Nov 18 2011

European Greens issue declaration on economic crisis

Source: Green Party Watch

From the European Green Party:

Eurocrisis: Green Paris Declaration adopted

European Green Parties representatives adopted in Paris a 12-points political proposal to step out of the current financial, social and economic crisis affecting Europe, and a roadmap for the refounding of the European project: European Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

Jello Biafra Speaks Out on Israel, Palestine, and a Cancelled Concert

Source: Green Party Watch

Earlier this year, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School Of Medicine had a scheduled concert in Tel Aviv, which led to pressure on him to cancel the concert to respect the Boycott movement against the Israeli State due to their Human Rights practices vis a vis Palestine.

It was an awkward situation, and Jello chose to cancel the concert, but he went to Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

Progressive Party Nominates Candidate in Oregon Special Election for U.S. House

Source: Ballot Access News

The Progressive Party, which is ballot-qualified in Oregon, has nominated Steven Reynolds to run for U.S. House, First District, in the special election being held early next year. See this story. The Libertarian Party had already nominated someone for this seat as well. The Independent Party is in the process of holding a mail ballot primary to decide whether to cross-endorse another candidate or run Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

Chuck Baldwin Explains Why he is Running as a Republican for Montana Lieutenant Governor

Source: Ballot Access News

Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party’s 2008 presidential nominee, explains here why he is running for Montana Lieutenant Governor as a Republican. Although he mentions that the Constitution Party is not now ballot-qualified in Montana, he does not mention that the Constitution Party is currently petitioning to regain its place on the ballot. Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

Official Returns Released for Last Month’s Massachusetts Special Legislative Election

Source: Ballot Access News

Massachusetts has released the official returns from the October 18, 2011 special election for State House in the Berkshire Third District. This is the race in which the Green Party nominee came close to winning. The final returns are: Democrat Tricia Farley-Bouvier 1,940; Green Mark Miller 1,748; independent Pam Malumphy 1,325; Republican Mark Jester 899. The winner won with only 32.81% Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

Steve Kornacki at Salon Writes About Possibility of Ron Paul Running Outside the Two Major Parties

Source: Ballot Access News

See this article by Steve Kornacki of Salon, about the possibility that Ron Paul could run for President in November outside the two major parties.

Click here to read Ballot Access News comments on this article

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Nov 18 2011

Ralph Nader Revives Discussion about General Election Presidential Debates

Source: Ballot Access News

Ralph Nader has again called for more inclusive general election presidential debates. See this story. The case for more inclusive general election debates is stronger than ever, because the 8-candidate and 9-candidate Republican presidential debates this season have attracted so many viewers and so much commentary. These Republican debates are strong evidence that multi-candidate Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

Six Green mayors sign on to letter from over 100 mayors opposing Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

WASHINGTON, DC — Six Green mayors have signed on to a joint letter to President Obama from more than 100 mayors expressing grave concerns about the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

The mayors, representing communities across the US, voiced relief at President Obama’s decision to postpone the decision, as well as hope that the permit for the Read more »

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Nov 18 2011

As some Occupy Movement participants turn to electoral activism, the Green Party send them an invitation

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

Greens condemn orders for police to clear Occupy encampments in Oakland, California and New York’s Zuccotti Park

Green Party Election Results for November 2011
Green Party Watch http://www.greenpartywatch.org/2011/11/09/green-party-election-results-november-2011
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Nov 18 2011

The War on Drugs: Free Market Solutions – Rob Kampia, MPP

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

“Ultimately, marijuana should be put into the ‘Free Market’ in a sense that there should be a legal way to sell it, package it, export it, etc.” – Rob Kampia, Executive Director, Marijuana Policy Project.


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