Why I Joined the Green Party (via The Populist Farmer)

But what if you start to realize that BOTH sides are really one in the same? What do you do when you recognize that BOTH sides are bought and paid for by the corporations that funded their multi-million dollar election campaigns? What happens next when you come to the conclusion that BOTH sides are happy […]

Maria Shriver: Maybe you could help me…

Kimberly writes: I am kind of disappointed with myself. I think of myself as a rebel and progressive. Though, I have lately become intrigued with The Royal Wedding, and now the Schriver/Schwarzenegger news. Oh, well. I am, at least, going to try to mention it in as authentic a way as I can. I wanted […]

An Open Letter to War Loving (Democratic/Republican) Frauds by Cindy Sheehan (via Dandelion Salad)

Dear War Loving (Democratic or Republican) Fraud, I know many of you don’t really care, but in exactly 15 days, it will be seven years since my oldest son (whom I never “abandoned” and raised with his father and three siblings until he went into the Army when he was 21), Casey was killed in this […]

Wisconsin Would Be The First Domino – We Are All Wisconsinites (via Peace and Justice Online)

The crisis in Wisconsin has the potential to drastically diminish the rights, salaries, and working conditions of Americans throughout the country.  Whether they are public employees, private sector employees, union members, or non-union workers, America’s working families will suffer if the conservative efforts in Wisconsin are successful. Public-sector employees are entitled to collective bargaining rights, […]

Nader: ‘Mad as Hell’ in Madison

There is an ideological plan driving these corporatists. They create “useful crisis” and then hammer the unorganized people to benefit the wealthy classes. Governor Walker last year gave $140 million in tax breaks to corporations. This fiscal year’s deficit is $137 million. Note this oft-repeated dynamic. President Obama caved to the Minority party Republicans in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Party: Obama’s compromise tax package will blow up the deficit, undermine Social Security

Obama’s compromise tax package will blow up the deficit, undermine Social Security, say Greens urging House Democrats to vote nay • Tax-cut deal with GOP seals Obama’s betrayal of working Americans who elected him, say Greens Green Party leaders urged House Democrats to stand firm and do what they can to block President Obama’s tax […]

Vote for change. Vote Green Party. Vote Hawkins for NY Guv

from the Hawkins campaign: This November, vote for change. Vote Green Party. Howie Hawkins for Governor. The Democrat Party is not the answer. They’re the problem. Like the Republicans, they represent the corporations, the rich, the military industrial complex. 1. Just like private health insurance is the root cause of the failures of the American health care system. […]

New Yorkers Inching Toward Revolt

Love that headline! Anyone ready to start planning an independent or third party run for State Senate or State Assembly? The time is ripe! – KW (excerpt from) Elizabeth Benjamin’s Daily Politics blog at The Daily News Q Poll: New Yorkers Inching Toward Revolt August 18, 2009 Today’s Q poll finds a whopping 77 percent […]

Same groups Dem & Rep Prez candidates

How Do Front-Loading the Primary Calendar and Record Campaign Spending Affect the 2008 Race? Democracy Now! Guests: Rob Richie, Executive Director of FairVote, part of the Center for Voting and Democracy. Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics. AMY GOODMAN: Sheila Krumholz, talk about the industries that are funding the candidates. SHEILA […]

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