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 […]

The Green Party supports Wisconsin public employees, urges wider protest against policies that cut benefits and eliminate collective bargaining

• Greens denounce austerity budgets, calling them a ploy to balance budgets on the backs of working people, destroy unions, and enlarge the power of corporations • Green solution to deficits and economic recession: rescind tax cuts for the rich, end the wars and reduce military spending, enact Medicare For All and public works programs […]

Democratic & Republican Governors Attack Unions & State Workers

In New York, the state’s new governor Andrew Cuomo is preparing to call for a one-year salary freeze for state workers. The moves by Jerry Brown and Andrew Cuomo are seen as part of a growing push across the country to limit the power of labor unions, particularly those representing government workers. from DN!: Union […]

The BRAD BLOG : NY, AK Election Contests Demonstrate, Again, Why Paper Ballots Need to Actually Be Counted

h/t TruthOut Having paper ballots is one thing. Seeing them actually be counted, unfortunately, continues to be quite another matter. For those of you who may not understand why it’s not enough to merely have hand-marked paper ballots that are tallied only by oft-failed, easily-manipulated computers — even if those paper ballots could be counted […]

Olbermann tells Obama he has lost his base by capitulating on the Bush tax cuts for the superwealthy video

[vodpod id=Video.5077271&w=425&h=350&fv=launch%3D40559453%26amp%3Bwidth%3D420%26amp%3Bheight%3D245] MSNBC’s Olbermann delivers blistering Special C…, posted with vodpod   Related Articles Keith Olbermann Compares Obama’s Tax Compromise with Nazi Appeasement (mediaite.com) Keith Olbermann Special Comment: Obama Turned His Back On His Base + Rachel Maddow: Baseless (dandelionsalad.wordpress.com) Obama’s Bushism by Michael Hudson (dandelionsalad.wordpress.com)

Nader: Letter to President Obama On Extending Bush Tax Cuts

It may be that you believe that trading off $120 billion in retained income for the Rich is worth persuading the Republicans to support $18 billion for an extension of unemployment benefits to people out of work. With your Party controlling both the White House and the Congress until January 1, 2011, that is a […]

On the Heels of Whiteygate, Whitney is shut out of Chicago Debates

Just days after Rich Whitney‘s name was found to be misspelled on voting machine throughout Chicago, the Green Party candidate for governor is now finding himself locked out of three Chicago debates, including one going on tonight at Elmhurst College, 8 p.m. Tonight’s debate, along with the League of Women Voters on Oct 20 and […]

Third Party and Independent Daily: Anti-war movement and TEA party must hang together or assuredly we shall all hang separately

In a Green Party press release reaching out to elements of the Tea Party, Rodger Jennings says Republicans and rightwing ideologues in the media are thrilled with a Tea Party movement that will channel votes and money towards extremist GOP politicians. Their idea of the Tea Party has nothing to do with the 1773 Boston […]

Guv cand Hawkins (G-NY): No Cuts to Social Security, End Bush Tax Cut

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 […]

AP Greenout in DC: Say My Name

I am used to my local paper, Newsday, having a Greenout in its reporting on politics. I am not talking about the usual Greenout where they pretend there are no other candidates than the corporate Democratic/Republican candidate.  I am talking about where they report on another similarly situated candidate and give short shrift to the […]

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