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    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
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    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

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Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) on CNN 10/23/10 9:30AM CST

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney will appear on CNN tomorrow at approximately 9:30 AM central time. Mr. Whitney will be on the show CNN Newsroom hosted by Suzanne Malveaux and TJ Holmes. The candidate will discuss the “Whiteygate” ballot scandal and his campaign in general. Saturday, October 23 Who: Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney What: […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) ad to Air on comedy Central and MSNBC

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz2T32oCEbg&feature=player_embedded] Rich Whitney announced on Thursday that his campaign has released a television advertisement that will be airing on MSBNC and Comedy Central. In the ad, Whitney emphasizes his desire to be included in all gubernatorial debates. The spot can also be viewed at his websitehttp://www.whitneyforgov.org/. Rich Whitney is a 55-year-old civil rights and employment […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) on MSNBC 10/20/10 1:15PM CST

    Rich Whitney, Illinois  Green Party candidate for Governor, will appear on MSNBC this Wednesday, October 20th. Mr. Whitney will be interviewed by host Tamron Hall on the show NewsNation live at 1:15 PM central. The candidate will discuss his campaign and the “Whiteygate” ballot scandal. Rich Whitney is a 55-year-old civil rights and employment […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) Trumps Competitors in Tribune Debate and Proves Why He Should Be Included in Future Debates

Rich Whitney, the Illinois Green Party governor candidate, participated in a debate with all four of the other ballot-qualified competitors for governor today before the Chicago Tribune editorial board. The spirited and at time rancorous debate pointed out significant differences between all five candidates. Before an audience of 42 people, topics such as the budget […]

Poverty Gains in US, Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) Calls on Illinois Programs to Stay in Force

Illinois Green Party governor candidate Rich Whitney called on Illinois anti-poverty programs to stay in place to provide essential assistance to low-income people in the state. Whitney explained that “fighting poverty and assisting people without access to health care, food or even basic subsistence income is an essential function of state government.” Whitney’s statement comes just as […]

Hawkins calls for guranteed jobs, higher mininum wage, single payer health care, stronger labor rights

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) Expected Increased Bond Debt

Illinois Green Party governor candidate Rich Whitney reacted with very little surprise to The Civic Federation’s latest financial analysis of the state of Illinois.  The study concluded that due to its declining bond rating, Illinois will have to pay as much as $551 million extra to pay off the bonds it issued between September 2009 […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) Blasts Brady’s Tax Proposal

Green Party governor candidate Rich Whitney blasted the latest proposal by his Republican challenger State Senator Bill Brady. In one of the few times that he has given any insight into his budget plan, Brady suggested that if elected governor, he would press for greater tax cuts for businesses. Whitney commented: Brady is now trying […]

Guv cand Whitney Criticizes Quinn’s Education Funding Proposal

Illinois Green Party governor candidate Rich Whitney blasted both his Republican and Democratic opponents after Governor Pat Quinn outlined his latest proposal to increase education funding. Quinn’s suggestion is to raise the income tax with the caveat that schools would then have to lower their property tax levies in order to receive the funds. Whitney […]

Guv cand Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) on Quinn’s Firings and Ethics

Green Party governor candidate Rich Whitney (IL) reacted with suspicion to the recent staff changes in Governor Pat Quinn’s administration. On August 13,  Quinn terminated the employment of Executive Inspector General James Wright. On Sunday, August 22, Quinn’s Chief of Staff Jerry Stermer resigned after using his state email address for campaign correspondence. Whitney remarked: […]

Sec State cand La Pietra (G-MI) on Making Elections Fairer

Offers Ideas on Protecting Election Rights, Withdrawing Petition Signatures, and How to Make Elections Fairer and Better for Voters John Anthony La Pietra, nominated by the Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) as the party’s 2010 candidate for Secretary of State, has posted the first three “position discussion papers” on his campaign Website.  The home page […]

Guv cand Rich Whitney (G-IL) on the Blagojevich Verdict

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney reacted to the outcome of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s trial by calling for reform of the Illinois political system. For Whitney, the actions of Blagojevich are a result of a corrupt political system that fosters such behavior. He explained that Rod Blagojevich’s conduct is a symptom of a […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) with Move to Amend 8/23/10

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney will hold two events this Monday, August 23rd, with representatives from the organization Move to Amend in Springfield. Move to Amend is a consortium of over fifty organizations that are rallying against the creation of the classification of corporate personhood. The day will begin with a meet and greet […]