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.

Prez cand Stein (G): Wisconsin betrayed by Silencing of Democracy Movement

We need our own party, organized by, led by, and funded by we the people, not the corporations.

Pitchfork: Ted Leo Sings Union Song for Wisconsin

Like the Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle before him, punk rock lifer Ted Leo has announced his support for Wisconsin public workers’ unions current struggles by posting a quick cover of a union anthem from a Depression-era lefty-hero folksinger. Yesterday on his website, Leo posted a couple of versions of “I Guess I Planted”, one of […]

Green Party join NY UnCut Protest against Guv Cuomo’s Tea Party Budget

“Wisconsin showed us that working people don’t have to roll over and just take the attacks on their living standards from the two major parties. In Wisconsin, the Republican Governor led the attacks. In NY, it has been a Democrat Governor, who began attacking public workers and their modest pensions months before he was elected. […]

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 […]

Miami-Dade Green Party: Keep racist Arizona-style immigration laws out of Florida

The Miami-Dade Green Party adds its voice to the growing coalition of groups and individuals standing in opposition to anti-immigrant bills that have been recently introduced in the Florida legislature.  These bills–modeled after Arizona’s racist SB 1070 law—allow for racial profiling and if passed, will result in the separation of families while threatening to turn […]

The Wisconsin Lie Exposed – Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing To Public Employee Pensions: Forbes

Gov. Scott Walker says he wants state workers covered by collective bargaining agreements to “contribute more” to their pension and health insurance plans. Accepting Gov. Walker’ s assertions as fact, and failing to check, creates the impression that somehow the workers are getting something extra, a gift from taxpayers. They are not. Out of every […]

How Koch Industries Makes Billions by Demanding Bailouts and Taxpayer Subsidies Part 1

– Koch Industries won massive government contracts using their close relationship with the Bush administration. The Bush administration, in a deal even conservatives alleged was a quid pro quo because of Koch’s campaign donations, handed Koch Industries a lucrative contract to supply the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve with 8 million barrels of crude oil. The […]

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, […]

Sunday afternoon: Wisconsin protest update

excerpt from www.msnbc.com at about 6-m Sunday: Hundreds defy order to vacate Wisconsin Capitol At issue is Gov. Scott Walker’s bill to strip public workers of collective bargaining rights MADISON, Wis. — About 200 protesters have left the Wisconsin Capitol, but many more have remained behind in defiance of a 4 p.m. deadline… Capitol police […]

Wisconsin: 100,000 rally PLUS police join protesters inside the Capitol

from Common Dreams 100,000 Strong In Madison: “We Fish Through Ice” by Abby Zimet / Feb 26, 2011, 8:30 PM In reportedly the largest rally in the history of Madison, over 100,000 people packed the Capitol Square for a “Rally for Workers’ Rights” Saturday as a snowstorm raged and Peter Yarrow played. The AFL-CIO live-streams […]

From Tahrir to Wisconsin (via Politirature)

Dear activists, protesters & workers from Wisconsin, Ohio and other states, I was truly touched by your hundreds of thoughts and comments on my photos  from Tahrir holding that sign. I thank each and everyone of you, even those who  thought the photos were shopped, but I have few things to say. I’m an Egyptian ordinary […]

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 […]

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