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Green Party calls for a halt to nuclear arsenal build-up

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 7:20pm

Green Party leaders called for solidarity with the citizens of Japan on the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August of 1945, and denounced the actions of the United States government in continuing its wasteful build-up of nuclear weapons. As countries around the world join with the citizens of Japan in solemn remembrance of the horrors of suffering, death and destruction rendered by the United States on the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II, the U.S. government shows no remorse for its actions.

Categories: National

Green Party Nominates Howie Hawkins/Angela Walker Presidential Ticket in Online Virtual Convention

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 9:11am

At approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on July 11, Greens chose Howie Hawkins and running mate Angela Walker to be the party's presidential and vice-presidential nominees.

Hawkins was nominated after receiving a majority of votes in the first round of voting. He received 210 out of 355 total votes (59.15%) cast by Green delegates from across the U.S. A call to approve Angela Walker as the vice-presidential nominee was approved by a majority vote of 221. In their acceptance speeches, the nominees highlighted the connection between climate change and social justice and the importance of enacting a real Green New Deal.

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MEDIA ADVISORY - GREEN PARTY of the U.S. Presidential Nominating Convention

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 5:42pm
  • Green Party of the United States to Hold Presidential Nominating Convention Online, July 11, 2020
  • Updated Schedule of Events for Media at the Green Party's 2020 Presidential Nominating Convention, July 9 - 11, 2020

The Green Party’s 2020 Presidential Nominating Convention (PNC) will take place online due to ongoing public health concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Categories: National

Green Party of the United States to Hold Presidential Nominating Convention Online, July 11, 2020

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 2:07pm

The Green Party’s 2020 Presidential Nominating Convention (PNC) will take place online due to ongoing public health concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

The gathering will be conducted over Zoom from July 9 to July 11, with the PNC proceedings scheduled for July 11 beginning at 12:00pm Eastern Time.

The Green Party will broadcast the PNC live, for free on social media for all. The convention will feature candidate speeches, guest speakers (see below) and approval of the Green Party’s 2020 platform. The 2020 convention's theme is "Climate Justice, Social Justice, Economic Democracy." Credentialed members of the media will be granted access to the Zoom webinar that will host convention delegates, candidates, guest speakers and facilitators.

 

Categories: National