While the Green Party won't be selecting our presidential nominee until July of 2020, the race for the 2020 Green Party presidential nomination has already begun. The Presidential Campaign Support Committee has published the documentation for those seeking our nomination. The PCSC also maintains a document listing those seeking our nomination.

They are Roland G. Aranjo, Sedinam Moyowasiza-Curry, Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter, Dennis Lambert, David Rolde, Ian Schlakman and Chad Wilson.

The national Green Party is committed to maintaining a neutral stance towards those seeking our nomination. The individual campaigns are responsible for supplying the material that appears below and a posting does not imply endorsement or approval of the content by any Green Party entity.

David Rolde advances proposal for Green Party to call for the total elimination of the U.S. military

As a candidate for the 2020 Green Party U.S. Presidential nomination, one of the main issues that I have been focusing on is calling for the U.S. military to be totally eliminated. The GPUS and the Green Party Presidential nominee should be calling for the U.S. military budget to be reduced to zero, not just cut by 50% or some other arbitrary amount. I have been an anti-imperialist anti-war activist for at least 18 years. Elimination of the U.S. military has been my political position (and the position of many other anti-imperialist anti-war activists who I work with) for a long time since before I ever thought of running for the GPUS Presidential nomination.  Continue reading

Time for the internet to be controlled by the public not corporate interests

It is time for the public to take back control of the Internet, a technology that was created with public dollars, so it serves the people’s interests. Under President Trump, there have been backward steps for the Internet and mass communication. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has always been corporate occupied territory. The next president needs to appoint commissioners who represent the public interest, not the corporate interests of telecoms. Continue reading

Because of You

Roses are Red,Oceans are Blue,Our campaign is running,For each one of you ... The Dennis Lambert for President 2020 campaign believes in the equality of all people. Our campaign is dedicated to helping the people achieve a truly democratic society. Continue reading

Howie Hawkins for President supports striking GM auto workers

US auto workers have shut down General Motors. I support the strike of 48,000 General Motors workers who walked out at midnight Sunday evening. The shutdown of 35 manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Kansas, Texas and New York will cost GM as much as $400 million in lost production each day. GM is demanding big concessions: more worker payments for health care, a raise below the rate of inflation, and no change to the union- and solidarity-destroying system of tiers that allows the company to hire second-class workers as lower-paid temps with no contract rights. Continue reading

FEC Recognition of the Dennis Lambert for President Campaign

One step further for legitimacy... The FEC has recognized the Dennis Lambert for President 2020 campaign. We filed paperwork with the Green Party of the United States and got recognition as a candidate in May of 2018. We sent in the questionnaire to the Green Party Presidential Campaign Support Committee in July and got an acknowledgement of receipt. Continue reading

Dario Hunter is officially recognized as a GP Presidential Candidate

Dario Hunter of Youngstown, Ohio has just become officially recognized by the Green Party as a candidate for the 2020 Green Party presidential nomination. Hunter was born in New Jersey to an African-American mother and Persian father. He is a graduate of Princeton University and has three law degrees. He has taught as a high school English teacher, served as a K-8 school administrator and as a community college instructor. Hunter serves as a member of the Youngstown Board of Education. He has practiced law in Canada and worked as an international environmental lawyer. He has also served as a rabbi, providing religious services to the Youngstown community. Continue reading

The Sunrise Movement Needs To Demand More In The Green New Deal

Today I signed the Sunrise Movement's No Fossil Fuel Money pledge. The pledge reads: "I pledge to not take contributions from the oil, gas, and coal industry and instead prioritize the health of our families, climate, and democracy over fossil fuel industry profits." The Sunrise Movement explains: "Taking the pledge means that a candidate's campaign will adopt a policy to not knowingly accept any contributions over $200 from the PACs, executives, or front groups of fossil fuel companies — companies whose primary business is the extraction, processing, distribution, or sale of oil, gas, or coal. We will provide a list of these companies upon request." Continue reading

Social Justice and Equality

One of the Green Party's 10 Key Values is Social Justice and Equal Opportunity. As the White House is working to allow employers to terminate workers for sexual orientation and gender identity, Dennis Lambert and other Greens participated in Toledo Pride this past weekend. Gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, and immigration status have no impact on job performance and discrimination does not help the job market or the economy and it does not make America great. Continue reading

Howie Hawkins, calls for 'Climate Emergency," says democratic climate plans are insufficient

Howie Hawkins, who is seeking the Green Party presidential nomination, today urged the next president to declare a Climate Emergency on the first day in office. Hawkins pointed out: "By declaring the climate crisis a national emergency, the president is empowered by existing laws to address the climate crisis without congressional approval. Congressional, presidential, Pentagon and intelligence reports and policy documents have identified climate change as a national security threat since 1990. It is time for immediate action to confront climate chaos." Continue reading

Anti-Racism Anti-White Supremacy

Representation is not reparations. Simply because Barack Obama was President of the United States, it does not mean that racism is over. Repeating this lie is like telling someone to quit playing the Powerball after someone else in their state won.  The ignorance of the elected officials and citizens who repeat this idea are representative of the systemic racism in America that still exists despite legislation to reverse the prejudice of our governments. We cannot be a democratic society where prejudice is allowed to silently control the freedom and liberty of a portion of our population simply because of the color of their skin. Continue reading