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About Jill Stein

About Jill Stein

Mother, doctor and Green presidential candidate Jill Stein sees herself as a mother and a physician. She never thought of herself as a politician. “I was not political,” she said. “It was too corrupt to be politically involved.” But there was a point when she could no longer ignore what was happening. And now Stein is running for president of the United States. “I am an activist because, as a mother and M.D., I am trying to fix the causes…

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Solutions for a country in trouble

Solutions for a country in trouble

Jill Stein’s summary of the Green New Deal The Green New Deal is a four-part program for moving America quickly out of crisis into a secure, sustainable future. Inspired by the New Deal programs that helped us out of the Great Depres­sion of the 1930s, the Green New Deal will provide similar relief and create an economy that makes our communities sustainable, healthy and just. The Four Pillars of the Green New Deal I. The Economic Bill Of Rights Our…

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The candidates speak

The candidates speak

By Jim Witters, Green Party of Delaware As the presidential primary season whip­ped through the nation during the winter and early spring, the Party’s candidates found themselves battling a plethora of Republican races for the attention of the media. Celebrity Roseanne Barr, of course, garnered immediate reaction when she officially announced her Green candidacy in February. But San Diego County air quality engineer Kent Mesplay and Dr. Jill Stein of Massachusetts found the battle much tougher. Stein, for her part,…

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About Roseanne Barr

About Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr Los Angeles, California Born Nov. 3, 1952 Roseanne Barr is an actress, comedian, writer, television producer and director. She began her career in stand-up comedy at clubs before gaining fame for her role in the television sitcom “Roseanne.” Barr also hosted a television talk show, “The Roseanne Show,” from 1998 to 2000. In 2005, she returned to stand-up comedy with a world tour. In 2011, she began starring in an unscripted TV show, “Roseanne’s Nuts,” about her life…

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About Jill Stein

About Jill Stein

Jill Stein, MD Lexington, Mass. Born 1950 JillStein.org Stein was born in Chicago and raised in suburban Highland Park, Ill. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1973, and from Harvard Medical School in 1979. She is the co-author of two widely praised reports, “In Harm’s Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development,” published in 2000, and “Envi­ronmental Threats to Healthy Aging,” published in 2009. The reports promote green local economies, sustainable agriculture, clean power, and freedom from toxic…

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About Kent Mesplay

About Kent Mesplay

Kent Mesplay, PhD San Diego, California Born July 19, 1962 Mesplay.org Mesplay spent the first 10 years of his life in New Guinea, where his parents were Lutheran missionaries. He was home-schooled for the first three years of school, later attending a British-style boarding school at Wau. At boarding school he was influenced by the international student body and by tales of World War II, as Wau had been one of the busiest airstrips in the world during the war….

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