Non-Violence is the Viable Option

Must we accept black-and-white thinking regarding this war? Here are some questions to challenge our assumptions. Continue reading

Green-Rainbow Party State Convention

The Green-Rainbow Party of MA hosted its annual State Party Conventionon May 6, 2023 This was our first in-person GRP Convention since the Covid Pandemic hit us two years ago. ELECTION RESULTS Office Candidate First Place Votes Second Place Votes Total Support Female Co-Chair           NOTO 18   18   Lois Gagnon 2 0 2   Jamie Guerin 1 1 1   Eileen Wheeler Sheehan 1 0 0   Nelly Medina 1 0 0 Non-binary or Male Co-Chair           Mike Pascucci 23 0 23   David Barkley 0 1 0   NOTO 0   0 Treasurer           Brian Cady 23 0 23   NOTO 0   0 Secretary           Maureen Doyle 17 5 17   Mike (BigMike) Vaglica 5 9 5   NOTO 1   1   Mike Pascucci 0 1 0 Communications Director           Eileen Wheeler Sheehan 20 0 20   NOTO 3   1   Jack Swindlehurst 0 2 0 Membership Director           Zachary Kontra 23 0 23   NOTO 0   0 Fundraising Director           NOTO 23   23 Female GPUS Delegate (2 seats)           Maureen Doyle 19 0 19   NOTO 0   0 Non-Binary or Male GPUS Delegate (2 seats)           Danny Factor 7 10 17   Mike Pascucci 13 3 16   NOTO 3   3 Female GPUS alternate           NOTO 22   22   Maureen Doyle 1 0 1 Non-Binary or Male GPUS alternate           NOTO 15   15   Mike Pascucci 6 1 7   Danny Factor 2 0 0 Office Candidate First Place Votes Second Place Votes Total Support Continue reading

Nonviolence: This is the 4th article demonstrating our GRP 10-key Values at Work in the World by John Blumenstiel

by John Blumenstiel  Increasingly we hear the question: "Why is everything breaking down?" Whether we struggle to find a new primary care physician, are anguished when schools can't help our kids with learning difficulties or are frazzled when trying to commute on broken public transportation, we see the breakdowns all around us.  Let's not forget deadly sewage and water systems (think Jackson, Mississippi, and Flint, Michigan) or toxic train crashes poisoning communities as just happened in East Palestine, Ohio. Continue reading

In Memoriam: Mel King

by Jill Stein  The Green-Rainbow Party mourns the loss of Mel King, an icon of Boston politics and founding father of the Green-Rainbow Party, who died at home on March 28. Mel King was a poet, politician, philosopher, and irrepressible force for good. He inspired the best in everyone he touched, as a man who knew no enemies, and for whom "love is the question and the answer." Continue reading

"Ithaka," One Family's Tragic Journey

A very moving film about the abuse of the world's most famous publisher/whistleblower was shown at three theaters in Massachusetts two weeks ago.  Jill Stein introduced the film at the Somerville Theater on March 22nd.  She, also, offered some remarks in an interview, after the show. Julian Assange's father, John, and brother, Gabriel Shipton created the film and have accompanied it around the country to highlight the fact that Julian, as the publisher of Wikileaks, is constitutionally protected under the First Amendment.  Continue reading