Campaign updates

This is a journal of the events, places, people and issues that Howie encounters as he talks to people about this campaign for the 2020 Green Party nomination for President of the United States.

7 Pro-Democracy Demands

by Howie Hawkins July 12, 2021 With the feckless Democrats at the federal level unable and unwilling to stop the ruthless Republicans from assaulting voting rights and impartial elections at the state level, it is time for the Green Party to expand the agenda of...

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Cut US Military Aid to Israel 

Since the Israeli/Palestinian ceasefire began this week, the Biden administration’s refrain has been that Israelis and Palestinians should have “equal measures of security, peace, and dignity,” but not a word about equal rights. The administration’s silence on...

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Remembering Nikeeta Slade

Remembering Nikeeta Slade

By Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker Nikeeta Slade was one of our favorite people. She died suddenly on May 7 from an unexpected adverse medical event. She was only 32. The Greens have lost one of their most committed, knowledgeable, and talented organizers. Nikeeta was...

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Green Horizons 2020 Exit Interview

By Howie Hawkins Having completed my job as the Green Party’s 2020 presidential candidate, an exit interview might be helpful. How do you assess Green presidential vote in 2020? Our 400,000+ votes for 0.3% of the total vote falls in the middle range of Green...

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Upcoming RCV Votes for April

Upcoming RCV Votes for April

Howie has been involved in organizing for RCV since the election and has been working a lot with the organization Rank the Vote. Here is a list of April's statewide RCV meetings, hosted by Rank the Vote affiliates. Date Time State Link 4/6/21 9:00 PM EDT Idaho Click...

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Women’s History Month 2021

In celebration of Women's History Month 2021, Howie and Angela did a series of weekly streams on different topics related to the struggles and activism of Black Americans.  We would like to thank all of our guests for the honor of speaking with us and our audience....

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Tax Justice Demonstration in Syracuse NY

Tax Justice Demonstration in Syracuse NY

By Howie Hawkins March 20, 2022 I spoke today at rally for tax justice in New York representing the Green Party of Onondaga County. The state faces a fiscal deficit due to the covid recession, but it faces an even deeper needs deficit concerning jobs, income, housing,...

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The Paris Commune and Grassroots Democracy

By Howie Hawkins March 18, 2021 150 years ago on this day, March 18, 1871, the Paris Commune declared itself the governing power in the city of two million and proceeded to build what the Communards called a “Democratic and Social Republic.” The Commune’s...

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Remembering James Ridgeway

By Howie Hawkins We lost a great investigative journalist and progressive advocate on Saturday at the age of 84. James Ridgeway spent six decades exposing corporate crime, proposing environmental solutions, and opposing solitary confinement, among many other...

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NYCHA Tenants Battle Mold Alongside COVID

NYCHA Tenants Battle Mold Alongside Covid   By Howie Hawkins   The US faces an unprecedented housing crisis due to lost income in the covid pandemic. Up to 40 million people face eviction because they are behind on rent. President Biden has extended the Center for...

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The Greens in the 2020 Elections and Beyond

By Howie Hawkins Greens knew from the start that 2020 would be a tough year for their presidential ticket. The election would be a referendum on Trump. For most progressives, Anybody But Trump would do.  Our campaign believed that an ecosocialist program is needed for...

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