Green Party slams debt crisis deal
The Green Party of the United States denounced the proposed deal on the so-called debt crisis recently announced by President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy.Read more
Green Party Urges AOC to Embrace its Initial Green New Deal Proposal from 2010
The Green Party of the United States (GP) leaders said that the re-introduction of the Green New Deal (GND) resolution by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey was unfortunately yet another step away from the initial vision of the Green Party, whose candidates were the first ones to campaign nationally for a GND in 2010.
The GP proposal is for 100% clean energy and zero emissions on a ten-year timeline (initially by 2020, now by within a decade) while the AOC-Markey resolution delays until 2050.
Combat Corruption and Promote Transparency
International Anti-Corruption Day 2022 - #UnitedAgainstCorruption
WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party of the United States strongly supports the efforts of governments and organizations to combat corruption and promote transparency. Green Party Banking and Monetary Reform (BMRC) and Eco-Action Committee members observe International Anti-Corruption Day to highlight the prevalence of corruption and its negative effect on people's lives worldwide.Read more
Greens endorse Railroad Workers United demands for sick days and workers' rights
The Green Party joins the rail workers reform caucus, Railroad Workers United, in calling on Congress to instead use the opportunity to empower workers, including by adopting publicly-owned railways, paid family and sick leave for workers, and expanded union rights by passing the PRO Act as well funding the NLRB to ensure union rights are protected.
Greens slam Biden administration for impeding climate action at COP27
The EcoAction Committee of the Green Party of the U.S. criticized the Biden administration as the United States once again impeded climate action at the recently concluded COP27 in Egypt.
“The head of the United Nations and leading scientists have repeatedly warned that the time to avoid climate collapse is running out and that the commitments made by governments worldwide are grossly inadequate. While the GOP have been climate deniers, the Democrats have long promoted climate delay, blocking critical action to halt fossil fuel burning as quickly as possible. The U.S. has been the biggest contributor to climate change and under Biden and Kerry it remains one of the biggest obstacles to saving life on the planet,” said Mark Dunlea, co-chair of EcoAction.Read more