WASHINGTON, DC -- The Green Party highlighted several Green candidates
running strong campaigns in the 2009 races, with some likely victories
on Election Day, November 3.
158 Green Party candidates have announced runs in local and state races.
Below are profiles of some of the more promising and prominent
candidates, with campaign web site links and some quotes. For
information about more Green candidates and information about Green
electoral efforts, see:
• Press information for Green candidates
• Green Party Election Database
Green Party leaders expressed puzzlement and outrage over the decision to award President Obama the Nobel Peace Prize, and urged widespread demonstrations against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to take place in Oslo, Washington, and other cities on the day Mr. Obama picks up his prize in Oslo.
Saturday, Oct. 17, 1 PM
Grand Circus Park, (Woodward and Adams), Detroit
U.S. Out of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan NOW!
Money for Jobs, Pensions, Education, Healthcare and Housing
NOT Wars and Corporate Bailouts
+ End U.S. backed Israeli occupation of Palestine
+ End the siege of Gaza
+ U.S. hands off Iran and North Korea
+ Support Honduran people's resistance to miltary dictatorship
+ No U.S. bases in Latin America
Call 313-887-4344 for more info
Countdown for Our Seat at the Table
Date: Thursday, October 15, 2009
Time: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: Giovanna's Lounge
Street: 3537 W. Vernor Hwy.
City/Town: Detroit, MI
Art auction, sponsored by Latino Artists United for Herrada for Charter Commission; music by DJ Rolando Jesus Garcia, food by Angel's Catering (John Ramirez), fundraiser sponsored by Barry Waldman, Ann Perrault, Jim Zeman, Ralph Simpson.
2009-10-07 Washington, DC -- Green Party leaders criticized the Kerry-Boxer draft "cap and trade" climate change bill in the US Senate, calling it dangerously inadequate as evidence mounts that global warming is advancing more rapidly than scientists believed a few years ago.
Green Party leaders, activists, and members across the US plan to participate in mass rallies, marches, coordinated local and regional demonstrations, and other forms of protest to take place on and around Saturday, October 17 calling for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq and Afghanistan.
In Detroit, Greens will be part of the MECAWI rally at 1pm at Grand Circus Park