From Jill Stein:
Are you ready to take power? I hope so! Please join me, Jill Stein, along with Cheri Honkala, and many other members of our Green Shadow Cabinet next month at this year’s Democracy Convention, August 7-11 in Madison, Wisconsin.
What is the Democracy Convention all about? As the website says:
“If you want to strengthen democracy where it matters most … in our communities, our schools, our workplaces and local economies, our military, our government, our media, our constitution … you will find something inspiring in Madison this August. Join us at the second national Democracy Convention. Continue Reading
From the Green Shadow Cabinet:
Trayvon Martin. Edward Snowden. White House corruption. Bad economic news. Student loan rates double.
But we keep on moving forward. The Green Shadow Cabinet responded to all the difficult news with defiance and a clear direction, as well as a notice that we are hiring new staff.
- “Shameful, heartbreaking Trayvon Martin verdict calls for action,” declared Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala, President and Vice President of the Green Shadow Cabinet, in a statement they issued late Saturday night.
- Shamako Noble, the Cabinet’s newly appointed Secretary of Culture, issued a longer commentary on the case, putting it in the context of Fruitvale Station and the long history of oppression experienced by African Americans, in “Fruitvale, Trayvon Martin and the value of human life in America.“
- Edward Snowden’s continuing search for asylum demonstrates that Americans, our media, and the rest of the world are not free, writes White House Chief of Staff Ben Manski in his widely reprinted statement, “Liberty is hunted around the globe: What Snowden taught us about American freedom.“
- Secretary of Defense Leah Bolger took President Obama personally to task for obscene corruption, writing that the “President’s sale of ambassadorships is illegal, corrupt.“
- The U.S. and global economies are headed back into recession, says Federal Reserve Chair Jack Rasmus, in his “Predicting the U.S. and global economy.“
- And “Doubling student loan interest rates will turn a generation against Congress,“ warns Roshan Bliss, Assistant Secretary of Education for Higher Education. Continue Reading