Green Party to Obama: No ‘Grand Bargain’ cuts in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid Needed

Reduce the bloated military budget, end the wars, eliminate Bush’s tax cuts for the rich

Green Party Urges NYers to Reject Gov. Cuomo’s Budget Attacks on Workers & Poor

Green Party of NY State leaders today called Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget an attack on working and middle class New Yorkers that should be rejected by state lawmakers. “Cuomo’s budget is not about shared sacrifice. The people are forced to sacrifice. The richest 3% get more tax breaks. Cuomo is just recycling failed conservative policies […]

Green Party New York Challenges Cuomo’s Alice in Wonderland Approach to Budget

Opposes Cuomo’s Proposals for Tax Cuts to the Rich, Job Cuts, Says Single Payer Health Care is the Solution to Medicaid Howie Hawkins, the former Green Party candidate for Governor, said today that Cuomo’s proposals to resolve the state’s alleged $9 billion state budget deficit by giving a $5 billion tax cut for the wealthy […]

There’s One Huge State Budget Crisis That Everyone Is Refusing To Talk About

h/t M. Emperor So why haven’t we heard more about Texas, one of the most important economy’s in America? Well, it’s because it doesn’t fit the script. It’s a pro-business, lean-spending, no-union state. You can’t fit it into a nice storyline, so it’s ignored. via There’s One Huge State Budget Crisis That Everyone Is Refusing […]

King Won’t Give Up His Government Health Care, but Applauds Those Who Do “for Standing on Principle”

As ThinkProgress has noted, despite spending the past year and a half railing against government healthcare, just five Republican members of the 112th Congress have been willing to forgo their own government healthcare coverage, which is provided to them as federal employee via King Won’t Give Up His Government Health Care, but Applauds Those Who […]

Pharmaceutical Industry Fraud By Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

The corporate defrauding of taxpayers (eg. Medicaid and Medicare) and prescription drugs with skyrocketing prices was the subject of a report by Public Citizen‘s Dr. Sidney Wolfe and his associates (see Citizen.Org). Dr. Wolfe’s team compiled a total of 165 federal and state settlements since 1991 totaling $19.8 billion in penalties. A key finding is […]

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