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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 […]
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 […]
The Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) objects to Mayor Michael Nutter's budget for Fiscal 2016 because it heaps the cost of school services upon poor and working people. Meeting on April 22 at Cavanaugh's Restaurant in University City, Green Party members rejected Nutter's proposed tax increases and urged Philadelphia's City Council to tax the wealthy to pay for the public education of future citizens. Read more>>
From Green Party US: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Green Party leaders said that provocation and aggressive posturing by the U.S. against Iran, Venezuela, and Russia should be understood as dangerous attempts to assert U.S. political and economic hegemony abroad while maintaining a domestic wartime economy. Many Greens are participating in “Spring Rising,” March 18-21, four days […]
MSNBC’s Greenhouse with Tony Dokoupil recently hosted Green Party US Co-chair Karen Young to talk about the Green Party, the growing influence of Green ideas, and potential 2016 presidential candidate Jill Stein. Watch the interview with Karen Young on MSNBC’s Greenhouse.
From Green Party US: Why should you come to the 2015 Green Party Annual Meeting in St. Louis in July? We’ve all invested time getting to gatherings that end up being great chances to hang out for a couple days … but not much else. This year’s meeting will feature much more than just a […]
Green Party: Flaws in Obamacare exposed by King v. Burwell Supreme Court case should motivate new demand for a Single-Payer national health program
Green Party leaders expressed hope that King v. Burwell, now under review by the U.S. Supreme Court, would be decided against the plaintiffs, since the law suit threatens more than 8 million Americans with the loss of their health insurance, but also stressed the continuing need for a Single-Payer national health care program (Medicare For All). Read press release>>