Voting for Hillary Clinton? Please read these thoughts from a Jill Stein supporter

Hillary Clinton, Jill Stein, and The Green Party…how to make peace, or at least progressive harmony. Harmony: Message from a Jill Stein supporter to reluctant Hillary Clinton supporters Let’s succeed together in making this country a better place for humanity. Let’s work together, and separately, to send out the best possible progressive mandate for our […]

What a Green should do about Bernie Sanders

A New Electoral Politics is Possible This article is meant to explore an alternative to what is given as a quadrennial binary choice of either attacking a progressive Democratic Presidential candidate or an imminent existential dilemma of Green Party closing shop and submitting to him.  This article could have just as easily been written in past presidential election cycles […]

Suffolk Green Party on Judge candidates and on Criminal Justice

Democratic & Republican Party judge candidates have used New York State Election law to place their candidates on the Green Party of Suffolk line.

New Date: Deputized Movie about Immigration in Farmingville on 11/23/13

The movie Deputized http://deputizedmovie.com/ will be shown on November 9th  23rd at 6pm by the Farmingville Residents Association http://farmingvilleresidents.org/.  I will be speaking for 2 minutes at the screening. I will be speaking for 2 minutes at the screening because footage I took of the “Standing While Latino” legislation hearings were used in the film.  

Wisconsin Recall Vote today: Vote against union-busting Governor Scott Walker

Update on 6/6: Scott Walker survived the recall vote. [One story: here] And, we learned something about Wisconsin political rules. We did not realize that the recall involved an opponent, instead of just a “yes/no” vote. Wonder if that is the best and most democratic way to do a recall? Seems like it was a […]

Article: Who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters? (including political breakdown)

There is an article in the NY Times that reveals a Fordham professor’s survey of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Thanks to Independent Political Report for the story. Summary of question about political party identification. Of 301 adults who responded: 39% said they did not identify with any political party 24% said they were Democrats 11% […]

In NY: Democratic Party Governor defies public, will stand with Republicans to oppose millionaire’s tax

Update on 10/19/2011: While one organization tried to honor Andrew Cuomo, Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered outside. An attendee, feminist author Naomi Wolf, realized their point, and she was arrested for standing on the sidewalk to draw attention to Cuomo’s objection to the millionaire’s tax. Great video! She was arrested in her fancy dress for […]

Are you a disgruntled Democratic Party or Republican Party member?

Posted by Kimberly Wilder: Zabby is a political friend and colleague of mine, for whom we share some views and a similar level of passion: Message from Zabby: Welcome… Disgruntled democrats and disgruntled republicans, both women and men, who are willing to wage a coalition of primaries in the 2011 upcoming election for 19 elected […]

Death of The Nation | Dissident Voice

Then came 2006 when the Dems promised impeachment hearings against Bush for his wars should they win control of the House. The Nation urged us to vote Democratic, and when the hearings did not materialize silence on the issue fell over The Nation. John Conyers was the Democrat’s poster boy for the promise of impeachment, […]

Who may belong to the Congressional Black Caucus?

There is a very interesting development in the world of politics. The Congressional Black Caucus [CBC] — traditionally a group of Democratic Congresspeople — may open its doors to black, Republican Congresspeople. Besides issues related to the ideology and membership of the potential Republican members, there is another interesting aspect to this change: What will […]

Want real change?: Third party options in the November 2010 Elections

Where to find third party, independent, and even write-in choices for the 2010 Elections:     For all US voters – A website which lists all statewide, Senate, and House of Reps candidates organized by state: Politics1.com For all US voters – A website with other voter information, including a searchable database: VoteSmart.org For all […]

A Hopeful NY Primary Result: Monserrate and Espada out of the race

Kimberly writes: The quote I found for the voting results is from the NY Daily News: Bronx voters send state Sen. Pedro Espada packing; Hiram Monserrate loses Assembly bid… The quote I found for background comes from NY1:

Response to the NY Democratic Party’s white, white Governor ticket

This article is a reflection of race in the 2010 NY Governor race. The starting point was a quote by Sen. Ruben Diaz about Andrew Cuomo’s actions. Diaz said, “I am glad to hear that our future Governor, Andrew Cuomo has called Rev. Al Sharpton to apologize for not choosing a person of color on his ballot for Governor. At the same time, it worries me that Andrew Cuomo did not take the same opportunity and show a little respect and appreciation to the Hispanic community…”

Levy switches to Republican. Yawn!

IW:  Kimberly thinks I need to write something about this.  No news article link posted here because it’s not really news. I knew Steve  Levy would be at home in either corporate party since he first ran for Suffolk County Executive.  That’s why we tried to run John Keenan on the Green Party line.  John […]

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