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Category: 2009 Fall Evergreen

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

by Steve Bloom, Green Party of New York State At the time of the first one the Wampanoags knew how to give thanks– and an apology as well– to the deer or other beast they were about to kill so their family and village could have something to eat. The pilgrims, however, only gave thanks for their food, not to it, and did not apologize– either to the animals who helped provision their table or to their dinner companions, for…

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When the rivers run dry

When the rivers run dry

A review of Pearceís assessment of the worldís water resources by Barbara Rodgers-Hendricks, Green Party of Florida ìWhen the rivers run dry, we mine our childrenís water.î Fred Pearce It is no surprise that as a long-time investigator on water, Fred Pearce traveled to more than 30 countries to examine the state of their water sources in researching for his current book, ìWhen the Rivers Run Dry.î Pearce begins his book with the heavy water ìfoot printî of western countries…

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Getting to know the Platform

Getting to know the Platform

Social Justice and Universal Health Care Most Greens are familiar with the Ten Key Values, but few have spent the time to read and consider the platform in any detail. A series in Green Pages will present outlines of different parts of the platform in each issue. The following is the introduction to the Social Justice section and the entire text of the subsection on health care. Read the summary here, and go to the original for more detail at…

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