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Stein invited to meet with Russian leaders

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has been invited to Russia later this year. Stein said that after attending the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, she is “planning to visit Moscow on a mission for international peace and diplomacy.” Stein said, “I’ve already been invited to a dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin, […]

Massachusetts exhibit features Green posters from around the world

The Massachusetts Foxboro Reporter reports that labor activist Stephen Lewis is sharing some of the more than 6,000 posters he has collected from Green Parties and other progressive moments around the world in an exhibit at the local library. Lewis said, “Organizations in many countries use posters as a way to communicate ideas and messages […]

Hoenig: Stein, not Sanders, is U.S. equivalent of Britain’s Corbyn

Myles Hoenig, writing at Dissident Voice, argues that though many pundits have called newly elected British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn the UK equivalent of Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sanders has little in common with Corbyn and other European progressives who have made progress over the past year. Hoenig says that Sanders “is pro-military, pro-Empire building, […]

Green Party says U.S. must take bigger role in refugee crisis

The Green Party is calling for “an expanded U.S. role in offering aid and new homes for Middle Eastern refugees and an end to interventionist ‘regime change’ policies that continue to provoke violent conflict and displacement of civilians,” the party said in a statement Thursday. Green Party national co-chair Bahram Zandi said, “The crisis of […]

UK Green vote quadruples, Tories win with 37% in “broken” two-party system

In the United Kingdom’s May 7 2015 parliamentary election, the UK Greens quadrupled their national vote from 265,000 in 2010 to 1,140,000 (4%) in 2015. Despite this huge increase in votes, the Greens held steady at one seat in parliament, coming in second in four other races. Former party leader Caroline Lucas not only retained […]

UK Green leader’s election message: Create a humane society that meets everyone’s needs

Natalie Bennett writes in The Independent: Election 2015: The Green Party can create a humane society that supports everyone’s needs You have a chance to vote for what you believe in, rather than the old, tired approach of voting for the lesser of two evils                     […]

First Green elected to provincial legislature in Prince Edward Island, Canada

From the Canadian Broadcasting Company: Peter Bevan-Baker has made P.E.I. political history by winning the Green Party’s first seat in the P.E.I. legislature. Bevan-Baker was winning his district with an 900-vote lead over incumbent Liberal Valerie Docherty, who was at 1,001 votes with 11 of 12 polls reporting. Bevan-Baker dominated the district, taking 54 per cent of the […]

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