Which Presidential Candidate Picketed with the Chicago Teachers Union?

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein pickets at Chicago’s Amundsen and Lane Tech

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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 […]

The Democrats Attack Unions Nationwide

Here is the short list of states with De­moc­ratic gover­nors where labor uni­ons are un­der­go­ing severe at­tacks: Mas­sachusetts, Con­nec­ticut, Oregon, Califor­nia, New York, Il­linois, Was­hington, Hawaii, Min­nesota, Maryland and New Hampshire. Other states with De­moc­ratic gover­nors are at­tack­ing uni­ons to a less­er de­gree. via The Democrats Attack Unions Nationwide | Truthout.

Green Party Nominates Ian “Koch” Murphy for Congress (26-NY)

Will Challenge Major Parties on Peace, Budget Priorities, Single Payer Health Care, Worker Rights The Green Party of NY State has officially nominated Ian Murphy as its candidate for upcoming special Congressional election in the 26th District.  The Green Party said it wanted to provide an alternative to the anti-worker, pro-war, pro-corporate, anti-environmental agenda of the Democratic and Republican Parties. The […]

Green Bay Packers Captain Charles Woodson Stands With Wisconsins Workers

STATEMENT FROM GREEN BAY PACKER CHARLES WOODSON IN SUPPORT OF WORKING FAMILIES IN WISCONSIN Last week I was proud when many of my current and former teammates announced their support for the working families fighting for their rights in Wisconsin. Today I am honored to join with them. Thousands of dedicated Wisconsin public workers provide […]

WI Green Party Stands With Public Workers (via South Carolina Green Party)

Statement from the Wisconsin Green Party on the protests by public workers in that state: Supporters and Wisconsin public sector workers listen to a speech by Phil Neuenfeldt, President of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO in the state capitol.  Flickr photo by wisaflcio, reproduced under Creative Commons License. Green Party Stands With Public Workers Thursday, 02/17/2011 […]

Green Party New York: Cuomo Vows War on Union, Wants Strong Bus Council; Hawkins Pro-Labor

The Green Party’s Howie Hawkins, a Teamster, is the only union member running for statewide office. “Cuomo is … threatening to cut pay and jobs for public employees and cut essential services to close the budget deficit while the Wall Street and the wealthy pay lower rates of state and local taxes than working people.” […]

Andrew Cuomo strikes out on union donation tale: Cash from apple juice bigs didn’t go to labor pals

When Andrew Cuomo was found pocketing campaign cash from both sides in an upstate labor battle, aides twice claimed he’d handed the money from management to the union’s strike fund. Just-released campaign finance records show otherwise – and confronted with this, Team Cuomo Tuesday backed off a story it had told for two months. via […]

Teamsters Local 104 endorse Ariz. Green Party candidate Angel Torres

Angel Torres, the Green Party candidate for State Representative in Legislative District 16, has received the endorsement of the Executive Board of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 104.  Mr. Torres has worked in the airline industry for 23 years, and has been a member of the Teamsters since August 2004.  He was a leader […]

Green Party New York: NY Gubernatorial Howie Hawkins Opposes Layoff of 2,000 State Workers

Green Party Candidate for Governor Howie Hawkins Will Speak to Teacher Groups Supporting his Campaign Oct.24 in NYC Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, said today that he is opposed to the proposed layoffs of 2,000 state employees announced by Governor Paterson. “Paterson, Cuomo and Paladino are intent on destroying state government. The […]

Labor Committee for Hawkins for Governor (G-NY) is Launched

Labor activists from throughout New York State have started a committee to support the gubernatorial campaign of Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins. Howie Hawkins is a member of Teamsters Local 317 and active in the national Teamster rank-and-file reform caucus, Teamsters for a Democratic Union. Howie presently works unloading trucks and rail cars at UPS. […]

Democrats and Republicans Defeat Nomination of Union Attorney to Labor Board

from DemocracyNow.org On Capitol Hill, two Democratic senators have joined with Republicans to block the nomination of a union lawyer to serve on the National Labor Relations Board. The lawyer, Craig Becker, has worked for the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees International Union. By a 52-to-33 vote, Democrats fell short of the sixty needed to […]

GP NYC Mayor cand Rev. Billy Talen at Stella D’Oro protest

from the Village Voice: Despite the venomous words for the system, a few in politics like Green party mayoral candidate Rev. Billy and two Bronx assemblymen joined the rally. In his white suit and satirical clerical collar, Rev. Billy chastised Brynwood Partners for the firm’s imminent sale to Lance, Inc. “They’re stripping the logo, stealing […]

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