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May 2022 Greenstar Newsletter

Working toward a future where people and planet are valued, and our government represents all of us. Interview with Christina "PK" DiGiulio, GPPA Candidate for PA Governor Join us for a brief interview to get to know Pennsylvania native and Lock Haven University alumna, Christina "PK" DiGiulio. Learn about what got "PK" involved and what motivated her to public service. "PK" was interviewed by GPPA Co-chair Beth Scroggin in early March. Continue reading

From Earth Day to May Day and Beyond: Protect Rights, Stop War

Green Rainbow Party (GRP) Nominates Three Candidates for 2022 State Elections SOUTH DEERFIELD, MA – On April 24, State Committee members voted unanimously to endorse and nominate current Becket Town Select Board member Michael Lavery as the GRP candidate for State Representative in the 3rd Berkshire District. They also endorsed and nominated two experienced campaigners from Holyoke to run as a slate of nominees for statewide constitutional offices: Juan Sanchez will make his second consecutive bid to unseat the long-serving Secretary of the Commonwealth and Gloria Caballero Roca will contend for the open position as State Auditor.  Continue reading

If Roe v. Wade is overturned - What does it mean for Americans?

Let’s be real, either you believe that women have the right to decide when they want to subject their body to procreation; or you believe that society should make that decision for all people with uteruses. Abortion advocates truly wish that we lived in a society where abortion was unnecessary. However, until healthcare is fair and equitable to all, then abortion rights will serve as the line in the sand. Continue reading

Save the Date! Annual Maine Green Independent Convention

Our annual convention of the Maine Green Independent Party will be held June 3rd and June 4th as an online event using Zoom. Please visit https://mainegreens.org/component/content/article/79-organization/219-2022-convention for complete information. The Facebook event is located at https://fb.me/e/2zRyD9reK. IMPORTANT NOTE: We previously publicized a "Save the Date" with a weekend-long convention. ALL business will be done Saturday, June 4. There will be NO convention proceedings on Sunday. Continue reading

Honoring the Earth, Everyday

There are no longer questions or doubts that human-made climate change is already wreaking havoc on communities around our planet. It is a certainty that we have a very limited time left to reverse the damage our extractive, consumptive, capitalist systems have inflicted on the finely balanced ecosystems refined over millennia. What remains a question is why do the governments of the richest, most resource- consumptive countries on our planet refuse to take action and divert humanity off this course of self-destruction? Continue reading

Stop Biden's Offshore drilling bill now

Social Day of Action April 20 In honor of BP Deepwater Horizon explosion 12 years ago - we urge Greens and allies to shout out on your social media against the imminent authorization of new offshore oil drilling leases. Continue reading

Let's Get the Green Party on the Ballot!

Two years ago, disgraced former Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature worked to pass legislation designed to kill the Green Party. Because of that, we lost our ballot line — but we're still here and ready to fight to get it back! To do that, we need 45,000 signatures for our gubernatorial slate — and we have six weeks, starting today! Continue reading

Peace in Ukraine and Russia

Who Needs a Climate When We Can Sell Gas to Europe? On Friday, March 25, in Brussels, President Biden announced a “deal” with the European Union to “end the bloc’s dependence on Russia’s energy exports.” He committed the United States and its “international partners'' to selling vast quantities of liquefied natural gas to the EU starting this year. US Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm stated The Biden administration is urging the U.S. oil and gas industry to ramp up production to meet demand and to help lower prices for working families everywhere. ... read more ... Continue reading

2022 Green Party of Texas State Convention

RSVP here The 2022 Green Party of Texas state convention will be Saturday, April 9th, at 10AM. Check-in starts at 9:45. 30 delegates appointed at the 6 valid county conventions will confirm the results from the precinct conventions & vote on these items: Continue reading

Join the Wisconsin Green Party Spring Gathering

"No to War, Yes to Peace" Featured speaker is NCGP Senate candidate Matthew How Please join us for the Wisconsin Green Party 2022 Spring Gathering state membership meeting on Saturday April 9, 2022. The theme of the gathering will be "No to War, Yes to Peace" and we're excited to welcome special guest speaker Matt Hoh, former Marine turned antiwar leader and 2022 Green Party candidate for US Senate in North Carolina. Continue reading