Our Colonial Approach to Health
Brendan Eappen volunteered to be a participant in Moderna’s vaccine trial just months after SARS-CoV-2, (the virus that causes Covid-19), was first identified. Last week, he told Moderna he was going to quit unless they shared the vaccine with low-income countries. Continue reading
Elephants in the Room -The Insatiable Twins
The US COVID pandemic demonstrates our American healthcare failures. From whence does this failure arise? The recently approved Federal Budget includes $1.68 trillion for discretionary (non-mandatory) spending. Of this, $830 billion is slated for the Department of Defense ( $778 billion) and Homeland Security ($52 billion) This does not include Veterans Administration’s costs for healthcare for the physically and mentally impaired veterans of our foreign interventions and wars. Collectively, these costs are an ever-increasing one that comes out of diminished resources for the country’s education, housing, environmental protection, national infrastructure, and as we are now sorely experiencing our country’s healthcare system. Continue reading
"Dagger at the Throat of Democracy"
On Wednesday, January 20th, all Republicans and two Democratic senators in Washington killed the Freedom to Vote and the John Lewis Voting Rights Amendment Acts for the year. President Joe Biden, in a highly promoted speech January 11, warned that the Republicans are “placing a dagger at the throat of democracy”. Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell accused the Democrats of “trying to take over our democracy on a one-party basis.” Both major parties have been sounding the alarm that American democracy is threatened...by the other party. Continue reading
2022 Election Dates to Remember
To run as a Green-Rainbow Candidate for a local or regional office, register with your local election officials by March 2, 2022. To run as a Green-Rainbow Candidate for a statewide or Congressional office, register by March 9, 2022. To vote in a 2022 statewide election, register online or with your local election officials by October 18, 2022 Vote Green-Rainbow November 8, 2022!
Help Restore the People's Democracy in 2022
The Green-Rainbow Party is stepping up to address the needs of a broken economic and political system. It is at its peak stage of rebuilding, during very challenging times. Our candidates carry the message of a restored peoples’ democracy in today’s electoral process. Continue reading