Cynthia McKinney: Bike4Peace Update: Days 24 -29

The song that keeps going around in my head for this week is by Gil Scott Heron and it goes like this: “ This ain’t really life, ain’t really life, ain’t really . . . nothin’ but a movie.”  Because we went from extraordinary to surreal in just a matter of hours. Gil Scott Heron […]

Cynthia McKinney: Bike4Peace Days 18 – 24

Common Ground Along an Uncommon Route Along this trip, I’ve been testing a line: We’re biking for peace.  We started at the House of Common Sense in Oakland, California and we’ll end up at the White House that needs some common sense! Everyone in every state has enthusiastically agreed! Now, you won’t believe this!  I […]

Hofstra to 1/3 of Voters: Drop Dead, Again

Hofstra has a history of ignoring and/or dismissing third party candidates. At the 2008 Presidential, real, third party candidates were not allowed. This time, in 2010, Hofstra is hosting a “Renew New York Initiative” which is only inviting the two, major parties, and will be aired on Newsday/News 12, ironically, an oppressive media duopoly.

Breaking With Obama?

by Ralph Nader Those long-hoping, long-enduring members of the liberal intelligentsia are starting to break away from the least-worst mindset that muted their criticisms of Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign. They still believe that the President is far better than his Republican counterpart would have been. Some still believe that sometime, somewhere, Obama […]

Working Families Party Documents Subpoenaed

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed documents from the New York City-based Working Families Party, which has been criticized in recent months over its campaign financing activities. Related: Behind The Working Families Field Operation: Candidates Pay Salaried WFP Employees As Independent Contractors, In Addition To Data & Field Services Money Into The Working Families Organization Buys Influence Over […]

Green Party to Obama: No escalation; withdraw US troops from Afghanistan instead

Green Party opposes escalation, urges Obama to announce US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in his Dec. 1 speech 2008 Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney and 2010 Maine Green gubernatorial candidate Lynne Williams will speak at Dec. 12 Emergency Anti-Escalation Rally outside the White House (http://www.enduswars.org) Green Party leaders called on President Obama to reverse his […]

It’s Not About Van Jones. It’s About Barack Obama.

BY ROSA CLEMENTE, PBS Over the Labor Day weekend, Van Jones, a member of the hip-hop generation and special advisor for green jobs at the White House Council for Environmental Quality, tendered his resignation, and it was accepted by the Obama administration. I will be the first to say that I never found Van Jones […]

From Cynthia McKinney: Buyer’s Remorse, Economic Collapse, Oligarchs, & War

However, on the other hand, these expressions of “buyer’s remorse” indicate that people knowingly allowed themselves to be swept into the voting booth and vote against their values.

Ralph Nader’s 2008 Holiday Reading List: Top Ten Books

from Nader.org It’s time for that Holiday reading period and here are some deserving but little publicized recommendations: 1. Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Spectre of Inverted Totalitarianism by Sheldon S. Wolin (Princeton Univ. Press, 2008). Princeton Professor emeritus Wolin examines how the pathology of concentrated corporate power and its control of government is […]

Thank you from Malik Rahim’s campaign manager

Dear Supporters of Malik Rahim for Congress: Thank you for your hard work, monetary contributions, and dedication to Malik’s Green Party Congressional campaign. As Malik Rahim’s campaign manager, I really cannot thank you enough! As you have probably heard, Malik did not win in the 2nd Louisiana Congressional District election held December 6, 2008. Malik […]

Presidential Election Results: Grand total for November 2008

Update: At the end of December 2008, Ballot Access News posted what they feel are the final numbers. You can go to the BAN link below for that tally. Note that the grand total for Green Party Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney is now 160,118. Figures posted at Ballot Access News. There is also a chart […]

Sat. Dec 6th: Elect Malik Rahim to Congress (Louisiana)

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. New Orleans, Louisiana holds elections on Saturday! Hurrah for the working people! Come out to vote, Saturday, December 6, 2008! Malik Rahim is running on a platform of environmental peace and justice. Malik is a Green […]

Take Action for Malik: Demand that media cover Congressional race fairly

Quick Action! Write to the Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

Photos and report from Malik campaign in New Orleans

Green Party Watch has a great post here with photos of Malik and one of the out-of-state volunteers that went to Louisiana to help. Election Day for Congress in New Orleans, Louisiana, District 2 is this Saturday, December 6th. The Greens have a wonderful candidate, and a unique opportunity to win, if we can let […]

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