STOP CRIPPLING SANCTIONS ON HAITI AND CUBA!

A statement from our co-chairs:   What kind of crazy world do we live in where a country blockades food, medicine, and the right to world trade, and then, when the people suffer from starvation and contagions, they decide to jump in and attempt to overthrow its government in the name of "humanitarian assistance”? Continue reading

Jill Stein Defends Julian Assange at Boston Rally

At a "Home Run for Julian" event in Boston, June 9, Dr. Jill Stein continued to lead the effort to demand justice for the founder of Wikileaks and for a defense of democracy itself. Dr. Stein was joined by Julian Assange’s father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, to raise awareness of the dire conditions under which Assange is being held, and the role three successive American presidents have played in demanding his extradition to the United States. Continue reading

Voter Suppression with a Green Twinge

by John Blumentstiel UPDATE: As we go to press the Republican Party has, for now, defeated the S-1 legislation. We offer a revised article to clarify this, but include it in this issue so as to emphasize our party's concerns and ongoing commitment to a peoples' democracy. - EDITOR Continue reading

Pioneer Valley Greens Support Gloria Caballero Roca for Mayor of Holyoke

In early April 2021, the Pioneer Valley (PVG) Chapter of the Green-Rainbow Party undertook a new mission - and Dr. Gloria Caballero Roca's campaign for Mayor of Holyoke became a reality. Continue reading

Costly Healthcare for the Few?

As we struggle to restructure our for-profit healthcare system into a for-the-people healthcare system, poll after poll demonstrates the large majority, perhaps a supermajority of Americans want Medicare for All. We know that it is the political/corporate leaders who will resist meaningful change at all costs. This newsletter will continue to update our readership with legislative changes at the state and federal level, as well as ways our readers can help to move our agenda forward individually and collectively. Following are some "nuts and bolts" information that will keep the ball rolling. Please get involved in whatever way possible to make our hopes become our reality. Continue reading

These Roots Run Deep

As we acknowledge the first anniversary of the tragic death of George Floyd and the resulting national response, we welcome the following statement of our Green-Rainbow Party co-chairs at this time of reflection and need for substantive change.   Recent continuing killings of black citizens by police as well as the rash of mass shootings throughout our country must lead to more than head-scratching, political posturing, and empty inquiries as to “why is this happening?”. It provides us a refresher course into our long-term history and present reality. We are bequeathing to future generations a heritage of pathological violence which is both cause and effect of our national decline; culturally, politically, and economically. Continue reading