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Oct 4 2011
Many Obama supporters, notably the millions of young people who gave such vitality to his 2008 campaign, thought they had elected a president who would take the climate change issue seriously and make the tough choices necessary to reduce our national carbon footprint.
Sep 2 2011
A string of Green Party victories and strong electoral showings across Germany, from the conservative south to the port cities of the north, are helping to redefine politics among voters who are increasingly losing faith in the more established parties.
Aug 28 2011
The national tea party movement held what was billed as a major rally in Napa Saturday, but the promised thousands of conservative voters failed to turn up. Police and newspaper estimates placed the crowd at the Napa Valley Exposition at about 600, with another 200 Green Party, Democratic and union activists demonstrating in opposition outside the Expo fence.
Aug 28 2011
State Senator Leeland Yee didn't show up, but Green Party candidate Terry Baum was more than happy to take his place. She was a last-minute addition who did more than her fair share to liven up the proceedings.
Aug 27 2011
With signs that read “Tax the Rich,” “Drink Wine, Not Tea” and “The Tea Party is Over,” more than 200 protesters marched Saturday from downtown to Napa Valley Expo to demonstrate against the Tea Party Express rally.
Aug 22 2011
At least one group - the Napa County Green Party - has announced formal plans to protest the tea party's presence in Napa. The Green Party will host a demonstration at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Napa.
Aug 14 2011
Times Herald staff report. The Napa County Green Party is reaching out to other Green Party members and other progressives to protest against the Tea Party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Napa. The Napa County Green Party will hold a so-called "green tea party" to protest the Tea Party's kick-off to its national tour at the nearby Napa fairgrounds at that same time.
Aug 8 2011
Mayor Lee was not the only new participant in tonight's forum. Terry Joan Baum, a Green Party candidate and Castro resident, crashed the stage with her own chair before the debate started and was allowed to stay there.
May 11 2011
Beginning with the show-down in Wisconsin, various states have begun to follow the lead of Governor Scott Walker to deprive unions of their power to collective bargaining. This assault on unions has led to some surprising responses, including massive protests and confrontation between public sector workers and the states. In one sense it had the effect of causing working people to question their position in society and has made it clear that workers are a "class" of people, regardless of whether they work in private industry or in the public sector in government jobs, including teachers.
Apr 30 2011
A Resolution of the General Assembly of the Green Party of California

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