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US Politics & Gov't

Green Party Advances in State and Local Races on Election Day 2012
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Green Party, election 2012, victories, advances, state, country, municipal, elections )

- 961 days ago -
"At least 312 Greens ran for public office in 2012, with at least 20 victories on Nov. 6"
Record Number of Women Elected to U.S. Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: election 2012, women, elected, U.S., Congress, Senate, House, birth control, access to health care, ending domestic violence, ending notion of "legitimate" rape, social progress, lgbt rights, marriage equality, real change )

- 963 days ago -
"(Reuters) - A record number of women will serve in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives after sweeping victories in Tuesday's election that challenged the traditional male makeup of the U.S. legislative branch."
The Wit of Jim Hightower   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jim Hightower, Paul Ryan, Wisconsin, Election 2012 )

- 966 days ago -
Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer and public speaker. He is noted for his biting wit.
Myths and Lies of the Two-Party System
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: two party system, myths, lies, corporate corruption, toxic free market capitalism, people vs corporations, election 2012, grassroots democracy, economic justice, climate change action, the power of the vote )

- 968 days ago -
"If you have ever suggested to somebody that you might be voting for a "third party" candidate, you have probably experienced the rolling of eyes, and some rude comment meant to impugn your intelligence.Most of us allow ourselves to be bullied..."
Stein Responds to Sandy By Delivering Supplies to Keystone XL Tars Sands Blockaders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Sandy, tar sands blockade, Jill Stein, election 2012, green party, green new deal, green jobs, renewable energy, fight climate change, sustainability, stop fossil fuels )

- 971 days ago -
Dr.Stein ""Hurricane Sandy is just a taste of what's to come under the climate destroying policies of Romney and Obama. We must stand up now, not four years from now, and call for climate solutions and green prosperity. The blockaders are heroes...."
Why Jill Stein Went to the Front Line of the Climate Crisis Today
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Sandy, tar sands blockade, Jill Stein, arrested, election 2012, green party, green new deal, green jobs, renewable energy, fight climate change, sustainability, stop fossil fuels )

- 971 days ago -
"In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was handcuffed and arrested this morning after bringing food and supplies to a coalition of climate justice activists, known as the "Tar Sands Blockade..."
Jill Stein: Americans Are Being Thrown Under the Bus   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jill Stein, election 2012, green party, Obama, Romney, endless war, indefinite detention, corporate campaign contributions, climate change inaction, voter apathy, people power, people vs corporations, grassroots agenda, video )

- 973 days ago -
"Bringing America's foreign wars to a close, taking corporate cash out of politics and stopping indefinite detention. All election promises, but not ones you'll find in the manifestos of President Obama or Mitt Romney. "
Gar Alperovitz on Cooperative Economy: "I'Ll Bet My Life on It"   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gary Aplerovitz, cooperative economy, election 2012, debates, new economy, cooperatives, grassroots power, people power, people vs corporations, video )

- 975 days ago -
"Gar Alperovitz was in Seattle for the annual meeting of the National Cooperative Business Association and spoke at Town Hall Seattle immediately following a live screening of the first pres. debate. YES! Magazine's exec. editor Sarah van Gelder..." 1H 7m
Colin Powell Endorses Obama For President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Colin Powell, endorses President Obama, election 2012, Romney, sociopath )

- 978 days ago -
:I think we ought to keep on the track we are on..."
Video: Dr. Jill Stein Answers 5 Key Debate Questions   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jill Stein, election 2012, green party, presidential candidate, green new deal, green jobs, green economy, no more wars for oil, downsize bloated military budget, social security, medicare, public banks, people vs corporations, people power, no corp money )

- 981 days ago -
Green Party presidential candidate, Dr. Jill Stein, responds to five key debate questions regarding job creation, the deficit, entitlements,the role of government, and the power of the people as independent voters.
Mitt Romney's Health Care Plan Won't Fix Our Budgets--Or Our Bodies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: election 2012, Romney, Republican, health care, privatization, uninsured, suffering, people power, health and healing, political agenda, people vs corporations )

- 981 days ago -
"According to Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, letting consumers make choices in the market will bring down health care costs. YES! Senior Editor Madeline Ostrander shows why that's not the cure we're after."
Why This Black Man Is Watching the Debates, and Voting Green
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bruce Dixon, voter, Green Party, presidential debates, third parties excluded, election 2012, African-Americans, See Occupy The Debates, DemocracyNow!, FreeSpeechTV )

- 992 days ago -
"I can't say I'm not mad at anybody. If being ripped off and lied to, and having murders committed in your name around the world don't make you mad, there's something wrong with you. Yet, like most people, I already know what I'll do on November 6."
Tune in Live to the U.S. Europe Green Summit: #USEuropeGreenSummit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: live event, 1130AM Eastern Time, Sept 19 2012, US-Europe Greens, summit, Jill Stein, election 2012, green party usa, presidential candidate, green new deal, health care, education, military budget cuts, fight climate change, no more drones, vote jill )

- 1013 days ago -
Topics include: the global economic crisis, the Green New Deal in the U.S. and Europe, the undemocratic nature of U.S. elections (including the upcoming debates) vs. proportional representation in Europe, support for immigrant rights, climate change &...

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