Category

Uncategorized

Party mourns loss, celebrates life and work of Claudia Ellquist

Claudia Ellquist, a delegate to the National Committee and two time Green Party candidate for County Attorney in Pima County Arizona, died Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at the age of 70. Party activists were alerted by a forwarded email from… Continue Reading →

Cooper Shows Well in Canvas of Write-in Votes

Congratulations to Jimmy Cooper are in order for an excellent write-in showing. He showed stronger results than our entire 1998 slate, or if memory serves, any other of our candidates except Nan Garrett and our Presidential slates. http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections/2018_votes_cast_for_certified_write-in_candidates ‘Legislated off… Continue Reading →

Let a hundred Georgia Green candidates bloom this Spring for 2020

2020 is a Presidential Election year, and the Georgia Green Party will have the opportunity to nominate 16 candidates for the Electoral College. But to do so it must deliver 54,431 valid signatures.  Signature collection can begin on April 15th… Continue Reading →

Bomb Trains: Oil-by-Rail Rises Once Again as Safety Rules Disappear

Get ready a crude awakning as energy companies get the regs relaxed to ship oil by rail (bomb trains) almost everywhere. While a second oil-by-rail boom is well underway in North America, both the U.S. and Canada are taking steps that ignore or undermine… Continue Reading →

Democrats Only Defend Peoples Rights When They’re Not In Power

Corporate Democrats don’t defend people’s rights when they are in power, but with Trump in the White House the Democrats now “pretend to care so deeply about racism and patriarchy,” said Crystal Fleming, Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies… Continue Reading →

How Thirsty and Stupid Do Stacey Abrams, Lucy McBath, and Most Progressive Democrat Congressional Candidates Think We Are?

The midterm elections are a week away and I can’t find anybody worth voting for. I live in Georgia, the 6th congressional district, where Stacey Abrams is the Democrat running for governor, and Lucy McBath is the Democrat congressional candidate. McBath is running four… Continue Reading →

What the Latest Bipartisan Prison Reform Gets Wrong and Why It Matters

Georgia was one of the first places in the US, at the beginning of Governor Deal’s administration, to embrace what has come to be know as “bipartisan prison reform.”  In the Obama and now the Trump administration, it’s gone national…. Continue Reading →

Maynard Jackson Netflix Movie Muddles Black Politics, Mangles Black History

For a politician’s biography, the Sam Pollard documentary currently available on Netflix, which recounts the life and career of Maynard Jackson, the first of Atlanta’s six consecutive black mayors, is remarkably free of politics. But when you think about it, this should… Continue Reading →

Hip Hop Forges Black and Native American Solidarity

Kyle Mays, who teaches at the African American Studies Department and the Native American Center at UCLA, says Hip Hop “builds solidarity between the two communities,” which share a complex history of slavery, displacement and state violence. Mays is author… Continue Reading →

US-Funded Neo-Nazis in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists

Short-sighted U.S. foreign policy that backs jihadists in the Middle East and neo-Nazis in Ukraine is once again blowing back on the United States, as Max Blumenthal explains. FBI: Azov Battalion Trained Rise Above Movement By Max Blumenthal Last month,… Continue Reading →

Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

November 4, 2018 While Donald Trump deploys troops to the Mexico border and orders them to shoot immigrants who throw rocks, many people in this migrant caravan in fact already fled US government-fueled violence in Central America. Eduardo García discusses… Continue Reading →

Ballot Access 2018

We got petitions ready to go.  We are ready for you to step up and create a public face for the Georgia Green Party in your community.  With your help, Green Party candidates can get on the Georgia ballot in… Continue Reading →

© 2018 Georgia Green Party — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑