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2010 Fall

2010 Fall

Features Greens meet with groups from around the world Get to business at GPUS Annual National Meeting by Jan Martell, North Carolina Green Party Michigan Green Party candidate speaks out against state Outrage as state withholds information of qualifying independent candidates by the Green Party of Michigan 2010 Maine ìGreen of the Yearî to be honored posthumously Jack Harrington, 1946ñ2010 New York Peace Conference draws participants from all over the world by Joe Lombardo Green Party of New York State…

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State & Committee Reports

State & Committee Reports

Let the world know what good work your state Green members are doing and you may get new members ñ write a report for the next issue of Green Pages Illinois by Jack Ailey, treasurer, ILGP Since the primary on Feb. 2, our 50 plus candidates have been busy preparing for the general election, raising funds, working on their websites, and appearing at public events. For a complete list of recognized Illinois Green Party candidates, see our website. We had…

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A review of The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard

A review of The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard

by Wendy Kenin, Green Party of California Book + Videos with Green messages reaches millions After learning about the success of the Story of Stuff 20-minute video, which has reached over 10,000,000 viewers in over 200 countries, I thought, ìThe Green Party should seriously look at how Annie Leonardís green message was able to reach to so many.î Leonard has illuminated in some of the farthest corners of the Earth the entangled elements of irresponsible governments and corporations that are…

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Greens meet with groups from around the world

Greens meet with groups from around the world

Get to business at GPUS Annual National Meeting by Jan Martell, North Carolina Green Party This year the Green Party Annual National Meeting was held in conjunction with the second U.S. Social Forum (USSF) drawing together activists and people representing often little heard voices from cultures around the world. Held in Detroit this June, there was a strong Green presence at the USSF as Green Party members presented a number of forum workshops. The Michigan Green Party and Detroit Greens…

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Michigan Green Party candidate speaks out against state

Michigan Green Party candidate speaks out against state

Outrage as state withholds information of qualifying independent candidates By the Green Party of Michigan John Anthony La Pietra was nominated as the 2010 Secretary of State candidate for the Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) at the party’s 2010 state convention July 31-August 1. But almost a month later, the Michigan Bureau of Elections has not published or posted his name on its authoritative list of candidates for the November 2 general election. And he’s not alone. The Greens nominated…

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2010 Maine “Green of the Year” to be honored posthumously

2010 Maine “Green of the Year” to be honored posthumously

Jack Harrington, 1946 – 2010 An honoree for his efforts in the Maine Green Party, John T. (Jack) Harrington passed away Thursday, April 22, 2010, after a brief illness. The Green Party has been a big part of his life. Jack served his state by sitting on multiple committees for the Maine Green Independent Party, was a delegate to the National Committee of the Green Party of the United States, and was to be honored as the 2010 Maine “Green…

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New York Peace Conference draws participants from all over the world

New York Peace Conference draws participants from all over the world

By Joe Lombardo, Green Party of New York State and co-organizer for United National Peace Conference The United National Peace Conference in Albany, New York on July 23 – 25 brought together people from around the country and overseas, with nearly 800 people registered. With an extensive list of speakers including Media Benjamin of Code Pink, Green Party representatives delivered a message of a real political plan for peace. ìI think that there is a tendency to say ëwell, we…

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I am a candidate & I am a Green

I am a candidate & I am a Green

Green Party candidates share their thoughts compiled by David McCorquodale, Green Party of Delaware Who are the people who join the Green party and why do they run for political office? Greens running for office this year were asked a series of questions to reveal the answers. In sharing their thoughts, these Greens may also have formed a composite picture of Greens in general. Why do you belong to the Green Party? The overwhelming response of the candidates was tied…

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A Composite Look at 2010 Green Candidates

A Composite Look at 2010 Green Candidates

by Dave McCorquodale, Green Party of Delaware At least 187 Greens are running for political offices in 27 states and the District of Columbia this November, 2010. The sought after positions range from the local level, such as non-partisan neighborhood advisory seats, to state level such as gubernatorial campaigns, to federal seats for senator and representatives. The five states with the majority of the Green candidates seeking positions are: Illinois (43), California (25), Maine (18), Texas (16), and New York…

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Green Candidates: Authors and Writers

Green Candidates: Authors and Writers

by David McCorquodale, Green Party of Delaware One trait many of the 2010 Green Party candidates have is the ability to write and to share their ideas on issues about which they are passionate. Here is a partial list of their efforts: Ann Menasche: Leaving the Life: Lesbians, Ex-Lesbians and the Heterosexual Imperative (London: Onlywomen Press, Limited, 1999), $17.99 paperback. Dr. Jill Stein: In Harmís Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development, 2000, and Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging, 2009. Both…

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