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The Green Party appeals to Labor: Democrats have failed working people — help elect Greens to Congress

The Green Party national office issued the following statement today, Labor Day.

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GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES

http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Monday, September 7, 2009

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

The Green Party appeals to Labor: Democrats have failed working people — help elect Greens to Congress

WASHINGTON, DC — Calling organized labor’s support for Democrats an “investment that hasn’t paid off,” Green Party leaders appealed to unions and all working Americans, calling for support for the election of Green candidates to Congress in the 2010 election.

On Labor Day 2009, Greens expressed their solidarity with working people with a call to “come home to the Green Party.”

Quotes from Greens:

• Howie Hawkins, Teamster (Local 317), Green candidate for Syracuse City Council in 2009 (http://www.howiehawkins.com), and 2008 candidate for Congress in New York, District 25: “The Democrats’ attitude towards unions has been ‘you have to support us, you have nowhere else
to turn.’ That’s no longer true. Unions and working people have a home in the Green Party.” Continue Reading

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Where’s Kenny Rogers when you need him?

In a message sent to supporters today, Cynthia McKinney points to her 14 point plan to address the current financial dilemma, the risk that the 2008 election will be stolen yet again, the failure of the Democrats to use their majority to push for meaningful change, and much more. So…what does the headline mean? Hit the “Read more–>” link to find out! Continue Reading