05 Mar 2012

The Green Party Urges the Supreme Court to Strike Down the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Mandates, Sees A Chance for Medicare For All

WASHINGTON, DC – Candidates and leaders of the Green Party of the United States expressed hope that the Supreme Court will strike down the ‘individual mandate’ section of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) when the court issues a ruling on its constitutionality in late March. Greens, who support single-payer national

31 Jan 2012

Green Party to Obama: Whether Foreign or Domestic, It’s Time For America to Cut Oil and Gas From Our Energy Diet

Washington, DC – President Obama’s energy policy shows a dangerous disconnect from the real nature of the current energy crisis, said Green Party candidates and leaders, who promoted the “Green New Deal” as a way to alleviate impending climate change and create millions of new jobs. Jill Stein, candidate for the

17 Jan 2012

Green Party Live Online Chat During State of the Union, January 24th, Will Feature Green Presidential Candidates

WASHINGTON, DC – Green Party presidential candidates will participate in an online discussion immediately following President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 24. During the show, to be broadcast on the Green Party’s Livestream channel, viewers can call in with questions for the candidates. Viewers can

19 Dec 2011

Green Party Welcomes News of Troop Withdrawal From Iraq, Urges Further Steps For Peace

WASHINGTON, DC – Green Party leaders welcomed the news of the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq by the end of December, calling the presidential order more than eight years overdue. Greens urged President Obama to let the troops come home to be with their families for the holiday, rather

13 Dec 2011

Greens Urge President Obama to Condemn Police Brutality Against Occupy Protesters

Washington, DC – Green Party leaders called for strong national condemnation of the brutal actions of police forces in their treatment of Occupy Movement protesters in several cities. “We encourage political leaders, beginning with President Obama, to express revulsion and anger at the violent and destructive behavior of police in

27 Sep 2011

Green Party of the US Endorses, Joins ‘October 2011’ Protest Against the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, Austerity Budgets

WASHINGTON, DC – The Green Party of the United States has endorsed the “October 2011” protests and other events marking the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan and the beginning of the 2012 federal austerity budget. On October 6, 2011, thousands will gather on Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC

16 Sep 2011

Green Party Members Speak Out to Stop Execution of Troy Davis, Urge End of the Death Penalty

WASHINGTON, DC – The Green Party of the United States today called for a halt to the impending execution of Troy Davis, scheduled for September 21 in Georgia, and cited the case an example of why the death penalty must be abolished. Green Party members will participate in public events

14 Sep 2011

Greens Endorse September 15 Rally at UN Demanding Self-Determination for Palestinians

WASHINGTON, DC – The Green Party of the United States has endorsed the Thursday, September 15 Palestine Rally at the United Nations, in support of the right of self-determination for Palestinians. The march and rally, scheduled to take place in advance of a UN vote on recognition of Palestinian statehood,

09 Sep 2011

Greens, Responding to Obama’s Speech, Call Green New Deal the Key to Job Creation

WASHINGTON, DC – Responding to President Obama’s speech Thursday night, the Green Party today called for a ‘Green New Deal’ to put Americans back to work while helping the US transition to a carbon-free green economy. “We need a Green New Deal that will put all of the unemployed to

06 Sep 2011

Greens Blast Obama’s Capitulation to GOP & Oil Lobbies on Tar Sands Pipeline, EPA Smog Regulations

WASHINGTON, DC – Green Party leaders strongly criticized President Obama’s recent decisions on the controversial tar sands pipeline and EPA smog regulations, calling his support for the Keystone XL Pipeline and withdrawal of smog standards reckless and dangerous to public health and the environment. “More respiratory disease, more dependence on