Yes on Question 3

The Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts supports a vote of YES on statewide ballot Question 3 to uphold the 2016 law forbidding discrimination based on gender identity in places of public accommodation. The Green Party Platform Section II (A) (5) recognizes “the rights of persons who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, intersex, trans-sexual, queer, or transgender” to be free from discrimination in “all areas of life.” Our history of being the first national political party to oppose discrimination based on gender identity stems from the Green Party’s Key Values of ‘Social Justice’ and ‘Respect for Diversity’. Based on these values, our platform further states that “the foundation of any democratic society is the guarantee that each member of society has equal rights. Continue reading

A Message from Mel King

As a founder of the Green-Rainbow Party, I am proud to endorse three special Green-Rainbow candidates who are running for statewide office! Continue reading

Stamas Campaign Warns of Conflict of Interest in Bump's Office

The Stamas Campaign has expressed grave concerns about conflicts of interest in incumbent auditor Suzanne Bump’s office. Green-Rainbow Party candidate for auditor, Edward (Jed) Stamas says, “Massachusetts law requires every agency to be audited once every three years, including all government contractors. The last audit of the Commonwealth Corporation, a quasi public agency, occurred in 2009, before Bump became auditor. In 2009, Bump served as chair of the board of the Commonwealth Corporation. This represents a clear conflict of interest and neglect of the duties of the auditor’s office.”  Continue reading

The Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts condemns President Trump’s latest travel ban

The Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts condemns President Trump’s latest travel ban, which continues to single out poor Muslim countries and other targets of US aggression. The Supreme Court has made a mockery of justice by accepting the administration’s argument that this policy is motivated by national security concerns. Blanket travel bans and international isolation do not make us safe. Continue reading

Honoring M.K. Merelice

Help us remember one the GRP's most cherished founders and important leaders, Merelice, Precinct 6 Town Meeting Member, Green Rainbow Party Member, neighborhood activist, and supporter of human rights causes globally, who passed away this fall. Join us June 26 at Emerson Garden Park for a tribute to this amazing woman. Continue reading

Mexico's Green Party demands look into candidate's death

Mexico's Green Party is demanding an investigation into the killing of its candidate for a congressional district in the central state of Puebla. Juana Irais Maldonado is one of more than a dozen candidates who have been killed ahead of July 1 elections in Mexico. Continue reading

Green-Rainbow Candidate Juan Sanchez Condemns Galvin for Unethical Electoral Practices and Abuse of Powers

Juan Sanchez, candidate for Secretary of the Commonwealth, issued the following statement regarding recent reports on use of state workers in the reelection campaign of Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin and others:  “Too often, we vote for the same people upon the premise of experience.  Continue reading