NY Green Party Governor candidate Hawkins will work hard to win the votes of the principled progressives who were inspired by the Zephyr Teachout campaign.
NY Green Party Governor candidate Hawkins says Westchester County Executive Astorino’s housing desegregation record shows he can’t resolve this statewide.
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Howie Hawkins said today that the decision by the Working Families Party to nominate Governor Andrew Cuomo for a second term of Governor was an abandonment of working class and progressive voters, just further proof that the WFP is merely a liberal wing on the Democrats. Hawkins said that the door to the Green Party was open to […]
The Green Party of New York State criticized Governor Cuomo today for not attacking public corruption in New York by establishing the Moreland Commission.
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(Corrected to clarify which NY voters qualify) Governor Cuomo has made an executive order that New York voters in federally-declared disaster counties may vote for President and statewide office at any NY polling place they like. But… There is a big problem. Those voters could be giving up their right to vote for local races. […]
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Fracking stuff: (See video of Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, and Jimmy Fallon singing about fracking at the readmore…) Do you know what fracking is? It is a method of pumping water and chemicals underground, and then drilling horizontally in shale formations for natural gas. Fracking has been linked to earthquakes happening in areas near to, […]
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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 […]
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