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Syracuse newspaper endorses two Greens for school board

The Syracuse Post-Standard has endorsed two Green Party candidates for Syracuse City School District school board. The newspaper says Raymond Blackwell “overcame the siren song of a gang to graduate from Fowler High School” and went on to get a master’s degree, and “promises a practical approach, pushing the district to create more vocational and […]

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. […]

Greens Lead Syracuse Protest on Utility Rate Hike

Howie Hawkins, former Green Party candidate for governor, tells protesters why National Grid should be audited before the state Public Service Commission rules on a proposed rate hike. Also in this video, Renee Vogelsang, an organizer for the CNY Public Power Coalition, leads about three dozen protesters in chants against National Grid. Video by John [...]

Hawkins supports effort do remove Guard base from Syracuse

From YNN: SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins supports an effort to remove a Guard base in Syracuse. Hawkins joined peace activists at the National Guard Base on East Molloy Road Tuesday, calling for the military to eliminate the guard site. Hawkins says as governor, he’d work to get rid of reaper drones [...] Read more »

Syracuse March and Rally Quilts

From: Betty Wood, Green Party of CortlandClick thumbnail for larger photo.CostofWarB015.jpgCostofWarB013.jpgThe 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. Read more »

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