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January 2019 News from the Green Party of Washington

  Welcome to your new Green Party of Washington newsletter. We’re still working on an easy way for people to submit news for the Newsletter. For now you can send it to GPWANewsletter@gmail.com Report from the Fall Gathering 2018 Continue reading

Fund the Government, Defend Migrants, No Trump Wall

The Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts calls for collective non-violent resistance at this critical time to prevent the deaths of more children at the US-Mexico border, stop funding for Trump’s border wall, and put our government back to work. Two children have died this month in the custody of CBP (Customs and Border Protection) at the US-Mexico border. Felipe Gómez Alonzo, age 8, and Jakelin Caal Maquín, age 7, were traveling with their fathers from Guatemala when they reached the border to request asylum.  Continue reading

MLK Birthday Celebration

St. Louis – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. told us that "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Today, the social disease of racism is not confined to anti-immigrant hatred in the US. It has infected country after country in Europe. Hostility toward indigenous people is spreading through Latin America. Even India is witnessing anti-dalit and anti-adivasi hatred. Let us not forget the African diaspora and modern antipathy toward Africa. How can we rebuff this depravity and build a world for all? Continue reading

Annual Reorganizational Meeting

Please come join the Green Party of Snohomish County as we restructure and prepare for 2019. There is still so much work ahead as we fight for National Improved Medicare for All, Election Integrity, Climate Justice and more. We will meet at 6:00 pm on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett, Washington. Continue reading

Green Party of Louisiana announces it's 2019 convention

The New Orleans chapter of the Green Party of Louisiana is making a good-faith initiative to host a state convention on the 26th of January, 2019, at Loyola University, 114 Miller Hall, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please register on our website today. There's no fee, though we will "pass the hat" at the meeting in hopes of defraying expenses. Continue reading

City Council Candidate Sutliff-Atias Calls for Legislation to Stop Corruption in City Government

(Rochester, NY) -- Announced candidate for Rochester City Council, Dave Sutliff-Atias, posted on his website a proposal for legislation that would tie campaign contributions to the ability to do business with the City of Rochester. "At least two current elected officials in city government are being investigated by the Federal government," says Sutliff-Atias. "But there has always been the perception that business as usual at City Hall includes pay-to-play agreements between rich developers and elected officials. My proposed legislation would help change that." Continue reading

The origins of the Green New Deal

Howie Hawkins first began promoting a Green New Deal (GND) when he was the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York in 2010. He discusses the origins of the GND, including the role of the European Greens in 2006, and analyzes the present Green New Deal proposals by Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Additional information about the Green New Deal | Sign the Petition Continue reading

We give our thanks ...

Portland, ME – This holiday season, many of us are celebrating our communities and all that we have to be thankful for. We would like to take this opportunity to give our thanks to our candidates for state representative. Our 2018 Maine Green Independent Party nominees did incredible work in promoting our vision and values in their communities. Here are their vote totals: Continue reading

Banking & Monetary Reform Committee forms

The Green Party has approved the mission statement for a new standing committee, the Banking and Monetary Reform Committee (BMRC).We are inviting state parties and caucuses to appoint new members to the committee. Members from at least 5 states or caucuses are required for the committee to be recognized formally as a standing committee. Continue reading

December News from Monroe County, NY

Usually the Green Party of Monroe County has its monthly meeting on the second Thursday of each month.  For this month we are bumping that a week to Thursday, December 20th.  Why?  So we can get together to watch the latest Michael Moore movie, Fahrenheit 11/9! Join us to watch Fahrenheit 11/9 on the 20th at 7:00 pm at the Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa Street.  It’s free, wheelchair accessible, and of course the captioning will be on. Continue reading