Rahm Must Go! But That is Only the Beginning

The Illinois Green Party and Green Party of Chicago support the demand that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez resign from their offices. Each of them betrayed the public trust by suppressing the video recordings showing the shocking execution of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2016 ILGP STATE CONVENTION

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2016 ILGP CONVENTION:

On March 5, 2016, the ILGP will hold its 2016 State Convention and Spring Membership Meeting in Chicago, at Conference Chicago at University Center, 525 S. State St., beginning at 9 a.m.

The Convention will include the selection of ILGP presidential electors and will likely feature appearances by multiple Green Party Presidential Candidates.

More info to follow.

IT'S DAY 90 OF THE ILLINOIS HOSTAGE CRISIS

The following is the text of a talk Rich Whitney gave on September 27th, 2015 at the Rally for Campaign Nonviolence, in Carbondale.

As the State budget stalemate in Springfield drags on, I detect an unfortunate mix of complacency and exasperated resignation in the public mood. But my message today is that we literally cannot afford to be complacent. There is too much at stake, including human lives.

 

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