Madison Greens endorse 7 local candidates in Spring 2015 election

Madison Greens endorse 7 local candidates in Spring 2015 election

The Four Lakes Green Party, based in Dane County, Wisconsin, has issued endorsements in local elections for April 2015. From the Wisconsin Green Party: The Four Lakes Green Party has endorsed seven candidates for local office in Madison and Fitchburg. Help us elect more Greens to local government by volunteering, making a financial contribution, and […]
Madison Greens endorse 7 local candidates in Spring 2015 election

Virginia Green announces State Rep campaign

Jeff Staples, a mechanic from Chesapeake, has announced a Green campaign for Virginia House of Delegates District 81. From HamptonRoads.com: A Green Party candidate from Chesapeake announced he’ll challenge Del. Barry Knight, R-Virginia Beach, in the 81st House District. Knight won without a challenger in 2013. Candidate Jeff Staples wrote Thursday on his Facebook page: “Tired […]
Virginia Green announces State Rep campaign

Atlantic article spotlights proportional representation

The Atlantic has published an article that raises the question of whether using proportional representation to elect legislators (part of the Green Party platform) could end the gerrymandering wars in the US. While the article barely touches on the many flaws of the first-past-the-post system identified by political scientists, it is encouraging to see increased interest in […]

Green Party opposes U.S. military aid for Ukraine

From Green Party US: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party opposes proposed plans to provide Ukraine’s armed forces military aid to fight rebels who are allegedly receiving assistance from Russia and urges President Obama to reject the advice of warhawk advisors and Congressmembers. “Washington has used the people of Ukraine as chess pieces in a […]
Green Party opposes U.S. military aid for Ukraine

Real News Network: How Jill Stein got into politics

2012 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein (who recently launched an exploratory campaign for the 2016 presidential race) was the subject of an in-depth interview on the Real New Network’s Reality Asserts Itself. While some supporters may be familiar with Jill Stein’s transformation from a medical doctor to a practitioner of “political medicine”, Paul Jay’s […]