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Category: 2009 Winter/Spring Features

Auto caravan voices grievances of union autoworkers

Auto caravan voices grievances of union autoworkers

by Wendy Thompson, Detroit Green Party, UAW convention delegate and former president In December, an auto caravan traveled from Detroit to the White House to speak out for declining conditions for union autoworkers. Then in January, more than 150 autoworkers and community supporters, including Green Party members, held a rally in front of the Detroit Auto Show. They voiced anger about the anti-union conditions that outgoing President Bush has placed on federal loans to the auto industry. Wages, benefits and…

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In memory of a prominent man in political history

In memory of a prominent man in political history

The life of California Green, Peter Camejo by Mark Dunlea, Green Party of New York State Peter Miguel Camejo, a civil rights leader, socially responsible investment pioneer, and founder of the California Green Party, died in September from lymphoma cancer with his wife Morella at his side – only days after completing his autobiography. Camejo was a student leader, civil rights advocate, leader in the socially responsible investment industry with his own investment firm, Progressive Asset Management, Inc., and author…

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