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Green Party supports divest Philadelphia from the war machine

PHILADELPHIA – The Green Party of Philadelphia City Committee (GPOP) continued its support for Divest Philly from the War Machine by calling on people to join a campaign to divest the Philadelphia Board of Pensions from the nuclear weapon industry. Divest Philly is a coalition of 27 local organizations which desire a cut in the Pentagon budget and greater investment in public services. At the present time, the managers of Philadelphia’s pensions have more than $11 billion invested in the nuclear weapon industry. Divest Philly would like the pension board to screen Philadelphia’s funds to eliminate all investments in the nuclear weapon industry. The leaders of Divest Philly from the War Machine have been in negotiations with members of Philadelphia City Council to enlist sponsors for their proposed bill. Continue reading

Recommendations on the 2021 propositions

The Executive Committee of the Green Party of New York has issued recommendations on how to vote on the ballot propositions on the state ballot. Please share & spread on social media.  Vote No on 1, Yes on 2, 3, 4, and 5 - here's how we suggest you vote on the ballot propositions this year in NY! Continue reading

California Greens Endorse a “Left Unity Slate” with the Peace and Freedom Party for 2022 Elections

The Green Party of California delegates have voted to endorse a “Left Unity Slate” composed of Green Party and Peace and Freedom Party candidates for the June 2022 Primary Elections: Gary Blenner (Green), CA Secretary of StateLaura Wells (Green), CA ControllerDan Kapelovitz (Green), CA Attorney GeneralMeghann Adams (Peace and Freedom), CA TreasurerNathalie Hrizi (Peace and Freedom), CA Insurance CommissionerJohn Parker (Peace and Freedom), US Senate Continue reading

Become a Rising Star in the Green Party

By Co-chair Beth Scroggin, Green Party of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA – October marked five years since I joined the Green Party. After having worked on the Bernie Sanders campaign for nearly a year and seeing my efforts undermined by the Democratic Party, I knew that I needed to invest my future efforts into a party that represented my values AND had the courage and integrity to support grassroots efforts.  Continue reading

Agriculture as a Weapon of Domination

Webinar at 7:00 p.m. CT, Wednesday, November 3, 2021 The webinar will begin with Wes Jackson explaining the 10,000-year-old problem of agriculture: cultivation of annual grain crops which compromise soil ecosystems and organic matter. Perennial grain crops and cropping systems can make food-producing ecosystems as resilient as natural ecosystems. Continue reading

Green Party supports call for reparations in Philadelphia

The Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) endorsed the March for Reparations on October 16 in Clark Park, University City, Philadelphia. This was not a difficult endorsement because the Green Party holds that the national problem of white supremacy can only be resolved through reparations. From the Green Party point of view, reparations should be offered to rectify three types of white supremacy: the forced slavery of kidnapped Africans beginning in the colonial era; the resulting violence and discrimination against citizens of color since the formal end of chattel slavery in 1865; and the continuing punishment of people of color by “the ideology of white supremacy which permeates our institutions today.” Those institutions include healthcare, housing, education, finances, law enforcement, employment and food distribution. As a result, the Green Party in 2018 endorsed the call for a National Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans (HR 40). Continue reading

Wisconsin Green Party 2021 Fall Gathering

The Wisconsin Green Party (WIGP) 2021 Fall Gathering state membership meeting will be held on Saturday November 13, 2021. The theme of the gathering will be "Facing the Climate Crisis" and we're excited to welcome special guest speaker Dr. Jill Stein, pioneering environmental health advocate and 2-time Green Party presidential nominee. Due to the ongoing pandemic this gathering will be held virtually via Zoom. Members will be sent information about how to join the gathering online after they RSVP at https://www.wisconsingreenparty.org/2021_fall_gathering Continue reading

Vote Kati Medford & other news from Minnesota

Green Party endorsed candidate for Minneapolis City Council Kati Medford is running a great campaign. On Sunday she sat down with the Trahern Crews show on 94.1 FM Frogtown Tuned In Radio to talk about it. Continue reading

Green Pages Open House

Green Pages, the official @GreenPartyUS publication, is holding an open house Thursday, October 21 at 8:30 p.m. ET for people interested in writing and editing Green Party news and views. Join us to learn more about Green Pages and how you can get involved! Continue reading

Calling All Greens: Participate in Revising GPNY Platform

ALBANY, NY – The Green Party of New York (GPNY) is continuing its review of our state party platform and we want your input! We are inviting all registered Greens in New York State, and GPNY Supporting Members not legally eligible to register to vote, to contribute proposed planks and amendments on the topics you know and care about most. You can find the text of the present platform here: www.gpny.org/our_platform. Over the next few months, we will reviewing Part II, Social Justice, Sections 8-12, covering Cannabis Legalisation; Criminal Justice and Prison Reform; Immigrant Rights; Indigenous Nations; and Gun Violence. The deadline for submitting proposed planks for discussion during this round of platform revisions is December 22. Continue reading