Dr. Jill Stein on why the recount matters in USA Today

Dr.  Jill Stein: Our electoral system is under increasing threat. There is nothing more important to our American way of life than our democracy. The lifeblood of this nation is the principle that each citizen’s vote is equal when it comes to choosing our president. But in the age of computerized voting machines and unprecedented […]

Dr. Jill Stein explains the recount on The View

Great interview with Jill Stein explaining the hows and whys of the recount effort. Disappointed with Whoopi at the end ambushing Stein with the falsity that she has done nothing over the last 4 years and not letting Stein have time to respond to explain Stein’s activism in the last 4 years and the media blackout up through the election, including from the The View.

Green Party candidates : 2013 Election Day summary and highlights

Green Party celebrated victories and reelections across the U.S

Philly Sheriff cand Cheri Honkala (G) will halt home evictions and challenge bank power

Cheri Honkala, homeless advocate and Green Party candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia, Pa., pledges to halt home evictions and challenge the power of banks, if elected Cheri Honkala, candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has emerged as the Green Party’s highest profile candidate in the 2011 election year. Ms. Honkala’s campaign slogans, “Keeping Families in […]

PA Green Party Opposes Privatization of Wine and Spirit Shops

The Steering Committee of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA), www.gppa.org, has taken a firm position against privatization of PA Wine and Spirit Shops. Chair of the Green Party, I.K. Samways ( Allegheny County ) organized this poll and said in response to the outcome, “The Green Party is leading the opposition to Republican control of […]

Gasland’s Josh Fox honored on Long Island (via Ecobeth)

The Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment, a statewide New York based environmental organization, honored Josh Fox, creator of the Academy Award nominated film Gasland, at its annual gala this past week. Gasland was the film that shed light on the controversial issue of hydrofracking for natural gas in the shale under areas of the country including […]

Sign Green Party Petition to Ban Fracking

A hydrofracking moratorium has been in place in New York for the past two years while the state Department of Environmental Conservation DEC does its environmental review. The moratorium issued by Gov. Paterson by executive order expires July 1, 2011. It was a symbolic gesture at best. When the DEC review is complete, the state […]

PA Green Party Demand Termination of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling

Whereas Marcellus shale natural gas is not a transitional fuel, but an impediment to a clean energy policy that conserves energy and develops solar, wind, geothermal, micro hydro and other renewable technologies, and Whereas methane (CH4) a greenhouse gas and the principal component of natural gas is more harmful than carbon dioxide (CO2), and Whereas […]

NYT: Fracking Poisons our Water

The documents reveal that the wastewater, which is sometimes hauled to sewage plants not designed to treat it and then discharged into rivers that supply drinking water, contains radioactivity at levels higher than previously known, and far higher than the level that federal regulators say is safe for these treatment plants to handle. Other documents […]

Third parties in Pennsylvania team up for ballot access lawsuit

from Ballot Access News Pennsylvania Minor Parties File Brief in 3rd Circuit October 20th, 2010 On October 20, the Constitution, Green and Libertarian Parties of Pennsylvania filed this 39-page brief in the Third Circuit.  The case is Constitution Party of Pennsylvania v Cortes, 10-3205.  The issues are the Pennsylvania challenge system that subjects minor parties […]

Obama Backs Fracking in N.Y. & Pa.

Obama Admin Rejects Timeout for Natural Gas Drilling in N.Y., Pa. – NYTimes.com. The Obama administration has decided against pressing for a temporary halt to Marcellus Shale drilling in Pennsylvania and New York, a key federal official said. Brig. Gen. Peter “Duke” DeLuca, commander of the North Atlantic Division of the Army Corps of Engineers, […]

VOTERS’ CHOICE ACT BOLSTERS BALLOT ACCESS, MORE FAIR ELECTIONS (via “No Party” Party of Pennsylvania)

In July of 2008 state Senator Mike Folmer introduced the “Voters’ Choice Act,” which would require all candidates for an election to garner an equal amount of nominating petition signatures for ballot access.  In the wake of all six third-party candidates for statewide offices being struck from the ballot by the powerful resources of the […]

Nader Asks D.C. Court Not to Permit 2004 PA Challengers to Take Money out of his Bank Account

From Ballot Access News, via Independent Political Report… Nader Asks D.C. Court Not to Permit 2004 Pennsylvania Challengers to Take Money out of his Bank Account / April 21st, 2010 On April 21, Ralph Nader’s attorney Oliver Hall argued in the D.C. Court of Appeals that the Pennsylvania court order, awarding $81,000 to the people […]

PA Green Party calls for Veon trial to address PA’s Culture of Corruption

Green Party and its 2006 US Senate candidate were the object of Bonusgate abuses Encourages deeper investigation by Attorney General and media. The Green Party of Pennsylvania has called a press conference for Monday, February 1, at noon in the lobby area outside of Courtroom 1 at the Dauphin County Courthouse. The conference is set […]

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