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What Corbyn’s Critics Miss

“The Stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.” ~Jonathan Swift New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn won his post with overwhelming, almost unprecedented support from Labour members, indicating a preference for a new approach–even if its herald was considered a veteran of old-school

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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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Jill Stein: Obama budget throws American people under the bus, gives the rich a free ride

Jill Stein, the Green Party’s 2012 presidential candidate yesterday condemned the recently released Obama 2014 budget proposal, issuing the following statement: “Despite his campaign promises to protect Social Security and make the economy fair, Obama’s budget throws the American people under the bus. And it gives the economic elite a free ride on that same bus

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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