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German Greens likely to be in coalition government with Social Democrats in largest state

In an article posted at Deutsche Welle, the website announces that the Social Democrats secured 39.1% of the most recent vote, while the Greens won 11.3%. The Christian Democratic Union, the party which leads the national government in coalition with the Free Democrats, wound up with 26.3%, while their partners brought in 8.6%. The recently founded Pirate Party won an impressive 6.2%, while the Left Party lost it’s seats in the state legislature after winning just over 2.5% of the total. Continue Reading

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Lynne Serpe for NY City Council

Campaign Manager for David Cobb’s 2004 Green Party presidential bid, Lynne Serpe has announced she is running for NYC City Council representing the Astoria area. Serpe is the Former Deputy Director, Political Reform Program, New America Foundation , and had a column published in the LA Times co-written with Steven Hill.

Serpe and Robyn Sklar Nelson operate Triple R Events, which they describe as

monthly green events in LIC/Astoria that are fun and educational, not boring and preachy.

Serpe’s campaign maintains a presence on FaceBook and Twitter.

Serpe’s campaign will kick off:

Saturday, May 16th
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boomerang Cafe & Lounge
36-11 30th Avenue, Astoria
N/W to 30th Avenue, walk five blocks east
R to Steinway, walk 2 avenues north to 30th Avenue and three blocks west.