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Howie Hawkins and other Greens announce local campaigns in Syracuse NY

From the Syracuse Green Party: The Green Party of Onondaga County designated three candidates at its county convention on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the Peace and Social Justice Center at 2013 East Genesee Street in Syracuse: Raymond Blackwell for Commissioner of Education, Frank Cetera for 2nd District City Councilor, and Howie Hawkins for City Auditor. […]

Seattle Greens join protests against Shell Oil Arctic drilling plans

The Green Party of Seattle is part of a coalition of groups leading large protests at the port of Seattle against Shell Oil’s plans to drill in the Arctic. Seattle Greens like party co-chair Hildegard Nichols have been featured prominently in news coverage of the standoff. See news coverage of the Seattle Shell protests below: “Shell […]

Seattle Greens join protests against Shell Oil Arctic drilling plans

The Green Party of Seattle is part of a coalition of groups leading large protests at the port of Seattle against Shell Oil’s plans to drill in the Arctic. Seattle Greens like party co-chair Hildegard Nichols have been featured prominently in news coverage of the standoff. See news coverage of the Seattle Shell protests below: “Shell […]

Upcoming Green Party conventions in NY, AZ, MA, PA, SC, ME, CA

From Green Party US: Spring is the time for annual conventions of many of our affiliated State & Local Green Parties. A partial list of upcoming meetings is listed here, including New York, Arizona, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Maine, and California. Conventions have already been held in New Jersey & Illinois. Our hardy Greens in […]

Green Party starts ballot access drives in Missouri, Arkansas

From the Green Party US Ballot Access Committee: The National Green Party’s Ballot Access Committee is finalizing a plan to increase our ballot lines from 21 at the end of 2014 to 31 by the end of 2015. The more petition drives we complete in 2015, the more our Presidential candidate can focus on campaigning and […]

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                     […]

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