Deporter In Chief
|From Yahoo News March 4, 2014: Janet Murguia, who heads the National Council of La Raza ... called President Barack Obama the "deporter in chief," denouncing the administration's deportation of nearly 2 million immigrants. Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ... implored Obama to halt deportations for relatives of U.S. citizens, legal residents and young people who were brought to the country illegally by family members.|
Save The Bees!
|Saturday, March 15th 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Cozmic in Eugene, 199 W. 8th Ave. Eugene, Oregon. FILMS, SPEAKERS, RAFFLES, SILENT AUCTION,KID’S ACTIVITIES and more! Hosted by the Lane County Chapter of the Pacific Green Party, in collaboration with Beyond Toxics and Oregon Sustainable Beekeepers.|
Dr. Jill Stein will be Keynote Speaker at PIELC
|The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (more commonly known as 'E-Law') is returning to the University of Oregon for its 32nd year, beginning Thursday, February 27th at 2:00 pm. Dr. Jill Stein will be the keynote speaker on Sunday 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm. This is a terrific opportunity to network with like-minded activists and register new Greens! We need volunteers to staff our table! To volunteer, please send an email to volunteer at pacificgreens dot org or call (541) 516-6059 indicating what date and time you are available. Thanks!|
IRV trial at the OSU Reimagining Fair
|Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) can transform elections from a choice of “the lesser of two evils” to an opportunity for voters to express their true preferences for candidates they favor. At the Radical Reimagining Fair held Feb 15 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, the Linn/Benton Chapter showed that the IRV process is feasible and could produce an outcome that improves the election system as well as the attitude of the voting public|
Tell Home Depot to stop putting neonics in their plant soil!
Hali Burley, of the Pacific Green Party Lane County Chapter, buzzing like a Bee at the Sustainable Home & Garden Show, in Eugene, OR on January 25, 2014. The event was a great success in raising public awareness about the pesticides killing bees.
We have another action scheduled Saturday 15th of February at the Home Depot in Eugene. Bee there! Call Hali at 541-543-9159 for details.
Merkley admits his vote will hurt hungry families in Oregon
|"We are cutting programs at a time of record inequality in our nation, and yes, they will hurt families in Oregon, some of these core programs that simply put food on the table," Merkley said. Oregonians will receive about $60 a month less in SNAP benefits. He still voted YES for the Farm Bill, as did Senator Wyden. On the other hand, Congressional Representative Peter Defazio's Eugene staffer remarked on a call that he voted NO on the farm bill because "it would hurt poor and hungry people".|
Jackson County 2014 Initiative
The Jackson County Chapter of the Pacific Green Party recommends a YES vote on Measure 15-119.Continue reading
HOME DEPOT AND LOWE'S: YOU MUST STOP SELLING BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES!
Lane County Greens working in conjunction with Oregon Sustainable Beekeepers convinced CREDO to launch a petition to ban bee-killing pesticides, and we've achieved over 150,000 signatures so far! Click here to sign the petition.Continue reading
Lane Greens participate in Walmart action
Mary Addams, Hali Burley Price, and many more GREEN ACTIVISTS occupied the sidewalk in front of the Eugene Walmart on west 11th.Continue reading
Uphill Fight to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides
Local media reports action by Mary Addams as part of the Lane County chapter's bee initiative project.Continue reading