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Green Party of the US opposes military intervention in Mali, urges withdrawal of AFRICOM | gp.org

The Mali rebellion is blowback from the U.S./NATO ouster of Gaddafi from Libya; efforts to gain control of African resources (oil, uranium, etc.) and competition with China are driving miltiary policies disguised as ‘War on Terrorism’, say Greens. WASHINGTON, DC — The Obama Administration is pursuing policies in Africa that threaten regional stability and innocent populations, including military intervention in ...

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Green Party Candidates Arrested Outside Presidential Debate | Common Dreams

Presidential candidate Jill Stein and running mate Cheri Honkala barred from attending then arrested   Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein and her vice presidential running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested Tuesday outside the venue at Hofstra Unviersity where President Obama and Republican challeger Mitt Romney later met for their nationally televised debate. According to the Stein-Honkala campaign, the ...

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Green Party prepares for Oct. 3 protests over Jill Stein

A dispatch from the Green Party: WASHINGTON, DC — Greens across the US are demanding an invitation for Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein (http://www.jillstei n.org) to the presidential debates, in advance of the first debate on Wednesday, October 3, in Denver. Dr. Stein’s plans for October 3 include an appearance on Democracy Now!’s Live Debate Talkback, hosted by Amy ...

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Gar Alperovitz’s Green Party Keynote: We Are Laying Groundwork for the ‘Next Great Revolution’

At the Green Party’s 2012 National Convention in Baltimore over the weekend, Massachusetts physician Jill Stein and anti-poverty campaigner Cheri Honkala were nominated the party’s presidential and vice-presidential contenders. We air the convention’s keynote address delivered by Gar Alperovitz, a professor of political economy at the University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. Alperovitz is the author of, ...

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Connecticut Matching Funds Event for Green Party Candidate Jill Stein

You are invited to meet the candidate this Friday! Greens in Connecticut are hosting Jill Stein and campaign manager Ben Manski for a fundraiser to qualify for federal matching funds. Come have Green Drinks between 5PM-6:30PM, with a suggested donation of $50.00.  Dr. Stein, along with Mr. Manski, will be speaking at 6:30pm, with a suggested donation of $25.00 to ...

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Mining tax a step closer for Australia after passing lower house | guardian.co.uk

Australia’s plan for a 30% tax on the biggest profits in its booming mining industry has cleared its biggest political hurdle with legislation passing parliament’s lower house after last-minute support from the Green party. The vote is a major victory for the prime minister, Julia Gillard, and her Labor government after 18 months of acrimonious debate that brought down her ...

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Holden Gets Green Party Nod | Canton, CT Patch

The Green Party has got their man in Canton. Ben Holden will run as the official Green Party of Connecticut candidate for Canton Board of Selectmen this November after receiving the party’s nomnation Tuesday night. The endorsement, which was unanimous, was made during a meeting of the Green Party of Connecticut’s Statewide Coordinating Committee at Boulder Ridge of Canton. Read ...

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Jill Stein Brings Exploratory Committee to Connecticut

Massachusetts Green Rainbow Party Member Jill Stein ran for Governor in 2010, and garnered 3% of the vote. She and her campaign team are considering a run for the presidency in 2012. The New Haven Green Party has invited Jill to come to the New Haven area to meet with our members and other interested voters. We are very excited ...

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Europe – Poll defeat to fuel Merkel’s critics | The Real News Network, Guardian.co.uk, FT.com

The Green party has taken power from Angela Merkel’s conservatives in one of Germany’s richest states, preliminary results from the Baden-Württemberg elections show. The chancellor’s Christian Democratic Union party, or CDU, had ruled the region’s state legislature for almost 58 years, but found itself on the wrong side of the nuclear debate following Fukushima. Even before the Japanese earthquake, the ...

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