In 2014, 5th district voters in Illinois will have a chance to register their disgust with the seizure of power by the spies at the NSA, thanks to Green Party congressional candidate Nancy Wade. [...]
It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection. These are the times when maps fade, old landmarks crumble and direction is lost. Forwards is backwards now, so we glance sideways at the strange lands through which we are all passing, knowing for certain only that our destination has disappeared. We are unready to meet these times, but we proceed nonetheless, adapting as we wander, reshaping the Earth with every tread. Behind us we have left the old times, the standard times, the high times. Welcome to the irregular times.
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. [...]
Who else but Green Party leaders would dare to suggest that the U.S. federal government shouldn’t have the power to spy on people without a search warrant, or execute people without trial? [...]
Two potential Green Party candidates for President in 2016 intend not to fade into the background as other Green candidates have done, but to remain conspicuously active in politics for the next four years. [...]
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