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Connecticut Sanders coordinator plans Green Party congressional run

Stephanie Piddock, the coordinator for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s Democratic presidential campaign in Connecticut’s Fifth District and a local Occupy organizer, says she plans to seek the U.S. House seat in the district as a Green Party candidate next year. In an e-mail statement, Piddock said, “The people need to be represented by The People, not […]

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 […]

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, […]

Columnist: Greens “after Sanders to run as their party’s nominee”

In his New York Daily News column, Denis Hamill recounts a conversation with his 16-year-old son about the 2016 presidential race. When his son mentions that an 18-year-old friend, registered as a Green Party voter, is intrigued by the presidential candidacies of Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, Hamill writes, “The Green Party has been […]

Stein: Greens offer “only political alternative”, sees “fighting chance” to open CPD debates

Earlier this month, Occupy.com interviewed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein “to discuss her 2016 campaign, the policies she’s labeling her Green New Deal, her take on the Black Lives Matter movement, and what’s changed for the Green Party since 2012.” Stein discussed her strategy for getting into the general election debates if she wins […]

Philadelphia Green Party candidate faces petition challenge despite court ruling

Ballot Access News reports that Glenn C. Davis, Green Party candidate for Philadelphia city commissioner, is facing a petition challenge “even though on July 24, 2015, a U.S. District Court struck down Pennsylvania’s challenge procedures as applied to the Constitution, Green, and Libertarian parties.” Davis is the chair of the Green Party of Philadelphia.

Webber secures funding for Honkala film “Flesh and Blood”

Actor/director Mark Webber announced Friday that he has passed the $50,000 Kickstarter funding mark for a film about his mother Cheri Honkala, who was the 2012 Green Party vice presidential nominee. In a video message, Webber says the film will be called Flesh and Blood and will feature Honkala as well as Webber and his […]

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