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Category: 2010 Winter Op-Ed

A vision for the midterm

A vision for the midterm

A vision for the midterm Stage is set for Green breakthrough by Brent McMillan, Green Party of Washington State and Green Party Political Director We are well positioned going into the 2010 mid-term, but without the accompanying work this is meaningless. Just having the right message is not enough. The 2006 mid-term was the second strongest for independents and third-party Candidates since 1934. This year could be even bigger, as there is great dissatisfaction with both Democrats and Republicans. On…

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A tale of party oppression at the local level

A tale of party oppression at the local level

A tale of party oppression at the local level Breaking free of the two-party system by Deyva Arthur, New York State Green Party Despite enormous challenges for third parties in this country due to limited ballot access, petition challenges, and denied media coverage, Green Party candidates are starting to win local elections. Even with a confused conservatism among progressives these days, our party is growing. But there are times when one is tempted to leave the path less taken of…

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