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Introducing the new leaders of PA's Green Party

By Beth Scroggin and Tina Olson. PHILADELPHIA – Happy New Year, everyone! We are delighted to have been elected as co-chairs of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) and hope to build our party in strength and numbers. Now, more than ever, we need to elect Green Party candidates and advocate for Green values at every available opportunity. As the new co-chairs of GPPA, we would like to introduce ourselves to those who don’t already know us. Continue reading

Green Party of Connecticut Statement: Willimantic Must Ban Racist "Pro-Police" Flag

HARTFORD – The Green Party of Connecticut supports the call by activists in Willimantic, Connecticut, to ban the display of the so-called Blue Lives Matter flag on the website of the Willimantic Police Department. No matter the history that some wish to ascribe to it, and no matter their intentions, the flag – a black and white American flag with a single blue line – is so openly and closely associated with the rise of ultra-right, white nationalist and white supremacist groups that it has become a symbol of bigotry, not of respect for law enforcement officers. Continue reading

Green Party supports treaty to ban nuclear weapons

PHILADELPHIA – On January 22, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will go into effect after ratification by 53 nations and with the support of 599 peace organizations, including the Green Party of the United States (GPUS). The Treaty will make it illegal for any nation to develop, test, manufacture, transfer, possess, stockpile, use or threaten to use nuclear weapons. It will also prohibit any nation from allowing nuclear weapons to be stationed on its territory. Continue reading

How Local Candidates can fight for a Solidarity Economy to beat Pandemic Austerity

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growing inequality, government cutbacks and corporate power. But within our own communities we've also witnessed a flourishing of people getting on with building economic alternatives and mutual aid grounded in principles of social solidarity, cooperation, egalitarianism, sustainability and economic democracy. Continue reading

Wisconsin Greens blast decision for no charges in Jacob Blake shooting

The Wisconsin Green Party denounces the decision of the Kenosha District Attorney to not file charges against the police officer who shot Jacob Blake 7 times in the back, a shameful continuation of a long history of police impunity for violence against Black, indigenous, and people of color in Wisconsin and the United States. Please read our statement here, and share it on Facebook, Twitter, and your other networks. Continue reading

DC Statehood Green Party responds to events of January 6, 2021

WASHINTGON – On January 6, 2021, on the same day that much of the country was celebrating the results of the Georgia Senate runoff elections, the US Capitol Building was overrun by a mob of supporters of Donald Trump. The intent of the actions of this mob was to stop the certification of electoral college votes, the very act of which was occurring in the Senate at the time of the breach of the Capitol. We, the DC Statehood Green Party, condemn those who took part in this insurrection, putting not only innocent Capitol Hill staffers at risk, but the entire community in Washington, DC. Continue reading

Saint Paul City Council To Consider Reparations

SAINT PAUL, MN – The Saint Paul City Council will consider a resolution on Wednesday, January 13 calling on the city to advance the cause of racial healing by exploring reparations for American Descendants of Chattel Slavery who live in Saint Paul. The resolution calls for the creation of a Saint Paul Recovery Act Community Reparations Commission, which will guide the city on strategies to grow equity and generational wealth, and eliminate disparities experienced by African Americans in Saint Paul. Continue reading

Pacific Green Party demands impeachment for the President's role in insurrection

Calls for an Investigation of Double Standards in Policing CORVALLIS, OR  – The Pacific Green Party of Oregon today called for the immediate initiation of impeachment proceedings following the president's incitement of an armed insurrection which resulted in the invasion and vandalism of the United States Capitol during a joint session of Congress convened for the purpose of certifying the votes of the Electoral College. Continue reading

Indiana Green Party condemns capital violence

Indianapolis – The Indiana Green Party (INGP) condemns the violence that erupted at the Capitol Building. Direct physical violence is always unacceptable, and we must seek to move past partisanship and not fall prey to divide and conquer tactics that pit people against each other for the benefit of the powerful few. The Green Party fully embraces nonviolent civil disobedience which has formed an important part of many struggles for justice over the years. We cannot continue allowing any violence to recklessly and egregiously endanger others Continue reading

Deadly Law Enforcement

BOSTON – The Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts condemns the assault on the nation's capital in an effort to stop the counting of electoral votes to certify the election of the next president. Continue reading