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Duck Dynasty, the Green Party, and Steady Statesmanship

Brian Czech | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Brian Czech

Protect the environment and all the awesome potential of the United States can be achieved. Lose focus on the environment and the rug will be pulled from posterity's future. It won't matter if the grandkids are gay, duck hunters, or America's Idol. They're all gonna need clean air...

Drones in Yemen, Hunger Games in America, and Corporate Espionage

Dennis Trainor | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

We hear the haunting yet absurd steps taken by the NSA to monitor citizens. Unfortunately for activists, revolutionaries, and other agents of social change, that's only the "state" prong of surveillance.

Climate Change Fail

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

In what should be another colossal embarrassment for the United States -- recently leaked internal documents show how little our government is prepared to take responsibility for the damage done by climate change.

Watch: The Path of Positive Resistance

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Between them, doctors Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers have been arrested nine times. In the face of injustice in America, rather than look the other way and stick to practicing medicine, they decided to do something about it.

The Grassroots Effort To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use In Portland, Maine | Asher Platts

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Asher Platts, known to many of you through his work as the Punk Patriot, joins the Resistance Report team to give us the story behind the story of how grassroots - no pun- organizing helped bring legalized Marijuana to Maine.

Maintaining a Moral Politics

John Feffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
John Feffer

In the early days of the changes in 1989, a new kind of politics emerged within the opposition movements poised to enter parliaments and governments. Many dissidents had a deep distrust of political parties and of political compromise.

Two-Party Frustration and the Race in Syracuse

Brian Krewson | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Brian Krewson

Small parties have obstacles at the federal level. The major parties have inexhaustible funds and internal support. A third-party candidate can't compete against those forces. If smaller, more agile, parties are to compete at the national level, they will first need to succeed locally.

Enough Left vs. Right Blame Game: Shutdown Was a Failure of Two-Party System

Travis Irvine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Travis Irvine

Any Republican or Democrat who replaces another Republican or Democrat will still be a Republican or Democrat and likely buckle to the Republican or Democrat establishment interests.

Inside Outsiders

John Feffer | Posted 11.23.2013 | World
John Feffer

In explaining the fall of Communism, most analysts talk about pressure from the inside (dissidents) coupled with pressure from the outside (Gorbachev, Reagan). But equally important were the inside-outsiders.

These Parties Are Lame

John Michael | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics
John Michael

Being an American voter is like being stranded in the desert and choosing between espresso and moonshine. Both seem to be choices of flavor over utility.

Another State Sued Over Controversial Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

The Tennessee Green Party filed a federal lawsuit Monday to get rid of Tennessee's voter ID law, calling the legislation unconstitutional and unfair t...

President Obama's Climate Action Plan: Not Even Close

Tom Weis | Posted 10.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

The president opened his speech with a poetic tribute to the Apollo program, a generational mission championed by President John F. Kennedy more than half a century ago. But no comparison can be made between Kennedy's bold vision and Obama's timid plan.

Dr. Jill Stein Gets Personal: How a Health Scare Got Her Into Politics (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Joanne Spataro

Stein made a full recovery, but she was never the same when it came to how she wanted to run her life. She transitioned from trying to make change as a non-partisan educator and physician to a full-fledged advocate. Ten years later, she entered politics with the Green Party.

Dr. Jill Stein on Politics, Local Food and Doing Push-Ups in Jail (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Joanne Spataro

There are not many former presidential candidates that you can kick back with and share a bowl of blueberries.

The Implosion of the GOP, and the Rise of Third Parties

Carl Gibson | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Carl Gibson

The Democrats of today are not the champions of labor and the enemies of high finance like they were in the days of FDR. Rather, today's Democratic Party is a center-right version of the Republican Party -- just as corrupt, but not inherently evil.

Campaigning on the Cheap: An Independent Path Forward

Abel Collins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Abel Collins

Some think we should let the Democrats and Republicans continue their ruinous policies of selling out the American people to Big Business. I can't in good conscience let that happen, so let me explain why 2014 will be the year we see at least one Independent in the House.

How to Fix the Broken Republican Party

Tyler McCarthy | Posted 01.19.2013 | College
Tyler McCarthy

When Romney lost the election, half the country was rejoicing and the other half was scoffing at what fools we were for re-electing Barack Obama. The attitude cannot continue to be: "What's wrong with them?" It needs to be "what's wrong with us?"

What This Country Needs: A New Political Party

John F. Kimberling | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
John F. Kimberling

Today there is not just one major issue facing the country. There are a number of them, and neither of the two parties is addressing these very serious problems. Bitter partisan divisions have produced nothing but paralysis in our government.

Open Letter to Michael Moore and the 90 Million Planning Not to Vote

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

I am voting for Jill Stein, Michael. Give it some thought, and I bet you will do the same. I hope to hear from you before Tuesday.

Third-Party Candidates Could Tilt Election In Ohio

The Cincinnati Enquirer/USA Today | Jane Prendergast | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

They can't possibly win on Election Day, but third-party candidates definitely could matter in the outcome of Ohio's already close presidential electi...

Against the Odds, Illinois Green Party Plays a Long Game

John V. Santore | Posted 12.29.2012 | Chicago
John V. Santore

In an election cycle with historic levels of corporate donations, Illinois Green Party candidates reject corporate dollars. While they're running some candidates for high profile offices, they're focusing on local districts where they have a chance to win.

Could a Third Party Candidate Naderize President Obama?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In any other election, the third-party candidates would be applauded by millions of Americans and even get their votes, and deserve to get their votes. But this election is not that election. Romney has made sure of that.

Third Party Nominees Have Their Say in Obama's Home Town

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 12.29.2012 | Chicago
Martha Rosenberg

A slate of third party candidates at the Hilton Chicago on Tuesday offered voters fresh and impassioned views about the economy, war on terrorism, war on drugs and election, legislative and educational reform.

Frightened Republicans Try to Close Down Election Competitors, Such as Gary Johnson

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Doug Bandow

The Republican Party should welcome the Libertarian Party and other challengers in the political arena. The former should try to win by convincing the American people that the GOP really is the better option, not by preventing them from voting for someone else.

Third Party Debate: 'Who Gives A Sh*t?'

Posted 10.24.2012 | Comedy

Did you know that last night saw the official debate between third party presidential candidates? It's true! And Larry King moderated it! It was proba...