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Next Monthly Meeting:  Thursday,  August 28, 2014, 7 PM
San Josť Peace and Justice Center

Santa Clara Greens endorse Prop 49 on this November's ballot, the "Overturn Citizens United Advisory Measure". 

     The primary obstacle to progress on virtually any issue facing humanity today is the way that big money controls the funding of both political campaigns and the mainstream media.  (The commercial media rarely bite that had that feeds them and typically lose money when they do.) 

Prop 49 will NOT fix all these problems but is a step in the right direction.

Prop 49 text"Shall the Congress of the United States propose, and the California Legislature ratify, an amendment or amendments to the United States Constitution to overturn Citizens United ... to allow the full regulation ... of campaign contributions and spending, ... and to make clear that the rights protected by the United States Constitution are the rights of natural persons only?"

Corporate financing of elections and the mainstream media effectively block virtually all reforms. 

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Our primary foci currently are (a) environment, including 350.org, and (b) universal health care.  We are also involved in many other things including citizen-funded elections and news, without which progress on any other issue is virtually impossible






Monthly Meetings
We usually meet on the fourth Thursday of the month at the San Jose Peace Center at 7:30 pm with informal discussions at 7 pm. The San Jose Peace Center is at 48 South 7th Street in San Jose between Santa Clara and San Fernando Streets.

Our next monthly meeting will be 




VTA bus routes 22, 23, 64, and 522 serve Santa Clara St.  Routes 63, 64, 72, 73 and 81 serve San Fernando St.  Routes 63 and 81 end on 7th St. diagonally across from the Peace Center.  For the latest route maps and schedules, see www.vta.org




Financial Support

Help support the efforts of the Green Party of Santa Clara County. Remember, the Green Party does not accept donations from corporations nor any PAC funding. We rely entirely on individual donations. Thus we ask for your donation.
You can donate either by check made out to and mailed to

The Green Party of Santa Clara County
Post Office Box  611083
San Josť, CA 95161-1083
or
by using paypal - just click on the donation button.

Thank You.




Aid To Gaza

2008 Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney was one of the passengers aboard the Spirit of Humanity ship that was bringing humanitarian goods to the Gaza Strip. The ship was stopped and boarded by Israeli military forces. Cynthia and 20 other passengers were arrested and taken to Israeli jails.

June 30 jailed
July 7 released
July 15 Cynthia enters Gaza as a member of the
caravan led by British MP George Galloway

Here are a couple of related articles: http://tinyurl.com/npmpkm



COMMENTS and SUGGESTIONS

Post your suggestions to the Green Party of Santa Clara County discussion list sosfbay-discuss@cagreens.org

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Peace Rallies
Members of the Green Party of Santa Clara County were present at the Peace March and Rally in Palo Alto on March 18th 2006 and again on March 17th 2007 where Green Party member Mike Fischetti spoke on behalf of the Green Party of Santa Clara County.
Here is what he had to say

The Green Party of Santa Clara county was also present at the rally in Backesto Park in San Jose where Fernando Suarez del Solar and two mothers of soldiers who died in Iraq spoke after completing a 15 mile march through Latino neighborhoods of San Jose.

email lists
The Green Party of Santa Clara County has two subscription email lists. One for announcements and one for discussion of topics relevant to the Green Party.

You can subscribe to the discussion list and then post your messages and comments to the discussion list.

The announcement list is a low volume list that sends notices of news and events to its subscribers.

You can subscribe to the announcement list and then post your messages and comments to the announcement list.

Green Party Tables at March 20, 2005 Peace March

 
     


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