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94 Of Rick Scott's, Brian Kemp's, the Mississippi GOP's & Other Republican Campaign Crime (tags)
Florida Republiicans did not honor tens of thousands of Democrat absentee ballot requests, designed a ballot which hid the senate race so that 26,000 heavily Democratic Broward County ballots showed a vote for governor but not Senator Nelson, had hacakable machines, repeated the tricks of Roger Stone, Brett Kavanaugh, and John Bolton in Florida who organized rent a mobs called the Brooks Brothers (all 3 of whom are in the Trump regime).
Republican Vote Fraud Reached A New Level In Midterms (tags)
No power cords in Georgia, one of Brian Kemp's countless crimes... Florida Republicans did not honor many Democrat absentee ballot requests.. Arizona GOP kept young voters in several hour queues.. Supreme Court pentocracy rubberstamped racist gerrymandering in TX, OH and allowed exclusion of Native Americans in ND 3 operatives in the Bush theft of the 2000 election (Brett Kavanaugh, John Bolton, and Roger Stone) have been involved in the Trump campaign between 2016 and now.
75 Election Tricks Of The Party Of The Rich (tags)
The 3 biggest crimimnal vote purgers in the US are Brian Kemp of Georgia, Jon Husted of Ohio and Kris Kobach of Kansas.Racist gerrymandering, phone jamming, ESS voting machine remote controls, suing a woman for helping her blind mother vote, ownership of 95% of radio stations etc.
100 Ways GOP Have Stolen Elections Since 1876 (tags)
Updated Partial List Of Famous Vegetarians, Vegans, & Fruitarians (tags)
Some abstain from mammal, bird and fish flesh. Others also say no to eggs and dairy. Still others are fruitarians because of plant sentience, highest acreage yield, healthiest food, least energy in production etc. These kind diets are expanding geometrically.
Famous Vegetarians, Vegans, And Fruitarians (tags)
This incomplete list of vegetarians, vegans and fruiitarians includes those who abstain from meat, fish and in some cases eggs, dairy, even nonfruits includes people motivated by animal rights, prevention of human disease, protection of the environment
12/2-3 LA Binational Conference To Cancel NAFTA and Unite Workers Of Mexico and the US (tags)
A binational conference of US and Mexican workers will be held on Dec 2&3 on the fight to cancel NAFTA and for unity between US and Mexican workers
UPDATED: List of 200+ U.S. BDS Victories! (tags)
By popular demand, below is a list of U.S. Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Victories, originally released to commemorate ten years since Palestinian civil society issued the call for BDS.
Elect a Green to Congress in Los Angeles (tags)
A Green Party candidate is on the cusp of breaking the two party system, and getting into the runoffs.
The Real Story of the Recount (tags)
Jill Stein’s multi-state presidential recount was unprecedented. The idea originated from a group of computer scientists represented by attorney John Bonifaz, who after analyzing the U.S. computerized voting system found it to be vulnerable to hacking and manipulation. Social scientists and statisticians deemed some of the 2016 election results to be improbable. Election integrity volunteers and attorneys stepped up to help sort it out.
To Defeat Trump … And the Democrats, Fight for Workers Revolution (tags)
After all the media hype, suddenly it turned out that Republican Donald Trump was elected. The racist, sexist, immigrant-bashing, woman-molesting Trump would be the next CEO of the United States and commander-in-chief of U.S. imperialism. In deep shock and disbelief, tens of millions asked, how could this happen? In Muslim, Latino, African American and immigrant families there was raw fear. Soon mass protests began, with many chanting “Not My President” (as if Democrat Clinton, a certified warmonger, would have been?). At the same time, racist incidents multiplied. It is urgently necessary to fight back, but the question is how? The answer depends on understanding what happened, and why. Trump certainly mobilized the hard-core racist vote, and better-off middle class voters. But what put him over the top was the vote of residents of dying small towns and white workers in the Rust Belt, who have seen their jobs destroyed and cities devastated. The fact is that with their economic policies, the Democrats pushed millions of workers into the arms of Trump. What is urgently needed is to break from the Democrats, Republicans and all capitalist parties and build a class-struggle workers party. Such a party would fight for a program of mass workers action against the deportations, for workers defense guards against racist attacks, and to oppose the imperialist war drive in a struggle leading to workers revolution.
Both Trump & Clinton Have Ties to Epstein's Pedo Island (tags)
Both Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton have ties to convicted pedophile and Democratic donor, billionaire Jeffery Epstein and his pedophile island.
Bernie Sanders Wins at the End (tags)
Sanders has a quality that gives him an advantage in the US election campaign that is based largely on sympathies: authenticity...The logical consequence of "Not Me.Us" is that the individual fights for improvement of social conditions, not for himself and his personal success.
Why Vote Third Party in 2016 (tags)
If you believe neither hawkish Hillary nor Torturing Trump should be president, you have options. The antiwar Green, Libertarian and Socialist parties are some options to Clinton and Trump.
61 Reasons To Vote Against Hillary Clinton (tags)
California's primary can change the world.
The 12 Wars And Bombed Countries of Clinton and Obama (tags)
The California primary can change the destiny of the planet. Please vote against Clinton and Trump.
A Case Against Hillary Clinton, Candidate Of Endless War (tags)
More hawkish than Obama, more willing to murder prisoners than her husband, a tyrant who woudl force parents to submit their chidlren to toxic vaccines, Clinton is tied to the military industrial complex
The Push to Make Sanders the Green Party's Candidate (tags)
Sanders and his ardent supporters, in other words, have a unique historic opportunity to shatter the asphyxiating two-party duopoly of two pro-corporate parties that has been the Bermuda Triangle of progressive politics for over a century.
GOP Vote Fraud In OH, KY, VA, FL, AZ, CO, NV, MN, NH And Elsewhere (tags)
In the November 2015 elections, Ohio Republican vote fraud robbed Ohioans of their ratification of pot decriminalization In Kentucky a fraudulently elected Republican was installed in the governor's chair
The Antiwar Presidential Candidates In The Democrat, Republican, Green, Libertarian Parti (tags)
In the Democratic Party 2 of the 5 major candidates are peacemakers. The Republican Party has only 1 of
Obama Voting Rights Act Demagoguery (tags)
GOP Voter Fraud In Jeb Bush's FL, OH, NH, NC, TX, AZ, VA, NC, CA, CO, OR, MN Etc (tags)
There are hundreds of categories of vote fraud used by the plutocratic party in the last 100 years.
Sealclubbing PM Harper of Canada Has Only 28% Support (tags)
There are several reasons that PM Harper of Canada has only 28% support.
Thousands in Britain Rally Against Austerity (tags)
Socialist Animalism (tags)
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Meet Green elected school board members, Sunday, March 29 in LA - 4pm (tags)
Meet Green elected officials Jose Lara, Vice President and Governing Board Member, El Rancho Unified School District, Pico Rivera (Los Angeles) and Sean Reagan, Governing Boardmember, Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, Norwalk. Saturday, March 29th, 4-6pm. Mercado La Paloma - 3655 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles. Food court on site, with vegetarian options.
Video: Facing Down Corporate Election Greed, 25 min (tags)
On Election Day, a small California city took on one of the biggest corporations in America… and declared victory.
Activist Professor Denis Rancourt's Judicial Lynching (tags)
Militarism in Germany (tags)
"COINTELPRO" U.K.: Exposing the integral role of British human rights "lawyers" (tags)
The purpose of this article is to show (beyond the obvious of why), who & -how- the biggest “Human Rights”...lawyers in the U.K, not only, work hand in hand with, but are integral -to- COINTELPRO style, state operations, in the U.K.
Sharonian Evil Lives (tags)
Green Party of California Announces Its Statewide Endorsements for June 2014 (tags)
Injuries To Bulls, Horses, Matadors and Spectators in Bullfighting (tags)
It is time for Spain and the rest of the Hispanic world to follow Barcelona in banning the barbarism of bloody bullfighting.
Posts on social class discrimination and global ethical human rights (tags)
Many neoliberal States, in my view, execute social class discrimination but it is hidden and societies kept 'class-blind'.
David Curtis launches campaign for Sec. of State, California (tags)
David Curtis launches his campaign for Secretary of State, California at the Mayflower Club in North Hollywood.
L.A. Participates in Protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline (part 1) (tags)
A report back and photo coverage (part 1) of a march and rally held in Los Angeles on February 17, in solidarity with the protest in Washington, DC.
The Shortwave Report 11/23/12 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. The Voice of Russia, Radio Havana Cuba,Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and Spanish National Radio.
2012 Presidential Election & Cal Props Results (tags)
All elections confirm the class struggle that has preceded them and the 2012 presidential general election confirms the fact that there has not been much class struggle in this country. There has been some effort to bring this backward country into the fold of civilization with the placing of a repeal of the California death penalty, Prop 34, on the ballot by the voters, but as of 5 a.m., 11/7/12, it has 47% of the vote. The presidential election, with the re-election of the latest fascist war criminal in the White House with a bare 50.3% of the vote is no mandate and this termed out president is now a lame duck president. The 2016 presidential election begins today.
Rebel or Perish (tags)
Nov 6: Vote Your Conscience: Peace & Freedom & Green (tags)
It is barricades time now as election day is November 6, 2012. When we vote, we remember Roe v Wade, the 1973 decision under President Nixon, legalizing abortion in the US, with the majority opinion written by Republican Nixon appointee, Justice Blackman, with a Democratic Kennedy appointee, Justice White, dissenting proving that it is mass movements that make the difference. The so-called “lesser” evil is just plain evil. You have to vote your conscience if you want anything to improve as Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party are products of grassroots movements.
Profile of a Police State (tags)
Green Party Populism (tags)
American-Style Fascism (tags)
America's Sham Electoral Process (tags)
Chicago's Obama Ally, Mayor Emanuel, Wins Anti-Labor Injunction (tags)
We just heard on KPFA's Morning Mix, 8 a.m. Sept 17, 2012, 94.1 FM, that Mayor Emanuel obtained an injunction against the striking teachers. The teachers had postponed their decision 1 day for the Jewish New Year, but Zionist Emanuel, with dual US/Israeli citizenship and formerly a member of the Israeli Defense Force, and campaigner for Democratic Pres Obama, did not wait for the Jewish New Year and the democratic decision making process of labor. There is more.
Israel's Anti-Rachel Corrie Verdict (tags)
Israel's verdict against Rachel Corrie, blaming her for her own death, was paid for with our tax dollars, $6 billion a year, as Israel is just an American military base to protect US oil profits in the Middle East and Israel does not make one move without explicit instructions from the US capitalist class, represented by the US government.
Cindy Sheehan Speaks at Reception in San Diego (tags)
For four years, from her emergence as an anti-war activist following the death of her son Casey in combat in Iraq, Cindy Sheehan was a hero among liberals and Democrats for her attempts to hold then-President George W. Bush to account for starting the Iraq war and taking her son's life in vain. Then she ran for Congress against Democratic icon Nancy Pelosi and made it clear she held both major parties responsible for the war and the rest of America's ills. Now she's Roseanne Barr's running mate in the Peace and Freedom Party's Presidential campaign, running on a socialist platform that says education, housing and health care are human rights.
Top academics rebel against State capture in favor of truth and ethical human rights. (tags)
Top academics rebel against State capture and discuss ethical approach to human rights,development, globalization to replace neoliberalism and omitted children's rights. Former emphasizes bottom-up, unleashes potential the latter is top-down, crushes potential.
GLP Mag-Lev Train and Floodwater to Drought Pipeline Alleviates Drought and Flooding (tags)
The Green Liberty Party (GLP) solution to seasonal flooding and drought concerns is to construct a pipeline that can regularly transport large amounts of water from flood prone regions to drought prone regions. This differs from current SNWA plans to drain northern Nevada's aquifers with a pipeline.
Economist Richard Wolff Supports "Lesser" Evil Voting (tags)
We finally heard from the self-proclaimed Marxist economist, Richard Wolff, on the presidential elections, on KPFA, 94.1 FM, 6 p.m. news, 7/15/12, on his view of the elections and it was a shameful, anti-Marxist, lesser evil line, especially considering Wolff is a founding member of the Connecticut Green Party.
Greens Challenge Third Parties- Fight Against the Corporate Parties Not Each Other (tags)
Besides the candidates that Rob Sherman will throw off the ballot, the innocent victim in all of this is Jill Stein. Jill seems like a sincere and honest person who does an excellent job at offering the Green Party vision of change. I look forward to working closely with her on issues related to access to the ballot and to the Presidential debates. However, blocking the Socialist Party and other parties in Illinois will be a black eye for her campaign. Green Party claims to support open electoral laws will be permanently suspect unless Sherman removes his challenge.
GLP 2012 Presidential Campaign; No Corporate Lobbyist Funding Allowed! (tags)
Green Liberty Party is a fusion party between the Greens and the Libertarians that provides an alternative to the current status quo of Republicans and Democrats that are both heavily under the infuence of corporate lobbyists. To alleviate the corporate lobbyist dependency the GLP will not accept any campaign contributions larger than 10.00 from any anonymous individuals, and no money from corporations or professional lobbyist groups.
Obama's Insult to Poland Shows US Ignorance of History (tags)
The world is finally waking up to the profound ignorance of history that exists in the USA. The current president, born in 1961, is so removed from any connection to World War 2 and European history that he referred to the Nazi death camps in Poland as Polish death camps when giving an award to a former Polish resistance fighter, Jan Karski. He has apologized but it should embarrass all Americans as this allegedly educated American, a lawyer, has no concept of history at all.
Zenger's Newsmagazine Election Endorsements (tags)
Full endorsements for San Diego voters in the June 5 primary election. As in 2010, in virtually every race Zenger's is recommending every Democrat over every Republican, not because the Democrats (with a few exceptions) are that progressive but because the Republicans are so reactionary they want to abolish the social safety net, virtually eliminate civil rights, workers', consumers' and environmental protections, and transform the U.S.as radically as the Nazis transformed Germany in 1933.
May 21 Deadline to Change Your Party Status to Peace & Freedom or Green to Save Both (tags)
You have until May 21, 2012 to change your party status or register to vote for the 6/5/12 election Peace & Freedom Party or Green Party to save these two parties, due to the anti-democratic “Top Two” Primary Prop 14 passed in June 2010. These 2 parties have been on the ballot only due to receiving enough votes in November elections, but not due to registration. Now, it must be by registration only. The Decline to State voters are 21% of the registered voters, or some 3 million people. If you want choices, you have to care about the parties NOW because Peace & Freedom and Green will most likely not make the Top Two for November and will be gone forever when this happens, as it will, in 2014, the governor’s race and other statewide constitutional offices.
Hope in Chch rebuild, ethical human rights despite all attempts to crush human potential. (tags)
Despite all attempts to crush human potential, the purging of 'tall poppies', social class/socio-economic (wealth) discrimination, suppression of 'bottom-up' development hope still remains with the ethical human rights, development and globalization to replace neo liberalism and massive rebuild following tragic earthquakes.
Obama's Defense of Strip Searching for Traffic Violations (tags)
The US Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that guards can strip search and visually inspect the body cavities of people arrested for minor offenses who are admitted into a jail’s general population is based largely on arguments contained in the amicus curiae “friend of the court” brief filed in the case on behalf of the Obama administration.
Electoral Politics in America (tags)
Democrats Defeated Single Payer; Vote P&F & Green (tags)
SB 810, a single payer healthcare bill, was defeated in the California Senate Jan 31, 2012 by Democratic Senators Ron Calderon, Lou Correa, Alex Padilla, Michael Rubio, Juan Vargas and Rod Wright, all bought and paid for by the insurance industry and most bought and paid for by the drug industry. The health care crisis is so terrible in this country that it is best called a death system, not a health care system. Only Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party support socialized medicine and at the very least, single payer healthcare.
Protecting Sacred Sites: The Kuruvungna Springs (tags)
WEST LOS ANGELES – February 4, 2012 - Just one block South of a very urban section of Wilshire Blvd with 40 story high-rise buildings and often grid locked streets sits the Kuruvungna Springs. The Springs are on a part of the University High School campus. The Springs and the surrounding area were once the site of a Tongva village.
What's Left for the Left? Building a Blue-Green Coalition (tags)
To build a strong electoral base for the Left, Green Party activists can build coalitions to pass ranked choice voting in cities throughout LA County, elect Greens to every non-partisan office - from neighborhood council to union leadership - and strategically support anti-war progressive Democrats running for state and federal office. From the ground up, we must build a diverse Green Party to protect our planet beyond the age of empire.
On The New Revolutionary Tendency of the Socialist Party (RT-SP) (tags)
The following statement of purpose was approved by the now forming Revolutionary Tendency of the Socialist Party (RT-SP) Jan. 7, 2012.
On the New Revolutionary Tendency of the Socialist Party (RT-SP) (tags)
As the current crisis of capitalism threatens the break-down all that is left that is civil in our society, the Democrats charge ahead with the Republicans in making sure it is the poor, the working class, and the planet, who pay for the crisis of capitalism, not capitalist profits. The alternative to socialist revolution becomes increasingly clear as capitalist society becomes less and less able to take care of its people; climate change caused by capitalist greed becomes an increasing threat to the future of human civilization; the capitalist state becomes increasingly repressive; and the leading capitalist countries plunge the world into war after war of imperialist domination and conquest. As the great German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg said in 1918, the alternatives are socialism or barbarism.
US taxes go to anti-women Israel (tags)
After hearing Democracy Now's expose of an Israeli woman who was attacked for refusing to give up her seat to a man, I had to research this. I found not only this vicious anti-women story, but also one of Zionist men spitting on an 8 year old girl for being "indecent" in dress. This is the stench of religion for which we American taxpayers pay as Israel does not exist for one second without US tax dollars to the tune of $6 billion a year to protect US oil profits. Here are the stories.
Election 2012- Former Green Governor Candidate Endorses Stewart Alexander for President (tags)
Deacon Alexander has agreed to assist Alexander’s presidential campaign in Los Angeles and throughout California. Alexander’s campaign is presently seeking volunteers who are ready to help build a left progressive movement for working people. Stewart Alexander says, “I am glad to have the ‘Deacon’ on board.”
Of Korea, the Rosenbergs, Berenson, Anti-Semitism & US imperialism (tags)
On Dec 20, 2011, the first day of Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights that commemorates liberation, Lori Berenson, a victim of anti-Semitism common in Catholic countries like Peru, finally came home. Coincidentally, the latest leader of Stalinist North Korea, Kim Jong Il, died Dec 17, 2011, so the US saber rattling under the guise of "human rights" was renewed on all airwaves. Ignored everywhere, including KPFA, was the anti-Semitic frame-up of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, by Democratic president Harry Truman in 1950 to make Jew, Communist and traitor synonymous to justify the war of anti-communism in Korea, in the US first stage attempt to destroy the 1949 Chinese revolution, leaving 3 million dead Koreans, and a devastated country.
Democratic Party's Police Brutality v Occupy LA (tags)
Democratic Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa lied when he said there was no police brutality at the November 29, 2011 eviction of Occupy LA, carried out by 1400 police evicting 292 peaceful campers.
NEWS ADVISORY: Green Party presidential candidate forum, Saturday, December 3rd, LA (tags)
Occupy UC Davis Supports Resolution Opposing Democrat-Republicans (tags)
A child shall lead them and the Occupy UC Davis students have shown the way with a resolution supporting breaking with the Democrat-Republicans. The resolution is here.
Anti-labor SF Voters Support Republican-endorsed Mayor Lee’s Pension Destruction (tags)
Elections simply confirm the class struggle that has preceded them and it is clear from the San Francisco election results for November 8, 2011 that the needs and interests of the workingclass are held in total contempt with the electorate’s support of Proposition C, one of 2 anti-city worker pension destruction propositions placed on the ballot by Democrats.
Oakland General Strike a Success, but Cops Seriously Injure another Vet (tags)
With over 50,000 people protesting in the street in three major protests through the course of the day, massive labor participation, and a shut down of the Port of Oakland, there is no question that the general strike was a success. Yet the corporate media is now blowing up the importance of a few acts of vandalism by protesters and agent provocateurs.
Anti-Imperial Voices (tags)
Obama's Defining Moment: Targeted Assassination (tags)
From his first week in office, Obama has been actively using drones to kill people all to protect US oil profits around the world. This time, he assassinated 2 American citizens, Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, apparently as a favor for the US-backed dictator of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is being opposed by mass protests. Clearly, this phony lawyer does not believe in due process.
Troy Davis Denied Clemency; Nazi USA Continues to Promote Death Penalty (tags)
Troy Davis was denied clemency. Nazi USA, led by the twin parties of the death penalty, war and fascism, the Democrat-Republicans, continues to promote the death penalty. We have a black president and black attorney general, supporters of the death penalty, who could easily get a federal injunction on the basis of civil rights violations but have done nothing. Amnesty International is asking everyone to sign their latest petition to the Georgia District Attorney, who could stop the Sept 21, 2011, 7 p.m. execution of an innocent man, another lynching in the backward USA that is now among a minority of nations that still has the death penalty.
US Election 2012: Alexander says Troy Davis Should Not Be Executed (tags)
Stewart Alexander has joined with millions worldwide calling on Georgia state officials to spare the life of Troy Davis. Stewart Alexander is also joined by the Socialist Party USA, the Peace and Freedom Party, the Freedom Socialist Party, the Green Party USA, former President Jimmy Carter, and former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Norman Fletcher requesting clemency for Troy Davis.
Sign the Petition to Save Troy Davis (tags)
Save the life of Troy Davis from execution in Georgia on Sept 21. Sign the online petition at Amnesty International. He happens to be innocent, and the fascist US Supreme Court says, just like the courts of Nazi Germany, that innocence is no defense! There are 310 million people in this country. Less than 1 million people have signed. SIGN TODAY.
10 Year Since 9/11 Inside Job (tags)
September 11, 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 Inside Job, the American Reichstag Fire, perpetrated for the same reason the Nazis burned their government building, the Reichstag: to perpetrate war and fascism so as to maximize profits for the capitalist class, the primary goal of capitalism, the greatest profits being in oil and munitions. Only a labor movement capable of carrying out a general strike can finally put an end to the private profit system, thereby saving the earth and humanity.
War Is A Crime Preparation for Feb 7, 2012 Cal Primary (tags)
California will be part of Super Tuesday on February 7, 2012 when Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Montana Republican caucuses, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Utah have their presidential primaries. The two peace parties on the California ballot are Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party. Below is a partial list of the war crimes and human rights violations of the current Democrat in the White House.
U.S. Election 2012: Alexander Will Only Seek SPUSA, PFP Nominations for President (tags)
Stewart Alexander says his presidential campaign is a left campaign to President Obama?s broken promises to working people. Alexander?s campaign has emphasized ending the U.S. war campaigns in Asia and Africa, introducing a single-payer health care system for working people, ending the big corporate tax breaks for big corporations, protecting Medicare, and creating millions of good paying jobs for working people.
California Democratic Party Passes Anti-Workingclass Budget (tags)
Instead of putting a tax the rich proposal on the November 2008 ballot, the presidential general election which always has the highest voter turnout, the Democratic Party majority Legislature, this time in cahoots with a Democratic governor, Jerry Brown, voted for a viciously anti-workingclass budget that destroys the public school system, social services, court system, public transporation and just about all other publicly funded services. AND JERRY BROWN BRAGS ABOUT IT ON HIS WEBSITE.
U.S. Election 2012- Alexander: Obama?s war strategy is obvious, Election 2012 (tags)
Alexander says, Obama?s troop withdrawal strategy is politically motivated; ?President Obama has fine-tuned the political rhetoric that kept President Bush in office for two terms.? But Obama will need more than political rhetoric to stay in office for a second term; approaching 10 years of war, Americans want the troops back home and Obama has not offered any plans that will help restore the economy and create good paying jobs.
U.S. Election 2012- President Obama and Mitt Romney Joke about Unemployment (tags)
U.S. Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander says President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney are out of touch with America?s working class. ?It is no laughing matter when your unemployment benefits expire, when you are homeless, when your mortgage is behind, when your kids are hungry, when your car payment is 30 days late, or when you are faced with a stack of unpaid bills.?
Carlos Montes Arraignment and Protest in Alhambra, California (tags)
Six More Felony Charges are filed against the Los Angeles Peace Activist while demonstrations occur across the U.S. Citing FBI Harassment Policies Photo Set 2 of 2
Carlos Montes Arraignment and Protest in Alhambra, California (tags)
Six More Felony Charges are filed against the Los Angeles Peace Activist while demonstrations occur across the U.S. Citing FBI Harassment Policies Photo Set 1 of 2
The Obama Doctrine: Lawless Imperial Aggression (tags)
U.S. Election 2012: Alexander Proposing "A Better Deal" for Economic Recovery (tags)
To achieve his vision to create good paying jobs and establishing a viable economy, Alexander is hoping to receive the Presidential Nominations for the Socialist Party USA, the Green Party USA and the Peace and Freedom Party-California. Presently, Stewart Alexander is the only presidential candidate that has openly challenged President Obama from the Left.
America's Imperial War on Libya (tags)
U.S. Election 2012- Stewart Alexander: Jobs Report a Disaster for Obama (tags)
President Barack Obama recently kicked off his 2012 re-election campaign; however, the sluggish economy and the president?s failure to create jobs could threaten his hopes for re-election. With all the bad news on the economy, the president still remains the favorite to win in 2012. President Obama is a formidable fundraiser and has the financial backing of Wall Street and could spend as much a $1 billion for re-election; and approaching November 2012, the Republican field of presidential hopefuls appears to be hopeless.
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Leans Far Left for White House Cabinet Picks (tags)
Labor Candidate Stewart Alexander has announced that he will seek the U.S. Presidential Nomination for the Socialist Party USA, the Peace and Freedom Party- California, and the Green Party USA. Alexander is also seeking support from the Freedom Socialist Party, the Liberty Union Party- Vermont and the support from working people from across the nation.
Send Obama and the Democrats a message and change your voter registration status! (tags)
Let's remember how the abolitionists were able to make use of the poltical party system. ...when it comes to electoral politics, please stop supporting the Democrats! Rather, support one of the "third parties" -- either the Green Party, or the Peace and Freedom Party....
President Obama Divides the Nation over His War with Libya (tags)
The majority of Americans are tired of wars and the cost to fight these wars as the nation sinks deeper into a national recession. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have already cost $1 trillion and after one week in Libya, the cost is approaching $1 billion. When Americans are suffering cutbacks and layoffs, and 22 million Americans are out of work, the question is “Obama, where are the jobs?”
March 19 Anti-War Protesters Target Obama (tags)
The annual anti-war demonstration sponsored by the San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice (SDCPJ) in mid-March had a markedly different tone this year from the actions in 2009 and 2010. Then the protesters and rally speakers had soft-pedaled criticism of President Obama, still holding out hope that he would fulfill his campaign promise to end the U.S. occupation of Iraq and would come to realize that the war in Afghanistan — already America’s longest-lasting combat — was unwinnable and would withdraw there, too. Instead, Obama chose the eighth anniversary of former President George W. Bush’s attack on Iraq to launch U.S. air raids on Libya, thereby getting us involved in a third war against a Muslim country — and one young man at the rally summed up the attitude of most of the 300 people there by wearing a T-shirt with the famous Shepard Fairey image of Obama, and under it the words “War Criminal.”
Anti-Nuclear Peace Marches on March 19 (tags)
On this 8th anniversary of the illegal US invasion and occupation of Iraq in its agenda of blood for oil wars to maximize profits, we are also witnessing another profiteering horror, that of a nuclear holocaust caused by the breakdown of nuclear power in the face of earthquakes and tsunamis. Go to the nearest peace march on March 19 to support solar, wind and tidal power for clean, safe, renewable energy, for an end to blood for oil wars and an end to the whole deadly private profit system.
Promises, Promises: Obama Rebuffs Invites to Stand with [Wisconsin] Workers (tags)
Send Obama and the Democrats a message and change your voter registration status to "Green Party" or "Peace & Freedom"! (Last years' Prop. 14 eliminated partisan primary elections, so there's really isn't any reason left to be a registered Democrat). Postage-paid voter registration cards are available at most libraries and post offices -- fill out one today!
U.S. Election 2012- Stewart Alexander: Obama’s Budget is a Plan for Austerity (tags)
President Obama’s budget will face an uphill battle in Congress because it fails to reign-in spending and will increase the federal debt by more than $20 billion over the next decade. Republicans in Congress have failed to offer any viable alternatives to the president’s budget proposals, leaving millions of working people discouraged, believing that congressional Republicans are part of the problem rather than offering leadership for solutions.
Democrat Obama Chooses anti-union, anti-gay Charlotte NC for 2012 convention (tags)
In choosing Charlotte, North Carolina to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention, President Obama selected a city with no unionized hotels, a non-union convention center, and the least union membership of the four options. AND Charlotte is not a friendly place for LGBT people.
U.S. Election 2012: Weak Labor Demands, Bad News for Obama (tags)
Alexander says he has a plan that will create employment for working people; he refers to his plan as “A Better Deal.” Alexander’s plan would create employment in housing restoring existing homes and building low income housing; automobile manufacturing building electric cars and light rail automobiles; building mass transportation; and repairing the nation’s infrastructure. Establishing a Universal Basic Income (UBI) is one unique element of A Better Deal. Alexander is proposing a UBI that will help to relieve poverty and homelessness.
Right-wing Democrat takes California governor’s office, demands “sacrifice (tags)
The inauguration speech of right-wing Democrat Jerry Brown, in which he callously boasted of the harshness of his austerity budget and demanded “sacrifice,” amounted to a declaration of war by the new governor of California against the state's working population.
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander to Seek PFP Presidential Nomination (tags)
Approaching 2012, Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander is hoping to gain support from five political parties that he says will be crucial to his campaign to become president; the Peace and Freedom Party- California, Socialist Party USA, the Green Party of the United States, the Freedom Socialist Party, and the Liberty Union Party- Vermont.
Obama Cutting Social Security Funds in Deal to Extend Tax Cuts (tags)
To provide political cover for this giveaway to the rich, the plan includes an extension of federal long-term unemployment benefits for 13 months and a one-year reduction in the Social Security payroll tax from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent. While this would temporarily increase paychecks for tens of millions, it would also deprive Social Security of $120 billion in funding. The White House said this shortfall would be made up through general revenue sources, but these have not been specified. [And probably do not exist.]
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Says Ethanol Mistake “No Mistake” (tags)
Stewart Alexander says another “inconvenient truth” is that “Washington Democrats and Republicans know how to buy votes; take care of the corporations that produce ethanol, and in return it will generate campaign funding that will generate votes. The 2007 Energy Bill was only about buying political support.”
What’s Going On In Europe? (tags)
"The attack on education is an international phenomenon. In the UK on Wednesday, tens of thousands of students walked out of classes over tripled tuition fees. Thousands participated in a demonstration in London, where more than 1,000 were penned in and contained by police for hours. Police used batons to beat back students attempting to reach parliament. The demonstrations in Britain came two weeks after more than 55,000 took to the streets throughout the UK. A crackdown by the government has included the arrest of dozens of students. In the US, there have been mass protests and, in some cases, occupations in the state of California against tuition fee increases of more than 30 per cent. The education cuts in Italy and the UK are part of a wave of austerity measures throughout Europe aimed at forcing workers and young people to pay for an ongoing economic crisis."
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Targets Health Care Law (tags)
Stewart Alexander, a U.S. Presidential Candidate for 2012, says the Republicans don’t get it; Americans want the health care law repealed; the entire bill. “I am running on an anti-Obama-care ticket. Working people want the health care bill repealed. Now the Republican members in Congress have less than two years to get the job done.”
U.S. Election 2012: Defending Education, Capitalism has Failed Our Kids (tags)
Stewart Alexander says students can only enforce their demands and stop the tuition hikes by demanding radical change. “For the present, students must hold President Obama accountable. Students must also defect from the Democrats, Republicans and rightwing political candidates in 2012 and support progressive political parties and candidates; such as candidates representing the Socialist Party (SPUSA) and Green Party candidates in 2012.”
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Making Big Push for Electric Car Manufacturing (tags)
Stewart Alexander says, “My commitment as a U.S. Presidential Candidate will be to support the opening of electric car manufacturing plants across America, manufacturing millions of electric vehicles within the next decade.” As president, Alexander says he would support the U.S. government investing as much as $100 billion into electric car manufacturing with the dividends being reinvested in jobs and providing for the needs of working people.
BTL:Ralph Nader: Flood of Secret Money in 2010 Election is Next Stage in Corporate Dominat (tags)
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ELECTION DAY Vote Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
RUN TO YOUR POLLING PLACE RIGHT NOW AND VOTE. Do not delay until the end of the day when you might forget or something might keep you from your polling place until after it is closed. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU VOTE. If you voted on an absentee ballot but have not mailed it, WALK IT TO ANY POLLING PLACE IN YOUR COUNTY OR YOUR COUNTY REGISTRAR; do not mail it. THE ONLY POLL THAT COUNTS IS THE ELECTION.
Green U.S. Senate Candidate: We Need a Single-Payer "Medicare-for-all" Health Care System (tags)
"The so-called 'health care reform' bill signed into law by Democratic President Barack Obama earlier this year was in reality a thinly-disguised scheme to bailout Wall Street billionaires who made huge investments in private health insurance companies that lately had been experiencing a decline in revenues as a result of a rapidly shrinking customer base."
at privatized public debate, Green Party candidate arrested for "trespassing" (tags)
The Green Party candidate for governor, Laura Wells, was cited for trespassing and ordered to appear in court on election day.
2 Days to Vote: Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
US ranking in life expectancy has gone from 5th in 1950 to 49th today, thanks to the expensive and for millions, unaffordable, private insurance racket proudly promoted by the Democrat-Republicans instead of the socialized medicine that exists in the rest of the industrialized world, and now at 49th, we are also behind many non-industrialized countries. That is why you should vote Peace & Freedom or Green, the two parties that support socialized medicine and oppose insurance companies.
3 Days to Vote: Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
As the World Socialist Website states below, there is a right-wing consensus in the governor's race between the Democrats and Republicans, one capitalist party with millionaire candidates. You can break that fascist attack on the workingclass by voting Peace & Freedom or Green and Yes on 19, 21, 24 and 25.
4 Days to Vote: Yes on 19, 21, 24, 25, Peace & Freedom or Green (tags)
The future is in your hands and you must act to make it better. One way to act is to vote Peace & Freedom or Green to promote serious change. The Democrat-Republicans do not even bother to promote anything worthwhile anymore as capitalism is in such a state of decay that the capitalist class no longer has any crumbs to toss to the workingclass, the 80% of us who sell our labor for less than $77,000 a year. In addition to P&F and Green candidates, it is important that you vote on all of the propositions, including Yes on 19, 21, 24 and 25.
Censored from HuffPo / Chicago: "Who cares who wins the elections" (tags)
As a regular blogger on the Huffington Post / Chicago's website, I recently encountered a situation which I believe is censorship for failing to have a proper "line" on next Tuesday's elections. As allies of the Democratic Party in various sectors scramble to motivate the party's "base" for the elections, apparently a voice pouring cold water on such efforts was not welcome. That the piece showed that human rights progress is not beholden to Democratic Party advancement made it that much more toxic. Here it is so that you can judge for yourself.
Green U.S. Senate Candidate Calls For Ending All U.S. Military and Economic Aid To Israel (tags)
“I call for ending all U.S. military and economic aid to Israel because I believe it to be morally wrong for taxpayers to continue financing this nation’s acts of state-sponsored terrorism against the Palestinian people. The $3 billion we give to this country each year would be better spent dealing with serious problems we face here at home, such as growing unemployment."
Democrats or Alternative Parties? SUF Debates the Question (tags)
Work within the Democratic Party or start alternative parties of our own? It’s a debate American progressives have been having since the 1890’s (though until the 1930’s there was the option of working within the Republican Party as well) and the progressive disappointment with the Obama administration was pervasive when San Diego’s Socialist Unity Forum (SUF) met to discuss the question Sept. 19. But so was fear of the “Tea Party” movement — ostensibly independent but supporting and invigorating the Right wing of the Republican Party — and concern that abandoning the Democrats now is unnecessarily divisive and harmful.
Laura Wells, GP Candidate for Gov in L.A. (tags)
Laura Wells, Green Party candidate for Governor of California Will be in Los Angeles today at the Black Panther 44th Anniversary celebration, 6120 S. Vermont (61ST & Vermont) at noon.
Green U.S. Senate Candidate: End Overseas Wars to Pay for Tuition-Free Higher Education (tags)
"If elected to the U.S. Senate, I will introduce legislation to establish a nationwide program to fully guarantee that every high school graduate living within the United States--regardless of immigration status--is eligible to receive a tuition-free education at a public college, university, or technical trade school of their choosing. We can pay for this program by immediately withdrawing all U.S. troops, private mercenaries, and independent contractors from Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan."
Lawless Spying in America to Obstruct First Amendment Freedoms (tags)
Green U.S. Senate Candidate Backs "Immediate Amnesty" For Millions of Undocumented Workers (tags)
"As a longtime defender of immigrant rights, I strongly back the idea of granting immediate amnesty for the millions of undocumented workers currently living within the United States. An overwhelming majority of them work incredibly hard, are law abiding, and make invaluable contributions to the wealth of this country."
Green U.S. Senate Candidate Warns Immigrant Rights Supporters to 'Beware of the Democrats' (tags)
"Last year, President Obama appointed Janet Napolitano to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. When Napolitano was Democratic Governor of Arizona, she was a close ally of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and lobbied the Bush administration on his behalf to give his army of deputies the power to arrest undocumented workers under provisions of 287(g).
U.S. Socialist Alexander: NBER Offers Christmas Report Regarding U.S. Recession (tags)
Alexander says “Working people have not seen any signs of an economic recovery; as many as 22 million Americans are out of work. U.S. home sales plunged to the lowest level in 15 years, millions of working people are in jeopardy of losing their homes, and jobless claims have risen to the highest levels in 9 months. The U.S. is in the deepest recession in the past 80 years and there are no signs of a recovery.”
VIDEO: There are solutions: Laura Wells, Green Party candidate for Governor of California (tags)
Video of California Green gubernatorial candidate Laura Weels
Greens unveil slate of ‘independent candidates' at State Convention in Fullerton, 9-11-10 (tags)
FULLERTON, CA – Billing itself as the most "independent" political party in the state – in stark contrast to Democrats and Republicans, who voters are increasingly shunning – the Green Party of California will hold a major pre-election state convention here Saturday and Sunday, 9-11-10 and 9-12-10.
Green U.S. Senate Candidate Favors Repealing Federal Marijuana Laws (tags)
"As I officially kick off my campaign for the U.S. Senate today, one of the first declarations I make is to call for the repeal of all federal laws on the books which make it a criminal act for people to grow, sell, and use marijuana for medicinal, recreational, and industrial purposes."
U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Says Ben Bernanke Should Resign (tags)
U.S. Socialist Stewart Alexander says, “Bernanke’s speech and response to the U.S. economic crisis has revealed that Chairman Bernanke has failed in his responsibility to the nation and should resign. While providing future guarantees to Wall Street, Bernanke’s message only provided optimistic illusions for the tens of millions of working people that are struggling nationwide.”
US Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Dismisses Obama’s Jobless Recovery (tags)
Alexander says financing the war and the U.S. occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan is costing U.S. jobs and hundreds of billions of dollars that could be used to rebuild and repair our nation’s infrastructure; “The war and occupation is taking the U.S. economy into a full scale depression.”
AP: California candidates support 'Green New Deal' (tags)
Green Party candidates for statewide office come out in support of fiscally responsible policies that emphasize job creation, environmental protection, and social justice.
Democrat Clinton's $5 million wedding while workers starve (tags)
Democrat Chelsea Clinton's father, war criminal former president Democrat Bill Clinton, spent $5 million on his daughter's wedding, of which $2 million will be reimbursed by the taxpayers for the Secret Service, while we are in a Great Depression wtih massive starvation and homelessness, increasing daily. The Democrats are just as much a party of the rich as the Republicans Are you still registered Democrat?
Democrat Boxer Opposes Prop 19; P&F Feinland Supports Prop 19 (tags)
Democrats Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Attorney General and candidate for Governor Jerry Brown and Democrat Obama's drug czar Gil Kerlikowski oppose Proposition 19 while all Peace & Freedom Party and its candidate for US Senate Marsha Feinland and Green Party candidates support Prop 19 which ends the prohibition on marijuana, thus ending the police state and its prison-concentration camp system. Are you still registered Democrat?
Democrat Obama Attempts to Murder Elderly Atty Stewart with 10 year Sentence (tags)
Are you still registered Democrat? On July 15, 2010, in the same courthouse where the Rosenbergs were sentenced to death on false charges and Morton Sobell sentenced to what became 19 years in prison on equally false charges all framed by Democrat Harry Truman , 70 year old people's lawyer with serious health problems, Lynne Stewart was resentenced by fascist Judge Koetel, at the behest of Democrats Obama & Holder, his attorney general, to 10 years in prison, a virtual death sentence for a 70 year old on the false claim that she is a "terrorist," when in fact it is the American government that is the world's terrorist, with no equal. Lynne Stewart did not commit any crime whatsoever. As she says, this is an attempt to silence people's lawyers, just like Nazi Germany did.
Democrat Obama Proclaims Unbreakable Bond with Zionist Israel (tags)
Are you still registered Democrat? Nutty Yahoo, aka Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu come to DC on July 6, 2010 and was warmly welcomed by Democrat Pres. Obama, with no condemnation of the murder of 15 people of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla on May 31 with our tax dollars nor any demand to end the blockade of Gaza or end the production of nuclear weapons.
partisan backing for US escalation in Afghanistan (tags)
Are you still registered Democrat? 100% of the US Senate, Democrats and Republicans together, voted to approve the war criminal General Petreaus to make war to steal the oil and other minerals from the Caspian Sea and Afghanistan, and encircle Russia and China, the former being the biggest mineral prize of all, all at the behest of Democrat Pres Obama.
100% Cal Assembly Honors Fascist Ronald Reagan (tags)
Are you still registered Democrat? On June 28, 2010, the entire California Assembly, Democrats and Republicans together, voted 100% to honor the fascist Ronald Reagan with a remembrance day, his birthday, February 6. In case you forgot or are too young to remember, here is a remembrance you should memorize, as you change your voter registration to Peace & Freedom or Green IMMEDIATELY.
Democratic Party Defends Israeli Attack on Freedom Flotilla (tags)
Are you still registered Democrat instead of the pro-Palestinian Peace & Freedom Party or Green Party? The Democratic Party has come out in full force in support of the massacre of 15 members of the Freedom Flotilla, with 9 officially dead and 6 missing, reported thrown overboard by Israel's military, at US taxpayer expense. Here are the statements of the latest Democrats, defending Israel, after Democratic Vice President Joe Biden did the same, and the Republicans also do the same as both are 100% pro-Israel at all levels of office. And Critical Resistance's smuggled video is also here, showing the peaceful nature of the flotilla members.
Anti-Abortion & Anti-Gay Marriage Republican Cal Candidates; Feeble Democrats (tags)
In a very low voter turnout election, the June governor's primary, California Republicans voted for 2 businesswomen who are anti-abortion and anti-gay marriage, Meg Whitman for Governor and Carly Fiorina for US Senate. Meg Whitman's anti-immigrant ads would make Hitler proud. And we can be sure Democratic candidate for governor Jerry Brown, a lawyer, will not touch any of these issues as he is also reactionary, having promoted a military charter school while mayor of Oakland. Ms. Israel, Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer, will also be silent on these issues. This garbage is called the leadership of this backward country.
Why Prop. 14 is so darn bad (tags)
Vote no on Prop. 14
June 8 election: No on 14 to Save Peace & Freedom & Green Parties (tags)
On Tuesday, June 8, you can to something to help the Palestinian liberation struggle: Vote No on 14 to save Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party, the 2 parties that support the Palestinian liberation struggle. Also vote no on 16 to stop PG&E and No on 17 to stop Mercury Insurance. And Leonard Martin for School Superintendent. PLEASE VOTE TUESDAY JUNE 8, 2010!
Prop 14 Bait and Switch (tags)
Arguments against Proposition 14 on California's June 8th primary ballot
Democratic Party Endorses Israeli Massacre on Gaza Aid Ship (tags)
Democratic Vice President Joe Biden, a heart beat away from Democratic Party Pres Obama, announced he supported the illegal and deadly Israeli attack on the Gaza humanitarian ships. Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party support the Gaza humanitarian ships. If you are still registered Democrat, change your registration now.
20 Dead after Israel Attacks Gaza Humanitarian Ship in Int'l Waters (tags)
At least 20 people are dead and many are injured on the lead ship of the Gaza Humanitarian Aid flotilla after the Israeli military, paid for with US tax dollars, boarded and attacked the unarmed people. Contrary to Israel's lies, obviously prepared in advance, no one attacked these heavily armed thugs; this is a humanitarian vessel with civilians on board, and Israel continued its attack after the white flag was raised, all in international waters. Support this website and protest this outrageous violation of international law by US/Israel as Israel does not exist for 1 second without US tax dollars.
Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Says Prop 14 is a “Power Grab” by Big Business Interests (tags)
Prop 14 is an attempt by big business interests to consolidate their stranglehold over elections under the guise of “reform.”
Greens congratulate Caroline Lucas, UK's first Green in Parliament, on victory (tags)
"The election of the first Green to the British House of Commons is cause for celebration among Greens in the US and for everyone who wants to see a new direction in politics and an end to the stranglehold of the pro-war pro-corporate old parties," said Cynthia McKinney, the Green Party's 2008 nominee for President of the United States and former member of the US House of Representatives from Georgia. "If Greens can win a seat in the UK, we can win one or more seats in Congress
Meet Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate Laura Wells in L.A., May 22, 2010 (tags)
Laura Wells is running an active statewide Green Party campaign for Governor with two key goals: To bring into the public discourse policy options that neither "Titanic party" candidate will touch and To continue building the Green Party into a viable major party, anticipating and helping bring about the day when there will be a major shift in our state's and our country's political landscape.
Celebrate Hemp History with Green Party! (tags)
May 19, 2010: Join the Los Angeles Greens for vegetarian potluck and a talk on "How industrial hemp will help California's economy." Using hemp for food, medicine, fuel, fiber, paper and up to 50,000 products made from industrial hemp; provides jobs, cultivates the soil, preserves the trees, and creates energy we can inject into our struggling economy.
Thirteen Reasons To Vote No on Prop 14/Top Two in June CA Primary (tags)
Prop 14 would be bad for democracy and government in California
West LA Community Fights to Stop Corporate Jets at Santa Monica Airport (tags)
WEST LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2010 – Residents of West Los Angeles neighborhoods impacted by the increase in corporate jet traffic at the Santa Monica airport held a press conference and marched to the airport this Sunday. The 70 year old Santa Monica airport which was once a relatively quite airport for small single engine private planes has become the nation’s busiest small airport for large corporate jets in within a densely populated residential area.
Celebrate Earth Day with the Green Party! (tags)
Join the Los Angeles Greens for vegetarian potluck and a talk on "Guerilla Gardening and Learn to Grow Your Own Urban Food" by Ramona Merryman, aka The Mistress of Soil, a permaculture designer and teacher.
Governor Candidate Stewart Alexander: Proposition 14 is a trick on voters (tags)
Alexander has express outrage with the entire proposition. In particular, one provision in the proposition “Provides that only the two candidates receiving the greatest number of votes in the primary will appear on the general election ballot regardless of party preference.” Alexander says “This provision may limit voter choices to one party in a general election.”
Laura Wells, California Green Party Candidate for Governor, on KPFA Radio, 03.15.2010 (tags)
The California Green Party's 2010 candidate for governor spoke with the KPFA Morning Show on March 15, 2010.
The Russell Tribunal on Palestine: Barcelona Session (tags)
Explaining Israeli crimes
America's Permanent War Agenda (tags)
permanent wars for permanent peace
Green Party of California 20th Anniversary Celebration, Feb. 6 (tags)
EVENT REMINDER SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6th: Green Party of California 20th Anniversary Celebration http://www.cagreens.org/action/Anniversary.2010.php Green Party of California: 1990 to the present Celebrate Green History • Look Ahead • Green Politics • Fun Saturday, February 6, 2010 • 12pm to 9pm
Fascist Obama Jails Framed Ill People's Lawyer Lynne Stewart (tags)
Almost every day we hear about another reactionary act by the latest fascist in the White House, Democratic millionaire, warmonger, death penalty promoter Obama. The latest is the fact that he refuses to drop the charges and dismiss the frame-up of 70-year-old seriously ill people's lawyer Lynne Stewart and her co-defendants but instead allows the 2d Circuit to immediately jail her. The protests must be loud and clear as this is fascism.
URGENT to KPFK Members (tags)
Election in jeopardy! Ballots not sent. See this to get yours--BY TOMORROW!
Green Party banner over Rwanda (tags)
By giving democratic forces in Rwandan an internationally recognizable banner to rally round, the international Greens have helped Rwandan Greens kick a hole in the huge and hugely evil IMF/World Bank/U.S.-U.K. State Department/Rev. Rick Warren lie about Paul Kagame's Rwanda, and, about the covert U.S. War in Central Africa---the most lethal, but least understood, conflict in the world.
Healthcare Town Meeting -- Congresswoman Diane Watson (tags)
Health Care - Tell Your Story - Kill the Rumors on Thursday, August 27th at 6:30pm. Congresswoman Diane E. Watson and Speaker of the House Karen Bass will highlight how the Healthcare Reform will impact us.
Obama Watch: August 11, 2009 (tags)
Six months of O'BS, the current president, is more than enough time to make the promised "change" and the only change is for the worse for the workingclass. There are now daily news reports of the horrors perpetrated by the Democrat O'BS.
Nader Was Right: Liberals Are Going Nowhere With Obama (tags)
Liberals once again were fooled by "lesser evilism" tactics of the Democrats, many devoted much time and energy to elect Obama, yet only receive more of the same as their reward. Our only changes are military use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" on prisoners instead of torture, under Obama the only change we will get in reality is a well spoken war criminal instead of a war criminal that speaks jibberish! Think Obama will allow for any domestic or international war crime trial of his predecessor?? Forget about it!! More of the same!!
Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) Writes From an Israeli Jail (tags)
Last week, former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) was taken to an Israeli jail after trying to bring humanitarian supplies to Palestinian kids. Although she has been released, this letter she wrote from the jail is so informative that it should be republished here.
Never Forever 21: Round 3 (tags)
One of the organizers reported a demonstration in solidarity at a Forever 21 outlet in San Diego. Indeed, this campaign is country-wide. However, not all of Forever 21's stores have the same name (even within Southern California). The names tend to be variations on Forever 21, like Forever Fabulous.
Putting Finance Capitalism "Back in Its Box" (tags)
Their scheme is permanent debt bondage
LA Greens Earth Day event: Water Justice and Preparing for Peak Water (tags)
For Earth Day 2009, the Los Angeles Greens, a local group of Green Party members, host a panel of experts discussing important and timely water issues in California.
The Blackout of the March 21 Mobilizations: Redbaiting on the Left (tags)
The War on Iraq drags on with no clear end in sight. The war on Afghanistan is being escalated. The war on Pakistan has also been stepped up, a war undeclared by Congress, therefore unconstitutional and the basis for an impeachment. All this has happened since Obama took office.
BTL:Single-Payer Marginalized at Obama Health Care Reform Summit (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
L.A. Greens Host FUEL Director Josh Tickell (tags)
Josh Tickell, Director of "FUEL," Sundance Audience Award winning documentary film, and a leading expert on sustainable biofuels, will speak at the Los Angeles Greens March 18, 2009 meeting.
JOIN W.E.R.C Today ! (tags)
In recent months, we have witnessed billions of dollars pumped into the financial institutions WITH NO STRINGS ATTACHED. Reckless behavior and greed have been graced with the most extravagant rewards, allowing the rich to get even richer. After receiving their bailout, A.I.G. executives resumed their plans for a retreat at a lavish resort. Meanwhile, foreclosures have risen, unemployment has soared, and misery has spread with virtually nothing being done for the millions of workers suffering from these afflictions. We cannot sit back and simply hope that things will get better. The financial executives have organized themselves and lobbied for bailouts. We must now do the same. We must organize ourselves and mount a campaign, insisting that government programs benefit the majority of the population first and foremost, not the super wealthy small minority.
Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign (tags)
Below is the introduction, ten point program, and partial list of endorsers for the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign
War Criminal GW Bush Regime Escapes to Texas Ranch (tags)
Since GW Bush, Cheney and their fellow war criminals of the outgoing Bush administration are escaping their needed trail for war crimes following the illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq based on fabricated evidence. Many needless deaths from invasion of Iraq and a crumbling economy are the legacy of this brilliant criminal regime. Are we content to allow them to simply retire to clearing brush on the Texas ranch without a war crimes trail??
To Democrats for Genocide in Palestine: We Will Never Forgive or Forget (tags)
As of January 18, 2009, there are 1300 dead Palestinians and 5,450 wounded in the latest US/Israel Massacre of Gaza, many seriously by American white phosphorous and all the other weapons, all paid for with $15 million a day/$6 billion a year from the American taxpayers, supported 100% by the Democratic and Republican Parties, the twin parties of genocide.
1/1 Palestine: Cynthia McKinney-We Lived to Tell the Story: Lebanon Rescued Us (tags)
Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney says the aid ship she was on was rammed by an Israeli warship, an allegation Israel denies....
Obama’s Labor Sec Solis Supported Frame-up of Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
Millionaire, Warmonger, Death penalty supporter, Democrat Barack Obama finally got around to what should have been his first appointment, that of Labor Secretary, and appointed Cal Congressperson Hilda Solis, one of the many Democrats who supported the frame up of journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal in her support of House Resolution 1082, passed in the Roll Call Vote 527 of December 6, 2006.
Green Dissent: Why I Won't Vote for California Dems (tags)
The Field polls says California is going for Barack Obama 55% to 33%. Very well. My "Brotha" Barack doesn't need my vote and pumping Dem numbers only encourages our local Los Angeles scoundrels
It’s The Money, Stupid!: Over $1 Billion Raised for Prez Race! (tags)
The candidates for the White House have raised over $1 billion in their quest to win the election on Nov. 4, 2008. The Dems’ Sen. Barack Obama has racked in $639 million, while the GOP’s nominee, John McCain, has taken in $360 million. The four other Third Party candidates for the presidency have brought in about $5.5 million. The only thing we know for sure is this: When big money contributions dominate the electoral process, the people lose!
October 22 Demonstration Attracts Young to Anti-Police Terror Movement (tags)
October 22, 2008 LOS ANGELES - The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been organizing nationwide demonstrations since 1996. The Los Angeles actions have gained a reputation for being among the city's most lively and most youth-oriented marches whose participants tend to be from the very communities targeted by police. With some thirty police murders logged since the beginning of year, protestors had plenty to be angry about.
Peace and Freedom Candidates Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez in Oakland (tags)
Over 500 people turned out to hear presidential candidate Ralph Nader and his running mate Matt Gonzalez at Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater Sept. 30. The two are on the ballot in 45 states this year as Independents or on various party lines, including the Peace and Freedom Party in California. Several P&F candidates also spoke, as well as Cindy Sheehan, running as an Independent for Congress against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The Fed, AIG, Congress, Third Party Candidates and the Debt (tags)
The Fed,” William Greider said, “decides who shall prosper and who shall fail.” American International Group (AIG), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Bear Stearns, all private entities, will be bailed out by the taxpayers. Third Party candidates want an audit and investigation of “The Fed,” an unelected clique. “The Fed,” and the Treasury Dept., are currently submitting a Mother of All Bailout schemes to the Congress. It may cost the public $1 trillion!
Signs that lie, signs that say nothing (tags)
Signs everywhere. Signs that lie! Signs that say nothing! Signs everywhere.
VP Candidate Alexander: Right Time for National Conference on Labor (tags)
Today, there is a groundswell of opposition to the two corporate parties; recent polls show that 84 percent of all Americans are not satisfied with the leadership in Washington DC. Vice Presidential Candidate Stewart A. Alexander and labor organizer Steve Zeltzer believe working people are ready for change; they are hoping a national conference on labor could convene by May 2009 and use the struggle for May Day as a kickoff.
DNC in DNV: Dispatch #3 (tags)
Dispatch #3 - via txt msg
DNC Protest, Split, and the Principled Stand of Cynthia McKinney (tags)
"As the United States activated Navy ships and the Air Force to begin an airlift of non-specified goods into the former Soviet state of Georgia, and military exercises began in the Persian Gulf near Iran, I received communications from certain individuals among the Colorado Greens who were organizing campaign support events there, suggesting that I not participate in an anti-war program being organized by other individuals in Colorado." -Cynthia McKinney In addition, the Green Party of Colorado has issued false statements to the press and all over the internet claiming that Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney will not be participating in the Recreate ’68 events. Here is one such statement from Dave Chandler, co-chair of the Colorado Green Party, Green Party candidate for U.S. Congress in the Seventh Congressional District, and supporter of a Denver ballot measure that would seize the vehicles of illegal immigrants: “Cynthia McKinney, Green Party candidate for President, and Rosa Clemente, Green Party candidate for Vice President are NOT participating in any Recreate ‘68 activities. Both candidates, and the Green Party of Colorado, are refuting this announcement and are stating that neither candidate, nor the Green Party of Colorado, are in any way associated with Recreate ’68, nor will any of their candidates be speaking at or attending any event, nor are they in any way associated with the group Recreate ’68.” This is a blatant lie. Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente will be speaking at the Recreate ’68 events.
Ralph Nader Wins Peace and Freedom Party Candidacy for President (tags)
Ralph Nader won the Peace and Freedom Party nomination for president of the United States at the party’s convention in Sacramento. His national running mate, Matt Gonzalez, was also confirmed as the party’s vice presidential candidate.
Interview With Cindy Sheehan – The Peace Mom vs. Congressional Madam (Speaker) (tags)
Cindy Sheehan speaks candidly about why she is running for Congress and plans to de-throne Rep. Nancy Pelosi.
What Will It Take to Defeat the War? (tags)
On June 28-29, an “Open National Antiwar Conference” was held in Cleveland, called by a newly minted National Assembly to End the Iraq War and Occupation. Over objections from the conference organizers, centrally Socialist Action, the assembly voted to change the name to include reference to the war on Afghanistan, and to emphasize the connection with U.S. backing for the Zionist occupation of Palestine. (The sponsors of the confab were so right-wing that they feared losing “unity” with Democratic Party supporters of Israel and the Afghanistan war!) What did not change at all was the popular-front character of the new outfit, tying it to the bourgeois parties despite the fig leaf of electoral “independence.” Making this utterly clear, it was decided not to call a national antiwar mobilization prior to the November elections explicitly in order to court those forces who wish to aid the Democrats (and therefore want to avoid making problems for the presumptive Democratic nominee, Barack Obama). Here is the leaflet issued by the Internationalist Group at the conference.
Cynthia McKinney is Green Party Presidential nominee (tags)
Cynthia McKinney named 2008 Green Party candidate for President. McKinney picks hip-hop activist, Rosa Clemente, as running mate.
Cynthia McKinney Wins Green Party Presidential Nomination (tags)
Cynthia McKinney won the right to be the Green Party of the United States presidential candidate in 2008 today at the GP-US Convention in Chicago.
McCain's Nomination - A Possible September Surprise? (tags)
potential September fireworks
Tony and Ashley Weeks: Transgender Couple Relate Their Experiences (tags)
Male-to-female Transgender person ASHLEY WEEKS and her female-to-male husband TONY talk about their struggles with gender identity and the love they’ve found in being themselves.
4 Fascist Initiatives on Cal Nov Ballot; Need to Ban June Elections (tags)
With 21 weeks to go to the November presidential election, we now have 4 fascist initiatives on the November ballot which could pass as the Republicans will vote, unlike this June election, when enough Republicans stayed home and enough tenants voted to prevent the repeal of rent control that was Prop 98.
Gay Marriage Legalized in Cal; A Bright Light in Fascist Times (tags)
The California Supreme Court's affirmation of the right to same sex marriage on May 15, 2008 is a bright light in these very dark, fascist times and is a milestone event.
VIDEOS: Global Green Congress 2008 (tags)
Videos from the just concluded Global Green Party Congress in Sao Paolo, Brazil
MARCH AND RALLY FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! (tags)
Massive mass actions for May 1 that were held in major U.S. cities was a resounding success. In scores of major cities like Los Angeles (30,000), Seattle, WA (6,000)San Francisco,( 10,000) New York, (10,000) . and Chicago (50,000), Filipino Americans immigrants and advocates joined up with their Latino immigrant allies to demand full rights and legalization for immigrants, a stop to ICE raids and deportations and workers rights during May 1 International Workers Day. Arturo P. Garcia, CDIR and AJLPP deputy national coordinator said: “while the bourgeois media tends to praise the police for “good behavior” and chide the rallyist for supposed the low-turn-out, immigrant groups were satisfied with the unity shown at the rally. For the third year in a row, after the repeal of the infamous HR 4437, the need for a comprehensive immigration reform and a pathways to citizenship was again thrust into the limelight and the national stage. It clearly shows the immigrant rights movement is alive and kicking, more united and consolidated.” Garcia added.
May Day Strike Against the War Shuts Down All U.S. West Coast Ports (tags)
On May 1, every port on the West Coast of the United States was shut down to demand an end to the U.S. war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. The historic May Day walkout by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is the first time ever that an American union has struck against a U.S. war. The union ranks defied the rulings of an arbitrator, who twice ordered them to go to work. They overcame the capitulations of the ILWU leadership, which didn't want the work stoppage in the first place, tried to water it down and cowered before the threats of legal action while waving the flag. The employers' Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) declared the May 1 port shutdown an "illegal strike." But after all the huffing and puffing from the bosses' mouthpieces, the dock workers pointed the way to defeating the imperialist war by mobilizing working-class power. In the end, it was more than a work stoppage. The dock workers' May Day strike against the war was a first step, a show of what it will take to bring down the warmongers in Washington. Their "symbolic" action was felt all the way to Iraq, where dock workers in two ports stopped work in solidarity with the ILWU. But it was only a beginning. What is needed is not only industrial action but a political offensive against the Democrats and Republicans, the partner parties of American imperialism, to build a class-struggle workers party.
5/5-6/3 No on 98 to Save Rent Control (tags)
The June 3 ballot is a 10 alarm fire for the millions of workingclass tenants of California who are threatened with the repeal of rent control by Prop. 98 and the probable loss of our homes if this should pass as the excuses for eviction will abound. The deadline to register to vote for the June 3 election is May 19, 2008. RUN TO YOUR COUNTY REGISTRAR ANY WEEKDAY, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to FIRST register to vote AND THEN IMMEDIATELY VOTE on an absentee (vote by mail) ballot as in California we can vote 30 days before June 3 on an absentee ballot
Workers/Immigrants US-Wide Rallies on May 1 (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrants Rights (CDIR) –USA and the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) announced today that mass actions for May 1 that were held in major U.S. cities was a resounding success. In scores of major cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, New York.Phoenix and Chicago, Filipino Americans immigrants and advocates joined up with their Latino immigrant allies to demand full rights and legalization for immigrants, a stop to ICE raids and deportations and workers rights during May 1 International Workers Day. Arturo P. Garcia, CDIR and AJLPP deputy national coordinator said: “while the bourgeois media tends to praise the police for “good behavior” and chide the rallyist for supposed the low-turn-out, immigrant groups were satisfied with the unity shown at the marches and rallies all over the United States. For the third year in a row, after the repeal of the infamous HR 4437, the need for a comprehensive immigration reform and a pathways to citizenship was again thrust into the limelight and the national stage. It clearly shows the immigrant rights movement is alive and kicking, more united and consolidated.” Garcia added.
All Out on May Day! (tags)
On May 1, all 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast are to be shut down by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in protest against the U.S. war on Afghanistan and Iraq. This is a historic event of international significance: labor action against imperialist war by a major American union. The strategically placed port workers in the ILWU can bring commerce with Asia to a grinding halt, and they’re about to demonstrate it. The maritime employers are already screaming, and you can bet it’s got the attention of the warmongers in Washington. All labor should take up the challenge this poses: For workers strikes against the war! Meanwhile, immigrants’ rights groups are once again mobilizing on May Day. And on April 30 and May 1, the independent truckers who move cargo to and from the docks may play an important role in a shutdown. The imperialist war on Afghanistan and Iraq is also a war on immigrants, minorities, working people and democratic rights “at home.” We need to defeat this attack here and abroad, in opposition to both the capitalist war parties. The “antiwar movement,” whose aim has always been to pressure the Democrats, is at a dead end. What’s needed is working-class action independent of the bosses. What that takes is a fundamental break from the Democratic Party and the pro-capitalist politics that infuse the labor bureaucracy.
VIDEO: Green Party of California - Mike Feinstein on Insider Exclusive, Los Angeles (tags)
Mike Feinstein, former Green Mayor of Santa Monica, is interviewed on"Insider Exclusive's Energy & Environmental Advisor" series in Los Angeles, on climate change, carbon taxes, true cost pricing, green building codes, regional planning, universal health care, living wages, instant run-off voting. May 12th, 2007.
Abu-Jamal: 3rd US Circuit's Decision & Ambro's Dissent (tags)
The full text of the Third US Circuit Court of Appeals' decision is online at the court's website on the home page and is Abu-Jamal v. Horn, Nos. 01-9014 & 02-9001. Ambro's dissent begins at page 77 of the 118 page opinion.
VIDEO: Focus the Nation on Climate Change - Mike Feinstein @ Santa Monica College (tags)
National Teach-in on Climate Change
Cal Prop & P&F & Green Results with 88% Precincts Reporting (tags)
With 88% of California precincts reporting, we have the usual reactionary election results of a minority of the population, mostly not the workingclass, voting for gambling. Peace & Freedom Party and the Greens need to register millions of the workingclass if we are to see better election results.
Green Party Primary Coverage (tags)
Ralph Nader, Cynthia McKinney and Elaine Brown are among the contenders for the Green Party presidential nomination. This article includes primary results, and reports and analysis from the polls.
Former Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney Seeks Presidency as Green Party Nominee (tags)
Former Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney is now seeking the Green Party presidential nomination and will be on the ballot in the Tuesday, February 5th, Presidential Primary
Liberation News Voting Recommendations (tags)
Every four years the American people are subjected to the farce of bourgeois democracy, a “democracy” where only the candidates chosen by the very wealthy have any chance of being elected. That season of nicely dressed pathological liars and false hopes is now upon us. Since the corporate media of the United States has long ago abandoned any semblance of reporting on anything of substance about candidates such as voting records and actual political views, it is up to the journalists of the left press and Indy-media to do so.
Green Party Presidential Debate Videos (tags)
Video of Green Party Presidential Debate in San Francisco, featuring Green Presidential candidates Jared Ball, Jesse Johnson, Cynthia McKinney, Kent Mesplay and Kat Swift, on January 13th, 2008. Video at http://www.gp.org
Cal Single Payer Healthcare Petition for Download (tags)
The California Health Security Plan, an outstanding single payer healthcare initiative for the November 2008 ballot, is ready for your download and signature. We need 1 million signatures and we need you to help yourselves put an end to this nightmare some call healthcare in the USA. Michael Moore's outstanding movie, Sicko, should be the distant past, not current, bitter reality.
Ron Paul and False Flag Fever (tags)
Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, examines the Ron Paul campaign in its approach to the 9/11 event. May suggest that Paul's own 14th Texas congressional district has been the target of a Bush false flag terror attack.
Green Party Presidential Debate, Sunday, January 13th, San Francisco (tags)
Green Party Presidential Debate, Sunday, January 13th, San Francisco
Green Party: A Presidential Debate That Matters, Jan. 13 (tags)
SAN FRANCISCO – The first, and only, live debate between candidates on the Green Party’s California ballot for President of the United States – featuring a former Democratic Party member of Congress, consumer protection icon, professor and environmental engineer – is scheduled here January 13, 2008, said John Morton of the Green Presidential Debate Committee
Vot Jan 7 to Feb 7 in Cal; Red/Green Campaigns (tags)
You can vote by mail from January 7 through February 5, 2008 in the California primary. The only serious peace candidates are the socialist and Green Party candidates. Instead of the staged Democrat-Republican campaigns in Iowa and New Hampshire, we should be hearing on all other peace media about the socialist and Green Party campaigns, the latter being on the ballot in all 50 states plus Washington, D.C
The Case for Socialized Medicine in the United States, and the Struggle to Achieve It (tags)
The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee blasted insurance giant CIGNA for failing to approve a liver transplant one week earlier for 17-year-old Nataline Sarkisyan, who tragically died just hours after CIGNA relented and agreed to the procedure following a massive national outcry. “CNA/NNOC Executive Director Rose Ann DeMoro called the final outcome ‘a horrific tragedy that demonstrates what is so fundamentally wrong with our health care system today. Insurance companies have a stranglehold on our health. Their first priority is to make profits for their shareholders – and the way they do that is by denying care." "It is simply not possible to organize major protests every time a multi-billion corporation like CIGNA denies care that has been recommended by a physician," DeMoro said. “Having insurance is not the same as receiving needed care. We need a fundamental change in our healthcare system that takes control away from the insurance giants and places it where it belongs – in the hands of the medical professionals, the patients, and their families."
Cindy Sheehan Moderates Green Party Presidential Debate (tags)
"Campaign 2008: A Presidential Debate that Matters" COME SEE AND HEAR . . . • Ralph Nader • Cynthia McKinney • Jared Ball • Kent Mesplay . . . TALKING ABOUT THE ISSUES OF THE DAY! o be held in San Francisco's historic Herbst Theater on January 13th, 2008.
Cindy Sheehan Joins Activists Planning Impeachment/Pro-Peace Protest at Rose Parade (tags)
JOIN CINDY SHEEHAN AND THOUSANDS OF OTHER ACTIVISTS ON-SITE AT THE PASADENA 2008 ROSE PARADE NEW YEAR'S DAY! CALLING FOR AN END TO THE IRAQ WAR AND IMPEACHING CHENEY AND BUSH BEFORE THEY BOMB IRAN. UPHOLD YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS! JOIN OUR VISIBILITY AND OUTREACH ACTIONS.
Head-Roc Continues To Get Greens behind BALL in 0 (tags)
Seeing the importance of California Green Party members, Head-Roc, co-campaign manager and independent hiphop artist, is continuing the Jared Ball/Capitol Resistance California Tour. Expressing his commitment to deliver the campaign's message of hope and inspiration Head-Roc stated “I’m excited about continuing the wonderful fellowship with California Greens as part of Dr. Ball’s efforts to earn the Green Party’s Presidential nomination, and continue to deliver the candidate's message of hope”.
Hip-Hop w/Head Roc & Dr. Jared Ball-Green Party Presidential Candidate at LA Greens Party (tags)
Jared Ball is a great presenter, really well organized, compelling and inspiring. He and Heady are using hip-hop strategically to attract young people, then educating them in ways they can understand and be motivated by. I promise you will be impressed. Bring everyone you can to the LA Greens party.
Peter Camejo & Nativo Lopez Support Donna Warren & John Wegner for KPFK Board (tags)
It is regretable that some Greens have attempted to bring internal Green Party conflicts into the KPFK election. It is unfortunate enough that our party has such problems, without having Green Party members bringing our internal disputes into an election as important as the election to the KPFK board.
VOTE FOR WARREN AND WENGER FOR KPFK BOARD (tags)
Supporters of Donna Warren and John Wenger for KPFK Board Reply to Swiftboating Attack on their Candidacies
Donna Warren and John Wenger are not recommended by Independents and Grassroots Greens (tags)
An Open Letter from a group of long-time Green Party members and other independent community activists who are running for KPFK's Local Station Board Election exposing anomalies about the candidacies of Donna Warren and John Wenger.
(another, smaller) Stolen Election (tags)
After a struggle for democratic elections that nearly destroyed a progressive radio network, local elections at KPFK are besmirched by unchecked money, influence, and confusion.
Locals Confront Blackwater at Their Gates as, Iraq Concludes Blackwater Committed Murder (tags)
As the Iraqi prime minister’s office determined that Blackwater USA shootings on September 16th in Baghdad was deliberate murder resulting in 17 civilian deaths, local opponents confronted Blackwater at the gates of the proposed “Blackwater West” site in Potrero, a tiny town in east San Diego county. Organizers estimated that over 300 people took part in the weekend's event, marching a mile from the rally site to the gates of Blackwater West.
Blackwater USA Faces Congress and Wrath of Tiny CA Town (tags)
As US Congress Committee on Oversight and Government holds hearings on the use of private security contractors in Iraq--including testimony from Blackwater USA Chairman Erik Prince--local opponents of Blackwater USA are planning a major rally, for the first time at the gates of the proposed Blackwater West site, on Saturday, October 6th through Sunday, October, 7th.
As Blackwater Comes Under Fire in Iraq, So-Cal Turns Up Heat to Stop Blackwater West (tags)
As US Congress and Iraqi government officials probe recent killings of civilians by the notorious private contractors in Baghdad, local opponents to the expansion of Blackwater USA will stage a major rally and encampment at the gates of the proposed “Blackwater West” site in Potrero, a tiny town in east San Diego county on Saturday, October 6th - Sunday, October, 7th. The event will happen just days after Blackwater founder Erik Prince is scheduled to testify before the US Congress.
Sept 15 is 25 Yrs Since US/Israel/Fascist Massacre at Sabra & Shatila (tags)
For those of us who can easily remember 25 years ago, one event that we certainly remember and ask that all learn from is the US/Israel/Fascist massacre of Palestinian women, children and old men at Sabra and Shatila refugee camps, paid for with US tax dollars, aided by the US puppet Israel.
More Green Party Bullshit... (tags)
Just when you thought there was nothing more to say about the Green’s self-destructive behavior. In the last few days I’ve taken a gander at what the Greens have been talking about on their discussion list. Nope, they are not talking about how they are going to end the war. Nor how they are going to organize to fight the Democrats. They are instead preparing to cyberlynch John Murphy, the delegate from Pennsylvania that I wrote about in a column earlier this week.
The End of the Green Party? (tags)
While the Democratic Party refuses to impeach President Bush, continues to fund the war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan through 2009, spreads the same lies about Iran's nuclear ambitions, and gives the administration a blank check for domestic spying, what are the leaders of the Green Party up to? Fasten your safety belts kiddos because they are doing some astonishing things.
Edwards Veers Hard Right, Supports Escalating Middle East Conflicts (tags)
During a speech at the Herzliya Conference, a major international gathering dedicated to Israeli security and diplomatic issues, Edwards stuck to his hawkish positions on Iran.”—The Jewish Daily/Forward John Edwards promised to be a progressive candidate, but he now appears to be a devotee of the Democratic Leadership Council who is obviously under the heady ether of the Israel Lobby.
Big Green Weekend-11th Hour film and Green Party Workshops UCLA (tags)
Green Party Candidate Training and Strategy Sessions at UCLA, Aug. 25-26, Plus a Saturday evening event, starting with dinner at Monsoon Restaurant on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, followed by a special viewing of new environmental blockbuster "The 11th Hour" with Q&A afterward.
Vote Green in 37th CD Special Election August 21st (tags)
Green Party candidate Daniel Brezenoff in August 21st CD Special Election
green vs green (tags)
On a cool spring morning a quarter century ago, a place in Pennsylvania called Three Mile Island exploded into the headlines and stopped the US nuclear power industry in its tracks. What had been billed as the clean, cheap, limitless energy source for a shining future was suddenly too hot to handle.
L.A. Greens spearhead impeachment work, praise West Hollywood vote to impeach Bush/Cheney (tags)
Green Party 2006 Assembly candidate Peter Thottam, now executive director of the Los Angeles National Impeachment Center, praised the decision (July 16, 2007) - by the West Hollywood City Council to support the impeachment of President George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
The Baltimore Examiner Is Wrong About the Iraqi War (tags)
On July 11, 2007, the Baltimore Examiner published an editorial cheerleading a continuation of the Iraqi War and propping up the conflict’s main instigator, the liar-in-chief, President George W. Bush. The Examiner insisted: “[Bush] is right on Iraq and that he deserves America’s support.” The Examiner is wrong! Bush warrants impeachment for lying the country into the war and a federal prison cell next to his partner-in-crime--V. P. Dick Cheney!
Los Angeles Moves to Forefront of National Impeachment Movement (tags)
Leaders of the Westside Greens, the Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Greens, and the Santa Monica Democratic Club have established the Impeachment Center to provide a facility for phonebanking, letterwriting, and the distribution of lawn signs, bumper stickers and a full range of impeachment action items and related literature.
Green Party Candidate Brezenoff optimistic for 37th CD runoff (tags)
At a Long Beach coffee shop Wednesday morning,( June 27, 2007), Green Party candidate Daniel A. Brezenoff held a news conference to remind voters that the race for the 37th Congressional District is not over.
Green Candidate Brezenoff Criticizes New Energy Bill (tags)
"The energy bill now before the Senate, far from being any kind of solution to our economic and environmental crises, represents exactly the kind of thinking and legislating that has brought us to the point of crisis in the first place," says Brezenoff.
CA-37 - "Bipartisan" Meltdown in Compton (tags)
It is tragic the candidates presumed to be front-runners for U.S. Congress in the 37th congressional district were arguing on stage Thursday night and almost came to blows over race-baiting personal attacks. Thank God the Green Party candidate Daniel Abraham Brezenoff was on stage to state clear, unambiguous grown-up statements on the failed wars on terror and drugs.
Daniel Brezenoff for Congress (tags)
Daniel Brezenoff is the Green Party candidate for special election for the 37th Congressional District for Los Angeles and Long Beach
Political Killings haunt GMA in New Zealand (tags)
Protesters greeted President Arroyo and human rights was one of the main issues she discussed with New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark during their meetings here yesterday. After a bilateral meeting between the two leaders at the Prime Minister’s Office at the Parliament House, Clark informed the media that the respective human rights commissions of the two countries “have started a dialogue and are exploring ways in which New Zealand might share its experience and support the work with its counterpart.” The Philippines was called a “disaster area for human rights” by New Zealand parliamentarians and human rights activists, which said hundreds of trade unionists, priests, journalists and human rights advocates had been systematically murdered since Mrs. Arroyo took office in 2001.
Mujeres de la Tierra presentation at LA Greens, M16 (tags)
Los Angeles Greens present a talk by Irma Muñoz who started the first Latina Environmental organization in the country.
Greens condemn brazen brutality of LAPD (tags)
The Green Party of California today condemned the "brazen brutality" of the Los Angeles Police Department at a peaceful May 1, 2007 immigration rights march here where dozens of demonstrators – and members of the news media – were clubbed and shot by so-called "non-lethal" projectiles.
Uncle Sam Wants You Bad: Preventing The Militarization of our Schools (tags)
Article on Military Activities Scheduled at Cal State Fullerton University - and Community Resistance
San Francisco becomes the first city in nation to ban plastic bags (tags)
San Francisco becomes the first city in nation to ban plastic bags; Green Party supervisor leads fights to save planet, marine life. Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi –one of 50 elected Green Party members in the state – pushed through an ordinance that makes San Francisco the first city in the nation to ban the use of all but the most environmentally-sound shopping bags.
Shaikh Ahamed Yassin Assassination, The Three-Year Anniversary (tags)
In Brussels, the European Union condemned Israel's "extra-judicial killing" as illegal and likely to further inflame violence.
Photos of the March on the Pentagon 3-17-07 (tags)
Images of Resistance to the terrorists who now control our government.
How Barack Obama learned to love Israel (tags)
Obama offered not a single word of criticism of Israel, of its relentless settlement and wall construction, of the closures that make life unlivable for millions of Palestinians.
The Capitalist Parties' Presidential Candidates (tags)
Rather than deleting the attempts at dialogue on the capitalist Democratic Party's candidates, it would help if ythinking were encouraged. After all, supporting a millionaire death penalty, pro-Israel, anti-gay marriage candidate who happens to be black does not help the workingclass. This is the description of not only Barack Obama, but most Democratic candidates (except the color), as well as the Republican candidates.
Israeli minister: IOF troops might invade Gaza (tags)
Nazareth - An Israeli minister on Sunday said that his army might venture into the Gaza Strip in a large-scale invasion targeting Hamas leaders and institutions. Jan 28, 2007, 14:51
German anti-G8 Infotour in LA? (tags)
The German anti-G8 Infotour group is doing a 22 City USA Infotour. We have been unsuccessful finding a group in LA to host us, and unless we find one immediately, we will tour from San Diego to Seattle (+ East Coast) with no LA stop. We already have promo material and posters all ready to go to make this tour easy for you to host. It would be sad to miss LA, so please write us right away! Thanks, J Germany
Santa Monica Came Out to Protest Surge (tags)
Santa Monica protest march on Jan. 11 against Iraq Surge
Greens to governor: You will fail because you won't take big money out of politics (tags)
Greens state-of-state reaction: Schwarzenegger plan can't succeed without taking big money out of state politics, Greens contend
Gov's health plan good step, but universal coverage doomed, say Greens (tags)
Governor's health plan step in right direction, but universal coverage doomed because politicos too ‘in debt' to powerful special interests, says Green Party of California.
Mythic Figures Spooking Dubya (tags)
President George W. Bush, the quintessential warmonger, is on the defensive! If you look close enough, you can see the fear in his eyes. Since 2005, Cindy Sheehan, an “Earth Mother,” has been challenging him to a face-to-face meeting. The cowardly Bush has declined. Meanwhile, other splendid activists, like the “Hero/Patriot” from the mythic past, are demanding the impeachment by the U.S. Congress of both Bush and V. P. Dick Cheney.
L.A. Greens Launch Petra Kelly Scholarships (tags)
Honoring the inspirational German Green Party cofounder Petra Kelly, international peace and environmental leader, and cultivating a new generation of young activists; the Green Party Petra Kelly Scholarship awards $500 each to two students graduating from the Los Angeles Unified School District. The scholarship's inaugural winners are Rumeisha Bowyer and Carlos Hernandez.
12/6 Dem-Repubs vote 368 to 31 against Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
On December 6, 2006, the Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives put it on the record that they are one party in supporting the murder of Mumia Abu-Jamal by voting 368 to 31 to condemn the decision of St. Denis, France to name a street after Mumia Abu-Jamal. This is clearly a political frame-up of national and international stature as the murderer, Arnold Beverly, has confessed to killing Officer Faulkner, a whistleblower of police corruption on the Philadelphia police force 25 years ago, December 9, 1981.
Protesting Colin Powell’s Deception (tags)
One of the principal co-conspirators in selling the Iraqi War was Colin Powell, the ex-U.S. Secretary of State. Few will ever forget his deception-filled speech before the UN, on Feb. 5, 2003, which helped launched the Neocon-inspired conflict. His own aide, Col. Lawrence Wilkinson, called it “a hoax on the American people.” Powell was in Baltimore on Dec. 5, 2006, to give a talk. Activists, led by the “Citizens for Peace” group, protested his gig.
LA Greens support City Council vote on living wage (tags)
Los Angeles Greens support City Council vote on living wage for LAX area hotels, urge expansion of living wage ordinance and further support for unions
Disparate groups gather to mull secession from the U.S. 'empire' (tags)
The First North American Secessionist Convention, billed as the first national gathering of secessionists since the Civil War, included an eclectic mix of conservatives, liberals, libertarians, left-wing Green Party zealots, and right-wing Christian activists.
The Anti-War Movement Sourced the Democrats’ Victory! (tags)
The Democratic Party, read “The War Lite” Party, is basking in the glow of victory today. It has regained control of the House of Representatives, and the U.S. Senate for the first time in 12-years. The two issues that it won on-The Iraqi War and the whacky persona of President George W. Bush-had little or nothing to do with the Democratic Party. Those two matters were actually sourced by activists in the Anti-Iraqi War Movement!
11/7/06 Election & the 2 peace parties, P&F & Green (tags)
The California governor’s general election of 2006 was a low voter turnout election due to the deliberate lack of campaign by the pro-death penalty millionaire Democrat Phil Angelides against the pro-death penalty millionaire Republican incumbent Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In spite of this mockery of democracy, the 2 anti-death penalty peace parties, Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party did as well as could be expected and both certainly remain on the ballot.
CA Green Candidate May Win US House Seat (tags)
He used to help produce hits for Ace of Base and Miami Sound Machine, but now Byron De Lear, 40, has a US Congressional seat in California's San Fernando Valley within his reach. If he wins, he would become the first US House member representing the Green Party.
Congressional Candidate Byron De Lear Takes On Bush War Machine in Valley's 28th District (tags)
If Democrats want to end this war -- and they do -- they will need to replace every Berman in Washington with a De Lear.
BTL:Failure of Drug War Prompts Police Officers to Advocate Legalization (tags)
Interview with Jack Cole, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, co-founder & executive director, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Kevin Zeese Blasts "Special Interests" at Senate Debate (tags)
In an historic first, a three-way debate was held between the candidates running for the office of U.S. Senate in Maryland. Kevin Zeese, the “Unity Candidate,” blasted the Democrats and Republicans in the Congress for selling the country out “to the special interests.” Unlike his opponents, Lt. Gov. Michael Steele and Rep. Ben Cardin, Zeese offered specific proposals to solve the many problems facing the people of the state of Maryland.
Labor must take the road of class struggle! (tags)
A Working Class Emancipation labor bulletin
Prof. Jonathan Turley: “Stop Being a Country of Chumps!” (tags)
A conference was held on 09/18/06 at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), in Baltimore, to celebrate the birthday of the U.S. Constitution. One of the speakers was Professor Jonathan Turley of the GWU’s School of Law. He accused George W. Bush of creating an “uber presidency” and violating the “Separation of Powers” doctrine. He also blasted the two-party system as a monopoly. Prof. Turley said: “We need another political party!”
Peace Candidate De Lear in Valley--New Video (tags)
10 Minute Documentary for the Byron De Lear for Congress Campaign, Green Party, in San Fernando Valley, California available for streaming on YouTube and Google Video.
Green Party strategy: interview with 3 L.A. area candidates (tags)
Three Los Angeles area Green Party candidates-- Donna Warren, Byron De Lear and Peter Thottam--are interviewed by Sonali Kolhatkar about strategy for Nov. 2006 elections.
Pro-War Diane Feinstein, What Are The Alternatives? (tags)
Feinstein herself has directly profiteered from the U.S. imposed misery she voted for in Iraq. Her husband, Richard Blum, is a billionaire investor that together with CEO Ronald Tutor own investment companies that hold 75% of the voting stock in a company called Perini. On March 12, 2004 Perini was awarded a $500,000,000 contract for rebuilding the electrical infrastructure of southern Iraq. So Feinstein is profiting from the U.S. bombing of the Iraqi infrastructure as well as its inefficient rebuilding by private U.S. contractors.
Pro-War Diane Feinstein, What Are The Alternatives? (tags)
Feinstein herself has directly profiteered from the U.S. imposed misery she voted for in Iraq. Her husband, Richard Blum, is a billionaire investor that together with CEO Ronald Tutor own investment companies that hold 75% of the voting stock in a company called Perini. On March 12, 2004 Perini was awarded a $500,000,000 contract for rebuilding the electrical infrastructure of southern Iraq. So Feinstein is profiting from the U.S. bombing of the Iraqi infrastructure as well as its inefficient rebuilding by private U.S. contractors.
Republican Congressional Candidate Fingers the Bushies for planning 9/11 (tags)
Run Forrest Run! (tags)
The first TV ad ever for a statewide Green Party candidate!
Kevin Zeese: Attack on Iran May Lead to WWIII! (tags)
Takoma, Maryland’s City Hall was the scene for a lively discussion on Middle East issues, on Aug. 17, 2006. Kevin Zeese, the “Unity candidate” for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, and one of the panelists, said Israel’s attack on Lebanon was premeditated and that an attack on Iran might lead to WWIII. Noura Erakat said Lebanon had been devastated ‘on a humanitarian level” by Israel’s War Machine. She also denounced Israel as an “Apartheid state.”
What Next for the American Antiwar Movement? (tags)
Therefore the anti-war movement must prepare for a new round of mobilizations this fall and be prepared to respond to new emergencies. Three-and-a-half years after the invasion of Iraq, the anti-war movement must put itself on a new footing. We must build a movement that stands for self-determination, rejects vilification of Islam and openly embraces Arabs and Muslim forces, fights to cut ties with Israel and severs its allegiance to the Democratic Party. This will not happen overnight, but the people of Lebanon and Gaza have paid too high a price in their own blood for us to not take these lessons to heart here in the belly of the beast.
SEP candidate to participate in Spanish-language radio program (tags)
John Burton, the Socialist Equality Party candidate for US Congress in California’s 29th Congressional District, will be participating in a program on the Spanish-language station KTNQ, AM 1020, on Saturday night, August 5. The broadcast, which begins at 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time, is hosted by Alan Diamante, a prominent immigration and civil rights attorney in Los Angeles.
Germany joins US, British, Israeli axis of aggression (tags)
Last Sunday, German government spokesman Ulrich William spoke on behalf of the chancellor, Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union—CDU), and expressed Merkel’s “great regret and deep sadness over the consequences of the Israeli air raid on Qana.” Two days later, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Social Democratic Party—SPD) began an interview in the Süddeutsche Zeitung with the words: “What took place on Sunday in Qana was appalling. The large number of civilian victims of the Israeli air raid is terrible and unacceptable.”
No Blood for Oil - Sign the Voter's Pledge (tags)
"No More Oil Wars-- Clean Energy Now!" This popular sentiment must find expression in government policy, and it is our job this fall to make every candidate running for Congress understand that this is what our people want. We should be circulating the VotersForPeace Pledge which declares that those signing "will not vote for or support any candidate for Congress or President who does not make a speedy end to the war in Iraq, and preventing any future war of aggression, a public position in his or her campaign." We must make visible this popular desire for peace, a rapid transition to clean energy and justice.
"El Futuro es Verde / The Future is Green" National Mtg of Green Party in Tucson (tags)
The Green Party of the United States is holding our annual national meeting in Tucson Arizona, on the edge of the border, in the Sonoran desert. In many, ways Arizona is a hub for some of the most important activism of the day. This spring, the state saw the largest demonstration in its history, when hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their allies marched for justice -the Arizona Greens proudly participated. The politics of water privatization, sustainable development, and justice are omnipresent. These are burgeoning issues, not just for Arizona, but increasingly so for the rest of the country.
Exposing the 9/11 Conspiracy Wingnuts (tags)
An expose of the 9/11 conspiracy wing nuts endangering the very core of our democracy, and world peace.
Peak Oil and Politics (tags)
Among the many shouts of warning from environmentalists about global catastrophes, ‘Peak Oil’ stands out as the newest and most imminent. The issue has gained special acceptance from different sections of the left, who have chosen it as their primary concern – aside from of course, defeating Bush. Peak Oil and other environmental issues, such as global warming, have created important political questions that need to be addressed; the following is an attempt to analyze the different political considerations that arise when one discusses the topic of Peak Oil.
Impromptu Protest Against Fascist Regime (tags)
I joined a demonstration under way which hopefully will take place once a week from now on.
Becky Johnson gets trashed by the JTR (tags)
copied from http://jewishtribalreview.org/johnson2.htm
Calif. Green running for US House speaks at World Peace Forum (tags)
International, Political and Academic Leaders Rally in Support of De Lear Campaign Prior to World Peace Forum Presentation; and endorse Green Party candidate Byron De Lear for US House, San Fernando Valley
The International Socialist Organization and the 2006 election (tags)
The International Socialist Organization is holding a conference this weekend in New York City under the slogan “Socialism 2006—Build the Left, Fight the Right.” An examination of the perspective upon which this gathering has been organized, however, makes clear that it is aimed at promoting a “left” variety of bourgeois politics, in the form of the Green Party, which can serve only to divert a mass movement that arises against the right-wing policies of the two major parties and lead it into a political dead end.
Czech Greens enter right-wing government (tags)
Following the Czech parliamentary elections of June 2 and 3, the Green Party is now preparing to join the right-wing government of the arch-conservative Citizens Party (ODS). The Greens have now entered an Eastern European parliament for the first time, with Strana Zelenych (SZ) receiving 6.3 percent of the vote. Clearly, the Green Party in Prague is beginning its political odyssey at the point it left off in Germany—as a governing party; but this time no longer in alliance with the Social Democrats, but instead with politically conservative and right-wing parties.
South Central Farm community model for when Peak Oil hits (tags)
In many ways, I think the community at the South Central Farm was a model of what could be, and what might be when peak oil hits and what should be, so that resources are avaiable to all and no one has to starve.
Multi-Party Progressive Slate for California (tags)
The Green Party and California Peace and Freedom Parties have each fielded a full slate of candidates for statewide office in the Nov. 2006 General Election. Following is a list that should be considered in the interest of building a true multi-party democracy.
Ralph Nader: “Americans Need Moral Courage!” (tags)
Ralph Nader spoke at a campaign rally, in Baltimore, MD, on behalf of Kevin Zeese, who’s running as an Independent for a U.S. Senate seat. Nader called his former press secretary, “a great candidate.” An activist’s activist, Nader said a vast majority of Americans need a dose of “moral courage.” They have allowed “a few,” to rule over the many. “Democracy,” Nader said, “isn’t a slogan. People need to get motivated, show up and get organized.”
New Zealand joins Australia’s military occupation of East Timor (tags)
The New Zealand Labour government last month dispatched nearly 200 troops to support the Australian-led military occupation of East Timor. Underlining the close Australian and New Zealand collaboration in neo-colonial exercises throughout the region, the contingent includes soldiers who were deployed in the initial 1999 intervention in East Timor, some who had recently served in the Solomon Islands, and a group of military police just returned from Afghanistan.
Yes on 81& 82, Sarah Knop for School Superintendent (tags)
June 6 is election day and your vote is definitely needed for Yes on 81 and 82 and for Sarah Knopp for School Superintendent. All 3 races effectively involve education, crucial to the future of any society.
Europe’s ‘Green’ militarists (tags)
The days when the German Green Party opposed international military operations by Germany’s armed forces, or at least criticized them, have long since passed. After seven years in government, the party has returned to the opposition benches, but it has by no means returned to its former pacifist positions. The Greens are among the most avid proponents of a German military mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one that could easily become the most extensive and dangerous foreign operation conducted by German soldiers since World War II.
No gay rights in Moscow!!! (tags)
Russian cops beat up homosexual activists who held a "gay pride" parade
California Greens join celebrities, tree-sitters in 'solidarity' with South Central LA far (tags)
Green Party of California Press Release
Partial Video from 5/25 Press Conference to Save the South Central Farm (tags)
Partial video of today's press conference to Save the South Central Farm
THE SOUTH CENTRAL FARMERS STAND UP TO EVICTION. JOAN BAEZ TREE SITS. (tags)
Tuesday: 2:20pm Joan Baez, Julia Butterfly Hill, and John Quickley have climbed into the biggest Walnut tree at the farm and have pledged to hold a sit in the tree and support the farmers against an eviction.
Breaking News: Press Conference About the Eviction of the Farmers (tags)
12:25 PM It has just been reported that a press conference was given at the South Central Farm today, Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at 12 Noon. One of the South Central speaker said that at the court hearing tomorrow, Wednesday
Nonpartisan Office: Sarah Knopp for School Superintendent (tags)
The California Superintendent of Schools is technically a nonpartisan position. Sarah Knopp, a socialist and member of the Green Party, is running for this position
Green Party endorses three candidates (tags)
Green Party of Los Angeles County makes endorsements
Green Party calls for City of Los Angeles to preserve South Central Farm (tags)
Press Release by the Green Party of Los Angeles County
Se puede? Not by protest alone (tags)
It only took a day for the effect of the immigration protests to be known. On May 2nd politicians from both parties gave a wealth of interviews and speeches that clarified their positions: nothing had changed. In fact, many had remarked that the protest had a ‘backlash effect’, hardening and inflaming the already conservative opinions of Republicans, while dulling the already flimsy stance of Democrats. Trent Lott, in speaking for many on the right, implied that a massive deportation sweep during the protests would have been appropriate, given that “we had ‘em all in a bunch”. On the other side of the isle, Diane Feinstein gave a more passive response to the protests, representing the unaffected character of most Democrats to the millions who appeared in the streets; the passionate outcry from the masses was referred to as ‘counterproductive’, since protesting does not “changes votes on the floor of the senate”— the latter point is certainly true, becoming more obvious as pro-immigration and anti-war protests continue to draw millions, but fall onto deaf ears in Congress. Demonstrations, boycotts, protests, or any other indication of public opinion has proven unable to sway the actions of either party. The façade of the two-party system is unveiling itself with impressive speed as social tensions near the boiling point.
Marx for dummies (tags)
It’ no accident that many people are finding a rekindled interest in the writings of Karl Marx; the international assault of workers wages and benefits, continued warfare, and economic instability in general are causing a revival of the buried and slandered ideas of Marxism. Many of these concepts offer tremendous insight about the origins and workings of capitalism, and thus the causes of many of society’s current problems. Needless to say, involved are immense implications for anybody interested in becoming an activist. A “Marxist” is someone who accepts some of the key points about history and society first explained by Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, and elaborated further by the writings of Lenin, Trotsky, and many others (Stalin, Mao, etc are Marxists in name only). Unfortunately, one cannot learn about these ideas by going to college, aside from the many biased and bastardized versions of the subject. The following is a brief explanation of some of the more important concepts of Marxism.
Cavlan aims spotlight on calamities (tags)
Michael Cavlan wants independent investigations into 9/11, the death of Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-MN), and the 2004 presidential vote count in Ohio.
German Greens, Conservatives draw closer together (tags)
Last week, the conservative Christian Democratic Party (CDU) and the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) started official talks aimed at forming a new coalition government in the state of Baden-Württemberg, after elections were held there at the end of March. Both parties aim to agree on a coalition pact by May 6. The state’s premier, Günther Oettinger (CDU), made this announcement two days before the CDU’s parliamentary faction was due to meet. The CDU had previously held two meetings each with the FDP and the Green Party to assess the possibilities of forming a coalition government. The discussions with the Greens signified yet a further convergence between the two parties and will undoubtedly be viewed in the not-too-distant future as a preparation for the first CDU-Green state government.
CNN Fears 911 Truth - Cancels Ed Asner's Appearance (tags)
author: someone Infowars received an email from author and publisher Sander Hicks this afternoon indicating that the interview with Ed Asner scheduled for this evening on Showbiz Tonight has been cancelled. Hicks, a published author on the 9/11 cover-up as well as a Green Party senatorial candidate in New York was slated to appear with Asner on the program to discuss 9/11. Infowars confirmed with sources at CNN the segment was cancelled because another guest who had agreed to appear as an opposition voice to Hicks and Asner refused to participate the interview at the last moment. The CNN source further indicated that the opposition guest was none other than a former member of the Keene 9/11 whitewash Commission.
How the Weekly Brews a Tempest in a Teapot (tags)
Let me be clear that I know nothing more about the internal workings of the South Central Farm than the L.A. Weekly reported in its March 15 muckraking article, "Bushel of Complaints" by Daniel Hernandez. So I've borrowed those facts and added a somewhat different spin. Here's my version.
Farmers Fight To Win (tags)
Community pressure moves the Farmers cause forward step by step.
Local & State Green Party in solidarity with South Central Farmers (tags)
Green Party stands in solidarity with South Central community farmers against urban farm eviction and ‘environmental racism'
need signatures in Hemet CA (tags)
Riverside County Green Party Committee still need to collect atlest 20 valid signatures.
Riverside County Greens need partitions signatures. (tags)
Critical: Green candidates need signatures for partitions to geton ballet plus, we need signatures for fair wage initiative in Hemet CA. (Riverside county)
Sen. Feinstein's war profiteering (tags)
We have two proud death penalty, anti-Palestinian, capitalist, millionaire US Senators from California, Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein. Feinstein is currently up for re-election and she has no Republican opponent. Instead, she has Marsha Feinland of the Peace & Freedom Party and Todd Chretien of the Green Party challenging her. Feinland received 243,000 votes when she challenged Boxer in 2004. This article explains why you should vote for one of the peace candidates, Feinland or Chretien, and not for Feinstein, the war candidate.
Green Party Hosts South Central Farmers Presentation (tags)
Tonight the Santa Monica Greens hosted a presentation and fundraiser for the South Central Farm. A short video about the farm was shown.
LA Green Party endorses campaign to save the South Central Farm. (tags)
Valley Congressional Candidate replies to State of Union (tags)
Byron De Lear, Green Party candidate for Congress in the Valley's 28th District, is featured in Green video rebuttals to Bush's State of the Union speech.
Green Video rebuttals to State of Union speech (tags)
Byron De Lear, Green Party candidate for Congress in the Valley's 28th District, is featured in Green video rebuttals to Bush's State of the Union speech.
Green Party prepares rebuttal to Bush's State of the Union address (tags)
Green response to Bush and to the Democrats' rebuttal will include: call for withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq; White House crimes and impeachment; need for National Health Insurance and dramatic steps to curb global warming.
The Most Dangerous Double Standard in the Middle East (tags)
Iran and Israel: Ambiguous Nuclear Weapons At present, there is only one country in the Middle East with "secret" and ambiguous stockpiles of nuclear weapons. (full references and links at bottom)
To End Death Penalty: Vote for Anti-Death Penalty Candidates & Parties (tags)
If you are serious about ending the death penalty, you have to vote for candidates of the socialist Peace & Freedom Party or the Green Party as those are the 2 anti-death penalty parties. Democrat Atty Gen Lockyer enthusiastically joins Republican Schwarzenegger in murdering human beings with our tax dollars, and is supported by pro-death penalty Senators Boxer and Feinstein, all Democratic candidates for President, the Democrats sitting on the US Supreme Court (Breyer dissented this time only) and sitting on the 9th Circuit. You get what you vote for.
FREE TREATISE ON HUMAN ECONOMICS. (tags)
THE ELECTION OF A GOOD NUMBER OF NDP MPS WILL RETURN CANADA TO REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. THAT GOVERNMENT WILL MANAGE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS FOR CANADIANS, NOT FOR BANKERS, THE OIL CARTEL AND THE GANG OF BUSH. CANADA WILL MOVE UP TO HUMAN ECONOMICS. WE OFFER FREE OF CHARGE OUR TREATISE ON HUMAN ECONOMICS TO WORKING CANADIANS BEING ROBBED BY THE PRESENT GOVERNMENT.
Green Party response to Arnold's State of State speech (tags)
Response to State-of-the-State: Green Party says Governor, Democratic Party not offering ‘real reform' to Californians
Extensive statement from Jim Gilchrist about Cliff May (tags)
Jim Gilchrist awards Cliff May aka Jammer CC the first annual "Benedict Arnold Award."
Greens Best/Worst list of 2005 (tags)
Green Party of California tabs Schwarzenegger, Bush as 2005 ‘Bad Guys,' lists Cindy Sheehan, Green activist killed in Iraq among ‘Heroes'
Green Party Window Dressing Undermines Working Class Power (tags)
Electoral politics for socialists has always been tricky. Eugene Debbs, the firebrand organizer and SP candidate for President fought a huge uphill battle based on his forward facing confrontation with capital, while always clearly identifying class lines. Of course, I expect nothing less from Todd Chretien, the Green Party US candidate for Senate.
Green Party’s Kevin Zeese Has New Approach (tags)
On Dec. 14, 2005, the Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate in MD, Kevin Zeese, ripped into President Bush calling his Annapolis speech, “filled with lies!” He also demanded the U.S. get out of Iraq and admit it’s a “failed policy.” He labeled the Military-Industrial Complex, the “greatest threat to our country.” Zeese also wants a “Single Payer” health care system, a “share the wealth” economy and a fair and balanced Middle East policy.
9th Circuit, Supreme Court Fed & State, Democrats & Republicans Murder Tookie (tags)
With one clenched fist, the United Front of the Capitalist Class, namely the falsely labeled "liberal" 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Surpeme Courts of Cal & US, Democratic candidates for governor Phil Angelides and Steve Westley, and Republican Nazi Schwarzenegger murdered Tookie Williams. They need to be threatened to stop their murder with political labor strikes and by voting for anti-death penalty parties such as Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party.
Greens plead with governor to spare life of 'Tookie' (tags)
Green Party of California, the only major political party opposed to the death penalty, asks the governor to spare life of Stanley ‘Tookie' Williams at upcoming clemency hearing date.
Party at the Farm (tags)
The farmers and the community get down so they don't get plowed under.
11/8 Labor Election Victory (tags)
Nazi Schwarzenegger got the defeat his $70 million special election deserved, and his defeat was led by labor, as it must be. The anger was so great at this unnecessary, viciously anti-labor special election that the voters defeated all of the state propositions with a Bingo NO!
Opportunity Knocks for the Green Party (tags)
President George W. Bush’s approval numbers are falling faster than the values of Ken Lay’s Enron stock. Nationwide, Bush is at 39 percent, while in Maryland, he has dipped further to 33 percent. As Bush’s goes, so goes the GOP. It’s time for the Green Party to make its move. The Democrats are part of the corrupt Two-Party duopoly. The country needs an alternative. In MD, Kevin Zeese is running as a Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate.
It's official: Minuteman Jim Gilchrist is a nut! (tags)
Faced with increasingly tough questions from conservatives about his recently stated support for Peter Camejo, revolution and redistribution of the wealth, as well as his high praise of the Seattle anti-WTO demonstrators, Minuteman candidate says five Greens were charged for attempted murder in Garden Grove and that Greens are domestic terrorists.
Nov. 2 "Drive Out the Bush Regime" Gets Major Endorsements (tags)
Howard Zinn, Code Pink, Mumia Abu-Jamal are among those endorsing day of walk outs and mobilizations Nov 2, anniversary of Bush's "re"-election, to drive his regime out of office. Local actions are along Wilshire Bl - noon to 8 pm.
AntiMcDonald's Daze in Israel 2005 (tags)
A report on actions carried out against McDonald's in Israel during the 16th of October International day of Protest Against McDonald's
Green Party Demands Retraction of False Statements by Jim Gilchrist (tags)
The Green Party of Orange County demands a retraction of slanderous statements made by Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minuteman Project and American Independent candidate for Congress in the 48th Congressional District, accusing the Green Party of being "terrorists" and individual Greens of orchestrating "mayhem" and "attempted murder."
Who is Jim Gilchrist? (tags)
Who is Jim Gilchrist, rock-ribbed Reagan conservative or Camejo socialist? Contradictory statements and bizarre accusations question his philosophical and emotional stability.
"Minuteman Project" founder faces possible slander suit over "attempted mur (tags)
"Gilchrist's allegation that I was involved in a organizing a counterdemonstration where protesters tried to murder an 80 year old woman who came to hear him speak about the 'Minuteman Project' is bald-faced lie. No such incident ever occured on May 25th. No one -- not even the Garden Grove Police -- will back up such garbage."
Minuteman Jim Gilcrhist is also the "Teeter-totter" (tags)
Minuteman cofounder Jim Gilchrist is running for Congress in Orange County’s 48th District on the American Independent Party ticket as a Reagan Republican. But he really doesn't know what he is. Hear it in his own words.
Police forcibly break up Cindy Sheehan rally (tags)
The New York City Police Department forcibly broke up this afternoon's rally for Cindy Sheehan, moving in as Cindy was speaking at about 3 p.m. in Union Square.
The Real Story: Germans Reject Thatcherism and Being US Puppets (tags)
American media reports speak of a loss for Germany’s socialists and of a more pro-business Germany, but the voters of Europe’s biggest state actually stood solidly for a progressive, caring socio-political system and for a foreign policy that doesn’t follow in lockstep behind Washington.
“Iraq is a No-Win, No-End War!” - Max Cleland (tags)
On Sept. 15, 2005, a Congressional “Forum” was held on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. It was chaired by anti-Iraqi War advocate, Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA). She accused the Bush-Cheney Gang of creating a “bloody and ruinous debacle,” in Iraq, and that it was long past the time to discuss exit strategies. Max Cleland, a witness at the Forum and a Vietnam War veteran, and ex-U.S. Senator, said, “Iraq is a No-Win, No-End War!”
Along Baltimore City’s Peace Path (tags)
On 09/11/05, demonstrators in Baltimore City turned out to protest rabid militarism and the Iraqi War. If this action also leads political hack, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD), to speak out against the Iraqi War and to stop funding it, it will be a huge success! Her priority has been to give tens of billions of taxpayers’ money to Israel, while the Chesapeake Bay is dying from “dead zones,” and the levees at N.O. were in desperate need of repairs.
'This is criminal': Report from New Orleans (tags)
There were enough school buses that could have evacuated 20,000 people easily, but they just let them be flooded. My son watched 40 buses go underwater - they just wouldn't move them, afraid they'd be stolen.
People of the Dome (tags)
The U.S. Government had intentionally kept water and food from desperate people in New Orleans
Impeach Bush protests in Salt Lake City (tags)
Protesters gathered in Salt Lake City throughout June to call for U.S. President Bush's impeachment for "High Crimes" such as international lawbreaking, killing innocent civilians in Iraq and the like.
Minutemen founder Jim Gilchrist wants to redistribute the wealth in Mexico and America (tags)
Announces two interviews on "illegal" immigration from two vastly different viewpoints.
The Fix is In - American Media Ignore Downing Street Memo (tags)
Over the last month, the American media has studiously avoided a story that has dominated the rest of the world. A leak transcript of a meeting with the British Prime Minister well before the invasion of Iraq showed that the US had decided to go to war even though it had no proof of weapons of mass destruction. Mainstream media argue that there is no news, that the American people already knew that the Bush admistration was mistaken. Conservative talk show hosts continue to deny that there are any problems. In a small, cramped room in the Capitol, Cong. Conyers held hearings on the Downing Street Memo. Ralph Nader, the Green Party and Rep. Maurice Hinchey call for impeachment.
CO-FOUNDER OF FRANCE'S GREEN PARTY EXPELLED FOR ANTI-SEMITISM AND NEGATIONISM (tags)
A co-founder of France's Green Party in 1984, Ginette Skandrani, has been expelled after a trial by the party's regional administrative committee in the Ile de France region, which includes Paris and its suburbs, after formal complaints were filed against her, the center-left Parisian daily Liberation reported today -- under the headline, "A Green Too Brown for Her Party".
Green Party: Impeach Bush Now! (tags)
author: Common Dreams The Downing Street Memo proves that invasion of Iraq wasn't the 'last resort' but Bush's intent all along, leading to cooked intelligence and other impeachable offenses; Greens note bipartisan and media complicity in overlooking evidence of deceit, urge public protest
URGENT: Open Letter to Legal Guild and Video Activists (tags)
Right Wing Radicals use threats to intimidate political activists from conducting a legal and peaceful protest.
Elaine Brown, former Black Panther leader, to run as Green (tags)
Elaine Brown, the only woman to lead the Black Panther Party, has declared her intention to run for Mayor of Brunswick, Georgia, as a member of the Green Party.
Santa Monica Starts Massive New Push for Anti-Homeless Laws (tags)
With election of "Bobby Shriver" --brother of Maria Shriver, and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife --Homeless People in Santa Monica are Facing What May be the Single Biggest Push in the Nation to Pass a Massive Wave of New Anti-Homeless Laws.
"Starship Troopers" benefit screening (tags)
Benefit screening of Paul Verhoeven's eerily prophetic 1997 film "Starship Troopers", followed by Q&A with cast and crew, including star Casper van Dien and writer Ed Neumeier. Proceeds go to United for Peace and Justice and local Green Party peace work. 7:PM, 02/23.05 - Laemmle Monica 4.
21 Senate Democrats Support More War Spending (tags)
21 Senate Democrats sent a letter to Pres Bush on Jan 13, 2005 calling for a LARGER military, proving that the capitalist Democrats are just as evil as their twin party, the capitalist Republican Party, both parties of war, the death penalty, prisons, police and increasingly on the part of the Democrats, anti-abortion, to match the anti-abortion, anti-science Republicans. THEY ARE EQUALLY EVIL.
BTL:"Unwelcome Guests at a Coronation" (tags)
Protests at the Presidential Inauguration of George W. Bush
The Green Party Stands for Peace (tags)
Of all the parties on last November's ballot in LA County there were only two parties one could vote for that had a platform against the war. One was the Peace and Freedom Party and the other was the Green Party.
Dem Feinstein Supports Repub Condi Rice for Sec of State (tags)
Democratic US Senator Dianne Feinstein adores fascist Republican Condoleezza Rice so much that she will introduce her at the confirmation hearings on 1/18/05 before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in her effort to become Secretary of State, proving again that there is not a dime's worth of difference between the capitalist Democrats and the capitalist Republicans.
Pending Actions & 9th Circuit Page on Beardslee Possible Execution 1/19/05 (tags)
On Jan 19, 2005 at 12:01 a.m., the State of California will murder a human being, Donald Beardslee, with our tax dollars, unless we do everything we can to stop this barbarism, the death penalty, which has been abolished in Europe, and is rarely used except in the most backward countries, like the USA.
JAN. 25-30: Freedom Cinema Festival Returns to Park City (tags)
FREEDOM CINEMA FESTIVAL RETURNS TO PARK CITY Festival Creates Home for Political Films and Leading Activists ‘Celebrating Arts and Media That Matter’ Announces Film Selections and Live Events Lineup January 25 to 30, 2005
Poll finds many Nazis would limit Jews' rights (tags)
Poll finds many Americans would limit Muslims' rights
"Post Partisan Depression" Greens at Doo Dah Parade (tags)
The Green Party entertained the crowd of over 30,000 with "Post Partisan Depression" at the annual Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena on Nov. 21, 2004. Doo Dah is a parody of the Rose Parade and attracts national and international press coverage.
Road Ahead: Nonpartisan Alliance vs the Right (tags)
[A summary of the independent intervention by the left in Chicago, the lessons learned, and future prospects]
Recount the vote - eyes on the swing states (tags)
The only way we will know if our votes were fully and accurately counted, is to demand recounts in every state possible. While recounts aren't likely to overturn the result, they are absolutely necessary in order to preserve our democracy.
vote count rolling on (tags)
found this on Portland. Ralph Nader and others doing something about the lastest outrage to democracy.
A Bush/Rove plan to OUTLAW homosexuality (& dissent)? (tags)
In the wake of an election riddled with irregularities, before most states have certified their election results, with recounts being called for in several states, and long before the Electoral College has cast the only deciding "vote" for President, the Bush Gang is reportedly cooking up plans to continue marching toward religious dictatorship while shredding what's left of the Constitution. Read up, spread the word--and PLEASE DONATE NOW to the recount effort!
Democrat AG Lockyer Attacks Abortion Right with Peterson Prosecution (tags)
Death penalty Democrat Attorney General Lockyer spent millions of our tax dollars running for governor by falsely prosecuting the innocent Scott Peterson for the murder of his pregnant wife, proving that he, like the Republicans, is anti-abortion. Lesson: Always vote your conscience and never vote for Democrats or Republicans.
Green Party to Demand Recount in Ohio via Presidential Candidate David Cobb (tags)
Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb declares he will stand for a recount in Ohio
How the Left Can Win (tags)
The progressive left must reach out to the youth of heartland America in order to educate them to the possibility of revolution change. And we must do so through Jesus.
The Voting Trap (tags)
Addressing the problems of the United States two party system in response to Bush winning four more years of the Presidency.
NADER'S RUNNING MATE ENDORSES JOHN KERRY! (tags)
"I'm voting my conscience on Nov. 2; I'm voting for John Kerry....His policy proposals involve vision -- like alternative energy, more accessible health care, and funding all those children who have been left behind by the Bush administration."
BTL:Green Party Presidential Candidate Addresses Issues Major Parties Ignore... (tags)
Interview with David Cobb, Green Party presidential candidate, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Voting in a Culture of Occupation: An Interview with Derrick Jensen (tags)
One of the things that I want to say about this that I haven't yet said is that a two party dictatorship is much smarter than a one party dictatorship. If you really want to control someone, what you do is you give them the illusion of choice. Then they perceive themselves as being free, and there's nobody more enslaved than the slave who doesn't even know that he or she is enslaved. One of the things the Nazis did...
Showing of "The End of Suburbia and Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb Spe (tags)
Showing of the documentary "The End of Suburbia" and Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb Speaking at the Regenerative Co-operative of Pomona.
Liberation News Voter Recommendations (tags)
No to corporate politics!
October Surprise and Senate Office Closings (tags)
The long awaited October Surprise is clearly on the horizon. Multimillionaire Senator Mark Dayton, Democrat, Minnesota, of the Target Corporation family, the 2d largest retailer in the US, closed his Washington office until after 11/2, and they all have received "hair-curling" briefings about alleged terrorist attacks pending in Wash, D.C.
Why Should Greens Vote Kerry? (tags)
This year is the year for Greens to vote for a Democrat. This will make us more relevant in the future and will send the right message to Republicans. Go too far and we'll even help Democrats win.
Los Angeles/Arab American woman for State Assembly (tags)
A local Arab American woman runs as a common sense candidate for California State Assembly
Why you should vote for Nader/Camejo! (tags)
[V]oting for Kerry doesn’t necessarily mean voting against Bush’s policies. All that Kerry has said so far shows that the goals of his presidency would look a lot like the Bush administration’s.
OCT 16 MARCH FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! (tags)
Join over 100 groups and thousands of individuals for a mass march and rally for immigrant rights on October 16, 12 noon, at the corner of Olympic and Broadway.
I Was Arrested but the Real Crime is the Corporate Hijacking of Our Democracy (tags)
Every time I engage in non-violent civil disobedience against an oppressive government, I revel in the power that we the people actually have. If more people engaged in civil disobedience more often, we would change the oppressive power structure much more quickly. I have been charged with trespassing on private property and the failure to obey a reasonable order by the police. But you and I know that the real crime is the corporate hijacking of our democracy.
Ralph Nader & Peter Camejo in Los Angeles, Patriotic Hall, Tues. Oct. 12th, 7-9 pm (tags)
Come hear Presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Vice-Presidential Candidate Peter Miguel Camejo explain why they are running!
MAPA Convention in Monterey Park DOES NOT endorse Kerry (tags)
Large state Latino political group shuns Democrats, leaves door open for support of Green for President, other elected seats (Oct. 2004)
Los Angeles Green Party recommendations on the MANY ballot propositions (tags)
Los Angeles Green Party recommendations for the NUMEROUS ballot propositions are up on our website: http://www.losangelesgreens.org/elections04/elections04.html
Major Mexican-American political leader re-registers with Green Party (tags)
Major Mexican-American political leader re-registers GREEN, urges statewide Latino support for Green Party candidates in Fall elections
10/4/04 Voting Starts in California (tags)
Vote by mail, also known as absentee voting, starts on October 4, 2004 in California. As always, the big issues on the ballot are the propositions and are the reason why every who can should vote in every election. Are you registered? Have you received your 2 voter handbooks? Have you signed up to be a permanent absentee voter so you vote in every election?
CA Green Party Facing Potential Disaster on November 2nd - Urgent Help Needed (tags)
Given our limited resources, probably the smartest action we can take to defeat Prop. 62 will be to mount a huge letters-to-the-editor campaign. If we can get four to seven 'No on 62' letters published in most every newspaper in the state, then we just might be able to defeat 62.
Remember Operation Urban Warrior (tags)
Just looking out for you revolutionaries
Gag and Bear It: Why We Lefties Have to Vote for Kerry (tags)
It’s time to face some hard realities—Nader is not going to bring us a third party, but too many votes and he could bring us Bush and the Republicans, and these days, that could mean we’re on the road to a real one-party state, not just a state with two parties that seem pretty indistinguishable.
Ralph Nader’s vice-presidential running mate, Peter Miguel Camejo in CA (tags)
LOS ANGELES / ORANGE COUNTY – Ralph Nader’s vice-presidential running mate Peter Miguel Camejo will be participating in a statewide campus tour with special guests to announce plans for a major write-in campaign in California.
Marc Cooper Red Baits Peter Camejo (tags)
Marc Cooper demonizes Peter Camejo, Ralph Nader's running mate, for his "Trotskyist" ties, an honest cricitism or yet another example of Cooper's demonization of the Left?
Take the Red/Green Pill -- Join the Green Alliance (tags)
Discontent that the Green Party missed a great opportunity to capitalize upon a giant gulf between the pro-war Democratic Party elite and anti-war rank-and-file Democrats and other voters on the left in 2004? Angry with the Democratic Party's undemocratic violation of voting rights of supporters of Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo and other candidates on the left? Want a political party that grows out of, and in turn helps grow, social movements on the left? Join the Green Alliance.
RESPONSE TO GERALD A. GERASH, LA GREEN PARTY, RE OAKLAND "ANTI-SEMITISM" CONFER (tags)
Will the Green Party become Zionist-occupied territory too? It will if Gerald A. Gerash of the L.A. Green Party has anything to do with it -- complete with Zionist mudslinging and character assassination against anyone who ever dares to criticize Israel or its ethnochauvinistic state ideology -- and, of course, complete with the usual promiscuous charges of "anti-Semitism".
Green Activist Walt Sheasby dies from West Nile virus (tags)
Longtime Green Party activist and Claremont resident , Walt Sheasby, apparently is the seventh Californian to die from the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
Video of John Kerry's Democratic National Convention (tags)
I "lost" 4 hours of footage...
California, Take Back the Green Party! (tags)
"There's a little rebellion starting," [Peter] Camejo said this week. Camejo said in California, the bastion of Green registration, "it's a fact: The majority of the party wants to put Nader/Camejo on the ballot." (Carla Marinucci, "Nader's Ballot Hopes Hinge on State's Greens," San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 2004). Camejo is telling the truth.
To David Cobb - Please Cede California Ballot Line To Nader (tags)
For much of your campaign, you have stated that the purpose of your run is to "build the Green Party." Up to now, despite my personal disagreement over tactics, I have had no reason to doubt that. But the moment is here - an important historical moment for both our party and the nation - to learn whether or not that is, in fact, your intent.
Nader in California (tags)
A response to Ralph Nader's inability to independently get on the California ballot and how Greens and anti-war advocates should respond.
Nader and his supporters have become what they hate! (tags)
Ralph Nader and his supporters exhibiting the same behaviours that they denounce in the Democrats!
Drawing A Line In The Sand: Bush & The Election (tags)
Shortly after Bush stole the 2000 election, I wrote an article in which I suggested that it might be wise to consider the purchase of an AK47 as an investment. Today those words sound strangely prophetic, yet eerie alien.
Letter from Donna Warren, Green Party, to Black Caucus Democrats (tags)
A letter to the Black Caucus from a Black woman living in South Central by Donna J. Warren — July 16, 2004
Green Strategy 2004-2008 (tags)
How did the David Cobb/Pat LaMarche ticket receive the Green Party nomination? And what does it mean for the Green Party in particular and American politics in general? My conclusion is that the so-called "red states" Greens, by rejecting Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo campaign, first of all served to diminish the Green Party's own strength in the "safe state" of California, ironically without helping the pro-war Democratic Party candidate John Kerry (despite the hope of the Cobb/LaMarche faction) in the most crucial "swing states": Ohio (20 electors/3.6% victory margin in 2000), Florida (27/0.0%), Pennsylvania (21/4.1%), and Michigan (17/5.1%).
Green Party Convention Live on C-Span June 26 (tags)
The Green Party of the United States National Convention will be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 23-28, 2004. C-SPAN tv will cover it LIVE on June 26. Check http://c-span.org and http://www.gp.org for schedules.
Green Party Convention Live on C-Span June 26 (tags)
The Green Party of the United States National Convention will be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 23-28, 2004. C-SPAN tv will cover it LIVE on June 26. Check http://c-span.org and http://www.gp.org for schedules.
NO A LA INTERVENCION DE ESTADOS UNIDOS EN VENEZUELA (tags)
Un referéndum para revocar el Presidente Hugo Chávez y varios políticos antichavistas será convocado para el mes de agosto. La presión ejercida por los EEUU para derrocar a Presidente Chávez y apropiarse del petróleo del pueblo venezolano es mas fuerte que nunca. Exigimos que los medios de comunicación informen que esta ocurriendo en Venezuela, en lugar de actuar como empleados del no electo y odiado gobierno de Bush.
NO TO UNITED STATES INTERVENTION IN VENEZUELA (tags)
A referendum to recall President Chavez as well as a number of anti-chavista elected officials is being called for August. US pressure to overthrow President Chavez and get its hands on the oil of the venezuelan people is greater than ever. We demand that the media report what is happening in Venezuela rather than act as employees of the hated and unelected Bush administration.
Arlington West Memorial May 30-31 Santa Monica Beach (tags)
There will be over 800 crosses placed in the sand. Each cross represents an American soldier who has died in Iraq. The names, ages, hometowns and circumstances of their deaths are there for all to read on a plaque that is placed in front of this memorial. Another sign indicates that it would take the entire beach in order to recognize all of the Iraqi’s who have been killed in this war. The crosses are not meant to be used as a religious symbol.
Machine Gun In The Clown's Hand: Jello In London (tags)
A review of Jello Biafra's most recent London performance in support of his latest spoken word recording.
Election 04: Stop US Aid to Israel (tags)
With the worldwide outcry at the murder and torture of Palestinians and theft of Palestinian land for 56 years with US tax dollars, it is long overdue that US voters demand that all candidates oppose US aid to Israel if they want our vote.
Please lobby NOW on AB 2949 (Loni Hancock Public Campaign $)!!! (tags)
We need to lobby our state legislators immediately to get the public campaign financing bill amended so it doesn't discriminate against third parties!
Nader Commands Small But Loyal Following (tags)
Terence Courtney, 32, a black community organizer in Atlanta, said he supports Nader because he wants "a shift in the way we allocate our resources so it goes mostly to working people, people of color, women and children and less on building weapons and bombs." Unlike the Democrats, Courtney said, Nader "is telling the truth about the relationships between the government, the military and the corporations."
Nader polling at 6% according to Associated Press (tags)
Republican Virgil Ahlberg of Apison, Tenn., said he is seriously considering a vote for Nader. "Bush has come across as a little more aggressive and warlike than I like," he said. "I like Ralph Nader being in the race. I like his practicality and taking people to task for things they promise to do, things that aren't being addressed."
Democratic Party? (tags)
The Democratic Party is not a vehicle for ending corporate control of our lives. It is an obstacle to building a new society.
Alert: Report From the California Biodiesel Consumers' Conference (tags)
Is it possible to have a community-created, low emissions, automotive fuel source? The California Biodiesel Conusemers' Conference is working toward that goal.
Green Party Presidential Debate at USC (tags)
Only So. Cal Presidential Debate between Green Party candidates, Feb. 14, USC, 1pm
9th Circuit Justice Browning Says Kevin Cooper Had Unfair Trial (tags)
Ninth Circuit Justice James Browning dissented from the majority opinion of the three-judge panel in the 9th Circuit's rejection of Cooper's latest, but not last, appeal to the 9th Circuit.
Green Party Presidential Debate @ USC (tags)
Green Party Presidential Debate to take place at USC, February 14, 2004.
Austria Appalled at Death Penalty Schwarzenegger (tags)
Austria,the home country of Governor Schwarztenegger, has no death penalty, and Austrian political leaders are busy sending letters to their native son to stay the execution of Kevin Cooper, set for 12:01 a.m., Feb 10, 2004.
General Strike Needed to Stop Lynching of Kevin Cooper (tags)
The pending lynching of Kevin Cooper is a good reminder of the need for a labor general strike not only to abolish the death penalty but also to shut down the prison system, promote education, and kick all of the death penalty Democrat-Republicans out of office.
Parenting Versus Protesting? (tags)
Is it irresponsible to take kids to political protests? Are some protests safe and others not? How do you tell the difference? I interviewed 12 activists, 10 of whom are parents, 7 of whom are street medics on this topic.
The Top 100 Heroes of Peace (tags)
Everyone on this list have spoken at great risk to their jobs and their lives.Not a few of them have lost their jobs and too many have lost their lives speaking out against the Bushes and the Blairs and the Sharons.Suicides, Plane Crashes, Accidents.One was bulldozed to death.
Greensweek - A national Green bulletin - Tuesday, January 20, 2004 (tags)
Greensweek Contents: Green news; Upcoming events; Green Action: call Congress; write a letter; Good reads
Radicals for Dems (tags)
A controversial position: revolutionaries, radicals, and greens must support the Democrat for President...here's why...
OC Green Party Rally to Honor Martin Luther King (tags)
With every thing going on and Bush going to Atlanta... There is no better way to promote the values that Martin Luther King, Jr stood for than supporting working families.
UFCW "Salt of the Earth" Benefit (tags)
Please join us this Thursday, January 22nd in Santa Monica for a benefit screening screening of the classic, blacklisted 1954 film, "Salt of the Earth." All proceeds will go to the strike funds of the UFCW Locals 770 and 1442. Tickets are $20, and advance tickets are available online at https://www.readyticket.net/webticket/webticket2.asp?WCI=BuyTicket&WCE=SALT%20OF%20THE%20EARTH,012220041930,5,59,NR
Candidates Forum-Green Party of LA County (tags)
Candidates Forum for the 3rd District County Council candidates for the Green Party of Los Angeles County, January 15, 2004
Green Party Presidential Candidate speaks in Santa Monica (tags)
Jan. 8: The Westside Greens host Green Party Presidential candidate Kent Mesplay, who will be speaking and answering questions about his campaign.
Camejo on Green approach to 2004 election (tags)
[The following statement was initiated by Peter Miguel Camejo. He is a life-long fighter for social justice who was the Green candidate for Governor in California in the 2002 general elections and in the 2003 recall election.]
Peter Camejo: The Avocado Declaration (tags)
A statement on third parties in the US political system.
Budrus Update: 15 Wounded & Member of Sweden's Parliament Arrested (tags)
"The IDF imposed a curfew on the village and conducted house-to-house searches for the stone throwers"
LA County Greens win Voter Registration Award (tags)
Los Angeles County Greens gained the greatest number of registrants of all California counties statewide in the Green Party of California "Stand Up and Be Counted 2003 Registration Drive." The honor was awarded at the December Green Party of California State Plenary in Fullerton, CA.
Green Party Carolers Cheer Up Striking Workers Monday (tags)
G8 2004:War in Savannah? (tags)
$9.6 million for police overtime and ominous equipment like crowd-control fences, water cannons, bean-bag rifles and riot shields.
Resistance in Occupied Miami (tags)
Green win could have impact beyond city race (tags)
Shaggy-haired Matt Gonzalez, darling of the young, the hip and the non-propertied classes, is within striking distance of an upset in next Tuesday's mayoral runoff. If the 38-year-old lawyer wins, this overwhelmingly Democratic city of 791,000 would become the USA's largest to be run by a Green mayor.
Strong Green challenge in San Francisco worries Democrats (tags)
Now that the Democrat hoping to succeed Mayor Willie Brown is facing an unexpectedly tight runoff election against a Green Party candidate, the City Hall race is attracting unusual attention from national Democrats still bitter over losing California's governorship to Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger.
GP Candidate Comes to LA (tags)
Green Party Candidate for President David Cobb comes to Los Angeles.
The Democrats don’t deserve our support (tags)
There is no reason to assume, as many do, that a Gore presidency would have avoided war after September 11. Clinton oversaw UN-sponsored sanctions against Iraq that led to the deaths of more than 1 million Iraqis, and U.S. warplanes dropped bombs on Iraq almost daily during his time in office. And Clinton signed the Iraq Liberation Act in 1998, calling for the U.S. "to seek to remove the regime headed by Saddam Hussein." Clinton’s Secretary of State Madeleine Albright admits in a recent Foreign Affairs article, "I personally felt [Bush’s new Iraq] war was justified on the basis of Saddam’s decade-long refusal to comply with UN Security Council resolutions on weapons of mass destruction."
Green Party makes a scene at Doo Dah Parade (tags)
Green Party members from Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties marched with a theme "Fellowship of the Greens," at the 27th Annual Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena Sunday. Photos at: http://www.losangelesgreens.org/photosdoodah.html
200,000 MARCH AGAINST BUSH IN LONDON (tags)
An effigy of Resident George W. Bush is pulled down by the people during a massive protest in Trafalgar Square, London. The U.K. Mirror reports up to 200,000 people joined the anti-war demonstration. The protestors were mimicking the pulling down of a Saddam Hussein statue in Baghdad by invading U.S. troops during the war to occupy Iraq (Photo by David Bebber/Reuters)
Peter Camejo on the Recall (tags)
Subject: Peter Camejo on the Recall
L.A. Greens give free massages to striking grocery store workers (tags)
Locked out workers at a Ralph’s grocery store in Los Angeles got a surprise Saturday morning when a group of local Green Party members showed up offer free massages to workers on the picket lines. Listen here to the report! 8 mins 3 sec (MP3: 2 MB at 32 kbps)
First Ever All-California State-Wide Convergence Of The California Campus Greens! (tags)
Conference and gathering to build a movement . . .
L.A. Greens offer support and massages to UFCW Strikers (tags)
L.A.GREENS will walk the picket line while our massage therapists give free massages to the strikers. SAT OCT 18 10a - 12n Ralphs at 3rd and La Brea, LA SUN OCT 19 10a - 12n Ralphs at Sunset and Fuller, Hollywood
Green Candidate - Peter Camejo Analyzes The Recall (tags)
10/14/03 - Camejo analyzes the recall; Debate Strategy, Vote Declines, Democrat Lies About the Polls, What Our Vote Reveals About Our Base, Democratic Party Front Organizations, Arianna Huffington, Understanding the Demos/Rupubs & more.
Is Arnold good for the libertarians? (tags)
"sensible people of individualist and anti-government leanings tend to give the Libertarian Party a wide berth"
Peter Camejo=Arnold's best friend (tags)
Peter Camejo continues a lifetime of political damage as a professional wrecker and splitter. In Ohio in 1974 and California in 2003, Peter Camejo serves the Republicans best interests. Why is the Green Party now the Republicans' best weapon?
The White Man's Last Stand (tags)
An article on the California recall process by a Los Angeleno.
Green Party Candidate Camejo Had Command Performance In Debates (tags)
Green party candidate Camejo had a command performance on today's debates hosted by PBS. Only three candidates showed up for the affair, McClintock, Camejo, and Bustamante. He provided wittiness and comedy while being unafraid to expose the truth.
Nader shines light on Texas GOPs dark agenda (tags)
Nader called the Texas Republican Party's platform the most radically conservative he has ever seen, calling for: withdrawing from the UN, retaking the Panama Canal, repealing the minimum wage, and abolishing the Department of Education and the IRS.
GREEN DEMO THURS. TO KEEP PETER CAMEJO IN THE DEBATES! (tags)
TO KEEP PETER CAMEJO IN THE DEBATES SUPPORTERS TO PROTEST AT LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS DEBATE OCT. 2 IN WEST LA.
Poll: Schwarzenegger gains on Davis (tags)
Arnold's looking good. It's about time California had a Republican Governor. Electing Arnold will be a big step in the right direction. Of course, it's also about time California voted for a Republican Presidential candidate and for California to toss out those two worthless Democrat Senators, Feinstein and Boxer.
Peter Camejo Needs Support, Write/call League of Women Voters to Be Included in Debate (tags)
Green candidate calls on League of Women Voters members to protest their organization's efforts to exclude the Green Party from gubernatorial debates. Camejo campaign will launch national web-based letter writing campaign from http://www.votecamejo.org targeting media outlets and League of Women Voters.
"LET PETER DEBATE" CAMPAIGN LAUNCH (tags)
The forms to send the letters are on the site - www.votecamejo.org/ - please do so and spread this message around.
How to defeat the fascists (tags)
Marching in the streets is important work, but wouldn't we have greater success if we also took control of the United States government?
Let the rich pay, Camejo says (tags)
Green Party candidate Peter Camejo has unveiled a budget proposal which calls for strikingly higher income tax rates on Californians who earn more than $500,000 a year, changing Proposition 13 to allow reappraisals of many corporate properties and tax cuts for low-wage earners.
Pacifica's New Bylaws: A Victory for All of Us (tags)
The third (of five) radio station advisory boards voted Saturday for an historic set of bylaws for the Pacifica radio network. This was the last hurdle required under a Settlement Agreement to get the anti-war network back on track, and ends a period of vicious acrimony within the Pacifica community, which has important reprecussions for all Independent media in the United States.
California Governor Election and PFP/Labor Events (tags)
California Governor Election and PFP/Labor Events:
BTL:California Recall Election: Direct Democracy or Chaos? (tags)
Interview with Micah Sifry, journalist and author, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
GREEN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA ENDORSES PETER MIGUEL CAMEJO FOR GOVERNOR (tags)
SACRAMENTO - Following the unprecedented urgent polling of every active county level Green Party chapter in the state, the Green Party of California (GPCA) today announced its endorsement for Green Party member Peter Miguel Camejo for Governor.
Nader endorses Green Party candidate Peter Camejo for governor (tags)
Appearing at the Green Party's San Francisco headquarters, Nader said California voters should take advantage of the unprecedented recall, calling it "a great opportunity for people to rethink their role in a democratically governed system." He said Camejo understood the state's fiscal crisis better than other candidates.
A Revolutionary View of the California Recall and Bipartisan Budget Crisis (tags)
Don’t Throw Your Vote Away by Giving It to the Democrats or the Republicans! OUT WITH THEM ALL! DON’T VOTE YES OR NO ON THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNORS RECALL The Recall is a Trap to Make Workers Pay for the Capitalist Crisis! VOTE FOR THE SOCIALIST CANDIDATE C.T. WEBER for GOVERNOR! PEACE & FREEDOM PARTY Organize Now to Build a Workers Party!
BTL:Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney Pursues Lawsuit Against... (tags)
...Georgia's Open Primary System. Interview with Cynthia McKinney, Georgia congresswoman, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
GOV. CAMEJO? If there's no Democrat on the ballot, Green Party candidate could win (tags)
Our next Governor might be Green
TOTAL RECALL (tags)
Let's transform the "Recall Davis" campaign into one of "Total Recall" of all Democratic and Republican candidates.
The Recall - Bay Area Local HR Activist Van Jones helps start www.runariannarun.org (tags)
I tried posting this to sf indymedia but they didn't reocate it in the local section - I'm guessing they don't want Arianna to run. But then, we're left with Gray and no revolution from the streets, so . . . . and surprising because Van Jones does important stuff in SF.
A Closer Look At The “Anti-War” Candidates Of the Democrat Party (tags)
Dennis Kucinich, Howard Dean, Carol Mosely-Braun, and Al Sharpton, are painting their candidacies as anti-war.
Greens Call for Impeachment of Bush, Withdrawal of Troops by the Winter Holidays (tags)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On the final day of the 2003 national meeting of the Green Party of the United States, delegates from state Green Parties represented in the national party's Coordinating Committee approved two major proposals: (1) The Green Party endorsed a call to Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings and resolved to take political leadership in the growing movement for impeachment. (2) Greens endorsed a "Home by the Holidays" campaign calling for the U.S. to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq, Afghanistan, Colombia, and the Philippines, with this year's winter holidays as a deadline for total return.
Utah Protesters Thank the World (tags)
The July 10, 2003 weekly peace vigil rally in Salt Lake City focused on thanking all people around the world who opposed U.S. President George W. Bush's illegal war against Iraqis.
The Time for Nonviolence Has Come (tags)
As Robert Muller has said, there is not one superpower in the world today, but two: the militarized United States on the one hand, and the millions of ordinary people, including many Americans, who yearn to devote their energies to a humane future. Which will win?
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett for President? Some Green Party voters say "Yes&q (tags)
Moveon.org's primary was yet another attempt to marginalize the Green Party. Here is your chance to participate in a Green primary.
BEYOND BUSH - Part I ( By Michael C. Ruppert ) (tags)
Michael C. Ruppert looks into the future and shares his thoughts (repost)
Over 1 Million Sigs to Recall Gov (tags)
On this day, 6/30/03, that Green Party candidate for governor, Pete Camejo, announced his intention to run on the recall ballot for governor, there are 1,074,430 signatures for the Recall, enough to qualify if most are valid.
GREEN PARTY SETS SITES FOR 2004 PRESIDENTIAL RACE (tags)
GREEN PARTY SETS SITES FOR 2004 PRESIDENTIAL RACE - ENDS MYTH OF DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE SUPPORT
Rage. Mistrust. Hatred. Fear. Uncle Sam's enemies within (tags)
A few things have happened recently that show just how powerful -- and, perhaps, unstoppable -- is the march of the right-wing machine in the US. This month the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a right-wing think tank umbilically tied to the Bush administration, declared open warfare on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) deemed too left-wing and set up an organisation called NGOWatch to monitor these liberal pressure groups.
Leftist Starving the Poor (a la Mao) (tags)
Science offers the poor bread. . . the left offers a circus. Continuing in its grand tradition of starving the poor to death. . . the left opposes advances in food sciences!
Greens at Solfest 2003 (tags)
the la greens local of the Green Party was one of many sponsors for Solfest 2003
Greens at 2004 campaigns & candidates meeting (tags)
the Green Party of CA at their Campaign & Candidates for 2004 Meeting at Loyola Law School June 21st.
Democratic Party History: a Revealing Rap Sheet (tags)
A history of the Democratic Party's role in co-opting and diverting independent political movements, while advancing the agenda of the global capitalist police state. This and similar pieces can be found at
Anti-Women Gov Davis Faces Certain Recall (tags)
The latest act of anti-women Gray Davis is to have his lackeys hold rallies for him, claiming he is pro-choice and for that reason alone, he should stay in office. Not to be outdone, the 6/11/03 SF Bay Guardian has an editorial cartoon condemning the recall of pro-PG&E Gray Davis. The Recall campaign is clearly succeeding in spite of this stupidity.
6/16 Green Party Press Conf for Camejo for Gov on Recall Davis Ballot (tags)
On June 16, 2003, the Green Party will have a press conference to officially announce the renewed campaign of Pete Camejo for Governor on the Recall Gray Davis ballot, most likely to occur this year.
GPLAC MEDIA RELEASE-MTA (tags)
Greens say MTA policies are skewed against the working poor
U.S. Government of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich (tags)
How has the secretive U.S.-based IMF/World Bank economically enslaved poor countries?
'Pre-Emptive' Arrests Of Citizens Planning Public Protest (tags)
5-19-3 Mitchel Cohen & Brian Tokar, writing from the BioDevastation Conference against Genetic Engineering in St. Louis, home of Monsanto:
Green Ejected For Collecting Signatures; Suburbs May Be Hazardous To Your Health (tags)
Green news and opion updated daily
Green Party at Santa Monica Promenade Earthday (tags)
Green Party at Santa Monica Promenade Earthday
SARS And Bioterrorism; Green Testifies on Voting Reform (tags)
Green news and opion updated daily
Bush guts Health Care for Veterans; Michael Moore's Popularity Surges (tags)
Green news and opion updated daily
Impact of Protests on U.S. Policy (tags)
With the U.S. in Baghdad, protests against the war are affecting more than just the U.S. campaign against Iraq.
Another World is Possible, Final, Expanded Agenda (tags)
Activist conference in San Diego this weekend! Get the word out!
Draft Michael Moore '04 (tags)
Action at the Academy Awards: Get Michael Moore to Run for President!
Greens Call Bush Indictable for War Crimes. (tags)
"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public." (Roosevelt) Please repost on other US Indymedia sites.
ACT NOW BEFORE THE WAR STARTS! (tags)
EMERGENCY ACTION AGAINST THE WAR
PEACE & FREEDOM PARTY REGAINS BALLOT STATUS (tags)
California now has a peace party back on the ballot!!!
Global Women's Strike Organizers to Confront LA Times Editors (tags)
Reprint of a PRESS ADVISORY from March 10, 2003
Report of anti-war Demo's from Portugal,Germany,Egypt and Tunisia (tags)
URGENT PLEA: HELP ELECT A GREEN TO LA CITY COUNCIL! (tags)
Derek Milosavljevic, Green Party candidate for L.A. City Council, is only a thousand bucks away from city matching funds! Help us reach ALL the voters in the 4th District and put a Green in the nation's second largest City Council!
BTL: Ralph Nader Speaks Out Against War With Iraq (tags)
Interview with Ralph Nader, citizen activist and former Green Party presidential candidate, conducted by Between The Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Coup Attempt in Green Party of Utah (tags)
A group of co-conspirators has engineered a coup attempt within the Green Party of Utah.
Flashpoints Feb 11: Tony Benn just back from Iraq; Iran the next target? (tags)
KPFA Flashpoints Radio Feb 11. 2003 - Famous British Labor MP Tony Benn just back from Iraq, interviewed Saddam.. a wide-ranging Bernstein interview with Benn, a survivor of WWII, who tells how Churchill ordered poison gas dropped on the 'uncivilized' Kurds of Iraq - Is Iran the next Britain/ US/ Israeli target?
The TRUTH regarding the "banning" of Rabbi Lerner (tags)
David Corn and Marc Cooper of The Nation have launched a campaign against ANSWER for the so-called "banning" of Rabbi Lerner from the speakers podium. Nothing could be further from the truth.
GREENS: 'MORAL CLARITY' DEMANDS OPPOSITION TO BUSH'S WAR PLANS (tags)
Waiting for the next 'Gulf of Tonkin': Greens call the White House's stated reasons for invading Iraq a litany of deception and PR propaganda
Text of Zapatista speeches, January 1st, 2003 (tags)
On January 1st, 2003 the EZLN Comandancia (General Command) addressed a crowd in the plaza of the cathedral in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, breaking nearly 2 years of silence.
Upgrade to the Green Party's 10 Key Values (tags)
You can have the very same idea and describe it where it is appealing, confusing or appalling. The current language is a good document if you are talking to the choir, but those folks are already on board. If we are going to have real political impact we need to seek the middle class, disenfranchised voter.
Lavender Green Caucus Releases a Statement Opposing War on Iraq (tags)
The caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and intersex Greens, issues a sharp critique of U.S. military policies
Green Resolution Concerning Trent Lott (tags)
Resolution of the Green Party County Council for Riverside County, California Concerning the recent comments of Trent Lott 12/21/02
GPRC WebMaster (tags)
Resolution of the Green Party County Council for Riverside County, California Concerning the recent comments of Trent Lott 12/21/02
Mass rally. Tomorrow, Sat 21, 1 pm, Westwwod (tags)
Federal dragnet arrests hundreds of innocent immigrants. Activist coalition calls mass protest. Sat. Dec 21, 1:00 pm, Westwood Federal Bldg., LA CA
Greens Do Doo Dah (tags)
11/24/2002 Pasadena California Members from the Green Party and a host of other organization participated in the Doo Dah Parade. A shout out to the following groups is in order: The Green Party, Libertarian Party, Not in Our Name, Billionaires for Bush and the Inter Faith Communities, specifically All Saints of Pasadena.
Greens Do Doo Dah (tags)
11/24/2002 Pasadena California Members from the Green Party and a host of other organization participated in the Doo Dah Parade. A shout out to the following groups is in order: The Green Party, Libertarian Party, Not in Our Name, Billionaires for Bush and the Inter Faith Communities, specifically All Saints of Pasadena. Below A Classic Doo Dah Scene
Greens Do Doo Dah (tags)
11/24/2002 Pasadena California Members from the Green Party and a host of other organization participated in the Doo Dah Parade. A shout out to the following groups is in order: The Green Party, Libertarian Party, Not in Our Name, Billionaires for Bush and the Inter Faith Communities, specifically All Saints of Pasadena.
BTL:Conservative Democratic Leadership Council Biggest Loser in 2002 Election (tags)
Interview with Manning Marable, professor of history and political science at Columbia University conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris.
26 CA Greens Elected! Camejo sets record! (tags)
In California, 26 Green Party members were elected to office on November 5, including eleven City Council members. Governor candidate Peter Camejo set a record going back to 1934, and in San Francisco he beat Republican Bill Simon, with 15.9%!
Camejo and Warren Green Party Rally (tags)
Green Party candidates came to Los Angeles 11/3/02 to celebrate the success of this years election campaign with constituents.
Muslim Public Affairs Council's Profiles of California Candidates (tags)
MPAC cannot endorse candidates, but it will provide a profile of the candidates running for constitutional offices in the state of California. The profiles include races for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and Superintendent for Public Instruction. MPAC analysts took a close look on the candidates' stands on civil liberties, education, homelessness, and labor:
Will Gubinatorial Candidate Camejo Do Better Than Any Green So Far? (tags)
GREEN PARTY MAYOR SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT -- CAMEJO COULD MAKE HISTORY ON TUESDAY!!!
Precinct walking for Green Party ticket (tags)
Precinct walking for the Courtney for Congress campaign, and the state Green Party ticket, will take place this Saturday and Sunday (11/2-3) in Riverside.
Final Green Party campaign rally (tags)
Please plan to attend the last campaign rally for area Green Party Candidates! Please invite your friends! FREE!
Comejo in Historic Highland Park (tags)
Join Green, Peter Comejo, in Historic Highland Park
Big Socal Green Party Rally, Sunday (tags)
This is the final Southern California rally for the Green Party, Free!
Come March for Peace! (tags)
Stop the War Against Iraq Before it Starts! The Green Party is the "Peace" Party! Come March for Peace!
Political Values Survey (tags)
Looking for Anarchists, Greens, Libertarians, Socialists, Communists, anticorporate globalization activists and others to participate in an online survey designed to look at values, value systems and the links to political ideology - PLEASE PARTICIPATE!
So. Central Green Lt. Gov. Candidate Donna Warren Silenced by LA Times Poll!! Write them! (tags)
This is not a democracy!!
Progressive events in Riverside Co. on Oct 19th (tags)
Oct 19th: Green Garden Party hosted by Progressive Candidate, and Hemet Greens to show video. PUBLIC WELCOM!
Riverside County Green Party website (tags)
Riverside County Green Party website
Garden Party for Green Party candidate Oct., 19 (tags)
Green Party Event: On Saturday, October 19, Phill Courtney, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 44th district, will be holding a Garden Party for his campaign.
Weekly Orange County Anti-War Demo (tags)
Every Friday scores of people gather in Costa Mesa, California to express their opposition to war without end.
LA IMC TV LIVE! Guest: Donna Warren. Saturday 11:30am Adelphia Channel 77 (tags)
Check it out if you can! LA IMC TV's first-ever live TV show will be on Adelphia Cable Chanel 77 on Saturday morning at 11:30. Guest: Donna Warren, candidate for the Lieutenant Governor of California.
It's mind-blowing that LA Times wouldn't let guv candidate in building (tags)
I spent part of Monday at a local high school, telling a group of aspiring writers that journalism, at its best, serves a noble purpose. The press can be a voice for the little guy. Unfortunately, that's not always the case, as the Los Angeles Times reminded us this week. The Times, which sponsored a Monday debate between Gov. Gray Davis and Republican challenger Bill Simon, turned away the man most polls show running third: Green Party candidate Peter Camejo.
Wolves Guarding the Sheep ::: What Lies Behind Bush's WarFront? (tags)
Can the educated and thoughtful people of the world overcome the obfuscating and diversionary tactics being deployed by the White House and CIA, before “Total Space Dominance” neutralizes any opposition, or we’re all “secured” in suspect camps, whichever comes first? Will anyone ask the difficult questions, or does it all really just end with a whimper? Will America finally lay down their guns for a moment and listen to their veterans?
Not In Our Name - Green Party Speaker (tags)
LA Not In Our Name - The Mayor Pro-Tem of Santa Monica speaks for the Green Party
Was This [Pacifica] Network Worth Saving? Counterpunch article by Bob Buzzanco (tags)
Was This Network Worth Saving? A harsh look into a smear campaign set-up against Prof. Bob Buzzanco, a KPFT/Pacifica programmer in Houston. Pacifica Caves in to Smear Campaign.
Not In Our Name Protest October 6th (tags)
Sunday October 6 - War Without End? NOT IN OUR NAME! Westwood Federal Building 1pm
Green Party Candidate for Governor continues to gain strength in latest poll (tags)
Davis Leads Simon in Latest Poll, Camejo Gains Ground
Nader Backs Wellstone, Greens Miffed (tags)
Nader does the right thing...at last!
GREEN PARTY CALLS SENATE HEARINGS ON IRAQ A (tags)
Greens demand that critics of Bush's intended invasion be included in hearings, especially UN weapons inspectors
Anaheim School Board member lives in $1 million home in Corona del Mar (tags)
Anaheim City School District Trustee Don Garcia lives in a $1,000,000 home in Corona del Mar with his "wife," three children, and a maid.
People’s needs vs. guns and corporate greed (tags)
MADISON, Wisc. – Groups with diverging politics converged June 14 -18 around the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Nader flips lid, Asks for NBA Inquiry (tags)
In a surreal turn, R. Nader asks NBA official to review the recent Laker playoff win?!
Greens warn that accusations of "terrorism" are eroding rights and freedoms (tags)
Members of the Green Party have joined other Americans protesting the manipulation of fears about terrorism in order to violate basic liberties and constitutional rights of due process and fair treatment under the law.
Call for Global Green Solidarity in Opposition to the War. (tags)
In recognition of the multiple violations of international law in the ongoing illegal war in Afghanistan and of the ever-louder drumbeat for the expansion of war to the peoples of other nations, the Green Party of the United States call for international solidarity to oppose this so-called war on terrorism.
Green Party Press Conference: Peter Camejo (tags)
Peter Camejo, Green Party candidate for governor of California, discusses Gray Davis' so-called "power crisis" and the prospects for Green candidates when both parties have demonstrated that they service their corporate donors at the expense of their communities. Recorded at California's Green Party plenary, UCLA, 1/20/02.
Peter Camejo, Green Party Candidate for Governor, Speaks (tags)
Peter Camejo, Green Party candidate for Governor, discusses Gray Davis' ineptitude in his handling of the so-called "power crisis," a program for implementing the wide-scale use of solar power, and strategies for smashing the two-party duopoly with common-sense ecological and social values. Recorded at California's Green Party plenary, UCLA, 1/19/02.
a little republican bit on Greens Peter Camejo (tags)
good for a laugh, this little bit is from this past november.
GREEN PARTY USA URGES: COME HOME TO PEACE (tags)
The Green Party USA calls for activists and Greens worldwide to join in solidarity against the illegal U.S. war on the people of Afghanistan. We have urged a "hands off" policy in that region, but now we are disappointed to find some European Greens in government breaking solidarity and supporting our agressor government against Green values. We urgently call on Die Grunen, the German Green Party, to come home, to reverse their vote and withdraw from their government coalition supporting this war.
Greens call on Israel to end "terrorizing" (tags)
Activists in the Green Party of the United States are asking the U.S. to hold the government of Israel accountable for the latest wave of bloodshed, and insist that Israel seek negotiation instead of the "War on Terrorism" against the Palestinian people that Israel's own policy of assassination recently ignited.
Green Party In Power Fails The Test In Santa Cruz (tags)
Homelessness and political repression, the Green Party fails the test in Santa Cruz California
Orange County Taco Bell Protest Report (tags)
Over 100 demonstrators in Santa Ana demand justice for Taco Bell's exploited tomato pickers in Florida
FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION RECOGNIZES THE GREEN PARTY (tags)
The Green Party celebrates the FEC decision announced today, as the party grows and strong Green candidates challenge two-party dominance across the U.S.
WHO'S NEXT???-GPUSA-US Green Party leader Oden a Victim of Dirty Politics (tags)
Why is a newly formed splinter faction of the original Green party in the US since 1986 playing dirty politics and placing sectarian differences above loss of civil liberties?? Instead of rallying around and supporting a fellow Green and ANYONES loss of civil liberties they're busy attacking and putting out misleading propaganda.Shame on them!!!
USGP advisory on detention of a Green at Maine airport (tags)
CORRECTION of erroneous information in press reports on the detention of a Green at Maine airport
Green Party USA elected Coordinator targeted as "terrorist"-denied rights (tags)
GREEN PARTY USA ELECTED COORDINATOR DETAINED AT AIRPORT-PREVENTED BY ARMED MILITARY FROM FLYING TO GREENS GNC MEETING IN CHICAGO IL USA Nancy Oden,an elected Green Party USA coordinator,has been denied flying privileges and her constitutional rights, because of Green Party USA opposition to the bombing in Afghanistan. The new "terrorism" laws have just removed all our rights and have created new "enemies lists"-WHO WILL BE NEXT??
Green Party Candidates in 2001- Part 1 (tags)
RECORD NUMBER OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN, URBAN, AND YOUNG CANDIDATES RUN ON THE GREEN PARTY TICKET FOR PUBLIC OFFICE IN 2001
Internet "Freedom" A Crock: Private Sector Censhorship In Effect (tags)
Freedom of the Press belongs to whomever owns the presses. It turns out to be true on the 'net, too. Oh well, so much for "freedom" online. Now it's time to fight.
LA Greens Statement on the "War on Terrorism" (tags)
Statement from the Los Angeles Greens, a Green Party local representing central L.A.
Ralph Nader Rally for Peace and Global Justice Oct. 11th in San Francisco (tags)
Ralph Nader returns to the west coast on Thursday October 11th, with a rally in support of peace and global justice to be held at the Masonic Center in San Francisco.
"Media Beat": A Green Party Campaign (tags)
Two years from now, the Green Party will make a big decision: Should it run a candidate for president in 2004? For many Green the choice is a no-brainer. But others are not so sure. If the Green Party enters the next presidential race, it will largely appear to a lot of prospective constituencies to be a political party locked into a counterproductive tactic. If the Green Party seems contemptuous of such concerns, many progressives are likely to perceive it as a party too impractical to merit support. That would be a shame.
Michael Shames, UCAN Director, Speaks on Energy to S.D. Green Party (tags)
Michael Shames, executive director of the San Diego Utility Consumers' Action Network (UCAN), spoke to the San Diego Green Party July 15. He supported an energy future based on efficiency and renewable sources but opposed a public takeover of the existing generating and distributing lines, both because it would be too expensive and because in an energy system based on renewables most of these facilities would become obsolete anyway.
Text of Medea Benjamin's speech for Energy Independence, July 4th Long Beach (tags)
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Global Exchange and 2000 Green Party candidate for the US Senate, calls for Energy Independence, & freedom from global corporate tyranny, at a rally on July 4th in Long Beach, CA.
Energy Independence Day in San Diego - Audio (tags)
This is audio from the second half of the Energy Independence Day Rally in San Diego. The audio clip is 54 minutes.
The Green Party of San Diego endorses Biojustice actions (tags)
The GPSD endorses and supports Biojustice 2001 efforts to educate and mobilize the public for the conference in June 22 and 23. GP members also agreed to organize a contingency that would take part in the main permitted march on Sunday, June 24 at 12:30pm from Balboa Park to the Convention Ctr
CALLING ALL GREENS! for BIojustice 2001 march (tags)
At Tuesday's general membership meeting, the Green Party of San Diego consensed to endorse the Biojustice 2001 efforts to educate and mobilize the public for the teach-in in June 22 and 23. It was also agreed to organize a contingency that would take part in the main permitted march on Sunday, Jun 24 from Balboa Park to the Convention Ctr.
Nancy Pearlman, a Green, Elected to Community College Board! (tags)
Nancy Pearlman won her Community College Board election, which makes her the Green with the largest constituency in the nation. Quietly but steadily, the Green Party keeps growing.
Interview With Donna Warren, Green Party Candidate for Congress (tags)
Donna Warren, Green Party candidate for Congress in California's 32nd Congressional District, discusses the stolen election in Florida, the CIA's complicity in the supply of crack cocaine, the power of protest, and the power of the media. Check it out.
GREEN PARTY USA CALIFORNIA GREEN ASSEMBLY DEBATES BOSTON PROPOSAL (tags)
The GPUSA Green Assembly met Saturday, May 19, in Pasadena and debated the pros and cons of the Boston Proposal, an agreement to create a single electoral Green Party in the United States.
update on border protest (tags)
1200 protesters greet the sun at the border
As repellant as our representative democracy is (and has become), it still behooves activists to vote.
Green Candidate For Upcoming Congressional Race (tags)
Congressman Julian Dixon Dies-Green Party Activist Donna Warren announces she is running for the 32 Congressional District Seat! Go Donna!!!
Twin Cities IMC's "Free Press" newspaper hits streets (tags)
The Twin Cites IMC's "Free Press" newspaper hit the streets on J20. Available to out-of-towners in pdf or by mail.
J20 LA: Well, At Least They Didn't Shoot Us (tags)
2000-3500 people; dissident Democrats and Greens took the stage; an enthusiastic march; hokey folk music before the Federal Building; and an unusual amount of restraint from the good 'ol head-bashin' LAPD.
Demonstration in Sacramento Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Electoral System (tags)
Over 200 protestors gathered in California's Capitol today to demonstrate against the casting of electoral votes by the state's electors. Charging that the system has become utterly corrupt, demonstrators raised issues from abolishing the Electoral College to racist election policies. Police remained peaceful, and there were no arrests.
Austria: a year after the FPO crept to power, who benefitted ? (tags)
In Austria, the regime of Haider's laughably named "Freedom" party may serve as an example of what to expect from a corporate state.
GREENS. Mendocino legalizes cannabis! Striptease To Save Trees! Luna Tree Cut! H (tags)
EarthFilms.org - Urgent 11/27/00. Around Thanksgiving the tree Julia Butterfly sat in for two years is cut 50% of the way - Photos and press release. Chanting poetry which exhorted them to respect the "naked, sacred" body of the earth, Mendocino performance artist "La Tigresa" (aka Dona Nieto) performed excerpts from her one-woman show "Who Says A Stripper Can't Save The World?" before startled eyes, and halted bulldozers of a Fortuna -based logging crew. On November 7, 2000 Mendocino County voters approved a Green Party measure to legalize personal use of marijuana, a first in the United States.
Patti Smith on Election Politics (tags)
Patti Smith, rock star and poet, talks about the Green Party, Womens Issues and Ralph Nader. From the Long Beach Super Rally Nov. 3rd.
A Totally New Way to Vote (tags)
The idea behind http://www.votepact.com allows dissatisfied Gore and Bush voters to make a pact in pairs and both cast their ballot for Nader (or any third party candidate). This way voters don't affect the balance between Gore and Bush, but give TWO additional votes to the third party candidate.
Voting Doesn't Create Social Change (tags)
First of all, I want to remind everybody that most anarchists don't vote. There are a few anarchists who do vote, but they do so for personal reasons. Voting, as most anarchists would argue, is a method to sanction the political system. If you are interested in regaining control over your life, you aren't going to waste your day voting for a candidates who aren't going to make any radical changes. Ralph Nader may be an excellent anti-corporate crusadr, but he is no anti-capitalist and certainly isn't an anti-statist.
I'm voting for Nader, and I'm an anarchist. (tags)
I think voting for Nader is merely a step in the left direction. I don't know if the Green Party is in agreement with any anarchist philosophy or not, but I do know that Nader speaks allot about giving people more power and influence over government and the private sector.
Nader Letter to Debate Commission Seeks Apology & More (tags)
Nader sent the following letter to the Co-Chairmen of Commission on Presidential Debates last week, concerning the outrageous way he was treated at the first Presidential debate.
VillageVoice.com: Looking for Lefty (tags)
What does the influence of the Green Party—and the Democrats' consequent sucking up to the left—mean for progressives? Richard Goldstein reports—and provides a guide to the Great Nader Debate.
Police Presence at D2KLA March (tags)
The massive police presence on Monday night increased the chances of violent action by boht the police and the protesters. After anticipating riots at this convention for many nonths, the police officers are primed to overreact.If the police admittedly plant infiltrators into protest groups, we have to consider the fact that they could be inciting violence within these groups.
Organizers call for investigation into indiscriminate police violence (tags)
Organizers from the IMC, Shadow Convention, ACLU, Green Party, D2KLA, Global Exchange and others band together to call for an investigation into last night's outrageous use of police force against demonstrators and concert-goers.
Arizona-Sonora Justice Alliance Takes On Republicrats; Turns Up the Heat On Gore (tags)
Arizona activist alliance news release for 8.14-15
Vote Green! Nader and LaDuke in 2000! (tags)
People's Convention, L.A., hosts five party presidential debate (tags)
Five parties participate in presidential debate at the PCLA. Left to right: Jeffrey Peters (We the People}; Monica Moorehead (Workers World Party); David McReynolds (Socialist Party USA); Joe Kovel (Green Party representative); and Art Olivier (Libertarian V.P. candidate).
Converge in Boston to take action at the first presidential debate (tags)
On Tuesday, October 3, thousands of Americans will converge in Boston to take action at the first presidential debate, demanding real democracy and a real debate of the issues ordinary citizens care about. A week of education and community building will culminate in mass marches, colorful parades, and determined direct action designed to send.....
U.S SUPREME COURT RACKETEERING SCANDALS (tags)
At issue is the 2nd Circuit's estimated 1.34 billion dollar pension plan portfolio and its refusal to publish 90% of its cases involving sitting judges with financial conflicts of interest
March Across America (tags)
Pro-democracy affinity groups and individuals are reassembling throughout Philadelphia, North America and the world for a caravan across America to protest and challenge D2K (that other Republicratic convention).
Support Genocide - Green Party Convention (tags)
Ralph Nader is leading the Green Party charge to increase global justice by eliminating the disfigured in the US.