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"Spring into Action" with Labor History Walk

Marshall, Michigan – A walk between two labor landmarks in Marshall on Saturday, May 4 will give people an opportunity to "spring into action", put some of their own labor into cleaning things up, and talk afterward about next steps. The event, which is open to the public, is posted at https://www.facebook.com/events/289001138684843/ The walk will start at 11:30 am at the intersection of East Drive, East Mansion Street, and Michigan Avenue, across from the VFW Hall -- original site of the house where a union known as the Brotherhood of the Footboard was founded in 1863. Continue reading

We celebrate Earth Day and we celebrate YOU

Earth Day To May Day! 05/04: NYC Cannabis Parade 05/11: Statewide Meeting and Platform Renewal 05/21: Lobby Day For 100% Renewable Energy by 2030 Coming Soon: FREE Online Political Education Workshops From GPNY On this Earth Day, please consider making a contribution to the Green Party of New York (GPNY) so we can produce more competitive campaigns, more compelling and inspiring resources and events, and be a more powerful ally to social movements. Registered Greens can become Supporting Members to strengthen local organizing, and we are grateful to allies who are Sustaining Donors. It's up to us to win Real Solutions that can't wait!  Continue reading

Earth Day Alert! Picket Governor Cuomo--NO WILLIAMS PIPELINE!

Nassau County, New York – All Nassau Greens and friends are urged to attend a picket to urge Governor Cuomo to stop the Williams Pipeline. Join with other climate activists at the LIU Post Tilles Center Atrium this Monday, April 22, from 10:15 AM-11:30 AM. The Tilles Center is located at 720 Northern Blvd, Greenvale, NY. Join us outside Governor Cuomo's Earth Day speech to demand he reject the Williams fracked gas pipeline proposed to run through New York Harbor. The Williams Pipeline is unnecessary, expensive and will harm both human and marine life. This fossil fuel infrastructure project is also totally incompatible with fighting climate change. Our planet requires more renewable energy, not additional harmful gas pipelines! Continue reading

Albany rally in support of Julian Assange

Pippa Bartolotti, former chair of the Wales Green Party, addressing the rally Albany, New York – The Upper Hudson Green Party rallied today in support of Julian Assange and Wikileaks, and against his imprisonment and potential extradition to the United States to face charges. These consist of aiding Chelsea Manning in remaining anonymous as she leaked evidence of grave war crimes by the United States government to Wikileaks, which commentators have pointed out is standard journalistic practice. Continue reading

Happy Earth Day from the Green Party of Santa Clara County

Happy Earth Day As Earth Day 2019 is celebrated in more than 190 countries around the world, it is a time to reflect on our actions to protect our planet, combat pollution and systemic injustices, and propose real Green alternatives. From Public Banking to Sustainability Fairs to a bold Green New Deal, let's celebrate Earth Day every day and spread the Green Party's message of Planet, People, Peace over profit! Continue reading

Missouri Green Party member wins big in local election

On April 2nd, voters in Texas County elected a Missouri Green to the health board. (April 17, 2019) ST LOUIS – Ed Williamson, member of the Springfield chapter of the Missouri Green Party, won a write-in campaign for the Texas County Health Board this month. While this is a non-partisan position, it is no secret around Houston, MO that he is a member of the Green Party. After no one filed for the seat, Ed was approached by several members in the community asking him to run a write-in campaign. Continue reading

Assange support rally today in Albany

Albany, New York – A rally in support of Julian Assange, against his arrest and the attempt by the United States to extradite him from the U.K. will be held in Albany, outside the Leo O'Brien Federal Building in Clinton Square, today, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. The rally is being organized by the Upper Hudson Green Party. The Green Party strongly and unequivocally condemns the arrest of Julian Assange and calls for his immediate release. Assange was expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Thursday April 11th and is being held in the United Kingdom for extradition to the United States, where he is very likely to face espionage charges. Continue reading

Kent State Anti-War Teach-In

Join the Young Greens of Kent State and the Portage County Democratic Socialists of America as we host an anti-war teach-in with local activists. This is our first scheduled anti-war teach-in organized by Austin Bashore, member of the Youth Caucus and a senior at Kent State University. Several state Green Parties are considering hosting teach-ins in the coming months. Continue reading

South Central Greens meeting in Jackson on April 20

The South Central Michigan Greens local will hold its monthly meeting 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the downtown Jackson Coffee Company (201 South Mechanic Street in Jackson). RSVP for the meeting on Facebook. Continue reading

Green Change: 62 Green Candidates Call for "Green New Deal" to Change the Course of our Nation

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on August 10, 2010. We're including as an example of the long-time support by Green Party candidates for the Green New Deal. Sixty-two Green Party candidates nationwide today called for a "Green New Deal," to cut military spending by at least 70%, provide single-payer universal health care, make tuition free at public universities, create millions of new green jobs, abolish corporate personhood, ban usury and legalize marijuana. Green candidates calling for the Green New Deal include ten candidates for governor, nine for the U.S. Senate and seventeen for the U.S. House of Representatives. Continue reading