Stein: Social justice is part of “climate conversation”

Julie Dermansky of DeSmogBlog spoke with Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein about climate change and social justice 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. In the four-minute segment, Stein said, “You can’t leave social justice out of the climate conversation in New Orleans or anywhere. We must meet human needs at the same time we meet […]

Maine Greens re-elect secretary, name Rensenbrink to national committee

The Maine Green Independent Party “has re-elected Sam Chandler, who ran for the Maine House in Portland’s District 36 in 2014, as its secretary,” The Bangor Daily News reports. Chandler “co-chairs Patricia Jackson and Gil Harris, as well as treasurer Mako Bates on the party’s executive committee.” In addition, the Greens named John Rensenbrink, “who […]

Stein campaign to launch student organization

The Jill Stein Green Party presidential campaign has announced that Young Greens Rising, the campaign’s national student organization, will be officially launched on Tuesday, September 8. Stein will host a live online discussion with students and young people to begin the effort.

Stein campaign criticizes Obama’s approval of Arctic drilling

The campaign of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has criticized President Obama’s approval of oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean. In a statement, the campaign said, “As wildfires burn up and down the drought-stricken West Coast, and new science shows 10 feet of catastrophic sea level rise as soon as 50 years from now, […]

Green candidate submits signatures for Portland, Maine mayoral race

Maine Green Independent Party candidate Tom MacMillan has submitted ballot access signatures for his run for mayor of Portland, Maine. The Portland Press-Herald says “he is running, in part, based on his role to place a question on the November ballot asking residents to raise the local minimum wage to $15 per hour.” In 2012, […]

Stein to speak at Boston GreenFest Friday

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will appear at the 8th Annual Boston GreenFest at Boston City Hall Plaza on Friday afternoon. Stein will speak at 3:45, and will take questions from the audience at 4:30. Her campaign said, “Come hear Dr. Jill Stein speak at a multicultural environmental music festival with the goal to […]

Green Davis removed from Philadelphia ballot despite court ruling

Green Party of Philadelphia chair Glenn C. Davis has been removed from that city’s November ballot for city commissioner, Ballot Access News reports, “on the grounds that he didn’t have enough signatures.” Davis plans to appeal the ruling. BAN says the judge “was not moved by the fact that last month, the procedure for checking […]

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