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HuffPost distorts the truth (again)

For an author who describes herself as an investigative journalist, Gail McGowan Mellor sure plays fast and loose with known facts. Literally from the very first sentence, her portrayal of America’s political landscape is more impressionistic than realistic. "For the first time in over 150 years, there is serious, realistic, public discussion of starting a new major political party…” Continue reading

Green Party of Pima County running two candidates in 2017 Tucson City Council Primary Election!

The Green Party of Pima County (GPPC) is running two candidates in the 2017 Tucson City Council Election. The two candidates, Michael Cease, and Michael Oatman, are both running in Ward 6, in the August 29, 2017 Primary Election. While most municipalities in Arizona have non-partisan elections, Tucson is unique because its elections for mayor and city council are partisan (candidates may run with a party designation, or run as an independent). The winner of the Green Party Primary will move on to the November 7, 2017 General Election. Here is a brief bio, and the campaign issues, for the two Green Party candidates. Continue reading

Pipelines to Disaster

Henry Robertson and Alex Cohen on Green Time TV Pipelines are being used to move fossil fuels, including gas, oil and tar sands. What are problems with each? Host Don Fitz and guests Henry Robertson of Great Rivers Environmental Law Center, and Alex Cohen, of the Earth Defense Coalition, examine what has happened and is happening with the North Dakota Access, Keystone XL and Spire Pipelines. Continue reading

Green Party of Yavapai County (GPYC) holds first organizational meeting!

On Saturday, July 22, 2017, the Green Party of Yavapai County (GPYC) held its Summer 2017 Organizing Meeting at the Prescott Public Library (Founders Suite meeting room) in Prescott, Arizona. Twelve Greens and supporters attended, and the meeting was facilitated by Arizona Green Party (AZGP) state co-chair Angel Torres. Prior to this meeting, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts during the past several years to organize the Green Party in Yavapai County. After the group introductions and meeting role assignments, attendees agreed to the meeting agenda, and were briefed on the consensus decision-making process. Five individuals were recruited as potential Green Party candidates for the 2018 Elections: Continue reading

Rhode Island Greens building Single Payer movement

We are reaching out to you today based on your previous support for the Green Party of Rhode Island and our efforts. If you have not heard already, we are in the midst of a petition drive that is meant to pressure Senators Reed and Whitehouse to put a single-payer Medicare for All bill on the floor of the Senate to parallel the one entered in the House by Rep. John Conyers, HR 676, and co-sponsored already by David Cicilline. Continue reading

Waterford Green Party Files Petitions for Ballot Access

Waterford, CT - On Monday, August 7, 2017, Waterford Green Party co-chairs met at Waterford Town Hall with seven petitions to file with the Town Clerk. Due to state regulations around elections, any party outside the Democratic and Republican parties that have not previously run candidates for that office in the previous election are required to petition in order to put their candidates on the ballot. This year, the Greens were required to receive at least 49 signatures from registered voters in town in order to make the ballot. The Waterford Greens were successful in this endeavor, filing over 60 signatures before this week's deadline. Continue reading

Green Party of Utah Statement in support of Resolution on Net Metering

The Green Party of Utah has issued a statement to the Public Service Commission and to the Mayor of Salt Lake City in support of net metering, as a response to a request for a permit by Rocky Mountain Power to increase rates for rooftop solar users. Public comments and letters of support are being accepted through Wednesday, August 9th. A public hearing is being held August 9th to accept public comment as well. Statement in Support of the Resolution on Net Metering Continue reading

Join Us in Springfield – Say NO to Fracking!

Out-of-state energy companies are eager to start fracking in Illinois. Will you join us in Springfield next week to tell the state Department of Natural Resources "NO" to fracking permits? For the past several months, the Illinois Green Party and multiple environmental organizations have been gathering petitions and public comments opposing the issuance of Illinois' first high-volume fracking permit. Continue reading

Jill Stein To Meet With Flint Residents Calling for ‘Justice & Emergency Action’

Calls Flint Crisis a Symbol of Bipartisan Negligence That's Thrown Ordinary Americans Under the Bus Dr. Jill Stein is set to make an appearance in Flint this Friday afternoon to support the demands of residents for justice, health and democracy. She is calling attention to unmet critical needs to fix the water crisis inflicted on them. The discussion will take place at the Wolves Den Camp, located at 1115 Mason St. in Flint. Stein was outspoken about the matter during her 2016 Presidential run on the Green Party ticket, demanding accountability from public officials responsible for the crisis. She advocated for pursuing prosecutions of all responsible officials, including Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, who appointed the emergency managers that oversaw the disaster, and to whom the managers reported. Continue reading

Our Revolution Ocean County Endorses Kaper-Dale for Governor

The Ocean County branch of Our Revolution has endorsed Seth Kaper-Dale's candidacy for the Governor of New Jersey. Our Revolution, now run by Nina Turner, was founded by Bernie Sanders and his staff, and formerly run by Sanders' campaign manager Jeff Weaver. Kaper-Dale has been called the "Bernie of New Jersey", and been named as the "only progressive running" for Governor of New Jersey. The endorsement stated the following: "Our Revolution/Ocean County has endorsed Green Party Seth Kaper-Dale for Governor of New Jersey, by a four-to-one margin vote of their membership. The candidate embraces the concept of positive change through community action, and shares the values and spirit of Our Revolution's progressive issues and goals. Continue reading