The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer candidates, more anti-fracking candidates, and more sustainable energy candidates. The last time that the Green Party of New York S … Read More
Hi. My name is Matt Reichel, and I am a Green Party candidate running for the U.S. House seat from the 5th district of Illinois in the coming special election.
I am running because I believe that the Congress needs an innovative perspective that won’t be offered by the mainstream politicians seeking this office.
I am the youngest and most progressive candidate in this election. At 27 years old, I offer the freshest perspective on the very serious challenges that face this country today: unending imperial war in the Middle East, a drastic recession created largely by corruption and greed in the financial sector, and the increasing precariousness of the working majority. What’s more, my background is as a peace activist and grassroots journalist: my track record is one of consistent progressivism. I have fought to end the Bush wars since the day the president took office, be it as a canvasser, lobbyist, writer, political volunteer, or, now, as a candidate for federal office. Continue reading →
From: Betty Wood, Green Party of CortlandClick thumbnail for larger photo.The Cortland Community for Peace had about a dozen people there, many of them Greens. We featured the 5 quilts that I made that showed pictures and identification information about NYS military people who were killed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Liberation, uh, Freedom. Each photo and id was surrounded by 52 flags of either Afganistan or Iraq, to acknowledge that war has casualties on both sides, with the people of Iraq and Afganistan having many more casualties than the invaders. The American flags are as seen from the top of a flag draped coffin. Continue reading →