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Green Change: 62 Green Candidates Call for "Green New Deal" to Change the Course of our Nation

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on August 10, 2010. We're including as an example of the long-time support by Green Party candidates for the Green New Deal. Sixty-two Green Party candidates nationwide today called for a "Green New Deal," to cut military spending by at least 70%, provide single-payer universal health care, make tuition free at public universities, create millions of new green jobs, abolish corporate personhood, ban usury and legalize marijuana. Green candidates calling for the Green New Deal include ten candidates for governor, nine for the U.S. Senate and seventeen for the U.S. House of Representatives. Continue reading

Say No to CMP and Hydro-Quebec!

Jonathan Carter, a Green who ran for U.S. Congress in 1992 and governor in 1994 and 2002, has an important message for you. You probably have heard the great news that the town of Farmington voted overwhelmingly to oppose the Central Maine Power (CMP) Corridor. This brings to ten the number of towns that have voted to oppose or have withdrawn support - Alna, Caratunk, Dennistown, Embden, Farmington, Jackman, The Forks, West Forks, Wilton, and Wiscasset. In addition, the Franklin County Commissioners voted to withdraw support and instead openly oppose. Continue reading

Black & Green Wednesday: Will the U City TIF Increase Your Taxes or Rents?

This month's Black & Green Wednesday forum will focus on how the U City TIF might affect how much you spend on rent or taxes. U. City is considering a commercial development at Olive and I-170. Could the project fail: Continue reading

Wisconsin Green Party Spring Gathering, Sunday April 14 in Madison

The Wisconsin Green Party Spring Gathering and Membership Meeting will take place Sunday, April 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the WilMar Center’s Youth Room, 953 Jenifer St, Madison, WI 53703. This is one of only two times a year we get the opportunity to connect with Greens from around the state, share what we are working on, learn from each other, and discuss policy changes and updates. We do have a update recommention regarding the Finance Committee Description from the Finance Committee to consider. Other information about the agenda will be forthcoming. Continue reading

Latest news from the Green Party of Onondaga County

Syracuse, NY – Happy Spring! We wanted to share a few upcoming events with you to support various efforts in and around Syracuse. Thursday March 28, Phonebank For The NY Health Act This last year has seen a massive surge in support for guaranteed healthcare in New York State and across the nation. The New York Health Act—our state universal single payer bill—passed the Assembly for the fourth consecutive year in 2018 and a majority of NYS Senators have voiced support for the legislation. In Congress, the House has announced public hearings for Medicare for All. This is a historic moment in the fight for the right to healthcare and an important time to mobilize our communities into action. Continue reading

Green Party: PA DEP Should Do Its Job

Green Party Demands that PA DEP Follow the PA Constitution and Do Its Job Philadelphia – Article I, section 27 of the Pennsylvania Constitution provides as follows: “The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and aesthetic values of the environment.” Continue reading

Pacific Green Party 2019 State Convention

The next Pacific Green Party (PGP) Convention #1 will be held on April 13 in Bend. A women's caucus event is also cheduled for the 13th. More details on that soon! RSVP on Facebook. Deschutes Public Library, Brooks Room601 NW Wall St, Bend, Oregon 97703Saturday, April 13, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Continue reading

Green Party of Washington Spring Gathering

The Green Party of Washington State Spring Gathering will take place on April 27th in Arlington, Washington. While the agenda is still being finalized, numerous working sessions will feature how best to build our presence in Washington. Registration will include lunch, so it will be important to register in advance. Plenty of parking will be available. We also plan to have a shuttle from Smokey Point Transit Center. Continue reading

Upcoming Green Party of Maricopa County meeting

The next Green Party of Maricopa County monthly meeting will be held Saturday, March 30, 2019 starting at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Green Party meetings are open to the public but you have to be a Green Party member to vote. Please invite others who are interested in learning about the Green Party. Please let Liana, Amee, Jason, Sam, Freda or John know if you have any agenda items to discuss. We are looking forward to seeing you next Saturday and together, continuing to build the Green Party in Maricopa County. Please bring your ideas and think about stepping up to volunteer. Continue reading

YES Organizer Call #035: Reparations with Bruce Dixon

Bruce Dixon of Black Agenda Report and the Georgia Green Party will join the Young EcoSocialists for a discussion on Reparations. Monday, March 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. CDT. RSVP at Facebook. Additional information on the Green Party's position on reparations is available here.