Colorado Green Party Blog
UPDATED: Annual Meeting 2015 Announced!! (including officer candidates)
The Annual Meeting of the Green Party of Colorado is coming at the end of this month! On August 29, representatives from across the state will convene on the Corky Gonzales Library in Denver.
For the Green Party voter, these meetings are important for a couple of reasons:
First, you have an opportunity to meet with party leaders, and members from... [Read more of this post]
Distraction and Control
Two weeks, two news cycles, two stories that gripped the nation. Race and sexuality. Very personal issues. Definitely not topics that we want to disregard, or make light of.
But what DIDN’T we talk about as a nation? Isn’t there something that happened recently that was demanding our attention?
Oh, yeah! The TPP. NAFTA on steroids. “Obamatrade”.
Didn’t... [Read more of this post]
Just Say No to Dynasty
With the de facto 2016 presidential primaries starting, the twin parties are already scrambling to decide which corporate “leader” they will be following off the edge of a cliff. There isn’t enough lipstick on the planet to make this group of hogs look appealing, but it won’t stop them from competing for their spot in the trough.
Obviously we... [Read more of this post]
Institutions Matter: Why the Democratic Party Will Always Be a Dead End
We recently discussed some of the major differences between Democrats and Greens on this blog. Although the previous post outlined serious disagreements on policy matters, it did not cover the larger institutional and structural changes that divide the two parties.
Greens support economic democracy. Democrats support a plutocracy with a few band-aids.... [Read more of this post]
Some Green Reflections on the 2014 Elections
A great many people out there are (sadly) predisposed to the idea that Greens are nothing more than a “second” Democratic Party that exists for no purpose except to gratuitously spoil races and ensure the Republican will win. Every time a Green runs for office, the same tired question is asked. “Aren’t you worried that you will suck votes away... [Read more of this post]
Colorado Dems Are Folding Already!
Democrats are Weak on Renewable Energy
Reports are in that Senator Bennet (D) is ready to get on board with the Keystone pipeline. Now, that didn’t take long, did it?
Of course, this would NEVER be an issue with a Green in office.
The GPCO Releases an Official Statement:
Colorado families need jobs now, but the Keystone XL Pipeline’s promise... [Read more of this post]
Live Now! Voting Methods & Election Integrity Symposium!
Free and Equal is hosting a Voting Methods & Election Integrity Symposium today from 9am-4pm.
Harry Hempy will be speaking today. You won’t want to miss this!
Check out the livestream here!
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Greater Boulder co-chair, Susan Hall: Greens are the party of integrity
by Susan Hall, co-chair of the Greater Boulder Greens
The 2014 midterm elections are now over. Thank you to all the Green Party laborers, activists, writers, speakers, researchers, debaters, analyzers, techies and contributors for making the world a more inclusive and better place to live.
Those in the US who care about what happens in politics pay... [Read more of this post]
2014 Election Results
A Strong Showing
Although the final results are still coming in from some areas of the state, it is clear that people want change in Colorado. The Greens ran three candidates this year, and each had a considerable showing from the Green and Independent communities!
This was the first time since 2002 that the Green Party of Colorado has run a candidate... [Read more of this post]
Last Week to Spread the Word!
Harry Hempy has been busy lately! He is unique among the Colorado gubernatorial candidates in many ways, and always more progressive than his opponents.
4 Ways Harry Hempy is the True Progressive Choice
Puts communities first on issues like minimum wage, health care for all, and local control.
Stands firmly behind publicly funded elections and open... [Read more of this post]
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