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Pandering Politics Vs. People, Planet And PEACE Over Profit

Angie Cordeiro | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Angie Cordeiro

The recent televised presidential debates which were replete with disrespectful smirks, old and out worn mud slinging, and totally devoid of intellige...

Tremors in the Campaigns Point to Breakup of the Big Two Parties

Carl Nettleton | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Carl Nettleton

Will a Trump Party and a Sanders Party emerge after the elections? The ever-widening gap between the Trump campaign and traditional Republican leader...

The Politics of Fear

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

"This politics of fear has actually delivered everything we were afraid of." Well, OK, let's think about these words of Jill Stein for a moment, as t...

Jill Stein: Women In Politics Are Regularly 'Dismissed' And 'Sidelined'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

During her decades in politics, Hillary Clinton been questioned about her likability, her “not-so-attractive” voice and her “look.” Green Par...

The Moral Status of "Protest Votes": Three Theories

Catherine M Wallace | Posted 09.27.2016 | Religion
Catherine M Wallace

What should these dissatisfied voters do this November? And why? What assumptions underlie those choices? This is not your ordinary election, after all. Given the unprecedented dangers posed by Donald Trump, voters need to think carefully about what to do.

Do Not Accidentally Vote For Donald Trump

Don C. Reed | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Trying for a "perfect" candidate can be a disaster; we may end up with someone diametrically opposed to our values.

Think You Don't Get What You Deserve? Think Again.

Pat LaMarche | Posted 09.13.2016 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

It was former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel. He was running against Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama for the democratic party's presidential nomination. But things looked bleak. Gravel was losing to either the mainstream democratic steamrolling machine or to a fakes-left-but-runs-down-the-middle newbie.

Did Republican Colin Powell Lie And Was Hillary Telling The Truth?

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Wow. We now know Colin Powell lied about giving advice on avoiding FOIA requests and public scrutiny of her emails to Hillary Clinton.

War vs. Democracy

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The paradox of democracy is that it depends on the integrity of those who have the most to lose if an election goes the wrong way -- you know, the peo...

Choosing Between Leukemia And A Brain Tumor: Clinton v. Trump In 2016

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 09.07.2016 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

A similarly unpleasant choice now looms before the American electorate--between Donald Trump, the xenophobic, nationalist demagogue, on one side, and Hillary Rodham Clinton, the unrepentant militarist, Wall Street shill, and unindicted emailer, on the other.

Trump Going to Mexico is not the Real Irony. NAFTA Is.

Sam Husseini | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Sam Husseini

Many are shocked that Donald Trump announced he is going to Mexico today. That misses the real ironies here: NAFTA -- and how this should be a boon to...

No Matter Who You Vote For In November, Libertarian Gary Johnson Should Be In The Presidential Debates

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

To not let in one of the major 3rd Party candidates into the presidential debates happening at the end of September and early October is not only un-American, it's a betrayal of a free and fair election -- since media is so essential to our voting process.

The Privilege of Hillary Clinton Voters

Ben Spielberg | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Ben Spielberg

The thing is, the argument that the Democrats are the only actual alternative voters have to Trump -- that the status quo cannot be radically improved and that incremental change is all that is possible -- is one that many people cannot afford.

Selling A Lifetime Subscription To The Politics Of Fear

Sam Husseini | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
Sam Husseini

The Washington Post -- and much of the establishment -- wants you to buy a lifetime subscription to the politics of fear.

Is President Obama An 'Uncle Tom'? Green Party Veep Nominee Ajamu Baraka Just Called Him One

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

He called President Barack Obama an "Uncle Tom." Yes, he did. Green Party vice-presidential nominee Ajamu Baraka went there on Wednesday. Baraka said...

'Green News Report' - August 16, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.16.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another historic, deadly rainfall event hits the U.S., dislocates tens of...

Why 'I'm Not With Her' Doesn't Mean 'I'm With Him'

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Stephanie R. Caudle

Not voting is still a vote. If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.

Jill Stein's Dangerous Anti-Science Campaign

Chris Sosa | Posted 08.09.2016 | Politics
Chris Sosa

On July 28th, 2016, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to ever be nominated for president on a major party ticket in the United States. Her primar...

The Green Party Takes Itself Very Seriously, But No One Else Should

The Huffington Post | Eliot Nelson | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics

HOUSTON ― Three Green Party activists walked into a McDonald’s. It sounds like the start of a bad joke ― and in a way, it was ― but three Gre...

Green Party Picks Its Presidential Ticket

The Huffington Post | Eliot Nelson | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics

HOUSTON ― The Green Party officially nominated Massachusetts physician and progressive activist Jill Stein as its presidential candidate on Saturday...

Can Jill Stein And Gary Johnson Crash The Debates?

Pete Tucker | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Pete Tucker

Ever since Democrats and Republicans seized control of the televised presidential debates, third party candidates haven't fared well. But in this 'Year of the Outsider' two candidates - the Green Party's Jill Stein and Libertarian Gary Johnson - have a chance to break into the debates.

Reaching Beyond the Candidates

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

What would it take to cause Hillary Clinton to distance herself from the newly launched bombing campaign in Libya? Or call for a congressional debate ...

Jill Stein: The Liberal Pseudo-Scientific Demagogue

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Anhvinh Doanvo

Despite her medical education, Stein has chosen to go down the mendacious road of identity politics.

The People Said No: On The Convention And Beyond

Christine Escobar | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Christine Escobar

Some supporters, convention demonstrators, and one national delegate for Bernie Sanders from Ohio I interviewed say they see Clinton's nomination as not merely a victory for an opposing candidate, but a larger statement of gross injustice to American voters.

How Third Parties Are Kept Out Of Presidential Debates

Pete Tucker | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Pete Tucker

When Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton square off next month for their first debate, it's unlikely a third candidate will join them. That's by design, not because voters don't want another option; nearly half say they're open to voting for a third party.