Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein visited with Chicago teachers and supporters on Wednesday, September 12 at a support event in Lincoln Square, and then joined Chicago Teachers Union picket lines at Amundsen High School and Lane Tech College Prep the morning of Thursday, September 13. Green Party candidate for 5th Congress Nancy Wade has [...]
We have received several questions about the listing of Green candidates on the ballot this November. This will, hopefully, answer all of the questions we can: The ballot for my city/county shows Jill Stein and Howie Hawkins as the Green Party candidates for President and Vice-President. But isn’t Cheri Honkala the Vice-Presidential candidate? Yes, Cheri [...]
Genevieve Houghton, a founding member of the Illinois Green Party, and an original Freedom Rider, passed away in Carbondale on October 2. She was 80. In 1960, Genevieve became field secretary of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). CORE was the organization which organized the Freedom Rides, where multiracial groups of passengers would ride public transportation [...]
The Illinois Green Party released the following statement after the declaration that the Chicago Teachers Union strike would begin September 10: We stand with the Chicago Teachers Union. Months ago we declared our unity with them, and today we reaffirm that unity. The battle the teachers of the Chicago Public Schools are fighting is not [...]
The Illinois Green Party is calling for candidates to come forward for the 2013 consolidated elections. Thousands of offices across Illinois are up, and we’re looking for people to join the Greens who are already elected officials! Everywhere except the City of Chicago, Illinois voters will go to the polls in April to elect city [...]
Nancy L. Wade Green Party Candidate for US Congress in the 5th District of Illinois http://www.wadeincongress.org https://www.facebook.com/wadeincongress Nancy Wade has been an activist since the mid-70s when the feminist movement had a major resurgence. Women were advocating for reproductive, social, and economic rights. She became a community activist in 1992 when she joined her neighborhood [...]
Paula Bradshaw for 12th Congress Paula Bradshaw calls for a roll back on the assaults on our rights and freedoms. She demands a repeal of the PATRIOT Act, Military Commissions Act, National Defense Authorization Act. Paula wants the tax cuts for the rich to end and for money to be put back in the hands [...]
Back in May, we released the following statement in advance of the Chicago Teachers Union’s large rally. As the CTU prepares for a potential strike, ILGP reiterates its support for the CTU and all public sector workers and retirees who are being scapegoated for government failures. The Illinois Green Party is proud to stand in [...]
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TriStates Public Radio of Macomb (WIUM 91.3/WIUW 89.5) has provided an excellent coverage — including a web article and audio interviews — of the ILGP’s State Convention this past weekend. Links to these and other articles below the fold.