Chris Blankenhorn on Health Insurance

Hello everyone, my name is Chris Blankenhorn and I am a Green Party of the United States National Co-Chair, a Vice Chair of the Illinois Green Party, and a memmber and organizer with the Youth Caucus. If you are like me, you’ve been getting emails, phone calls, and text messages on a daily basis from the Healthcare Marketplace reminding you that the deadline for Open Enrollment is fast approaching. This has become an all too familiar and depressing yearly chorus. In the fall you recieved a letter that your premiums premiums may go up. Then you recieve a letter about the new plan my your insurer wants to auto-enroll you in. This plan is seemingly guaranteed to be more expensive and provides less benefits. If you are like me, you recieved the same letter from your insurer last year. And the year before that. And the year before that. Every year it’s the same story. You’re premiums are skyrocketing and Benefits crashing. Continue reading

Miko Peled on Jerusalem

Miko Peled is a human rights activist, writer and speaker born in Jerusalem. He is the author of "The General's Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine," and an upcoming book, "Injustice, The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five." Peled currently lives in Washington, DC and is a member of the DC Statehood Green Party.  Continue reading

Ann Link on Taxes

Hi, I’m Ann Link, delegate to the Green Party National Committee from the National Women’s Caucus, with some important information about the Republican tax bill moving through Congress. Details are still being negotiated, but the news for individual taxpayers is mixed. The standard deduction will be increased from $6,000 to $12,000, giving some taxpayers a tax break, while others will pay more taxes because of a decrease in mortgage interest and state and local tax deductions. Continue reading

Joy Davis on taxes and elections

Hello everyone. My name is Joy Davis. I am one of the Green Party’s National Outreach Committee Co-Chairs as well as one of the Co-Chairs of the National Women’s Caucus.  I am here to talk to you about the Senate and the House versions of the GOP Tax Reform bills and what it could mean for you. Continue reading

on Sexual Assault and Harassment

Commentary by Joy Davis of the National Women's Caucus of the Green Party of the United States I'm here to talk about what has been happening in the media in regards to all of the sexual assault and harassment allegations stemming from Hollywood to the Oval office. When high-profile Hollywood actresses began to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault that sparked a movement across social media. Continue reading

Conon Gillis announces 2018 bid for Missouri State Senate

(64804) — The Green Alliance of Southwest Missouri/Green Party announces candidates for local and regional races tonight at the Joplin Public Library. The 2018 Missouri State Senate, District 32, Green Party Candidate is Conon Gillis. This is a seat that Joplin's Ron Richard-R has held for 8 years and he will be retiring due to term limits in 2018. Continue reading

How Greens Get Things Done

Weekly Webcast from the Green Party of New York, presented by staff member Michael O'Neill. Downloads referred to in this episode Events Outline: Event Planning Checklist: Continue reading

Darlene Elias addresses Unity March for Puerto Rico

Darlene Elias, co-chair of the Green Party of the United States, addresses the Unity March for Puerto Rico. The march was held in Washington, DC on November 19, 2017. Continue reading

Rich Cirino at Glens Falls, NY candidates forum

  Rich Cirino speaking at the Glens Falls, NY candidates forum,  held at Crandall Library. Rich is the Warren County Green Party candidate for Glens Falls Mayor. The City of Glens Falls has operated without a Mission. The new, Cirino Administration will be Mission-driven as it serves the City's residents, organizations and visitors. Continue reading

Can the Green Party be a Multi-Racial Working Class Party?

Green Party of California members Mel Figueroa, Angelica Duenas, Timeka Drew, and David Keith Cobb participating in a panel discussion at the Left Coast Left Forum in Los Angeles, CA. Continue reading