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An Act Of Political Cowardice -- Not Voting

Mike Hegedus | Posted 07.20.2016 | Media
Mike Hegedus

It should be a law and there should be penalties. You don't vote? You don't get to vote in the next election either. You don't vote? You don't get your Social Security check next month.

Political Climate Change: Bernie Sander's Exit And The Rise Of The Greens' Jill Stein

Zhenya Beck | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Zhenya Beck

The future, expressing itself in millennials, belongs to the Left, and if the Democratic establishment keeps their center-right trajectory, the future may flock to Jill Stein with the force of a tsunami.

Dr. Cornel West Is Right, Jill Stein Should Be America’s First Female President

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

One of the biggest reasons Bernie Sanders was able to ignite a political revolution in America is a man named Dr. Cornel West. Although Bernie is stil...

Bernie Sanders Just Made Jill Stein The Most Powerful Woman In American Politics

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Bernie Sanders just passed the torch to Dr. Jill Stein, and this political revolution continues stronger than ever, especially since Stein is today th...

After the Endorsement: A Message to Disillusioned Bernie Sanders Supporters

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

Let’s dispense with the formalities. We are all hurting today, hurting bad. We have all been equally passionate about the Sanders campaign and for m...

Go Green, Bernie! Or Be Left Behind

Jim Prues | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Jim Prues

The duopoly that serves as our 'democracy' is again poised to install another corporatist into the White House. Oh goody.

Californians Call for a Grand Jury Investigation of the Primary

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

WatchtheVoteUSA.com is taking declarations from Californians, to show a jury of their peers the various ways in which voters were disenfranchised.

Snagged Votes In Los Angeles

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

In California, people who identify as 'independent' register as No Party Preference, however, they are allowed to vote for president using a special Democratic, American Independent Party, or Libertarian crossover ballot in counties which opted to use them.

A Small Step From Bernie to Cherney

Judy Frankel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Darryl Cherney, filmmaker and activist who fought the destruction of the redwood forests, is running for POTUS as a Green Party candidate. He sat in t...

Friday Talking Points -- Don't Panic!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Can we all just take a deep breath? I'm speaking to many Democratic voters as well as the bulk of the mainstream media here, just to clarify. Because far too many seem to currently be going off the deep end. But from where I sit, this is an overreaction to a very short-term situation.

The Thoughts Of An Undecided Leftie On The 2016 US Election

Jesse Benn | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Jesse Benn

Well, it's all over except the crying. After a beguiling nomination process in the Republican and Democratic Party primaries, things are rapidly winding down.

The Green Door to the Left

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

A Green Party convention concluding with Sanders' Army marching onto the field would easily eclipse the 15% threshold required by the Presidential Debate Commission to put him on a debate stage to duke it out on an even playing field against both Clinton and Trump.

The Green Party and LGBTQIA+ Rights

Michael Dennis | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Dennis

The arc of justice for LGTBQIA+ persons is intersectional with other realms that we as Greens care about.

As a Leftist, I Will Not Be Supporting Hillary Clinton for President

Dan Arel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Dan Arel

I will not have another war on my conscience. I will not contribute to fewer Americans having healthcare and I will not endorse someone with my vote who refused to lift the working class out of poverty.

Big Oil Won't Give Up Without a Fight

John Feffer | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
John Feffer

It's nice to see international competition for a good cause: a veritable Olympics of carbon cuts. But it's not enough.

Jill Stein: 'The Deep State Is Written Into The DNA Of The Democratic Party'

Eoin Higgins | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Eoin Higgins

American politics is a two party system: Democrats versus Republicans. For Stein and the Green Party, the way forward takes the third path. "It's hard to have a revolutionary candidate in an anti-revolutionary party," she said.

To Grow Third-Party Politics in America, Make John McAfee the Libertarian Party Nominee (Update)

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

From the author Zoltan Istvan (4/14/2016): A change of opinion about John McAfee has made me retract my endorsement of him as the best Libertarian Par...

Scheer Intelligence: Jill Stein - Presidential Candidate

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics
Robert Scheer

In this episode of "Scheer Intelligence", Robert Scheer sits down with potential Green party presidential candidate, Jill Stein, to discuss her plans and why she thinks the Green Party is more relevant than ever.

A Republican, Democrat, Green & Libertarian Walk into a Living Room: A Report from the Front-Lines in Iowa

Living Room Conversations | Posted 02.01.2016 | Impact
Living Room Conversations

In Iowa one week before the Presidential caucuses, we were far from the only group discussing politics that blustery night. From Sioux City to Davenport and everywhere in between, we Iowans have been bombarded with political billboards flanking our daily commute and dozens of ads in our physical and virtual mailboxes on any given day.

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Support Reparations. Why Is That So Surprising?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics

"Why Precisely Is Bernie Sanders Against Reparations?" asked Ta-Nehisi Coates this week in an article for The Atlantic. Days before, Sanders had claim...

Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein on Her Fight to Be Heard

Tavis Smiley | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

Tonight, I'm joined by Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein, who is among the crop of third-party leaders fighting for public recognition. The physician and environmental advocate was the Green Party's nominee in 2012, and is campaigning again for the 2016 nomination.

The Swedish Government's Teddy Roosevelt Moment

John Mirisch | Posted 08.26.2015 | World
John Mirisch

It's not too late for the Ojnare Forest. And it would be a shame if Sweden would need to deal with similar water problems on Gotland like we're now wrestling with in drought-stricken California.

Poland's Uncivil Society

John Feffer | Posted 08.25.2015 | World
John Feffer

In 1990, I interviewed Leszek Konarski and Zygmunt Fura who were involved with environmental issues and the creation of Poland's first Green Party. Twenty-three years later, I met up with them again in Krakow.

America's Coming Parliamentary Collapse

Jonathan Funke | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Funke

More is going on today than a single issue, however dark or persistent. Not the political alignment of our parties, but our entire electoral system is under stress. The proof is that we face the possibility of not just one credible third-party candidate, but several.

Interview With Jill Stein - Green Party Candidate for President

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

As the noise from the rhetoric of an ever-growing field of presidential candidates reaches an ear-splitting din, there is an announced candidate outside the two-party system that deserves to be heard.