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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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