This weekend’s big story has been the escalating conflict between Russia and the Ukraine. (What’s up with the muted reaction to the Optic Nerve story?)
It’s a complex situation, but I find that I just can’t move beyond the dread that the United States and Russia could be moving toward a new Cold War.
The Green Party wants to create an international takeover of Japanese territory even though the plan lacks the support of 7 billion, 139 million, 329 thousand people across the globe. [...]
The Green Party can talk all it wants about how corporations control the system, and how the electoral system is rigged, but these complaints are insignificant in comparison to one much more basic problem facing the Greens… [...]
Libertarian-leaning Republican Congressman Justin Amash will be speaking at this weekend’s Rally Against Mass Surveillance in Washington D.C.
No Democrat from either the House or Senate is scheduled to be present.
Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson will also be speaking at the protest.
Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is not scheduled to [...]
If the function of third parties is to keep idealism out of the political mainstream, what are idealists to do? [...]
What I would do, if I was in Barack Obama’s place, would be to say, “Okay, Republicans, if you don’t like Obamacare and its requirement to purchase insurance, that’s fine.” [...]
At this point, I can’t think of a single political organization that has my trust. I look at the field of potential presidential candidates in 2016, for all the political parties, big and small, and shudder. [...]
The Green Party of the US seems to have instituted its very own media blockade. [...]
Are you an experienced activist looking for work that you can believe in? Consider the Green Shadow Cabinet – a collection of political candidates and organizers. They’re hiring a coordinator.
The message of the marchers: Government policies that cater to the demands of large corporations, while ignoring human needs and the climate crisis, are destructive, not just ethically, but economically as well. [...]