capitol Extension, but you can try to reach kat at 210-471-1791 (txt best) if you get lost. Continue reading

Green Party Tampa is having an Open House event

We want you to be there. We will be discussing the future of the Green Party in the Tampa Bay area and how you can get involved. This is a great opportunity to get your voice heard and help your community. We will be meeting Sunday at 2:00 pm at Peace House, 8052 N 56th Street in Tampa Bay. Continue reading

Green Party Candidate Calls on City Officials to Uphold Election Integrity

Long-time Activist's Write-In Campaign At Risk of Sabotage Cheri Honkala, a well-known Kensington-based anti-poverty activist and candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 197th state house district, will be speaking to the press about allegations of election rigging in the March 21 special election to fill the 197th state house district seat vacated by a Democratic legislator who resigned after a federal corruption conviction. Continue reading