Platt announces run for Albany Mayor

Remarks by Dan Platt of the Upper Hudson Green Party announcing his decision to run for Mayor of Albany, New York. We are at a truly historical moment in this country and in this city. It is time to move away from holding people's feet to the fire and get right to throwing the rotting system itself into the fire. Continue reading

Immigrant Justice for New Jersey!

Seth Kaper-Dale for New Jersey Governor We've had our work cut out for us lately, haven't we? In response to Trump's initial flurry of Executive Orders, hundreds of people from around our state joined a vigil I led at Reformed Church of Highland Park. Rabbis, imams, and community leaders reminded us of our calling to defend all people, and that right now this means defending refugees and immigrants. That vigil resulted in the creation of a rapid response team, D.I.R.E. (Deportation and Immigration Response Equipo), launched publicly last Thursday, in a packed meeting broadcast by Wall Street Journal and international press. Continue reading