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.

Howie Hawkins Opposes US-Backed Coup In Bolivia

Howie Hawkins Opposes US-Backed Coup In Bolivia

The violent, US-backed coup against the elected government of Bolivia is of great concern. Carlos Mesa, who was the second place finisher in the recent presidential elections, called for street mobilizations after the October 20 election that led to a wave of violence...

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Independent Left Solidarity

Independent Left Solidarity

By Howie Hawkins One objective of our campaign is to build solidarity across the independent progressive and socialist left for a mass party based in the working-class majority and for all people who love peace, justice, freedom, and the environment. Accordingly, in...

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Supporter Kim Phillips on meeting Howie Hawkins

Supporter Kim Phillips on meeting Howie Hawkins

by Kimberly Phillips September 26, 2019, was no ordinary day for me. I was about to meet Howie Hawkins, Green Party 2020 presidential candidate. Talk about being nervous, I sat at the bar and ordered a gin and tonic. Howie was right on time, so I got up from the bar...

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Shut Down Enbridge Line 5!

Shut Down Enbridge Line 5!

Labor Day, September 2, 2019 I spent Labor Day weekend with people in northern Michigan who are fighting to shut down Enbridge Line 5. This oil pipeline runs 645 miles from Superior WI to Sarnia ON across over 100 tributaries and 400 bodies of water, including the...

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Justice for Chikesia Clemons

Justice for Chikesia Clemons

On my visit to Mobile, Alabama on June 3, I had the pleasure of meeting Chikesia Clemons who has been going through a difficult time as a result of a police assault and arrest that never should have happened. Chikesia went to a Waffle House two blocks from her home in...

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Tom Mair: Green Role Model

Tom Mair: Green Role Model

The day after the Green Party’s Annual National Meeting concluded I was in Traverse City, Michigan on three hours sleep. It was worth the sleep deprivation. The July 29 visit was organized by Tom Mair, a former Green Party member of the Grand Traverse County Board of...

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The US Culture of Violence Is Reaping What It Has Sown

The US Culture of Violence Is Reaping What It Has Sown

The US is in the midst of an epidemic of mass killings. In the 215 days so far this year, the US has seen 252 mass shootings – an average of more than one a day. The reasons why this is happening are pretty obvious: too many guns, inadequate gun laws, a culture of...

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