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Save the date for our 2021 convention!

The Maine Green Independent Party 2021 convention will take place on May 22-23 The Maine Green Independent Party is looking forward to bringing together Green Independents from across the state at our 2021 convention, being held May 22-23. We are excited to discuss our goals and organization in a positive manner to move Maine forward. Continue reading

PA Greens: Allegheny County must pass paid sick leave, address air quality

PHILADELPHIA – The following testimony was given by Vice-chair Jay Walker, Green Party of Allegheny County, before the Allegheny County Council on March 9. My name is Jay Ting Walker, and I’m the vice chair of the Green Party of Allegheny County. I want to lend my voice of support for the paid sick days legislation that’s being considered by this council. During a global pandemic sick workers feeling like they’re stuck choosing between potentially infecting others with COVID or paying their bills is completely unacceptable. Let’s as a county put into place an ordinance that not only benefits the workers who run our society, but also our entire society as a whole. Paid sick leave legislation is a common sense policy that should be a no-brainer. Continue reading

Greens endorse citizens initiative on health care

AUGUSTA, ME -- The Maine Green Independent Party endorses a citizens initiative to establish a publicly funded health care system for all Maine residents. The party's state committee voted unanimously to support the initiative, which was launched several months ago by Maine Health Care Action, a campaign group organized by Maine AllCare. The party will promote the petition campaign and encourage members to collect signatures to place the measure on the ballot. Continue reading

Urgent Call to Action - Help protect Indiana wetlands

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana's wetlands need your help! Can you call or email your State Representative ASAP and tell them to vote NO on SB 389? With just 5 more "no" votes, it will be possible to defeat Senate Bill 389 which would reduce and in some cases completely eliminate protection of Indiana wetlands. Find your State Representative Continue reading

Calling All Progressive Greens

Local leaders are needed for massive community organizing project WARRENVILLE, IL – Are you ready to be the change? The Illinois Green Party has a massive community organizing project and we need your help! Since the project entails empowering local community groups, lots of leaders are needed. Sign-up to learn more or join a group at www.ilgp.org. Green Party Series, Livestreams every Monday at 8:00 p.m. CST. The April 12th guest is Peter Schwartzman, mayor-elect of Galesburg, Illinois Green Party member, and 1st Green mayor in Illinois! Continue reading

May Day March & Rally

ALBANY, NY – The Upper Hudson Green Party invites you to a rally with speakers at Albany Medical Center on May 1 beginning at 1:00 p.m. in a show of solidarity with the nurses' struggle for a fair contract and PPE. The rally will be followed by a short march at 3:00 p.m. to the Washington Park Amphitheater where live music and poetry will be performed with public speakers and space for organizations to table and advertise their relevant causes. Continue reading

Which way forward for the working class?

ALBANY, NY – Join the Upper Hudson Green Party Join us on April 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a Zoom discussion of the workers’ movement here from a group of esteemed panelists who will provide insightful answers to the question, “What way forward for the workers’ movement?” Registration for the event is now open. Continue reading

The waterway is a lifeline for the people of Vieques and Culebra

On April 2nd while Catholics worldwide observed Good Friday, the people of Culebra and Vieques took to the streets to protest the maritime transportation system.The outcry for justice echoed "We want transportation with dignity and efficiency" "The waterway is our road, it is not luxury" and "We denounce inhumanity and unite our hands". The islands of Culebra and Vieques are part of the archipelago of islands that constitute Puerto Rico, which has been a colony of the United States for the past 123 years. Continue reading

Pennsylvania Green Party Stands with #BAmazon Workers

Thank you to the organizers of today’s march and rally for allowing me to speak. I represent the Green Party, an independent political party. The Green Party often co-sponsors rallies such as these, joining in the fight for better working conditions, but we rarely get invited to share the podium because of deep seated fears of independent politics. Politics that doesn’t go along with the status quo, the two-party system or in this city -- let’s be real -- a one-party system. Continue reading

Green New Deal For Minneapolis

Minneapolis City Council member Cam Gordon hosted a Ward 2 forum Green New Deal For Minneapolis this past week. The event included guest speakers Patrick Hanlon, Timothy DenHerder-Thomas, Alice Madden, Nina Axelson, Isaac Smith, Stacy Miller, and Charles Frempong-Longdon. To watch the forum, please visit Green New Deal For Minneapolis. Continue reading