Jill Stein's visit to Portland 20 Jan 2016

Video courtesy of the Cascadia Chapter of the Pacific Green Party of Oregon Member Mike Easrussi of Jill Stein speaking at Mark and Amanda Smith’s house this last Wednesday 20 Jan 2016.

Stein wants Corvallis to go Green

Jill_Stein_Corvallis_2016_01.jpg   Read great coverage of Jill's speech last Thursday night in this Corvallis Gazette-Times article!

Jill Stein to speak in Portland and Corvallis


Dr. Jill Stein, the Green party’s 2012 Presidential nominee and 2016 front-runner, will discuss her participation in the Paris COP 21 Climate Change conference and the future of the climate change movement at three events this week in Oregon.

The first event is a fundraiser in Portland, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 4 p.m., at a House Party hosted by Mark and Amanda Smith at 4219 NE 73rd Ave and is open to the public.  Later that day at 7 p.m. Jill will be part of a panel featuring activists from 350 PDX and Right to Survive at the Peace House, 2116 NE 18th Ave

On Thursday, Jan. 21, in Corvallis Jill will be speaking at a free public presentation at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. starting at 7:00 p.m. Her talk is entitled “Ecological Economics and Jill Stein's Green New Deal.”

US political system designed to weed out truly progressive people

Jill_Stein_RT.JPG   Watch Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein's interview on RT where she discusses a wide range of critical issues.  It is an indictment of main stream media that she cannot get such coverage here in the U.S.



Kurt Schrader D-OR voted to ban GMO labelling

330px-Kurt_schrader.jpg   Kurt Schrader (D-OR 5th CD) is one of the 275 Members of Congress who just voted for the DARK ACT (Deny Americans the Right to Know) which prevents all states from enacting their own GMO labelling laws ever, and overturns existing state laws which do require GMO labelling.  

Named the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 by a bunch of politicians who know next to nothing about about the dangers of GMOs the legislation was recently passed in the House Committee.

If you are a member of the Pacific Green Party, live in Oregon Congressional District 5, and are OUTRAGED by the Congressman's vote, please considering running against him 2016!  We'll help you do so.

Jill Stein invited to meet with Russian leaders


From Green Party Watch:

"Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has been invited to Russia later this year.  Stein said that after attending the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, she is planning to visit Moscow on a mission for international peace and diplomacy."  Click here to read the full article.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 20 Nov 2015

TDOR.jpg   Greens celebrate the diversity of humankind. We believe everybody has a right to be who they are, free from constricting stereotypes, in peace. Our society must heal from all the useless violence by facing the awful truth of our social failures and embracing the radical changes necessary to build the better world we know in our hearts is possible.  To find events in your area click here.

State-wide RANKED CHOICE VOTING to be on Ballot in Maine


by Alan F. Zundel

On November 18th the Maine Secretary of State determined that a state-wide ranked choice voting initiative has enough valid signatures to appear on the ballot in the November 2016 election. Maine voters will decide if ranked choice voting will be used for federal and state offices for the first time in U.S. history.

To read the rest of Alan's fine article please visit his blog at RCV Oregon.

Maine Initiative for Instant Runoff Voting Will Be On 2016 Ballot


Published in Ballot Access News on November 18, 2015, by Richard Winger.

On November 18, the Maine Secretary of State determined that the initiative for instant runoff voting (for all federal and state office except President) does have enough valid signatures. It will appear on the November 2016 ballot.