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Green Shadow Cabinet: In Egypt: follow the people

Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala, President and Vice President in the Green Shadow Cabinet of the United States, shared this message today on the events in Egypt. In Egypt the voices of tens of millions of people have been heard. Following months of protests and demonstrations calling for early elections, and after weeks of intransigence by the

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Green Shadow Cabinet: No action should be taken against NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden

From the Green Party’s Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and King Downing: The Green Shadow Cabinet’s Government Transparency and Accountability Department calls on the Obama administration to “stand down” from action against National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. Snowden, a former CIA technician working for the military firm Booz Allen Hamilton under NSA contract, took responsibility for exposing widespread

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Stein/Honkala: Obama, GOP pushing U.S. in wrong direction in “Fiscal Cliff”

2012 Green Party Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala have issued the following statement: Ending the Great Recession, not the deficit, is nation’s top priority 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said today that the so-called Fiscal Cliff Talks “need to focus on putting Americans back to work while creating

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Jill Stein: Winning labor’s battles requires independent politics

The following is a Labor Day editorial by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein.  I welcome and endorse the AFL-CIO’s campaign to finally fulfill President Roosevelt’s 1944 call for a second, Economic Bill of Rights, including the rights to jobs, living wages, labor unions, voting rights, health care, education, and retirement security. As the Green

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Reported: Green Party to pick homeless activist Cheri Honkala as Jill Stein’s running mate

This just in: Homeless activist Cheri Honkala is poised to be Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s running mate. Honkala, a mother of two, and the national coordinator for the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign is a former homeless person who, in running for sheriff of Philadelphia in 2011, based her campaign on a

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Jill Stein Talks to Political Context: “We would resurrect old-fashioned democracy”

Matt J. Stannard’s interview with Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein addresses several standard questions asked by progressives concerning alternative candidates, including how a Green White House and congress would deal with Republicans, and whether the Greens aren’t, in fact, helping elect Mitt Romney, and whether that’s not, in fact, an unmitigated disaster. Stein’s answer

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Shut Up and Vote: LA Times Columnist Repeats Tired Attacks on Green Party, Alternative Politics

Los Angeles Times columnist Dan Turner published his anti-Green Party screed the same week that the Democratic National Committee and President Obama dropped the ball in Wisconsin, setting the stage for a re-boot of 2011’s anti-union assault and, quite likely, a GOP presidential victory in November. The GOP is not ahead of the game merely

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Progressives urged to leave the Democratic Party

The failure of President Obama and the Democrats to check the fiscally irresponsible and socially heartless behavior of House Republicans in the Debt Ceiling debacle, followed by Standard and Poor’s erroneous but financially devastating downgrading of the U.S. credit rating, has put the Democratic Party in its most precarious position in years. Even before the

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