Greens In The News: September 28, 2015

Greens were in the local, state and national media this week talking about the need for building independent political power for working people, the emergency of climate change, and much more! Continue reading

From The Campaign Trail: Updates From Syracuse and Rochester

This past week saw Frank Cetera amassing volunteers to cover the district with doorhangers, Rajesh Barnabas in Rochester gave a climate talk to interested students, and Alex White released a scathing video outlining how both corporate parties let the rich and connected bilk the people through shady real estate deals. Continue reading

Statement on 9/11, 2015

On the 14th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, The Green Party of NYS remembers the victims and their families who have suffered a tragic loss on this day. The bravery and compassion of first responders, trade unionists, health care workers, community activists and ordinary citizens on September 11th and the days and weeks to follow brought NYC and the country together. Continue reading

Hawkins Pitches Stein To Campus Greens

By Nick Reisman Published on September 7, 2015 www.nystateofpolitics.com Continue reading

Newsmakers Dan Cummings Interviews Ursula Rozum (Video)

By Dan Cummings Published on August 28, 2015 www.localsyr.com Continue reading

Odd Dan Out

By Dave Lucas Published on August 27, 2015 www.wamc.com Continue reading

Green Party Candidate Alex White Offers Plans To Reduce Violence In Rochester

By David Kramer Published on August 24, 2015 www.democratandchronicle.com Continue reading

Dan Plaat Talks About His Candicacy For Albany County Executive

By Cynthia Pooler Published on August 6, 2015 www.blogtalkradio.com Continue reading

Greens Out Early for 2nd District Council Seat

By Walt Shepard Published on July 29, 2015 www.syracusenewtimes.com Continue reading

Albany County Candidates Split on Local Control of Minimum Wage

By Jordan Carleo-Evangelist Published on July 24, 2015 www.timesunion.com Continue reading

Green Party Announces Monroe County Candidates

By TWC News Staff Published on July 23, 2015 www.twcnews.com Continue reading

2015 Con-fusion and Opportunity to Ballot Wall of Shame

Democrats and Republicans From Orange and Westchester Counties Have Submitted Petitions for the Green Party Line Without Authorization! Continue reading

Green Party Candidate Seeks County Exec Seat

By David Riley Published on July 17, 2015 www.democratandchronicle.com Continue reading

Defend Our Ballot Line! Never Sign For OTB

Opportunity to Ballot (OTB) can occur if the Green Party does not have a candidate for a particular office. A candidate who wants to hijack our party line will hire someone to collect OTB petition signatures from registered Greens. Continue reading

GPNYS Blasts Ballot Bandits as "OTB Thursday" Looms

NEW YORK (July 15, 2015)—The Green Party of New York State (GPNYS) has launched a "Wall of Shame" page to name Democrats and Republicans who are attempting to sneak their way onto the third party's hard-won ballot line. Seven candidates submitted designating petitions for the Green Party line last week, even though they had no "Wilson-Pakula" authorization from the GPNYS leadership. Continue reading

Green Party Running Five Candidates For Office In Syracuse

By: Tom Magnarelli Published: July 13, 2015 www.wrvo.org Continue reading

Upper Hudson Green Party Announces Candidate Slate

Green Party of Upper Hudson Media Release June 2, 2015The Upper Hudson Green Party announced a slate of candidates that Continue reading

Greens Designate Syracuse Candidates

Green Party of Onondaga County Media Release May 18, 2015The Green Party of Onondaga County designated three candidates at its Continue reading

Green Party Call for Vote on GMO Labeling

The Green Party today challenged Speaker Heastie to allow the state Assembly to vote on whether or not foods with Continue reading

Green Party presidential prospect assails 'bomb trains'

Times Union Capital Confidential Blog by Casey Seiler, Capitol bureau chief April 7, 2015Physician and 2012 Green Party Continue reading

Hawkins: Cuomo's 5th Straight Austerity Budget Escalates His War on Public Education

Howie Hawkins Media Releasewww.howiehawkins.orgFor Immediate Release:April 2, 2015For More Info:Howie Hawkins, 315 200-6046, 315 425-1019, hhawkins@igc.orgHowie Hawkins, Continue reading

Greens join "We Are Seneca Lake, too" Rally

On January 31, Greens joined activists in the town of Geneva to protest the planned storage of liquified petroleum gas in Continue reading

On Grassroots Democracy

by E. J. Sieyes Le Tiers Etat, 1789, posed the question “What is a nation?” stating that its essence was a single, collective body of people, living under a single common law, and represented by one legislature. This writing advanced the thoughts of Voltaire and the principles of democratic government so recently obtained in North America. In the monarchical, feudal government that was France at that time, there was the nobility, a privileged class that set itself apart from the great mass of the citizenry. The nobility isolated themselves from the people by their wealth, manipulating the government to their own ends, enacting provisions for their own benefit, and exempting themselves from those laws regulating the lives of the citizen. The wealthy, privileged nobility we called the Second Estate, owned the government and corrupted its processes to amass even greater wealth at the expense of the citizenry. Continue reading

Sheldon Silver should resign

The Green Party of NY State (GPNYS) said today that the arrest of Sheldon Silver on corruption charges was just Continue reading

Green Party celebrates reported NY fracking ban; credits grassroots movement

For Immediate ReleaseDecember 17, 2014 GREEN PARTY CELEBRATES REPORTED FRACKING BANCREDITS GRASSROOTS MOVEMENTThe Green Party of New York (GPNY) and its Continue reading