Proposal 1126: Establish a National Green Party Day

Background The benefits of having a National Day include news stories, increase in product sales for branded merchandise, outreach visibility, social media engagement, national and local events, and fundraising opportunities. Continue reading

Proposal 1131: Endorse Railroad Workers United Resolution in Support of Public Ownership of Rail

Background Railroad Workers United (RWU) has requested organizations including the Green Party of the United States to endorse its resolution calling for public ownership of US railroads. Public ownership of railroads, to be run for the public good, is a key demand of workers. United Electrical has for example issued a statement in support of this key demand. RWU expects a nationwide campaign for public ownership to launch in the near future and has requested endorsement consideration as soon as possible within Green Party’s typical rules and procedures. The Steering Committee therefore supports consideration of this endorsement as an expedited proposal to the National Committee. Continue reading

Proposal 1124: Endorse the February 19, 2023, Rage Against the War Machine Demonstration

Background The Green Party of the U.S. has approved a statement calling for a negotiated end to the Ukraine War. Accordingly, the GPUS should support and endorse the February 19 “Rage Against the War Machine” anti-war demonstration in Washington DC. The demands of the demonstration organizers, listed below, are consistent with the positions of the GPUS. Continue reading

Proposal 1123: Endorse UNAC's STOP US Wars: MLK Week of Actions

Proposal The Green Party of the United States will co-sponsor the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC)’s STOP U.S. Wars: MLK Week of Actions. State parties are encouraged to support the convening of local groups of Green Party members to attend the MLK week actions that are already being planned near them in a coordinated fashion (3). Continue reading

Proposal 1115: Endorse UNvote4Cuba Call to Action

In line with long-standing and current efforts by U.S. Green Party committees, states, caucuses and members and the GPUS Platform position, along with 184 countries of the world standing in solidarity with Cuban and Cuban American families on ending the harmful failed U.S. economic blockade and sanctions on Cuba, and with the upcoming historic 30th United Nations General Assembly vote condemning the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba, the Green Party of the United States will publicly endorse and U.S. Greens will support and participate in UNvote4Cuba solidarity events from Oct 27 through Nov 3, 2022. Continue reading

Proposal #1077: Earth Day Strike 2022

The Green Party of the United States will co-sponsor the Earth Day Strike 2022 for People, Planet and Peace. The idea for having an action involving unified local strikes was proposed by Jill Stein following a series of meetings with a group of activists who were involved with GPAX's webinar "Nonviolence in a Violent World: Making a Difference Through Direct Action and Civil Disobedience."  Continue reading

Proposal 1055: Endorse NoNewJails Campaigns

Background The Green Party of the US resolution to endorse #NoNewJail Campaigns The NoNewJails campaign started in 2018 in NYC to shut down Rikers prison, and is part of a growing prison abolition movement around the country, with the hashtag #NoNewJails cropping up in California, Michigan, Louisiana, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Continue reading

Proposal 1035: GPUS to join World Beyond War WBW by signing its Peace Pledge

Background World Beyond War is a major resource in the anti-war community.  Its purpose is in line with our Peace pillar.  The Peace Action Committee has alreadypartnered with WBW in developing webinars.  GPUS should become a signatory to their Peace Pledge. Proposal That the GPUS sign the Peace Pledge of World Beyond War and become one of its members. Continue reading

Proposal 1010: Endorse Alliance For Just Money AFJM Resolution 1

Background For over 100 years monetary reformers have called for fundamental change from our private, debt-based money system which concentrates wealth and power, to a democratic, equity-based money that circulates permanently and equitably in the real economy. Congress needs to legislate this change, but they don’t know it. Since the 1930’s money systems have been a taboo topic and we all suffer a terrible ignorance about how powerfully they affect our lives. Continue reading

Proposal 970: Endorsement of HR2407

Promoting the Human Rights of Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Occupation H.R.2407 was introduced in the House to prohibit money from the United States to be prohibited from being used to torture or harm Palestinian children. [It's not about ending arms sales however.] It ask United States Secretary of State, to promise in certified writing that Israel is not using American money to torture Palestinian children. It is important for the Green Party to come out clearly and cleanly in support of the rights of the Palestinian people, on the record. Continue reading