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Earth Day Pledge Fair 2020

Save the Date: Saturday April 18, 2020 SEATTLE – Earth Day is April 22 of every year. Wednesday, April 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day! This year the theme is “Climate Action” and people all over our planet will participate. Many dramatic actions are planned to get the attention of economic and political world leaders that Wednesday. The scientific case for Climate Change is real and action is needed. Continue reading

Local activist announces run for state house

A local Springfield political activist has announced they are running for the Green Party nomination for the Missouri House of Representatives in the 135th district. Vicke Kepling released a statement Tuesday announcing her campaign. She mentioned a wide variety of issues in her announcement. Continue reading

Greens welcome the new year of metal and the rat

PHILADELPHIA – On the second new moon after the winter solstice, Saturday January 25 the outgoing yin year of earth pig (己亥,  jǐ hài) begets the yang year of metal rat (庚子  gēng zǐ). This transition is the beginning of the fourth 12 year zodiac cycle of the sexagenary lunar calendar. The last year of yang metal rat was in 1960. The Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) will mark the new year with a protest against saber rattling and provocations toward war with Iran. The noon rally at Dilworth Plaza on the West side of City Hall is among hundreds of local actions called for the 25th by CodePink, United National Antiwar Coalition, the Green Party of Pennsylvania, and dozens of other peace organizations. Continue reading

Be Green - Run Green 2020!

Green Party of New York to host a campaign school on January 25 in Albany The Climate Crisis. Single-Payer Healthcare. Marijuana Legalization. Ecosocialism. ALBANY, NY – As the Green Party of New York, we organize for building a world where people and the planet matter. You’ve helped us: by voting Green, donating to our campaigns, and supporting us as a Green enrollee, and we salute you for that. Continue reading

Ohio Green Party 2020 state convention

COLUMBUS, Oh – The Ohio Green Party invites all Ohio Greens to our 2020 state nominating convention taking place on Saturday February 29, at the Northwood-High Building, 2231 N. High St., in Columbus Ohio. We will be hosting a panel of 2020 Green Party presidential candidates. Additional information, including the agenda and speakers, will be provided soon. Continue reading

Urgent Action Alert: Please sign the Public Banking support letter!

SAN JOSE, CA – With the CA Public Banking Act, AB857 being signed into law in October 2019, efforts towards creating public banks have forged ahead.Los Angeles City Council has already voted to move forward with hiring consultants to conduct a viability study and create a business plan for a municipal public bank to be submitted to the California Department of Business Oversight for approval. Continue reading

Green Party of Illinois spring conference

CHICAGO – The Green Party of Illinois Spring Conference (membership meeting) will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Mayfield, Chicago, Illinois. We should have a pretty full agenda, as we discuss petition planning and strategizing for campaign 2020, election of officers, amendments to our by-laws, possible selection of a U.S. Senate candidate, selection process for our presidential ticket – and more.  Continue reading

MLK Opposed Exploitation, War and Racism. So do we.

“We must recognize that we can’t solve our problem now until there is a radical redistribution of economic and political power… this means a revolution of values and other things. We must see now that the evils of racism, economic exploitation and militarism are all tied together… you can’t really get rid of one without getting rid of the others… the whole structure of American life must be changed. America is a hypocritical nation and [we] must put [our] own house in order.” Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Report to SCLC Staff, May 1967. Continue reading

MLK Jr. Day — We must understand this one thing

On the day of our nation's official celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, we wish you solidarity and strength. As Greens with a radical commitment to the pillars of Social Justice and Nonviolence, we commemorate and give praise to Dr. King's legacy. Continue reading

Ithaca, NY Green Presidential Conversation

ITHACA, NY – The Tompkins County Green Party's January meeting will be dedicated to a Presidential Conversation.  What's involved in getting on the ballot as a Green?  How does the Green Party promote candidates, and how does it select a candidate?  How does the process work in New York State specifically?  How does this compare to, and sometimes interact with, candidate selections from other parties? Continue reading