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Will Jill Stein Run For President Again?

There’s a great deal of speculation these days about whether Mitt Romney will run for the Republican presidential nomination for the 2016 election, and whether Hillary Clinton will run for the Democrats. There has been much less speculation, however, about whether an old presidential candidate

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When the Greens Showed Up in Maine

In November 2013, J. Clifford wrote here about a Green Party that complained about ballot access but wasn’t running candidates. In November 2014, the Maine Green Independent Party ran 13 candidates for state legislature — an impressive feat for a party with very few members and

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Green Versus Green For Congress In New York

Back in November, I wrote a critical article about the Green Party, wondering why the party had failed to find congressional candidates to run in most of the districts across the United States. Since then, many congressional candidates have stepped forward. In some districts, more

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What The Ukraine?

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

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?