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Stein/Baraka build the Green Party

Stein/Baraka build the Green Party

A review of the effects of the 2016 presidential campaign By Dave Schwab, Wisconsin Green Party Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka’s 2016 Presidential campaign was the Green Party’s most highly visible campaign since Ralph Nader and Winona LaDuke first brought the Greens to national prominence in 2000. The Stein/Baraka ticket won 1,457,226 votes, 1.1 percent of the 2016 total. This was the Greens’ highest share of the Presidential vote since 2000, when Nader and LaDuke earned 2.74 percent with 2,882,955…

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A peace dividend: end war, get paid!

A peace dividend: end war, get paid!

Commentary by Daniel Martin, Green Party of Pennsylvania Ajamu Baraka, Green Party running mate in the 2016 presidential election recently wrote “Urgent: we need an anti-war movement to curtail the U.S. rogue state which continues to be a danger to the whole world.” Nothing could be more true. Before we can solve any of our domestic problems, it makes sense to work towards the single-most effective way to simultaneously save lives, free up money to invest in a greener economy,…

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Running a Ballot Access Campaign

Running a Ballot Access Campaign

I laughed out loud when a Bernie or Buster called me to ask how to get THE petition to put Jill Stein and the Green Party on the ballot. Like so many people, this caller had no idea that there are 51 different procedures to put a Presidential candidate on the ballot in 51 states. As of this writing, August 2, we are on the ballot in 23 states, have filed to be on the ballot in another 11, and…

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On the Stein/Honkala Campaign Trail

On the Stein/Honkala Campaign Trail

“This has been such an easy campaign. It’s like giving out candy,” said Jill Stein, 2012 Green Party presidential candidate, who was recently nominated at the Green National Con­ven­tion in July. “There is a rebellion going on out here and we [Stein/Honkala campaign] are the political platform for that rebellion. It is absolutely breathtaking.” Stein said the troubled condition of the country and the lack of democratic politics is giving her Green agenda a rousing welcome from the public. With…

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About Jill Stein

About Jill Stein

Mother, doctor and Green presidential candidate Jill Stein sees herself as a mother and a physician. She never thought of herself as a politician. “I was not political,” she said. “It was too corrupt to be politically involved.” But there was a point when she could no longer ignore what was happening. And now Stein is running for president of the United States. “I am an activist because, as a mother and M.D., I am trying to fix the causes…

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Solutions for a country in trouble

Solutions for a country in trouble

Jill Stein’s summary of the Green New Deal The Green New Deal is a four-part program for moving America quickly out of crisis into a secure, sustainable future. Inspired by the New Deal programs that helped us out of the Great Depres­sion of the 1930s, the Green New Deal will provide similar relief and create an economy that makes our communities sustainable, healthy and just. The Four Pillars of the Green New Deal I. The Economic Bill Of Rights Our…

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