Never mind Russiagate; Trump is a terrorist

If you’re a person of color, an LGBT person, a non-English speaker, an intellectual, an academic, a journalist or just different in any way at all; there is a brute squad somewhere with your name on its hit list.

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Coming soon: Beans & Greens

Come have an open, live Q&A session with Alan (and occasional special guests) by Zoom teleconference! Sunday mornings at 11am Eastern Time, starting May 5th. Details coming soon!

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Columbine: 20 years later, the lessons we haven’t learned

Our culture bombards us with media images telling us that “if you’re not somebody, you’re nobody.” Then it shows us the extremely limited range of things that make one somebody: you have to be able to hit a three-point shot, or look pretty while warbling an automatically pitch-corrected tune. Our kids are shown what our society has decided to value, and it is not them.

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Throwing out the rulebook

A nomination is such that one name will represent the Green Party on the final ballot. But that one can be made so much stronger a name through the experiences and perspectives and ideas of all.

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Reboot America

Had you ever noticed how much the Green Party’s secondary “G square” logo looks like a “reboot” icon? I’d only just picked up on it a few days ago. The timing of such symbology couldn’t be more appropriate, especially given what’s at stake and what will be necessary to restore peace, freedom and a future.

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It’s time to stop making nice…

The Green Party to date has operated on the principle of “speaking truth to power”. This is admirable, but it only works when a) the press is free, b) your vote counts, and c) power cares in any way about truth. None of these conditions exists. The doors are not going to open for us. We need to start kicking them in.

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