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Maryland Green Party Statement on Delegate Lisanti

Joint statement from the Baltimore County Green Party and the Maryland Green Party on Del. Lisanti The Baltimore County chapter of the Green Party and the Maryland Green Party call for the resignation of Del. Mary Ann Lisanti following her use of racist language to describe Maryland residents. Continue reading

Happy International Women's Day

On this International Women's Day let's take a moment to honor the work of countless women around the world who are building the Green Party as a force for gender equity and eliminating the many injustices that disproportionately impact women -- ranging from war to pollution to poverty. Continue reading

March news from Pennsylvania

The Courage that Came Beforeby GPPA Co-chair Sheri Miller I read a comment in Facebook recently that was a lament about all the protesting that’s been going on. The woman who wrote it felt that these public displays in the streets were disturbing and not the best way to change things. You can imagine the firestorm of comments that followed. I was actually glad this was posted, because the discussion that was generated prompted me to revisit my history as a woman and I developed a renewed gratitude for the courage and sacrifices of those historical women who brought about the freedoms I have today. Continue reading

We Stand Against Oil Wells & Oil Wars

The Green Party of Santa Clara County stands in opposition to the US-led coup in Venezuela against the democratically-elected socialist President Nicolas Maduro. We also ask Wells Fargo - aka "Oily Wells" - to stop funding the worst environmental fossil fuel projects on the planet through a march from Palo Alto to San Francisco. Oil wars and oil wells are killing people and the planet. The Green Party's message of People, Planet, Peace Over Profit has never rung so true. Continue reading

Reparations: What and Why

Trahern Crews will present a talk on reparations for slavery and lead the discussion. Crews is co-chair of the Green Party of the US's working group on Reparations. He is also a member of the 4th CD Green Party and their representative to the Green Party of Minnesota Coordinating Committee. Crews is also a member of Black St. Paul. He has given numerous presentations about the topic of reparations. His presentation will cover mass incarceration, precedents for reparations, and HR40 and why it is important Continue reading

Come learn about the Real Green New Deal

Albany – Since the midterms a Green New Deal has been the policy on the lips of progressive congresspeople and is the territory which the current fight to prevent the worst of climate catastrophe between the corporate state and the people. The event will explore the various GND proposals and how to fund it. First developed in the United States by Howie Hawkins in 2010 and then promoted by Jill Stein in her presidential campaigns. It combined the need for fast, emergency action on climate with the concept of an FDR-like New Deal economic bill of rights and includes the concept of economic and financial democracy by reforming the banking system. Continue reading

Olivia Faison endorsed by Green Party for Philadelphia City Council

Members of the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) have endorsed their chairperson Olivia Faison, and her campaign for Philadelphia City Council Member-at-Large. The unanimous endorsement took place on February 28, 2019, at the GPOP monthly meeting held at Shissler Recreation Center in Fishtown, Philadelphia.  Continue reading

The peace movement goes to Venezuela

Yesterday, February 27, 2019, a press conference was held at the United Nations press room in New York to announce that leaders of the US peace movement will be going to Venezuela to speak to government and civic groups about what is really happening in that country and how we can add our voices to stop any coup attempts or moves towards war. Continue reading

Forum on Ranked Choice Voting

Make sure to join the Green Party of Brooklyn this Sunday evening to learn about Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) and what it would mean for NYC elections. Howie Hawkins, former Green candidate for governor of New York, and the Green Party of Brooklyn explain the nuts and bolts of RCV and how it leads to fairer and more representative election results. Continue reading

Confronting the Empire's War Agenda: The Struggle for Peace and Social Justice

Ajamu Baraka’s appearance in New Brunswick is part of a speaking tour of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut ahead of a national and international mobilization by a broad coalition of anti-war groups in the U.S. and around the world, calling for an end to NATO, an end to war and an end to racism, beginning with a march on Washington, D.C. on March 30th, 2019. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the extended arm of U.S. military aggression around the world. Because of the ongoing crisis in Venezuela the rally will have a focus on Venezuela, building on the February 23rd International Day of Action in Solidarity with Venezuela, in which over 130 communities world-wide participated. NATO partner Colombia has been playing a destabilizing role in Venezuela and continues to try to move “humanitarian aid” into the country with the aid of the U.S. Many aid agencies and others see this as nothing more than an invasion of the country by hostile countries. Continue reading