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Nebraska Green Partyís Larrick Seeks Cleaner World

Nebraska Green Partyís Larrick Seeks Cleaner World

Candidate Challenging Johanns, Kleeb In Senate Race published on KETV7 Omahanís website Steve Larrick, the Green Partyís candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in Nebraska, said his campaign is all about peace and fixing the environment. ìWe really feel our country needs to invest in green technologies and green solutions to our challenges,î Larrick said. ìWe could begin to reduce our dependence on wars for oil, and we could build a whole new economy with local materials being used in…

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Cynthia McKinney’s TV Ads

Cynthia McKinney’s TV Ads

Cynthia McKinney – Health Care Single Payer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgBk-6s5Ntw Cynthia McKinney – Sustainable Investment instead of Corporate Bailouts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH5tIi1uejM Cynthia McKinney – Green Values – Grassroots Democracy, Peace Social Justice, Environmental Wisdom http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fAgjv9uLaI Cynthia McKinney – Green Party Seat At The Table will invite the Public http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6bn9ooLUvQ Cynthia McKinney – Constrained by the Two Party Paradigm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbN7pR7kDJs Cynthia McKinney – Restore Our Constitutional Rights http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0c5qEZuqHo Cynthia McKinney – Rebuild the Economy with Energy Efficient Cars http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3v1VqVb2Z8 Cynthia McKinney – Bring All…

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McKinney certified as write-in candidate in Missouri

McKinney certified as write-in candidate in Missouri

Published in the Thursday Oct 30th edition of the Missouri State Standard Cynthia McKinney, Missouri’s Green Party presidential nominee, has† officially been certified to be a write-in candidate for the upcoming† Nov. 4 election. “I am proud to be able to† write in Cynthia McKinney for President on my ballot this year,” said Midge Potts, state co-chair of the progressive party of Missouri.† “Missourians are demanding real change in the American political system.” Potts, a write-in candidate for U.S. Representative†…

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A Presidential Candidate Who Gets It on Immigration

A Presidential Candidate Who Gets It on Immigration

Cynthia McKinney Responds to Sanctuary Survey Showing the vitality and importance of voices from outside the mainstream two-party political paradigm, Congresswoman McKinney puts forth not only a strong understanding of the complexities of these issues, but also a vision of real-world solutions. Her refreshing willingness to confront the broader social and economic realities which undergird international migration further demonstrates that practical solutions will not come from political compromises and “bipartisan” gamesmanship, but rather from rigorously-grounded assessment and analysis. Simply put,…

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ìBonusgateî exposed

ìBonusgateî exposed

Pennsylvania Democrats indicted for challenges to Greens By Carl Romanelli, Pennsylvania Green Party Although it has been two years since I was prevented from running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania under the Green Party banner, it has been an ongoing saga. Finally, the PA Democratsí transgressions are being revealed. Harrisburg was buzzing in July as thirteen high ranking Democratic Party officials were indicted on charges of theft, conflict of interest, and conspiracy. Some of these charges were related to a…

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Dona Spring, 1953 – 2008

Dona Spring, 1953 – 2008

The Party loses one of its finest members Contributions by John Selawsky, Green Party of California Activists across the country mourn the loss of Dona Spring, the longest serving Green Party office holder in California. She held a seat on the Berkeley City Council for 16 years. Despite her long-term struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis, she was determined to be a voice for the unrepresented and was a formidable force for change in the political arena. Spring died on July 13th…

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Peter Miguel Camejo 1939ñ2008

Peter Miguel Camejo 1939ñ2008

Peter Camejo, three-time gubernatorial candidate for the Green Party of California and vice-presidential running mate with Ralph Nader’s independent campaign in 2004, passed away on September 13, 2008 after a two year battle with lymphoma. Camejo was 68. A profile of Peter Camejoís career in activism and Green politics will appear in the the next issue of Green Pages

National convention chooses presidential slate and gains national media coverage

National convention chooses presidential slate and gains national media coverage

By Claudia Ellquist, Arizona Green Party; Hillary Aisenstein, Pennslyvania Green Party; and Ann Link, Green Party of New York State This summer, more than 600 Greens represented 38 states at the Green Partyís National Nominating Convention in Chicago.†After traveling by public transportation, bikes, and carpools,†delegations†made the most of†this political†weekend, attending workshops, sharing ideas and experiences, meeting candidates, and casting their stateís†votes especially for the presidential nominee.†Unlike the predictable, tax-payer subsidized spectacles produced for the Republicans and Democrats, Greens paid for…

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Green Party goes to court to protect voting rights

Green Party goes to court to protect voting rights

From the Green Party of the United States media office The Green Party has taken the lead by filing a civil action to protect voting rights of presidential electors. ìWeíve witnessed in election after election how some states have used the winner-take-all formula to prevent the votes of political, ethnic, and other minorities from being counted,î said Jody Grage national treasurer for the Green Party. The civil action was initiated by Greens under the conviction that the outcome of the…

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Instant Runoff Voting advances in Colorado

Instant Runoff Voting advances in Colorado

By the Green Party of Colorado Hailing the passage of a new state law encouraging local governments to use Instant Runoff Voting,†Colorado Green Party members have†called on†cities and counties†around the state to implement ranked voting methods in upcoming elections. In May, Governor Bill Ritter signed into law HB08-1378. It was championed by state Representative John Kefalas (D-Fort Collins) and former Green. The Voter Choice Act permits†cities and counties†to use ranked voting methods, and requires the Secretary of State to create…

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