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Greens are winning more federal and state winner-take-all elections worldwide

Greens are winning more federal and state winner-take-all elections worldwide

by Mike Feinstein, Green Party of California and member of the International Committee of the Green Party of the United States Most Greens elected on the federal or state level around the world have been elected in multi-seat districts through systems of proportional representation.  However, the recent election from single-seat districts of Elizabeth May to the Canadian House of Commons (May 2011) and Caroline Lucas to the British House of Commons (June 2010) raise questions as to whether this is…

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Green women make history as leaders around the world

Green women make history as leaders around the world

The past months have been momentous for women By Mike Feinstein, advisor to the International Committee of the Green Party of the United States July 2nd: Ingrid libreófinally After 2,321 days in captivity in the jungles of Colombia, Ingrid Betancourt gained her freedom in a dramatic release covered on international television. Betancourt was kidnapped on February 23rd, 2002 while campaigning for president in a region of southern Colombia controlled by the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia). Over the ensuing…

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