Jill Stein still wants Bernie Sanders to join her on the Green Party ticket

Former Green Party Presidential Nominee Makes Announcement On 2016 Race

By Jamie Peck, Deathandtaxesmag.com, May 31st, 2016:

Last week, I touched on reasons it would be prudent for the American Left to focus on building an independent challenge to both Donald Trump’s right-populism and Hillary Clinton’s neoliberal centrism. This can — and, arguably, should — be done both within and without our current electoral system. With Bernie Sanders effectively out of the race, one extremely easy way to further this goal is to vote for a third-party candidate… preferably Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein.

In a vital interview with Rolling Stone, Stein makes a convincing case for why, if you share her politics, voting Green is better than voting for the lesser of two evils. In response to a question on her open letter to Sanders, she starts out by affirming her invitation to join her on a third party ticket still stands:

I’m not holding my breath, but I’m not ruling it out either. The Green Party has been reaching out to him since 2011 without a response. There are a lot of commonalities in our agendas, in our views. Technically he is a political independent — or used to be, up until his recent registration as a Democrat — so we’ve long been exploring the potential for collaboration.

…After the beating that he is getting — this real, purposeful, I think, sabotage by the DNC — we’ll see if he’ll have a change of heart. I don’t know.

Read the rest of the article here. 

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