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Deadly Law Enforcement

BOSTON – The Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts condemns the assault on the nation's capital in an effort to stop the counting of electoral votes to certify the election of the next president. Continue reading

Green Party of Connecticut Statement on Capitol Riots

Condemn Right Wing and White Supremacist Violence from Hartford to DC. On January 6, 2021, pro-Trump rioters smashed windows, brandished weapons, and forced their way into the Capitol Building in Washington, DC, briefly occupying the building and forcing congresspeople into “secure locations.” Journalists were attacked, police officers were injured, pipe bombs were discovered, and four people died. Police did nothing to prevent the violence and waited hours before dispersing the mob. Pro-Trump organizations declared the day a victory for their fascist agenda. Continue reading

Baltimore Greens condemn police inaction during the Capital Riot

We saw today that the police have no interest in stopping white supremacists from terrorizing our nation. Hours into DC's curfew, they continue to roam the streets of our Capital with impunity. Marches for Black lives are consistently met with rubber bullets, tear gas, and other violence because they challenge the structures that uphold white supremacy. The police don't keep us safe. We do. Continue reading

Response to Trump's "Save America" Rally

The Young Ecosocialists condemn the actions that took place at the Capitol Building today, both those taken by protesters and by a complicit police force. Having clearly lost the election, President Trump has continued to embolden white supremacists, fascists, and other far-right radicals. This is nothing new for President Trump. He has a long pattern of embracing his fascist followers with comments of "very fine people on both sides" after the white supremacist Unite The Right Rally in 2017. He has repeatedly encouraged violence and failed to condemn these groups, famously telling the Proud Boys to "Stand back and stand by" in the first presidential debate of 2020. This behavior has predictably incited right wing violence all across the country. Continue reading

Looking Ahead to 2021

As we close out 2020, we may feel tired of the struggle, but we can't give up. It is crucial that we maintain our ballot line as an alternative for progressive candidates and a pressure point on the status quo. In 2021, the Green Party of Texas (GPTX) must focus on recruiting candidates for the 2022 general election. We have collected relevant information for prospective candidates on our website: txgreens.org/candidate_faq. You can help by referring good prospective leaders you may encounter in your community to this information resource & emphasizing the value of not being screened out in a competitive primary. Once an individual files to run for office, GPTX can post a profile & give guidance about the convention process. Continue reading

Happy New Year/The Year In Review

2020 was a very intense year for the Green Party of Minnesota and America in general. From Covid 19 to the George Floyd worldwide protest the MN Green Party was on the frontlines. Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner Latrisha Vetaw announces run for Minneapolis city council in ward 4. Minneapolis city council member Cam Gordon announces reelection campaign.  Continue reading

PA Greens: Don't burn Tracy Ridge in Allegheny National Forest

PHILADELPHIA – There is potentially a very harmful outcome waiting to happen in a well-known hiking area and recreational retreat known as Tracy Ridge. Tracy Ridge is located just south of the New York/ Pennsylvania state border in the beautiful Allegheny National Forest (ANF).  According to the U.S. Forest Service, there is a proposed plan to have a “prescribed burn” at Tracy Ridge. Their proposed plan is to burn the current ecosystem there. They say this will help promote the regeneration of the oak tree population. This proposal by the U.S. Forest Service has attracted a lot of negative attention, particularly among environmental organizations and the Green Party of Pennsylvania, (GPPA).  Continue reading

Force the Vote

PHILADELPHIA – The Green Party of Pennsylvania stands with those who are demanding the Democratic Progressive Caucus in the US House of Representatives withhold their votes for Speakership (Nancy Pelosi) to force a vote on the floor for Medicare for All. This would expose the members of the Democratic Party who have refused to sign on for Universal Healthcare during a global pandemic. It also reveals that representatives who have campaigned on Medicare for All are more concerned with their personal careers, party loyalty, and upholding the obsolescent duopoly rather than fulfilling a promise they made to voters in their district. This is a unique moment because there is a short window in which progressives in Congress can have leverage to bring the bill to the floor for the first time and the need for Medicare for All is greater than ever. Continue reading

Endorsed candidates, volunteer sign-up and save the dates!

The Illinois Green Party announces endorsed candidates for 2021 Jessica Bradshaw for Carbondale City Councilperson (seeking third term) Daniel Giers for Member of Regional Board of School Trustees, Macon and Piatt counties David Wilcox for Helen M. Plum Public Library Board Trustee (Lombard) Continue reading

First call for 2021 candidates! Will you step up?

Have you or someone you know considered running for office? Are you interested but not sure what office you should run for, or what is involved in running or serving in office? Join the Green Party of Pennsylvania for our first candidate informational session on Thursday, January 7, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. Don't know what offices are available to run for? Would you like to advocate for a particular issue and not sure which office is the best to take action on that issue? Not sure what it takes to run a campaign or serve in office? This informational session is for you! It is designed for everyone considering a campaign as a Green candidate but unsure where to start. Continue reading