Philly Now: Green Party Optimistic After Counting Signatures

(The following was originally published in Philly Now.) It’s in a basement bar in West Philadelphia that Paul Glover says he’s starting to feel like a real candidate for governor. For the last hour and a half, about 15 volunteers with the Green Party of Pennsylvania have been organizing, counting and notarizing signatures to be filed …

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NWCN: Oil Train Protesters Arrested on Seattle Tracks

(The following was originally published in NWCN.) SEATTLE -- Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant and Jess Spear, a candidate for the state legislature, were among the activists who blocked railroad tracks to protest oil trains in Seattle. Spear was arrested. Sawant said it was sheer luck that the oil train that derailed in Seattle last …

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Darrell Castle: Is there a Black Swan Event in our near Future?

Is there a Black Swan Event in our near Future? Darrell explains what led to World War 1 and how we are headed down the same road on today's CASTLE REPORT.Listen to today's podcast at: http://www.castlereport.us/paving-the-road-to-hellTHE CASTLE REPORT: Paving the Road to HellAlso available on:soundcloud.com/castle-report/paving-the-road-to-hellitunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-castle-report/id765566205www.youtube.com/user/TheCastleReport#BlackSwanEvent #CastleReport Darrell Castle was the Constitution Party's 2008 vice-presidential candidate. He …

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Green Party: Pipeline Protest Reaches the Massachusetts State House

(The following was originally published on the Green Party website.) About 500 opponents of the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline assembled for a protest on Boston Common across from the Statehouse in Boston on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The rally was the culmination of a series of marches organized in communities along the pipeline route. …

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The Socialist: New Populism’s Fallacy of Progress

(The following was originally published in The Socialist, the Socialist Party USA's official publication.) In 2013, a group of Wall Street regulators shifted nervously in their seats sitting before a Congressional panel. The woman who sat before them asked a series of questions, urging them to explain the lapses of accountability that occurred before and after …

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Evan Falchuk’s Letter to the Boston Globe

(The following was a letter to the editor by Evan Falchuk to The Boston Globe.) For any hope of broadening voters’ choices, we need a third party IN RESPONSE to the Globe’s July 21 editorial “With unopposed races, Mass. shortchanges democracy,” you’re correct in lamenting the staggeringly high percentage of Massachusetts legislative races this year that …

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The Republic: Independent Candidate for Governor Jeff McCormick Delivers 17,000 signatures to Town Clerks

(The following was originally published in The Republic.) BOSTON — Independent candidate for governor Jeff McCormick says he's submitted more than 17,000 signatures to local city and town clerks to help secure a spot on the November ballot. Once the clerks certify the signatures, McCormick has until Aug. 26 to deliver them to state Secretary William …

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Jess Spear: The Final Primary Push

(The following was originally published on Jess Spear's campaign website.) We've got just one week to reach supporters before the primary elections on August 5. We're campaigning for rent control - to stop runaway rent costs; a fossil fuel free Washington state - a few days after a potentially deadly oil train derailment; and a tax on the rich to …

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