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We need the help of Green Party activists to organize anti-war teach-ins. The Green Party Peace Action Committee (GPAX) is looking for people to reach out to peace and student groups and progressive faculty. This effort coincides with national and local peace actions. We are developing background materials and are looking for Green Party members who can be speakers. Please contact me or other GPAX members. Thanks.

I have proposed that the Green Party help organize anti-war teach-ins on “From Yemen to Venezuela: US Aggression Must End”. We should be able to organize quite a few if we put a major effort into it, setting a goal of 20 to 25 teach-ins (nationwide). It is possible to organize 4 to 5 teach-ins here in Ohio. …

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The United States takes pride in calling itself a “democratic” republic, with “free and fair elections.” Yet Illinois election laws are fixed to give a huge advantage to the candidates of just two political parties, stifling all other competition. Such a system cannot justly be described as “democratic” or “free and fair.” That is why the Illinois Green Party urges Illinoisans to speak up and take a strong stand in support of Senate Bill 141.

Illinois has one of the most repressive, restrictive and grossly unfair ballot access laws in the United States. For example:

  • When a Democratic or Republican (established party) candidate wants to get on the ballot for statewide office (president, governor, senator, etc.), that candidate must gather 5,000 petition signatures from registered voters. A Green, Libertarian, or other minority party candidate must gather five times as many — 25,000 signatures. …

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TONIGHT: Facebook Live Town Hall at 8:00 p.m. (Thursday, March 14)

Join us tonight at 8:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the first draft of our 2019 Platform in a Facebook Livestream Town Hall.

If you haven’t been participating in our online forum to discuss platform ideas then this is your first look at how things are coming along.

But there’s still plenty of time to submit your ideas for the platform! The next deadline for feedback and revisions is March 30, and then we will circulate and take feedback on a 2nd draft in April before finally ratifying the platform at our May 11 statewide meeting.

Check out the complete platform timeline and how you can get involved here. …


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