Ranked Choice Voting Initiative approved for signature gathering!
Pacific Greens of our Linn/Benton Chapter along with allies have qualified a Ranked Choice Voting initiative for signature gathering in Benton County. We are gearing up to gather the signatures required to place the initiative on the November 2016 ballot and need funding now to print petitions and volunteers to circulate petitions.
Visit Better Ballot Benson to donate or volunteer.
Green Party candidate forcibly ejected from debate
Crowd Chants ‘Let Her Speak’
"Dr. Margaret Flowers, a Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland, was physically ejected from a Monday Goucher College senatorial debate featuring Republican and Democratic candidates after she took the stage in defiance of a last-minute rule change that reportedly caused her to be disinvited from the event." Read about her despicable treatment in this article on Truth In Media.
A Fallen Hero—Stu Sugarman
The Pacific Green Party is saddened to announce the passing of our long-time member, and a giant of the environmental movement, Stu Sugarman. Stu was first and foremost an activist. He was also a lawyer with a giant heart, a quick wit and a sly and self-deprecating sense of humor.
Draft Agenda for PGP Spring Nominating Convention, Saturday 21 May 2016
Draft Agenda for PGP Spring Convention, Saturday May 21, 2016
Green VICTORY! FERC issues decision to deny Jordan Cove LNG permit
|In a huge victory for Greens and the citizens of Oregon, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied Jordan Cove Energy Project's permit to operate a liquefied natural gas terminal. Read more about this rare but vital win on Pacific Green Party activist Randy Prince's facebook page!|
Call for Youth Caucus vote on Co-sponsorship of the GPUS Economic Democracy Platform Amendment
A few weeks ago, the Young Greens proposed an amendment to the Green Party's platform that rejects capitalism in favor of more sustainable, just, and democratic economic models. After hearing comments via email, our website, and Facebook, the YGUS Steering Committee has unanimously endorsed the proposal, and calls on all Young Greens to lobby their state’s National Committee members to vote to pass the amendment.Continue reading
Coverage of Jill Stein's visit to Oregon
|Great coverage of Jill Stein's recent trip through Oregon in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Eugene Weekly, and two segments on KLCC here and here. Also available is an audio recording of Jill's speech in Corvallis made by Roberta Hall.|
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
|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.
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.”