Green Party Denounces Hassig's Comments, Says They Don't Represent Green Values

--- For Immediate ReleaseContact:Michael O'Neil, 917-825-3562, michael@gpbk.orgGloria Mattera, 917-886-4538, gloria@gpbk.org(Brooklyn) - The Green Party of NY State denounced Donald Hassig, Continue reading

VIDEO: Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala Arrested Outside of Hofstra Presidential Debates

Watch this embedded playlist, featuring a series of clips of the Stein/Honkala arrest and their requests to peacefully enter the Continue reading

Jill Stein Touring NY State!

Check out JillStein.org/events for more information!Syracuse Meet and Greet with Jill SteinSaturday, October 13 12pmAt ArtRage Gallery in Syracuse, Continue reading

THE EDWARD KELLOGG BASIC INCOME AND PUBLIC BANKING ACT

There is not only the need for an alternative to the Federal Reserve, there is the strong potential for an alternative. The year 2013 will mark the one hundred year anniversary of the formation of the Federal Reserve. For about the same amount of time, this institution has garnered controversy from how it was planned out to how it operates on a daily basis. The major characteristics of the Federal Reserve is that it is a private banking system, it releases the national currency into circulation through loans, and it lends money directly to the government through bonds. Its internal method of banking is fractional reserve banking, where a percentage of reserves held by each bank in the Fed hierarchy is the amount that is generated out of thin air for loans to the lower banks or to individuals at the bottom, and when those loans are paid back to the private banks it increases the reserve and therefore the amount of fiat currency that can be generated. Fiat currency by definition is not taken from the physical supply of the reserve that is held but is loaned out separately, in this day and age electronically as a transfer of numbers from one account to another. The percentage of the reserve determines the amount but not its source. All four aspects of the Federal Reserve such as its private status, its fractional reserve banking, its putting money into circulation through loans, and its lending to the government are all subject to criticism. The least controversial aspect of the Federal Reserve is its ability to set interest rates, which is a minor component compared to its major actions and duties. All that can be criticized can be replaced with other methods in order to have a far more just and stable banking system, one that is responsible to all citizens rather than a banking elite in partnership with a political elite. Continue reading

Videos From Climate Change Day of Action

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Green Party calls for a National Climate Action Plan

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="125"] (Photo credit: jeancliclac)[/caption]The Green Party of Continue reading

Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala on Third Party Politics

Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala on Third Party Politics from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.Bill talks to Green Party Continue reading

Rozum's Labor Day Message: “Workers Have the Right to a Job”

SYRACUSE, NY – Ursula Rozum, Green Party candidate for NY’s new Continue reading

12 Steps to Overcoming Addiction to Voting for the “Lesser” of 2 Evils

From: worldcantwait.net1. Admit you are in a self-destructive relationship with the Democratic Party.2. Remove conflicting bumper stickers from your Continue reading

Enough! Jill Stein for President (Video)

Help Jill Stein break through the media blackout and get this ad in front of millions of Americans!She Continue reading

LaVenia Campaign Calls for Sheldon Silver's Resignation

Peter LaVenia, the Green Party's candidate for NY State Senate in District Continue reading

This November, Vote Jill Stein

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GPNY State Committee Meeting 9/22

The next meeting of the State Committee of the GPNYS is Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the First United Church, Continue reading

Cong. Candidate Colin Beavan Demands a Halt to Pipelines

Congressional Candidate Colin Beavan (aka No Impact Man) Demands a Halt to Spectra and Rockaway pipelines[caption id="attachment_11930" align="alignleft" width="150"] Continue reading

THE PROMISE OF OUR DEMOCRACY

A voter appeal for this election season. We are in a time of great historical change. Many things are happening in a very short amount of time, and we are all witness to it. From the Arab Spring that toppled dictatorships in the Middle East to the protests against austerity in Europe, a new awakening is occurring to oppose the status quo that has failed everyone for the past thirty years. But in the United States we find that there has been in the last four years a surplus of hope but a lack of change. There were many promises inherent in the election of Barack Obama, but there was also the full realization by those who were observant that his 2008 campaign platform was not as progressive as was imagined by those who ardently supported him. In other words, his supporters were more committed to change than the candidate himself. From that point on, it was clear that he was funded by Wall Street to the same degree as his Republican opponent, and we began to see this influence in the enactment of his presidency and who he surrounded himself with in his administration. The bailouts saved the banks that had ruined the economy with not one person held accountable for this crime. The healthcare bill advocated by the administration, and passed by Congress, had an insurance mandate that is nothing but a corporate subsidy for the insurance companies that will do nothing to improve access to health services for everyone. Instead of being a peace president, and in direct contradiction to his Nobel Peace Prize, Obama has intensified the wars started by George W. Bush with drone attacks that have killed more innocent civilians and assassinated American citizens without a trial. Though he has promised to close Guantanamo, pull back on federal raids on statewide legal medial marijuana dispensaries, and recently spoke out in favor of same sex marriage, the president has been slow on these issues or only given lip service to them. Meanwhile, the government continues to imprison people without trial, raid legal medical marijuana dispensaries, and delayed acting when states have enacted laws limiting gay rights. The signing into law by the president of the NDAA, which will allow indefinite detention of citizens on American soil, is the most recent concrete example of the disappointment this administration has been. Overall, it has been a series of appearance rather than substance in terms of policies for change. Continue reading

LaVenia Slams Hydrofracking, Challenges Cuomo to Drink Frack Fluid

 [caption id="" align="alignright" width="200"] Against fracking (Photo credit: Continue reading

Stein and Honkala arrested in protest of foreclosure giant Fannie Mae

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and her vice presidential Continue reading

Green Party Nominates Jill Stein for President (CNN Video)

Green Party Presidential Nominee Jill Stein on C-SPAN's Washington Journalhttp://www.c-spanvideo.org/videoLibrary/assets/swf/CSPANPlayer.swf?pid=307060-4Jill Stein for President

Jill Stein Green Party Presidential Acceptance Speech

Jill Stein for President

Cheri Honkala Acceptance speech for Vice President

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Jill Stein Achieves Federal Matching Funds

Dr. Jill Stein has issued a written statement  thanking her supporters for making her the first Green Party member to  Continue reading